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Serbia could join AGRI project, following Romania’s invitation


Romania has invited Serbia to take part in the energy project AGRI, the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Romania Interconnector, which should transport gas from Azerbaijan to Europe. “The project AGRI is one of the interesting ones in which Serbia can participate,” Serbian Minister of ...

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2015 Sighisoara Medieval Festival aims to break triple record: the longest sword, the largest flag, the biggest pretzel

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The 23rd edition of Sighisoara Medieval Festival aims a triple Guinness World Records entry, with the longest sword, the largest festival flag and the biggest round-shaped pretzel. “We want to surprise the audience with a new theme, namely ‘Five Centuries ...

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The smallest national park in the country unveils one shot beauty


The National Park Buila-Vânturari?a is located in the central-northern part of Vâlcea County in the C?p??ânii Mountains (group included in Parâng Mountains, a subgroup of mountains in the Southern Carpathians). Its beauty and uniqueness consist in the high number of ...

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Wimbledon: Niculescu through, Halep out!

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Romanian tennis player Monica Niculescu (48th WTA – photo) has defeated on Tuesday 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 Monica Puig (Puerto Rico – 91st WTA) at Wimbledon in the first round. Simona Halep (3rd WTA) was defeated by Jana Cepelova (106th WTA) ...

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Notice of plagiarism regarding the PhD thesis of acting PM Gabriel Oprea filed, sources say


A complaint of plagiarism concerning the PhD thesis of interim Prime Minister Gabriel Oprea was filed with the Ethics Committee of the University of Bucharest, HotNews.ro sources say. According to these sources, the complaint “is not related solely to plagiarism, ...

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President Iohannis tells ‘Financial Times’ PM Ponta should resign


Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has granted an interview to ‘Financial Times’, speaking mainly about the fight against corruption, about the situation in the Black Sea region and about Bucharest’s position regarding the intention of British PM David Cameron to redefine ...

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Greece’s default could lead to the explosion of credit risk in Romania, Saxo Bank official says. Athens not to make payment due to IMF, threatens EU with court

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The failure of negotiations between Greece and its creditors could lead to the explosion of credit risk in the countries which recently joined the European Union, namely Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia, an analysis by Saxo Bank reads, according to capital.ro. ...

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Military to have special pensions

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Chamber of Deputies on Tuesday passed the bill on special pensions for military, with VP Gabriel Oprea and Defence minister Mircea Dusa attending the plenary sitting in Parliament. The bill was passed by 289 votes to one and 13 abstentions. ...

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