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Hotel built in Romania by Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph, put on sale


Carol/ Charles I Hotel in Baile Herculane balneary resort in Romania, formerly known as Traian Hotel was put up for sale by the owners, local media informs. The company that owns the hotel built in 1869 by Austrian Emperor Franz ...

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When will be Grindeanu Gov’t installed?


Social Democrat chairman Liviu Dragnea on Friday presented the timetable of the Grindeanu Government establishment. The Parliament’s chambers, the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies will have plenary sittings on January 3 and the swearing ceremony of the Executive is ...

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President Iohannis Oks Sorin Grindeanu’s designation as PM

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President Klaus Iohannis has signed the decree designating Sorin Grindeanu as Prime Minister candidate. “The President of Romania, Mr. Klaus Iohannis, has signed, on Friday, December 30, the decree regarding the designation of Mr. Sorin Mihai Grindeanu as a candidate ...

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Who are the names rumored for the minister positions?

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The new Government will be definitely made of PSD and ALDE ministers, who will have a representation proportional to the number of mandates each party has in Parliament. According to the parliamentary agreement clinched with UDMR, the Magyars will not ...

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Half of Romanians will stay at home on New Year’s Eve

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About half of Romanians (48%) will spend the New Year’s Eve at home with their family, relatives or friends, while only 9 percent chose to go out to celebrate the new year, according to an E.ON study conducted in 8 ...

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One more baby dies of measles, death toll climbs to 9


Health Ministry confirmed one more death because of measles after one-year-and-three-month baby girl infected with this virus died in hospital in Timisoara, with death toll climbing to nine. The little girl hadn’t been vaccinated against measles. “An one-year-and-three-month baby girl ...

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Romanian faces up to 30 years in jail in ATM skimming scheme in the US

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A Romanian risks up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty in an ATM skimming case in the USA. Ilie Sitariu, aged 37, is charged with stealing USD 127,000 by placing skimming devices on several ATMs in more US ...

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