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  • 3rd seed Monfils through to quarters in Bucharest 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 2:44 pm
  • BUCHAREST, Romania - Third-seeded Gaels Monfils opened his Nastase Tiriac Trophy account with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Lithuanian qualifier Ricardas Berankis on Thursday.

  • Money problems force Rapid to look for new stadium 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 7:38 am
  • BUCHAREST, Romania - Bucharest club Rapid says it will have to move out of the stadium that has been its home since 1939 because the cash-strapped club can't afford the rent.

  • NC school kids helped by Transylvania connection 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 2:02 pm
  • BREVARD, North Carolina - A company in one of Europe's poorest countries is helping feed children in a poor North Carolina county.

  • Bank of Cyprus sells business in Ukraine, Romania 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 12:04 pm
  • FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus - Cyprus' largest bank says it has sold off its business in Ukraine and a stake in a Romanian bank to help reduce risk and improve cash flow for the troubled lender.

  • Romanian premier co-pilots US F-16 fighter jet 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:10 pm
  • BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's prime minister has co-piloted an F-16 fighter jet at the end of Romanian and U.S. air exercises.

  • Romanian poet, dissident Nina Cassian dies 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:05 pm
  • BUCHAREST, Romania - Romanian poet and translator Nina Cassian, who obtained political asylum in the United States after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in a friend's diary, has died in New York City. She was 89.

  • APNewsBreak: Russian jet passes near US warship 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 12:55 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, U.S. military officials said Monday.

  • 450 US, Romanian troops in joint military games 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 11:20 am
  • CAMPIA TARZII MILITARY BASE, Romania - Some 450 U.S. and Romanian troops and technical staff kicked off joint military exercises in northwestern Romania on Thursday, flying U.S. F-16 fighter jets alongside Romanian ones.

  • Ex soccer chief detained on suspicion of fraud 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 8:35 am
  • BUCHAREST, Romania - Prosecutors have detained the former chairman of the Professional Football League and other officials on suspicion of avoiding tax in the sale of match rights to television stations.

  • Romania charges teen after woman swung by bathrobe 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 10:50 am
  • BUCHAREST, Romania - Romanian police have filed criminal charges against a teenager who allegedly grabbed a terrified middle-aged woman by her bathrobe collar and swung her around while his friends chronicled it on video.

  • Romania: US wants more troops at Black Sea base 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 10:46 am
  • BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's president says the United States has asked to increase the number of troops and aircraft it has stationed at a Black Sea air base in eastern Romania.

  • Inter Milan defender Chivu retires from football 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 9:53 am
  • BUCHAREST, Romania - Inter Milan defender Cristian Chivu has retired from football, terminating his contract with the Italian club and setting his sights on becoming an agent.

  • Romania seeks extradition of Yelm couple 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 8:10 pm
  • OLYMPIA, Washington - The Romanian government is seeking to extradite a Washington state couple on tax evasion charges.

  • President says Russia may push down to Romania 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 11:20 am
  • BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's president says Russia may have territorial ambitions that stretch all the way down to his country's eastern border.