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At least 3 dead in Strasbourg as gunman opens fire. President Iohannis sends condolences message. PM Dancila condemns attack. MAE: No Romanian citizens involved

At least three people have been killed in a shooting in the eastern French city of Strasbourg. Parts of the city are still on lockdown and a major security operation is underway around the city’s famed Christmas market. A gunman ...

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Romania involved in EU-led attack, IS web media targeted

Romania was involved, along with the Europol, Canada, United States and other European countries in an international operation, a major blow against the internet propaganda of the Islamic State group. According to the BBC, cyber specialists in various European countries, ...

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Update4: Barcelona death toll rises to 14, more than 100 hurt. Four Romanians among the injured. IS claims the attacks

The death toll of the terrorist attacks in Spain has increased on Friday. At least 14 people have been killed and over 110 injured in two separate attacks in the resort city of Barcelona and nearby coastal town of Cambrils. ...

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Alleged terrorist in Arges denies accusations, under arrest for 30 days

The Romanian in Arges County, allegedly to have joined the Islamic State, has been arrested for 30 days. The alleged terrorist, Ionuţ Cătălin Bălan, said on Friday that he is ‘in for a bluff’. Asked by the journalists present at ...

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President Iohannis, Romanian officials condemn London attacks. Seven dead, 48 injured, 12 people arrested

President Klaus Iohannis has firmly condemned the terrorist attacks in London and has conveyed his profound compassion for the victims on Sunday. “I firmly condemn the terrorist attacks that took place in London. Profound compassion with those affected by the ...

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‘Islamic State’ claims Manchester Arena suicide bombing

The ‘Islamic State’ has claimed the bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester which killed 22 people. Police say they have arrested a 23-year-old man, and are working to identify a suspect killed in the attack, dw.de reports. As ...

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German med couple studying in Cluj, banished from Romania

The Bucharest Court of Appeal decided to expel two German students from Romania. The two, husband and wife, were students at the Medicine Faculty in Cluj-Napoca. Romanian authorities say the two would have got radicalized and would have planned to ...

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Amnesty International: Weapons from Balkan countries, Romania included, flow to Iraqi militias

Amnesty International warns arms from at least 16 countries have flowed to paramilitary militias allied to the Iraqi government who have used them to commit serious human rights violations. A new report by Amnesty International, published on Thursday, says weapons ...

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Website with millions of visitors, owned by a Romanian, has spread false news in favour of Donald Trump

A 24-year old Romanian owns the ‘Ending the Fed’ website, which spread false news during the US election campaign in favour of Donald Trump, ziare.com reports. Among the false news: Pope Francis supports Trump, Clinton sells weapons to the Islamic ...

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