Latest Stories Tagged: Romania

Arts, Culture & Media

Nightlosers

Here's a crazy hypothetical for you: what would have happened if slaves from Africa had been taken to the Balkans? This is the Romanian band Nightlosers. Blues is popular everywhere. But Nightlosers pull off a more nuanced trick.

Conflict & Justice

German author wins Nobel

Herta M�ller has been awarded the Nobel prize for literature. The Romanian born author is renowned for her books based on life under the harsh regime of the dictator Ceausescu. M�ller was born in 1953 in Romania. Jeb Sharp profiles the German author.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

We're looking for a small medieval city in Romania for today's Geo Quiz. The answer is Sighisoara, Transylvania. The area and its history inspired stories of Dracula. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Anna Maria Ignat, a Romanian tour guide who's leading a Halloween tour of the city.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer: 10 Foods To Eat Before They Die

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Transylvania, Romania. The region boasts some of the best jams - some of them include ingredients that are considered to be endangered foods. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with British food expert Simon Preston, who's organizing a special banquet called "10 Foods To Eat Before They Die." Preston says he wants to highlight some of the world's "vanishing delicacies."

Arts, Culture & Media

Gay marriage in Romania

Three European countries have legalized gay marriage but not all European countries are heading in that direction, and The World's Aaron Schachter reports that Romania is considering a measure that would outlaw same-sex marriage.