Romanians Abroad Send More Cash Home

Remittances again registered an increase in 2013, with Romanians sending home 4.2 billion euro last year, according to data from the National Bank.

The rise is believed to signify that many Romanian emigrants to countries like Italy and Germany have again started to find stable employment after the worst of the financial crisis.

Albanian arrested in heroin smuggling case

An Albanian national became the 12th person to be arrested over a ton of heroin seized in Attica last Thursday after surrendering to authorities over the weekend.

The other suspects, six Greeks and five Turks, are set to give their depositions on Tuesday and Wednesday. All face charges of drug smuggling, forming a criminal organization and breaking firearms laws.

Suspects in heroin bust to face prosecutor Tuesday and Wednesday

The 11 people arrested after just over a ton of heroin was seized in Athens on Thursday are due to face a prosecutor Tuesday and Wednesday.

The suspects, six Greeks and five Turks, appeared before a prosecutor in Piraeus on Friday but were given more time to prepare their depositions.

Ion Caramitru speaks of "Limits of Expectation" at Picnic of Freedom in Sofia

Romanian actor and director Ion Caramitru will host in Sofia the conference titled "Limits of Expectation", as Romania's representative in the Picnic of Freedom in Sofia, an event dedicated to commemorating 25 years since the fall of communism in Europe.