Thousands of people rally in the streets of Chișinău, the capital of Moldova, demanding reunification with Romania. The rally is meant to mark the 98th anniversary since the former Romanian province of Bessarabia was unified with the Kingdom of Romania on March 27, 1918. The protesters say unification with Romania is the way for corruption-ridden Moldova to move forward and join the European Union.
An emergency rescue SMURD helicopter crashes into Lake Siutghiol, Constanţa County, Romania with four people killed. [http:--abcnews.go.com-International-wireStory-helicopter-crashes-lake-romania-missing-27612089 (ABC)]date=August 2019
Five people died and a woman was injured in a helicopter crash, in Romania [http:--www.puterea.ro-eveniment-elicopter-prabusit-in-lacul-din-localitatea-taureni-5-oameni-si-au-pierdut-viata-76129.html (Puterea.ro)]date=August 2013date=August 2013
The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland rules that Romanian footballer Adrian Mutu has lost his final appeal in a five-year legal battle meaning he has to pay a record €17 million in damages for breaching his contract.