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Romanian Millionaire Priest Running for Euro Parliament on Anti-Gay Platform

Iulian Capsali, a former U.S. lawyer turned Romanian Orthodox priest worn €1.6 m has gathered over 120,000 signatures to be registered as an independent candidate for a Member of European Parliament to represent "traditional family values."

Royal Fall for Princess Accused of Cockfighting

LOCAL | By Steven DuBois | Aug 16
Princess Irina Walker, the daughter of the last king of Romania, and her husband - a former Oregon sheriff’s deputy - are expected to appear in court to face charges of running a cockfighting business on their ranch in Eastern Oregon.

Communist Palace Draws Pop Stars and Presidents

Jan 8
Twenty-three years after communism collapsed, the Palace of the Parliament, a gargantuan Stalinist symbol and the most concrete legacy of ex-dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, has emerged as an unlikely pillar of Romania’s nascent democracy.

Romanian Adventure Includes Overnight in Prince Charles’ Estate

Jun 13
In 2006, the Prince of Wales bought and renovated properties in rural Romania in an effort to promote sustainable tourism and cultural preservation. From connections with local guides, the Prince has opened the doors to BikeHike travelers.

Romanian Man in Custody After Allegedly Murdering Gay U.K. Man

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 27
A Romanian man, who allegedly murdered a U.K. man after having sex, turned himself into British authorities.

Romania Bans Marriage Equality

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 23
Lawmakers in politically troubled Romania have found a quick and easy political sop in targeting gay and lesbian families for exclusion from marriage equality.

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