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5 Reasons Bucharest Is the Paris of Eastern Europe (PHOTOS)

Stephanie Be | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Alas, give yourself four to five days to see Romania's neoclassical treasure.

A Visit to the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, Poland (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Last year, the Centre presented an exhibition about Ukrainian art, this year, new art from Romania is the focus of an extensive group show that is titled A Few Grams of Red, Yellow, Blue and features artists such as Mircea Cantor and Victor Man.

Promoting a Molecular Revolution in Romania

John Feffer | Posted 02.28.2014 | World
John Feffer

Romania has come a long way on LGBT issues. Homosexuality was illegal in the country up until 1996. Public manifestations of homosexuality were decriminalized only in 2000, and the last discriminatory law was repealed in 2002.

AWESOME: 'Tough Guy' Steven Seagal Adopts Stray Dog In Romania

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Good News

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — He plays the tough guy in movies but actor Steven Seagal showed his soft side when he adopted one of Bucharest's street do...

Movie Review: Charlie Countryman

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Fredrik Bond's Charlie Countryman is an intriguing directorial debut: a blend of the madcap and the maniacal, a movie that mixes tones in ways that shouldn't work but do.

Young Man on the Run: Catching Up With Shia LaBeouf and Charlie Countryman

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

Shia LaBeouf can't keep still. That's what stands out when you meet the voluble 27 year-old star of the new indie thriller-romance Charlie Countryman.

Women's World: Dealers, Divas and Curators Reconceptualize Vienna

Simon Hewitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

The Fair was crackling with energy, underscored by the exotic presence of artists from Albania, Almaty and Azerbaijan, and exhibitions flown in from Prishtina, Kosovo and Tbilisi, Georgia. There were also a lively talks program and bevy of imaginative social events.

Adventures in Romania

John Feffer | Posted 09.20.2013 | Travel
John Feffer

For one day in Romania, I decided to go off the grid, more or less.

Men With Alzheimer's Form Deep Bond

Marie Marley | Posted 09.11.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

They reminded me of two little girls sitting on a bench, dangling their legs while waiting for the school bus. I was delighted -- though dazed -- that Ed had made a friend, and so quickly at that.

PHOTOS: Ceausescu's Architectural Legacy

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 12.21.2012 | Travel

BUCHAREST, Romania -- Twenty-three years after communism collapsed, the Palace of the Parliament, a gargantuan Stalinist symbol and the most concrete ...

PHOTOS: 10 Amazing Works Of Architecture

Trippy | Posted 01.08.2013 | Travel
Trippy

Whether it's intricate carving on an ancient temple or steel bended in ways you never thought possible, the complexities of architecture never cease to amaze.

Bride Napping All The Rage In Bucharest

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 11.03.2012 | Weird News

BUCHAREST, Romania — A white limousine screeches to a halt and a bride, resplendent in frothy gown and veil, is hauled outside by her abductors....

Hilary Swank On Mission To Save Stray Dogs In Bucharest

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 06.27.2012 | Impact

BUCHAREST, Romania -- Thousands of Romanian street dogs have found a friend in Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank. Swank, who won for her portraya...

Dada Art Discovery In Israel

Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts

Imagine the feeling of uncovering a Marcel Janco mural that hasn't been seen in half a century. That's precisely what happened to Eli Shaltiel as he w...

Police Target Journalists In Romania

AP | ALINA WOLFE MURRAY | Posted 03.19.2012 | Media

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — About 2,000 people demonstrated against Romania's harsh austerity measures in cities across the country on Wednesday and d...

Thousands Protest In Romania

AP | ALINA WOLFE MURRAY | Posted 03.17.2012 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania — More than 1,000 demonstrators jeered government austerity measures in downtown Bucharest on Monday as Romania's prime minis...

WATCH: A Look At The CIA's Secret Romanian Prison

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 02.06.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — One of the CIA's most important secrets in the war on terrorism was hiding in plain sight, on a leafy residential street along a bu...

Actor Josh Hartnett Toys With Swordplay in Bunraku and Lives to Discuss It

Brad Balfour | Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Through Bunraku, an archly-stylized swordplay fantasy, Josh Hartnett returns to the genre spotlight. This computer-enhanced tale revolves around a "Man with No Name," and draws heavily on Samurai and Western tropes in an alternate-world dystopia.

Romanian Authorities Find Rocket Warheads That Were Stolen From Train

AP | ALINA WOLFE-MURRAY | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania — Dozens of small, old rocket warheads stolen from a train carrying military equipment were found Monday stashed near a railw...

Romania Witches Use Spells To Protest New Taxes

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOGOSOIA, Romania (AP) -- Solace for world leaders trying to enforce painful austerity measures: At least you're not running Romania. (Scroll down for...

Holocaust-Era MASS GRAVE Discovered In Romania

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania — A Holocaust-era mass grave containing the bodies of an estimated 100 Jews killed by Romanian troops has been discovered in ...

Victoria Lacatus, 528 Pound Obese Woman, Gives Birth At Special Facility In Romania

AP | ALINA WOLFE MURRAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania — A 25-year-old woman weighing 528 pounds (240 kilograms) gave birth to her first baby on Thursday in what one expert called ...

CIA Rendition Plane Spotted In Birmingham UK

The Guardian | Robert Booth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An American plane named in an inquiry by the European parliament into alleged CIA torture flights landed at Birmingham airport last month and was met ...

Traveling as Press vs. NGO Head: Same Adventure

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Luce

I have flown from Haiti to Peru to Guyana in the Americas, Hong Kong to Indonesia to Sri Lanka in Asia, and Togo to Ghana in Africa.