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Bucharest ranks first on Romanian most livable cities top. What are the next five?

Bucharest is the most livable city in Romania, according to a survey conducted by the National Statistics Institute for “Adevarul” daily. Cluj-Napoca ranks second, Timisoara comes third. Brasov is the fourth most livable city in Romania, followed by Constanta and ...

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Three Romanian immigrants arrested in Rome for killing Italian local politician

Three Romanian immigrants have been arrested in Rome on Sunday, being charged with robbing and killing a retired doctor who was also a local politician. A Romanian woman involved in a love affair with the Italian politician was also interrogated ...

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Bucharest Mayor vows to nail down polyvalent hall for European Gymnastics by 2016

The polyvalent hall which is due to host the 2017 European Gymnastics Championships will be finished in 2016, Bucharest Mayor Sorin Oprescu (photo) assured on Saturday, a day after Romania won the right to host the gymnastics competition over Denmark. ...

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NATO to set up command centers this year in six countries, Romania included

NATO will set up multinational command centers this year in Romania, Poland, Bulgaria and the Baltic countries, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry informed in a press release. “We succeeded in reaching the goals set by the NATO military Committee- that is ...

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Holocaust survivors decorated by the head of state

President Klaus Iohannis signed on Friday the decree for the decoration of several Holocaust survivors. According to a release of the Presidential Administration, ‘to show the deep respect for the sufferance endured during World War II in the concentration camps ...

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Weather warning for rain and snow

Meteorologists warn that, Friday thru Sunday morning, rain will pour in most of the country, while in Banat and Crisana regions the water quantities will exceed 15-20 litres/square meter, in the mountainous areas and Transylvania will snow, wind is expected ...

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Court of Appeal Alba Iulia issues motivation in Iohannis’s case

The Alba Iulia Court of Appeal has issued the motivation for the decision in 2013 that rejected the National Integrity Agency (ANI) report on the incompatibility of Klaus Iohannis. It reads that Iohannis just signed the memorandum for setting up ...

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British FM Hammond mentions IS fighters transiting Romania, Bulgaria

While attending a international debate in London with representatives from 21 of the allies to discuss how to defeat the terror network and boost humanitarian aid, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond stressed the importance of preventing more international Islamic State ...

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Hrebenciuc, Adam and Chiuariu, indicted in illegal forests’ retrocession file

Former MP Viorel Hrebenciuc (photo), his son Andrei Hrebenciuc, MP Ioan Adam, Senator Tudor Chiuariu and other 13 people are being indicted by the anti-corruption prosecutors in the case of illegal forests’ retrocession, Mediafax reports. In this case, Gheorghe Paltin ...

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