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41 min ago | Nine O'Clock

CSM leadership welcomes US Embassy delegation

Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Magistrates Adrian Bordea and his deputy Gheorghe Muscalu on Wednesday welcomed a delegation of the US Embassy in Bucharest headed by the US ad-interim charge d'affaires Dean Thompson, at the CSM main offices.

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4 hrs ago | FarmingUK

Bluetongue confirmed in cattle, sheep in Romania

The bluetongue disease, an infectious disease which affects cattle and sheep, was confirmed in seven villages in Buzau county, south-east of Romania, according to county prefect Maria Buleandra, reports local Mediafax.

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16 hrs ago | Nine O'Clock

European Commission calls into question Oltchim privatization

The European Commission has asked Romania to provide details on the privatization of Oltchim chemicals factory, following suspicions of the state not behaving like a private investor, and taking over Petrom's Arpechim refinery might create advantages to this oil company, Competition Council chair Bogdan Chiritoiu told Agerpres.

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20 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Moldova Inaugurates Gas Pipeline From Romania

Moldova is celebrating the completion of a natural-gas pipeline from Romania that will reduce its reliance on Russia for energy supplies.

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21 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Romanian gypsy crashes his Lamborghini Murcielago

A Romanian gypsy from Craiova has managed to crash his Lamborghini Murcielago after speeding and losing control of the wheel.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Nine O'Clock

PM Ponta attends Ro-Ro vessel inauguration at Daewoo Mangalia shipyard

Prime Minister Victor Ponta, accompanied by Economy Minister Constantin Nita and Transport Minister Ioan Rus, on Tuesday visited the shipyard of Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries to attend the inauguration event of the Ro-Ro Hoegh Jeddah vessel.

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Nine O'Clock

PSD's Dragnea accuses Johannis of hypocrisy in regards to law on local elected officials

PSD executive chairman, Deputy Prime Minister Liviu Dragnea, on Monday told a press conference in Baia Mare that PNL leader Klaus Johannis is guilty of 'hypocrisy' in regards to the law that would allow local elected officials to change the party they want to be part of, given that he was elected to the Sibiu City Hall on the lists of the ... (more)

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Silicon Alley Insider

Biden Sends A Clear Message To Putin About Georgia, As Ukraine Intervention Continues

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden walks in front of an honor guard at Otopeni international airport near Bucharest, Romania, on May 20, 2014.

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Nine O'Clock

Romania to host the 2014 CONTRACTOR Construction Entrepreneurs Expo Conference

Romanian capital Bucharest is going to be the host in November of the 2014 CONTRACTOR Construction Entrepreneurs Expo Conference, among the participants to be Claudio Lautizi, the general manager of Salini Impregilo, one of the largest construction companies in Europe currently building the Sebes-Turda and Lugoj-Deva motorway segments in Romania, ... (more)

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Malvern Gazette

Three-legged, one-eyed Romanian street dog finds love in Worcester

A ROMANIAN street dog with one eye and only three legs has found a loving home at last after her ordeal.

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Trend

Azerbaijan, Romania to discuss prospects of military-technical cooperation in Bucharest

The negotiations will be held on August 27-28 as part of Azerbaijani Minister of Defense Zakir Hasanov's official visit to Romania.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Cosmote expands LTE in south with ZTE

The deal is expected to require construction of more than 3,000 base stations. Cosmote Romania launched commercial services in April 2013 in the 1800MHz band, achieving 4G coverage of more than 40% of the urban population of the country across 20 cities by July 2014, according to TeleGeography's GlobalComms Database, which adds that Cosmote is ... (more)

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Nine O'Clock

Businessman Copos handed down final 4-year prison sentence in Lottery case

Romanian businessman George Copos has been handed down a final four-year prison sentence in Lottery I case, following a decision made by Bucharest Court on Monday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Nine O'Clock

PSD congress validating Ponta's candidacy for President due on...

Social-Democratic Party leader, Prime Minister Victor Ponta announced on Friday that the Social Democrats will most likely hold a congress on September 12 to validate his presidential candidacy; the launch ceremony will be held on September 20. 'We shall most likely hold the congress that will validate the election results in all county ... (more)

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Jerusalem Post

Shall we forever live by the sword?

Twenty-four years ago I fell in love with my wife and life partner, Galia. I was then 26 years old, the secretary general of Kibbutz Ein Hashofet.

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Nine O'Clock

Schoenherr&Associates to provide legal consultancy nuclear power plant new units

The Schoenherr & Associates SCA - Herbert Smith Freehills LL consortium won the auction organized by Nuclearelectrica for legal consultancy services within the project involving the Cernavoda nuclear reactors 3 and 4, according to a document of the nuclear power producer.

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Nine O'Clock

Adrian Nastase: I have received job offerings from multinationals and even a foreign government

Upon being released from the Jilava penitentiary on Thursday, former Prime Minister Adrian Nastase said he is banned from holding public offices for the next nine years, adding that he received job offerings from multinationals and even from a foreign government, without providing any details.

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Nine O'Clock

Detachment of Canadian pilots dispatched to 71st Air Base ends mission

The 71st Air Base at Campia Turzii on Friday hosted the closing ceremony of the Romanian-Canadian joint air force exercise started in May, when a detachment of the Royal Canadian Air Force was dispatched to Campia Turzii with six F18 aircraft and support staff, under the NATO program to re-establish and ensure airspace security.

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Nine O'Clock

EC Representation head: Brussels' biggest concern about Romania regards corruption

Head of the European Commission Representation in Romania, Angela Filote said in a press conference on Friday in Alba Iulia that the biggest concern of Brussels about Romania regards corruption, which is 'widespread at very high level as well'.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Korea Herald

Forum exhibits Korean wrapping cloths

Traditional Korean wrapping cloths, or "bojagi," and modern interpretations of them are being showcased on Jejudo Island until Aug. 28. Artists from more than 10 countries, including Korea, the U.S., Australia, Canada, France and Japan, present their interpretations of bojagi and what the craft means to them in the context of today's culture.

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