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An estimated 6,000 homeless people live in the network of sewers and tunnels beneath the streets of Bucharest. Many were born underground and are now having children themselves. It's a world of its own, a world full of drugs, disease and poverty that's developed beneath the capital. Read more: http://www.dw.de/program/european-journal/s-3065-9798
Clashes erupted between demonstrators and police in Romania as around 125,000 people took to the streets of Bucharest in protest against new emergency ordinance that decriminalizes the theft of public funds under $47,000. Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Follow WSJ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wsjvideo Follow WSJ on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wsj/posts Follow WSJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJvideo Follow WSJ on Instagram: http://instagram.com/wsj Follow WSJ on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/wsj/
More info about travel to Romania: http://blog.ricksteves.com/blog/tag/romania At the fringe of Romania, tucked next to the Ukrainian border, is the country's most isolated region: Maramureș. Maramureș is a fiercely traditional place where centuries-old ways endure. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
In the furthest eastern corner of Romania, along the border to Ukraine, the River Danube flows into the Black Sea. It splits into three large tributaries, between which countless lakes and waterways form the largest reed bed in Europe – the Danube Delta. It is a remote life and many areas can only be reached by boat, a reason why there is no industry here. Most of the people that live here are self sufficient and live off whatever the Delta or their own gardens offer. From our playlist Culinary Journeys: https://goo.gl/6nrC5N Subscribe to wocomoTRAVEL: https://goo.gl/tIk2Qc Follow wocomo on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wocomo/
Federatia Rusa de frica ca pe teritoriul Romaniei sar putea lansa rachete si chear trupe terestre,Ameninta Romania cu distrugerea obiectivelor militare
The island of Ada Kaleh on the River Danube used to be filled with bustling activity. But about 40 years ago the island in southern Romania had to be evacuated to because of a hydroelectric plant being installed. The authorities promised residents that they could relocate to the downstream island of Simian and that everything would be rebuilt there. But Simian is now a waste land. Read more: http://www.dw.de/program/european-journal/s-3065-9798
Entire forests are being illegally cut down in Romania. Lax forestry policies are facilitating the deforestation. Residents have to cope with more frequent flooding. Read more: http://www.dw.de/european-journal-the-magazine-from-brussels-2012-11-07/e-16314962-9798
Ten years ago, a number of eastern European rivers were contaminated by cyanide after a toxic spill at a gold reprocessing plant in northern Romania. Residents are protesting against efforts at the plant to resume the extraction of gold by using cyanide.It was one of Europe's worst-ever chemical disasters. In January 2000, the Sasar, the Tisza and the Danube were contaminated by a spill of at least 100,000 cubic meters of water containing cyanide which had originated at the Aurul gold processing plant in Baia Mare, northern Romania. The plant has now been bought up by a Russian company, which wants to resume the extraction of gold using cyanide. Residents are up in arms and have turned to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg - which already ruled against the Romanian state last...
In the village of Gârbova in the Transylvania region of Romania, the old customs of the local ethnic Germans, the "Transylvanian Saxons," guarantee harmony in the community. But now there is trouble with the European Union.
A quick trip from a small village to the heart of Transylvania was filled with kind people along the way. Here's a quick recap of the travels and the unofficial capital of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca