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10 min ago | Nine O'Clock

PM Ponta: I can't say we are closer to Schengen

Premier Victor Ponta cannot say that Romania is closer to joining the Schengen Area from a political point of view, considering that the political view in France and the Netherlands is "tricked," the Premier pointing out however that Romanian officials have to ask for fair treatment, not to plead with someone.

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Thu Apr 24, 2014

Nine O'Clock

Campaign for European Parliament election starts today

Fifteen Romanian political groupings and eight independent candidates seek to get MEP seats at the elections for the EP due on May 25. The campaign for the European Parliament elections starts today; the candidates to MEP positions have 30 days to convince the voters about their merits as representatives in the European institutions over the next ... (more)

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Nine O'Clock

Romanian Dance Showcase 2014 - 18 shows in seven days

Romanian Dance Showcase 2014, one of the most important events of the year in the realm of dance and contemporary performance arts, organized by the Bucharest National Center for Dance , will gather 18 shows, 17 foreign guests and 55 already renowned artists and artists at the start of their career for seven days, between April 28 and May 4. 'This ... (more)

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CBS Atlanta

Bucharest defending champ Rosol reaches quarters

The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute between broadcasters and an Internet startup company that has the potential to bring big changes to the television industry.

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Nine O'Clock

Code-orange for floods in 8 counties

National Administration "Apele Romane" ANAR on Wednesday issued a code-orange for floods for the rivers from Mehedinti, Gorj, Dolj, Olt, Arges, Teleorman, Dambovita and Giurgiu counties.

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Trend

Kazakhstan, Romania to strengthen cooperation

The consultations were held between the Kazakh and Romanian foreign ministries at the level of Kazakh Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Volkov and State Secretary of the Romanian Foreign Ministry Bogdan Aurescu in Bucharest, the Kazakh foreign ministry reported on April 23. A bilateral meeting was held between the head of the Kazakh delegation and ... (more)

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All About Jazz

Jazz in Church 2014, Bucharest, Romania

Jazz in Church Lutheran Church Bucharest April 3-6, 2014 The second edition of the Bucharest Jazz in Church Festival found the best way to establish a valuable musical tradition, not only in Romania, but also the wider, European jazz arena.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Nine O'Clock

EC: In Romania, there is political commitment for Roma issue

The presence of President Traian Basescu and Minister Rovana Plumb at the recent EU summit meeting devoted to Roma shows that there is political commitment from Romania to solve the problems faced by this community, reads a letter sent to Swedish Minister Birgitta Ohlsson by three European commissioners, quoted by Mediafax.

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Xinhuanet

Books night marked on World Book Day in Bucharest, Romania

A person selects books during an event to mark the second edition of "The books night" at the University Square on the World Book Day in Bucharest, capital of Romania, April 23, 2014.

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Nine O'Clock

Basescu: Daniel Morar matches profile of future Romanian president

After criticizing the possible presidency candidates of the opposition and said that only former PDL PM Emil Boc seems fit as president from the right political panel, President Traian Basescu advances a new option now.

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The Huffington Post

Lorde Cancels Australian Tour Because She Is Sometimes A Normal Teen

Sometimes you really have to listen to your parents, even if you're a 17-year-old superstar named Lorde.

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Crescent-News.com

Money problems force Rapid to look for new stadium

Bucharest club Rapid says it will have to move out of the stadium that has been its home since 1939 because the cash-strapped club can't afford the rent.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgarian Customs Officers Bust Synthetic Drug Trafficking Channel

Bulgarian customs officers at the Danube Bridge border crossing point seized over a kilogram of synthetic drugs worth around BGN 37 000.

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New Statesman

Home and away: The Prince's Boy by Paul Bailey and Other People's Countries by Patrick McGuinness

In his recent memoir about Paris, Inside a Pearl , Edmund White recalls that a meeting he organised between the francophile English novelist Julian Barnes and the anglophile French novelist Marc Cholodenko turned out to be "stiff" because neither had any interest in the other's country except as a source of "counter-examples" with which to mock ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS Atlanta

Seppi and Mahut make early exits in Bucharest

Scientists say the number of baby lobsters settling off the rocky coast of Maine continues to steadily decline - possibly foreshadowing an end to the recent record catches that have boosted New England's... Scientists say the number of baby lobsters settling off the rocky coast of Maine continues to steadily decline - possibly foreshadowing an end ... (more)

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The Wichita Eagle

Pospisil, Seppi exit Bucharest; Rosol moves on

Fifth-seeded Vasek Pospisil and sixth seed Andreas Seppi came up opening-round losers, while reigning champion Lukas Rosol avoided an upset Tuesday at the $590,000 BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy tennis event.

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Nine O'Clock

Southern Romania flooded, four dead, 250 people evacuated

The Easter holidays did not bring joy to all Romanians, as the southern part was plagued by severe flooding, the most affected counties being Teleorman, Giurgiu, Ialomita and Prahova.

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Nine O'Clock

Swiss - Romanian cooperation, CHF 2.5 M to fight money-laundering

Romanian Minister of Public Finance Ioana Maria Petrescu and Swiss Ambassador to Bucharest Jean Hubert Lebet signed Tuesday a project agreement as part of "Fighting Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing", a Swiss-Romanian cooperation programme.

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Nine O'Clock

Rainy Easter for most Romanians

Despite the rainy weather casting a shadow on this year's Easter holidays, Romanians spent their mini-vacations traveling to various resorts, most of them opting for mountain resorts and rural inns, and some choosing the Bulgarian seaside.

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Miami New Times

Child's Pose, an Amazing New Romanian Classic

Those of us with an abiding New Wave-y interest in human warts and tragic truth-telling have known, since 2005's The Death of Mr. Lazarescu , to look to the Carpathians for dependable relief from the contemporary movie dosage of forever-teen faces and digitized pseudo-excitement.

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