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2 hrs ago | AGA News

Live from the EGC: Shikshin, Hui & Pop Undefeated After 2 Rounds

Shikshin from Russia, Fan Hui from France and Cristian Pop from Romania. Also undefeated are Yulin Tong, Chi-min Oh, Chen Wang, Young-Sam Kim and Zexiang Sui .

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5 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Horrifying footage of children beaten at nursery where staff drugged fruit juice with wine

Horrified parents saw their children as young as five being beaten at an unlicensed kindergarten after staff accidentally forgot to turn off CCTV cameras.

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9 hrs ago | West Australian

Bitcoin catches on in tech-savvy Romania

In a well-lit office with red window frames in downtown Bucharest, Romania's first bitcoin ATM attracts many who until it opened in May had to buy or sell the digital currency face-to-face or through wire transfers.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Europe, World News, Travel, Romania Travel, Europe Travel,

10 hrs ago | PE Hub

AnaCap acquires Romanian loan portfolio

AnaCap Financial Partners has acquired a portfolio of non-performing and sub-performing loans from Volksbank Romania .

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12 hrs ago | Nine O'Clock

EUR 9.3 bn to go towards integration of agricultural production

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Daniel Constantin has stated on Friday during a press conference in Alba Iulia that EUR 9.3 billion, European and state budget funds, are to go towards integration of agricultural production.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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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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,

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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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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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

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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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Related Topix: World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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,

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