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Another small quake shakes Romania


A 3.8 degrees earthquake on Richter scale has jolted Vrancea region on Wednesday at 15.34h. The quake was registered 137 km deep. On November 19, a quake of 4.4 degrees on Richter scale was registered, 140 km deep. The largest ...

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Yellow Code for snowfalls and winds for the entire country


The National Administration for Meteorology (ANM) has issued on Wednesday a Yellow Code warning for snowfalls as of December 1, 17.00h until December 2, 8.00h and a Yellow Code for wind gusts during December 2, 8.00h to December 3, at ...

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Iran, Romania – partners in a USD 700 M energy deal


Iran and Romania have signed an initial agreement to build a 1,000-megawatt power station in Mehran near the Iraqi border, IRNA news agency reported, after Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Bucharest. The project signed between Pichak Sanat Ilam ...

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The Economist: Romania to have the highest economic growth in Europe in 2017


British magazine The Economist forecasts in its recent ‘The World in 2017’ report an average annual real GDP growth of 4.8 percent for Romania in 2016 and 3.4 percent in 2017, the biggest advance in Europe, supported by consumption. In this ...

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National Bank approves the merger between Banca Comerciala Carpatica and Patria Bank

banca carpatica

The National Bank of Romania (BNR) has issued a preliminary approval on the merger between Banca Comerciala Carpatica and Patria Bank, allowing the start of completing the final formalities of beginning the registration of the new bank and the commencement ...

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Romania’s National Day on December 1 – celebrated worldwide: Concerts, exhibitions and photos


Romania’s National Day is to be celebrated in major cities of the world with concerts, exhibitions and presentation of a fashion collection inspired by Romanian traditional women’s shirt called ‘Ie’, the Romanian Cultural Institute (ICR) informs. The Romanian Cultural Institute ...

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EU funds absorption in the new programming period, less than 1pc


Romania has recorded an EU funds absorption rate for the 2014-2020 period below the EU average, while in March 2017 the country would be able to request structural and cohesion funds as reimbursements for the developed projects, after the accreditation ...

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One engine driver dead, another one injured in railway collision

railway collision

Two railway engines collided on an industrial railway station in Bârsești, Gorj county on Tuesday. One of the engine drivers died following collisions, while the other one was injured. Bârsești is part of Târgu Jiu town. Investigators say that an ...

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Agnieszka Radwanska, WTA shot of the year, Simona Halep on the second place


According to wtatennis.com there’s a reason Agnieszka Radwanska has the nicknames “The Magician”, “Ninja” and “La Profesora”. It’s simple, she can pull off the most difficult shots in the game with ease. And she’s done it again – for the ...

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