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7 million Romanians – at risk of poverty

Seven million Romanians are at risk of poverty. The alarming figure comes from the National Statistics Institute. Last year, one-third of the population lived in tough conditions, in houses with dirty walls and toilets in the courtyard. One in three ...

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Profane traditions on St. Andrew, Romania’s patron saint: from garlic, cherry branches to dreaming your future husband

Christian believers are celebrating Saint Andrew on the last day of November. In 1994, Saint Andrew was named the patron saint of Dobruja, in 1997 the patron saint of Romania, while in 2012, November 30 became a public holiday. The ...

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National Day Parade in Alba Iulia, President Iohannis and the Royal Family, Romanians from Diaspora expected to the Union City. Booing against Gendarmerie announced

President Klaus Iohannis and the Royal Family, but also Romanians from Diaspora are expected to attend celebrations on Romania’s Centennial in Alba Iulia. The head of state will attend the inauguration of the National Unity Monument on Saturday at 15:00hr ...

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CCR reasoning: Romanian Parliament has ignored the European legislation

The Romanian Parliament has ignored the European legislation and has legislated contrary to a European Directive, in regard to the Criminal Procedure Code reading that the defender can take part to all prosecution steps or to any hearing, including of ...

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Champions League, men’s handball: Dinamo Bucharest qualifies to play-off

Dinamo Bucharest, men’s handball team, has written history in the Champions League as it has managed to get out of the groups and to qualify in the play-off. Thursday evening, Dinamo defeated Wacker Thun away 33-29, and finished on the ...

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PSD’s Dragnea will not attend the December 1 parade, mentions medical reasons. PM Dancila to eventually go to the reception at Cotroceni

PSD Chairman Liviu Dragnea will not attend the December 1 parade on the National Day of Romania and neither the reception hosted by President Iohannis at Cotroceni Palace on Friday evening. Liviu Dragnea said he would not go because “the ...

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President slams ruling party again following rumors on amnesty and pardon law, FinMin’s statements: “It is an anti-Romanian ruling”

President Klaus Iohannis has said on Thursday that if the Social Democrat Party insists on adopting an amnesty and pardon law “to help criminal Dragnea get rid of jail” and on passing laws to keep Romanians inside the borders by ...

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EC, concerned about delays in Magurele laser project

The European Commission is concerned about the delays within the Magurele laser project. European Commissioner for Regional Development, Corina Cretu has met the new minister of Research, Nicolae Hurduc on Thursday, with Cretu stressing the Romanian authorities must find a ...

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