President Iohannis to participate in 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, on 24-26 September

President Klaus Iohannis will lead Romania's delegation between 24 and 26 September to the high-level segment of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly to take place in New York, a Presidential Administration release informs.

The EP Approved another EUR 100 Million for Horizon 2020 and Erasmus + Programs

MEPs endorsed € 100 million in additional funding for EU research programs on Wednesday. EUR 80 million will be allocated for Horizon 2020, as well as EUR 20 million for youth mobility under the Erasmus + program.

The decision was adopted with 614 votes in favour, 69 against and 10 abstentions.

The US Is Suing Edward Snowden over his Book

The United States has filed a lawsuit against former US National Security Agency (NSA) aide Edward Snowden. According to the prosecution, his memoir violates the confidentiality agreements signed with him by the NSA and the CIA, BTA reports.

In 2013, Snowden revealed classified documents for mass monitoring of communications and the Internet in the United States.

Cruise Ship Overturned near Senegal, Six People Were Killed

Six people were killed after a cruise ship overturned in a storm during a trip to an island off the coast of Senegalese capital Dakar, BTA reported. All the victims are Senegalese.

35 people were rescued, including 24 Senegalese, six French, two Germans, two Swedes and one Guinea-Bissau citizen.