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Andrew Tate loses appeal against 30-day detention in Romania

Feb. 01, 2023 12:35 PM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court on Wednesday upheld a second 30-day detention for the divisive influencer and former professional kickboxer Andrew Tate who is held on suspicion of organized crime and human trafficking, an official said. Tate lost his appeal against a...

Romania court upholds influencer Andrew Tate's further 30-day detention in human trafficking, organized crime case

Feb. 01, 2023 10:52 AM EST
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania court upholds influencer Andrew Tate's further 30-day detention in human trafficking, organized crime case.

In Romania, French, Dutch FMs sign agreement to boost ties

Jan. 27, 2023 12:31 PM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The foreign ministers of France and the Netherlands visited a NATO battlegroup at a base in Romania Friday and later agreed to bolster their ties amid Russia’s war in Ukraine. Catherine Colonna of France and Wopke Hoekstra of the Netherlands visited the...

AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Jan. 27, 2023 02:45 AM EST

JAN 20-26, 2023 From skiing in Austria and Italy to military exercises in Romania and haute couture fashion shows in Paris, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the past week by The Associated Press from Europe and Africa. ...

Scattered by war, Ukrainian preteens head to hockey tourney

Jan. 26, 2023 07:20 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Sean Bérubé said he thought it was a joke when he was first asked to help assemble a team of Ukrainian preteen refugees, displaced by war and spread out across Europe, to play in a renowned Quebec City hockey tournament. Bérubé, a businessman from the Quebec...

Andrew Tate appears for day two of forensic device searches

Jan. 26, 2023 04:12 AM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Andrew Tate, the influential internet personality who is detained in Romania on suspicion of organized crime and human trafficking, appeared at prosecutors' offices on Thursday for a second day as forensic examinations continue of digital devices that have been...

Romanian prosecutors search devices in Andrew Tate case

Jan. 25, 2023 11:08 AM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors on Wednesday carried out forensic searches of mobile phones and laptops as they looked for further evidence in the case of social media personality Andrew Tate, who is detained in the country on suspicion of organized crime and human trafficking, an...

In Romania, French battlegroup holds NATO combat exercise

Jan. 25, 2023 08:37 AM EST

SMARDAN, Romania (AP) — Around 600 French soldiers deployed as part of a NATO battlegroup in Romania held a combat exercise on Wednesday to test the 30-nation military alliance’s readiness on its eastern flank, amid Russia’s war in neighboring Ukraine. The drill at a training...

Romanian judge grants 30-day extension of Tate detention

Jan. 20, 2023 09:15 AM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A judge in Romania has granted a request to extend by another 30 days the arrest of Andrew Tate, the social media personality who was detained in the country on charges of being part of an organized crime group, human trafficking and rape, an official said Friday. ...

A judge in Romania has granted prosecutors another 30-day extension on the arrest of influencer Andrew Tate

Jan. 20, 2023 08:08 AM EST
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A judge in Romania has granted prosecutors another 30-day extension on the arrest of influencer Andrew Tate.