President Iohannis: In mid-October, 120 Romanian troops, four helicopters will start their mission in Mali

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that 120 troops and four helicopters will start in mid-October their mission in Mali in support of the UN effort to assist the Malian Government. "Romania participated and still participates in United Nations peacekeeping operations covering countries all over the world, from Afghanistan and Sudan to Georgia and Haiti, and now in Mali.

Cluj-Napoca to host as a first World Experience multicultural festival

The multicultural festival World Experience, previously known as the Embassies' Festival will take place for the first time this year in Cluj-Napoca. Organised by the ESCU Association, the festival will be held between June 13 and 16, in several venues in Cluj-Napoca, such as the National Threatre, The Student's House and the Casino Urban Culture Centre.

Romanian Ambassador to UN pleads for deeper analysis of climate changes impact on peace and security

Romania's permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador Ion Jinga, on Friday held a speech in the Security Council, in an open debate on "Maintaining International Peace and Security: Assessing the Impact of Natural Disasters Caused by Climate Changes on Peace and International Security," informs a press release sent to AGERPRES.

Massive 5.2 Earthquake Hits the Dominican Republic

An earthquake has hit the Dominican Republic this morning sending stunned locals and tourists into a frenzy.

The tremor had a magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter scale with the epicentre reportedly near the town Guayubin on the island.

The United States Geological Survey registered the depth of the quake at 8.7 miles.

Journalists killed on duty in US, Canada since 1976

The fatal shootings of four journalists and a sales staffer in Annapolis, Maryland, are the latest killings of news-industry workers. While journalists covering international conflicts often face significant risks, it's relatively rare for those working in the U.S. to be targeted. However, at least 17 other journalists in the U.S.

#DiplomaticCentennial / Ion Jinga: Romania's candidacy for a non-permanent seat on UN Security Council, priority zero

The current priority zero for the Permanent Mission of Romania to the UN is Romania's candidacy for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council in 2020-2021. '' Only 15 states are there, five of which are permanent members.