Cristina Zaharia

Tecau-Krawietz duo advances to men's doubles R16 in Cincinnati

Romanian-German double Horia Tecau/Kevin Krawietz on Tuesday progressed to the men's doubles round of 16 at the 4,845,025-USD Western and Southern Open tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio, the US, after defeating Argentina's Federico Delbonis/Diego Schwartzman double 7-5 6-3. N.5 Tecau-Krawietz prevailed in an hour and 15 minutes.

Romania's COVID-19 daily case count rises by 544 ; tests performed in last 24 hours: 38,918

As many as 544 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following 38,918 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday. These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.

Cigarette smuggling stopped with gunshots in Satu Mare County; two people detained in Ukraine

Border police officers in Negreti Oas, Satu Mare County, were forced to use weapons to stop several people involved in cigarette smuggling of Ukrainian origin, the spokesperson of the Territorial Inspectorate of the Sighetu Marmatiei Territorial Inspectorate of the Border Police (ITPF), Iulia Stan, said on Tuesday.

Over 1,000 tonnes of illegally shipped waste, halted at Murfatlar

The Coast Guard border police, in co-operation with customs workers and commissioners of the National Environmental Guard have found two barges loaded with over 1,000 tonnes of iron waste arriving in the port of Murfatlar via the Danube River that were to transit trough Romania from Bulgaria to Turkey in breach of legal provisions, according to a press statement released on Tuesday by the Gener

Nearly 20 migrants from Afghanistan and Nepal, discovered hidden in trucks on border with Hungary

Nearly 20 migrants from Afghanistan and Nepal have been discovered in the last 24 hours while trying to leave Romania illegally through Arad and Bihor counties, hidden in freight trucks leaving for the Schengen area. According to a press release sent on Tuesday by the Arad Border Police, the migrants were discovered at the Varsand, Nadlac II and Bors border crossing points.

Romania's economy advances 6.5pct in H1 2021

Romania's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) advanced 6.5% in H1 2021 y-o-y in unadjusted terms, and 6.2% when seasonally adjusted according to the flash estimates published on Tuesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). In Q2 2021, GDP increased by 1.8% on a quarterly basis seasonally adjusted. When compared to the same quarter one year before, the Romanian economy was up 13.6%.

Romania's COVID-19 daily case count rises by 286 ; tests performed in last 24 hours: 18,734

As many as 286 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following 18,734 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Monday. These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.

Orchestra director Cristian Macelaru to get Vest Timisoara University honorary doctorate

Musical director of the National Orchestra of France Cristian Macelaru, a world-renown conductor, will join the gallery of ambassadors of the Vest University of Timisoara (UVT), by receiving a UVT honorary doctorate at a time to be determined.

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