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3 hrs ago | Nine O'Clock

IAR Brasov in Airbus project on Super Puma helicopters

IAR Brasov, a public company, will cede to Vadstena, the company registered by Airbus Helicopters in Romania, a 15,000 square meter stretch of land at Ghimbav in Brasov County, according to a report of the company sent to Bucharest Stock Exchange.

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8 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Startup offers elderly an Internet key to family links

BUCHAREST: Two grandmothers mystified by computer tablets have inspired a French-Romanian startup to develop an application and service to help the elderly stay in touch with their relatives through the Internet.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), World News, France,

12 hrs ago | Nine O'Clock

Canadian - Chinese agreement for two nuclear reactors in Romania

Canadian group Candu Energy has signed last week in Vancouver a binding and exclusive cooperation agreement with China Nuclear Power Engineering Company for the construction of CANDU Units 3 and 4 at the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant in Romania, according to newswire.ca.

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12 hrs ago | Nine O'Clock

Hungarian PM accuses Romania of disrespectful statements

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban stated Saturday at Tusnad Baths that Romanian-Hungarian relations should be respectful and remarked that although he has never made any disrespectful statements about the Romanian nation, the Romanian state has made 'plenty.'

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13 hrs ago | Nine O'Clock

Knights, princesses, minstrels and squires at the opening parade of the Sighisoara Festival

Hundreds of knights, princesses, minstrels and squires marched Friday afternoon through Sighisoara, at the opening parade of Romania's oldest medieval festival, "Sighisoara Medievala", now at its 23rd edition.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Mashable

Food Art Photography Illustrates the Delicious Side of European Capitals

Food stylist Anna Keville Joyce and photographer Agustin Nieto 's food photography series illustrated four famous capitals in Eastern Europe with delicious foods.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Life, Food, Food Photography, Budapest, Hungary Travel, Hungary Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, World News

The Star Online

Romania opposition centre-right parties merge before presidential vote

Romania's two largest opposition centre-right parties voted unanimously to merge on Saturday, combining their forces ahead of a Nov. 2 presidential election that will pit them against the ruling leftist alliance.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Traian Basescu

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Construction Equipment

Manitex to Buy PM Group

Manitex International Inc., has reached an agreement to acquire PM Group S.p.A. , San Cesario sul Panaro, of Modena, Italy.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Nine O'Clock

Victor Ponta: "I will run for President"

Premier Victor Ponta officially announced on Adevarul Live on Thursday that he will run in the presidential elections.

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Prince George Citizen

Canadian and Chinese companies partner to build nuclear reactors in Romania

A Canadian company is partnering with a Chinese firm in anticipation of building two more nuclear reactors in Romania that could be worth $1.5 billion for Canada's economy.

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Nine O'Clock

President Basescu sends CAS law back to Parliament, premier insists for enforcement

Despite premier Ponta's insistence to enforce the law as quickly as possible, President Traian Basescu refused to promulgate it and signed on Wednesday the request of re-examination by the Parliament of the law on the cuts to social contribution .

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Nine O'Clock

European Fair of Castles to premiere in Romania

The first European fair of castles to be held in Romania will take place next year at Corvinilor Castle in Hunedoara between May 1 and May 13, 2015, Agerpres reports.

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Nine O'Clock

Iasi-Ungheni gas pipeline, operational by end-August

The Iasi-Ungheni gas pipeline will become operational at the end of August, on time and with a budget 10 pc smaller than planned, the delegate minister for Energy, Razvan Nicolescu announced PM Ponta, adding that Transgaz completed the talks on the operation agreement, Mediafax reports.

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Cleveland.com

CWRU program aims to get more Romanian families to adopt orphans

In 1990, after a revolution overthrew Romanian communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, ABC News' 20/20 aired a story about the horrific conditions at the country's orphanages, with thousands of children living in squalor and neglect.

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Transitions Online

NATO Members Call for Bastion in the East as Putin Plans Serbia Visit

Plus, Ukraine may prosecute Russian officials and oligarchs for aiding rebels, and international donors pledge billions in Balkan flood relief.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Ukraine, Natural Disasters, Flood, Traian Basescu, Europe,

SFGate

Bay Area visual art picks, July 24-27

Geta BrA tescu : Matrix 254: This exhibition, BrA tescu's first solo show in a U.S. museum , features a selection of works made between 1977 and 2000.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Japan Times

Diverse joys unite distant theater fests

In early summer this year, I went to the famous theater festivals in two European cities - first the Theater der Welt 2014, which ran May 23-June 8 in the war-blitzed and rebuilt southwest German city of Mannheim, then to the Sibiu International Theatre Festival 2014 held June 6-15 in the Romanian city of that name, which still bears traces of its ... (more)

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

Ghana trio Kwarasey, Abu and Boateng suffer Uefa Champions League heartbreak

Ghana trio Adam Kwarasey, Mohammed Abu and Bismark Adjei-Boateng have been eliminated from the prestigious Uefa Champions League along with their club - Stromsgodset after suffering defeat against Romanian side Steaua Bucuresti on Wednesday night.

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Nine O'Clock

Ponta: Romania joins US and EU's position on Ukraine

Prime Minister Victor Ponta on Wednesday reiterated Romania's message of taking a coordinated position with the political stand of the US and the EU concerning the situation in Ukraine, of condemning the terrorist attacks that killed so many innocent people, that the Russian Federation must be compelled to assume moral and political responsibility, ... (more)

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Nine O'Clock

Price of Romanian wheat reaches minimum of past four years

The price of wheat dropped suddenly by 10 per cent from EUR 164 per ton to EUR 147 per ton in only a week, so that the wheat production is not going to bring much money to the economy although the increase in amount is at least 2.7 per cent compared to last year, reports a zf.ro analysis.

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