News archive of December 2018
Bucharest, Dec 31 /Agerpres/ - President Klaus Iohannis sent on Monday a message on the occasion of the New Year, in which he urges Romania to capitalize on the opportunity of holding the Presidency of the Council of the EU from January 1, 2019 in order to prove that "Romania is involved, seriously, in consolidating the European project."
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte drew outrage Sunday after saying he "touched" his maid when he was a teenager, with women's rights groups accusing him of attempted rape and encouraging sexual abuse.
Russia said Monday its security services had detained a US citizen in Moscow accused of spying, the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.
Judicial actions have been taken against 2,793 social media users in 2018, Istanbul police have said in a statement.
Billions across the world, including Turks, celebrated the New Year with festivals, parties, concerts and fireworks. Click through for the story in photos...
Fifty years after Italy's Matera was a national embarrassment because of its extreme poverty, the city is rescuing its dignity, baroque palaces and cave churches to become a European Capital of Culture.
Bucharest, Dec 31 /Agerpres/ - Prime Minister Viorica Dancila sent, on Monday, a New Year's message in which she said that in 2019 as well, the governmental team will continue to make "the right decisions for Romania", mentioning that the purpose of the Executive is a "clear one - a sustainable economic growth and major investments to bring a better standard of living for as many citize
U.S. President Donald Trump's national security advisor John Bolton will hold talks with Turkish officials on the U.S.'s withdrawal from Syria in Ankara on Jan. 8, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.