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Romanian-born Roma woman runs for a seat in the French Senate


A Romanian-born French Roma woman, 27-year-old Anina Ciuciu, former honorary advisers on Roma issues in the Ponta Government in Bucharest, Sorbonne alumnus and future lawyer, is running for a seat in the French Senate, France 24 reported. The Romania-born woman ...

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Wizz Air – new flights from Iasi airport

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Low-cost air operator Wizz Air will introduce, as of next summer, six new flights from Iasi (north-eastern Romania) to Eindhoven (Netherlands), Billund (Denmark), Dortmund (Germany), Malmo (Sweden), Thessaloniki (Greece) and Paris (France). According to a release on Friday by the ...

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Internazionali BNL d’Italia: Halep qualifies to semi-finals


Romanian tennis player Simona Halep (4th WTA, 6th seeded) has defeated Anett Kontaveit (Estonia, 68th WTA) 6-2, 6-4 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia. The match lasted one hour and 20 minutes. Halep will thus ...

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Cirque du Soleil comes back in Bucharest to present latest “Varekai” show

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Cirque du Soleil will return in Bucharest next year with six representations of the “Varekai” show, scheduled during May 3-7, 2017 at Romexpo, according to a press release of the organizers from Events. The performances will start on 8 p.m. ...

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Exclusive interview-Goran Bregovic: My music is at home in Romania

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I’ve always been fascinated with this Romanian way of loving music and making music. I met the people, musicians, criminals, politicians and everything that makes Romania charming and beautiful. I can’t imagine world without Gypsies, it’s the same imagining America ...

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Romanian-born Roma beggar fined EUR 38,000 in Austria


A Romanian-born woman of Roma origin begging in Austria was fined by EUR 38,000 for repeatedly begging together with a child, The Local informs. Mihaela Cristea is native from Romania, but she is presently living on the streets in Vorarlberg, ...

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MPs Madalin Voicu, Nicolae Paun indicted

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MPs Madalin Voicu and Nicolae Paun have been indicted in the file on the EU funds embezzlement. The European money was intended for a programme related to Roma’s social insertion. Nicolae Paun was sent to court for using forgery or ...

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Former president has to pay RON 600 fine for discriminating statements against Roma

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Former president Traian Basescu lost the trial in which he appealed the fine received in 2014 following his discriminating statements about Roma people. The High Court of Cassation and Justice on Friday overruled the appeal filed by Traian Basescu, while ...

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First regional committee for Roma set up in Romania


The first regional committee for Roman in Romania comprising tens of NGOs, institutions and local authorities in northwestern region was set up in Cluj-Napoca on Wednesday. According to the committee’s director Silviu Ispas, the new body rejoins over 30 NGOs, ...

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