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Romania has to pay over EUR 35 M to WB and EU this May

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Romania is paying back EUR 35.8 million in May to the European Union (EU) and World Bank (WB), out of the stand-by loan contracted in 2009, the entire amount representing interest and fees, according to data provided by the Ministry of ...

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Tennis: Mergea/Qureshi pair wins Barcelona doubles title

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The pair made up by Romanian tennis player Florin Mergea (photo) and Pakistani player Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi has won the double event at the Barcelona ATP tournament with total prizes of EUR 2,324,905 on Sunday, after defeating the German-Austrian pair Philipp ...

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Russia returns to top five exporters to Romania


The Russian Federation is again one of the most important trading partners for Romania, the value of the goods purchased from this country increased in January over the same period last year by about three times. Thus, Russia climbed from ...

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2017 East European Comic Con at Romexpo in Bucharest


by Monica Apostol East European Comic Con takes place this year between May 5 and May 7 at Romexpo in Bucharest. The event will include actors from Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, Vikings, The Vampire Diaries and Stargate ...

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TAROM passenger airliner intercepted by Hungarian military aircraft


Hungarian military planes took off on Friday to intercept a passenger airliner that had entered the Hungarian airspace without notice, the Hungarian Ministry of Defence, quoted by MTI, informs. The Boeing-737passenger plane was flying from Munich (Germany) to Sibiu (Romania). ...

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Heavy rainfall, increased atmospheric instability during the weekend

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The National Meteorology Administration (ANM) has issued on Friday a warning for heavy rainfall and high atmospheric instability as of Saturday till Sunday, valid for the entire country. During April 29, 10.00h-April 30, 18.00h the instability will be high and ...

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Piata Sudului overpass partly opened

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Piata Sudului overpass has been opened on Friday, with traffic being available just on one lane for the moment. However, the inauguration comes amid tensions between the Bucharest City Hall and the building company Astaldi, with the city hall even ...

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An American Education Opens Doors of Opportunity

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Over 1,100 Romanian students studying at U.S. universities. By U.S. Ambassador Hans Klemm I want to congratulate all students in Romania who have received offers of admission from one of the over 4,500 accredited institutions of higher learning in the ...

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