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Romanians disavow media coverage of religious cartoons, poll shows

Romanians fear the possibility of a terror attack in Romania after Charlie Hebdo attacks, while disapproving that media carry cartoons representing Mohamed prophet or Jesus Christ, INSCOP poll reveals. 45.8 percent of the Romanians say they are afraid a terrorist ...

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Romanian to go in space mission on Mars

Andreea, a 34-year-old Romanian woman who lives in Canada, was included on the list of the 100 candidates for Mars One space mission, which aims at sending a crew of astronauts to colonize the red planet in 2024, according to ...

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Court of Accounts: Development Ministry received RON 150m from the Gov’t reserve fund without observing the law

The Court of Accounts found several irregularities that occurred in 2013 at the Development Ministry, being violated both the law on public procurement, as well as the ones on public finances, hotnews.ro informs. In the audit ran in 2013 and ...

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Technical unemployment at Rosia Montana mining project. 70 employees leave tomorrow

Rosia Montana Gold Corporation (RMGC) will send 70 employees out of 100 in technical unemployment starting Tuesday, February 17, because of prolonged uncertainty regarding the timing of the approval of Rosia Montana mining project. The temporary suspension of the employment ...

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Corina Cretu urges Romanian commune mayors to find their regions’ brands, President Iohannis reloads decentralization topic

European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Cretu (photo) on Monday urged Romanian commune mayors in a meeting in Bucharest to identify “symbol” products for their region, giving as examples Topoloveni jam, Feta cheese in Greece or bee honey in Germany. ...

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DefMin: The locations of the two NATO centers in Romania, almost set up

The minister of National Defense, Mircea Dusa, stated on Saturday in Targu Mures that the locations of the two NATO centers of command and control in Romania, set up at the meeting of the NATO members states’ defense ministers, held ...

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Students in Cluj build dummy resistant to M10 quakes

A team of nine students from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (UTCN) tested on Friday the wooden dummy of a miniature 29-floor building, able to withstand a simulated 10 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale. They plan to take part ...

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