The bomb threat emails to airports and media in Bulgaria were sent by providers from Switzerland and Seychelles, the Chief Directorate for Combatting Organised Crime (CDCOC) said on August 22. A day earlier, such emails were sent to institutions in several other European countries and in Vancouver, Canada, reports BNT.
A woman in Canada has miraculously survived after plummeting more than 5,000 feet (1,500 meters) during a skydiving accident. The 30-year-old, who has not been named, fell into a wooded area after her main and backup parachutes failed to fully open in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, on August 10., Newsweek reported.
Romania's Foreign Minister Ramona Manescu on Monday welcomed Canadian ambassador in Bucharest Kevin Hamilton to discuss prospects for the development of Romanian-Canadian relationships, with emphasis on consistent security co-operation, according to a press statement released by the Foreign Ministry (MAE).
A group of 15 people - Romanian nationals and their family members, Syrian citizens - was repatriated from Syria via Turkey on Wednesday, the Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE) reports. According to MAE, the repatriation was made with the support from the Romanian embassies in Damascus, Ankara, the Consulate General of Romania in Istanbul and the honorary consul of Romania in Iskenderun.
Romanian-Chinese duo Raluca Olaru/Zhaoxuan Yang on Tuesday advanced to the round of 16 of the women's doubles event at the 2.83-million-USD Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto, Canada, after defeating Sofia Kenin (USA)/Anastasija Sevastova (Latvia) 6-1 3-6 12-10. Olaru and Yang prevailed in one hour and 16 minutes, despite having double-faulted nine times.
Team Romania competing in the 16th edition of the International Geography Olympiad, which took place in Hong Kong, China, July 30 - August 5, has won four medals - one gold, two silver and one bronze, according to the Ministry of National Education (MEN).
Canadian-born Dutchman John Van 't Schip is the new manager of the Greek national team, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) announced on Wednesday.
The former assistant to Marco van Basten at the bench of The Netherlands from 2004 to 2008 has signed a two-and-a-half year contract that will see him coach Greece through the end of the 2022 World Cup qualifying.