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Romania rejects Rosia Montana gold mine
Romania's parliament has voted down changes to mining laws that would have allowed Europe's biggest open cast pit gold mine to go ahead at Rosia Montana in the Carpathian mountains.
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Holocaust Christmas Carol Deserves Prosecution Says Romanian Foreign Minister
Romania's foreign minister has called on his country's judiciary to prosecute the parties responsible for the airing of a Christmas carol about burning Jews.
Romanian Public Television Channel Airs Christmas Carol About Burning Jews
Sung by the Dor Transilvan ensemble, it featured the lyrics: "The kikes, damn kikes, Holy God would not leave the kike alive, neither in heaven nor on earth, only in the chimney as smoke, this is what the kike is good for, to make kike smoke through the chimney on the street."
Inter Press Service
Battling Extractive Industries in Romania
Fifty Greenpeace activists were arrested on Dec. 9 during a symbolic action of "digging for gold" in front of the Romanian parliament.
New airline routes launched
20,000 persons attended the National Day Parade in Bucharest
The event was attended by President Traian Basescu, Prime Minister Victor Ponta, the speakers of the two Parliamentary Chambers, and Nicolae Timofti, President of the Republic of Moldavia, Prince Nicholas, as well as ministers and party leaders.
Meeting the Romanian jobseekers
On 1 January work restrictions will be relaxed for Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants entering the UK - there is uncertainty about what the effects might be.
a museum deep underground in a salt mine
Salina Turda: salt mines turned subterranean history museum. "What was once an enormous salt mine in Turda, Romania, has now been carefully renovated by the regional Cluj county council into the world's first salt mining history museum.
"Made in Cluj" could serve as emergency artificial blood
A team of researchers at the Babes-Bolyai University , Cluj, Romania, took six years of laboratory research to find a way to create artificial blood that could be useful during sudden crisis scenarios when a lot of donor blood is needed.