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5 hrs ago | Charter97

Romania president: Putin's goal is to turn Donbas into large-scale Transnistria

The president of Romania Traian Basescu believes that the goal of Russia's president Vladimir Putin is to turn Ukraine's eastern regions into a large-scale Transnistria, block Ukraine's ratification of the Association Agreement with the EU and its approximation with NATO.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Traian Basescu, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Russia, Asia

6 hrs ago | ZDNet

Lenovo smartphones launch in 10 EU countries: Here's why western Europe won't get them

Lenovo is targeting European countries in a big way - but don't expect to see its brand name on devices in western Europe's major markets.

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Related Topix: Travel, Romania Travel, Europe Travel, World News, Slovakia, CPU, Science / Technology, Cameras

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Nine O'Clock

FMP's Diaconescu: People's Movement Foundation will...

Chairman of the People's Movement Foundation Cristian Diaconescu has announced on Thursday that the foundation will endorse the candidacy of People's Movement Party chairman Elena Udrea in the upcoming presidential elections.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Traian Basescu

Nine O'Clock

Defence Minister Dusa met Azeri counterpart Hasanov: We discussed important regional security issues

Romania's Defence Minister Mircea Dusa said Wednesday, after a meeting in Bucharest with Azeri Defence Minister Zakir Hasanov, that in their conversation they discussed important issues related to the latest security developments in the region and cooperation between the two defence ministries.

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Austrian Times

Woman Robbed Blind After Gunman Fires At Her Face

A woman blinded in one eye when a gunman shot her in a supermarket checkout row has turned down his plea to drop the case in return for 50,000 Euros compensation.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Ford To Halt Romanian Production In Sept: Report

Ford took over struggling local carmaker Automobile Craiova in 2008 and started producing its B-Max model there four years later.

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Reuters

Ford to halt Romanian production in Sept: report

Ford took over struggling local carmaker Automobile Craiova in 2008 and started producing its B-Max model there four years later.

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The Baltimore Sun

Romania allows local party-swapping, critics see threat to democracy

Romania's government approved a temporary emergency ordinance on Thursday to let local administrations change political affiliations in a pre-election move it says will unblock policymaking but which critics say threatens democracy.

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Nine O'Clock

Controversial draft on political affiliation of local elected...

The draft ordinance that would allow local elected officials to opt, within ten days since its coming into force, for the political party they want to be part of, without losing their mandates gained in the previous election, was published on the website of the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration .

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EurActiv.com

Sources: Romania has other candidates if CioloE doesn't get agriculture

The formation of the new European Commission confronts Romania with unprecedented challenges, as the country seeks to retain its agriculture portfolio for a second term.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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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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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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, World News

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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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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Related Topix: Europe, Moldova, World News,

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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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

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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