#Romania

Madrid: Romania’s Simona Halep continued to lead the Women’s Tennis Association rankings released on Monday with 7,511 points, followed by Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki. Sloane Stephens of the United States came third, followed by Germany’s Angelique Kerber and Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina, respectively, reports Efe. Spain’s Garbiñe Muguruza remained in her seventh spot, ahead of Petra Kvitova of …

Bucharest: Romania’s first woman Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and her cabinet were sworn in before the head of state on Monday. Dancila, a 54-year-old Romanian deputy of the European Parliament from the part of Social Democrat Party, is the first female prime minister in the history of this eastern European country. “I hope that with the …

New Delhi: Some small teams are  making a big mark in the European football Cup matches being played this year. Two names are being mentioned in this connection. One of them ,Iceland team, created a history of sorts  by drawing with much- fancied  Portugal in the match played on Wednesday night. The result (!-!) irked …

Athens: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday criticized western policy toward Moscow. Putin described the newly expanded United States missile defense system as a threat to his country’s security. The Russian president even vowed to retaliate. Putin arrived in Athens on a two-day visit. Held discussions with the Greek government to lash US and NATO …

Bucharest: The United States (US) on Thursday activated a land-based missile defence station in Romania, which is part of a larger European shield. The ceremony was attended by senior US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) officials. “Fundamentally, the aegis system is a shield to safeguard NATO from short and medium range projectiles, specifically from the Middle …