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PSD chair Dragnea, annoyed by the questions on the country’s image after the military wage scandal

The chairman of the Social Democrat Party (PSD), Liviu Dragnea, was annoyed on Wednesday by the journalists’ questions on Romania’s image after the resignation of the Defence minister Adrian Tutuianu over the military wage issue, stating that “we are dying ...

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Romania, the 5th booziest country in the world

Romania is the 5th booziest country in the world (sharing the position with Czech Republic), reveals the latest ranking, “The World’s Booziest Countries.” According to the study conducted by Vouchercloud, Romanian citizens drink on average 13.7 litres of pure alcohol ...

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Rainfalls, storms expected countrywide

The National Meteorology Administration has issued a warning on Tuesday for moderate atmospheric instability in the entire country valid as of Tuesday until Friday. Romanian forecasters announced that the weather will get chilly and it will rain as of June ...

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Are you sleepless? Come to the Night of Museums event on Saturday night

The Night of Museums 2017 is running this Saturday, with 145 museums and partners opening their gates in 45 cities from the country, offering free access to visitors. All museums and other partner institutions will be open until midnight, and ...

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Romania, one of the least visited countries in the EU, Eurostat says

Romania was among the least sought-after touristic destinations in the European Union in 2015, next to much smaller countries such as Slovakia, Latvia and Luxembourg, according to the latest tourism statistics provided by the Eurostat on Tuesday. Non-residents, meaning foreign ...

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Basescu: There is no better politician in Romania suitable as PM other than me

Former president Traian Basescu stated on Sunday night that there is no better politician in Romania suitable for the prime minister position other than himself. He argued that after two mandates as president, he knows the state and its defects. “Romania ...

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Weather turns rough, rainfalls and thunderstorms expected

The National Weather Administration on Sunday issued a changeable weather alert valid for the entire Romania Monday through Wednesday morning. Weather forecasters warn that August 22, 09:00hrs — August 24, 06:00hrs,the weather will get catching, with heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms, blasts ...

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Flag Day marked in Romania. What does the tricolor symbolize?

Romania celebrated National Flag Day on Sunday, June 26, an event validated by law since 1998. Flag Day was marked in several cities in Romania, in Bucharest, Iasi, Bacau, Zalau, Baia Mare, Buzau, Arad, Miercurea Ciuc, as well as by ...

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Floods play havoc in central, eastern country. Two men dead

The rainfalls have played havoc through the country, in central and eastern Romania, also claiming two lives. Over 200 people are being evicted. The forecasters have issued a yellow code and an orange code alert for heavy rainfalls and floods ...

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Draft: Country and nation denigration to be punished with imprisonment

Public actions meant to denigrate Romania or the Romanian nation might be punished with imprisonment, according to a draft law tabled in the Senate on Thursday by a group of PSD, PC and UNPR lawmakers. The initiators want to re-introduce ...

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