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16 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Letter: The real Ceausescu

Ceausescu is confused here with a previous Romanian leader, Gheorghiu Dej, who did indeed kill and torture thousands in the early 50s.

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20 hrs ago | Nine O'Clock

Clawback provisions block EUR 50 M investments in drugs plants

The clawback tax has become one of the most disputed legal provisions of the past three years.

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Yesterday | Nine O'Clock

Nicusor Constantinescu could have been operated in the country, medical documents not authentic

Nicusor Constantinescu received the permission to undergo surgery within the US although the Romanian health system had both the medical equipment and the high-quality doctors necessary, while the documents from the US cannot be considered authentic, the Bucharest Court of Appeals stated when explaining its decision to reject the request to revoke ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Nine O'Clock

More than 200 candidates in 35 countries at 'George Enescu' contest

More than 200 candidates in 35 countries such as Germany, Japan, the US and Australia registered for the 14th edition of the International Contest "George Enescu" to be held between September 6 and 27 in Bucharest, reports a release quoted by Mediafax.

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Nine O'Clock

New term in court, the 31st, in the trial of Marian Oprisan on corruption charges

The magistrates of the Cluj-Napoca Tribunal on Thursday set a new term in court in the corruption case against the president of the Vrancea County Council , Marian Oprisan .

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The Washington Post

The carved face is on rocks in the Iron Gate. [I also have a picture...

The gigantic face of a warrior is carved into rock cliffs of the Iron Gates that flank the Danube River.

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Nine O'Clock

More than 300 Romanian and foreign writers at Iasi Literature Festival

More than 300 Romanian and foreign writers and translators will participate between October 1 and 5 at the International Literature and Translation Festival in Iasi, as Herta Muller and David Lodge have already confirmed their participation, reports Mediafax.

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Nine O'Clock

UDMR, on the brink of leaving ruling coalition

UDMR will discuss on Friday during the meeting of the Union Standing Council about the possibility of leaving the ruling coalition after Kelemen Hunor and Prime Minister Victor Ponta reached no compromise on Wednesday morning and are to hold another talk.

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Sofia News Agency

3rd Bulgarian-Romanian Danube Bridge Location Selected in 2 Months

The best location for the construction of a third bridge over the Danube river connecting Bulgaria and Romania will be specified within two months.

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Real Clear Politics

Why Moldova Urgently Matters

"NATO's Article 5 offers little protection against Vladimir Putin's Russia," Iulian Fota, Romania's presidential national security adviser, told me on a recent visit to Bucharest.

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Nine O'Clock

Films from Great Britain, US, New Zealand competing in Full Moon Festival

Feature films of up-and-coming directors from Great Britain, the United States of America, Argentina and New Zealand are to be presented during the Full Moon Festival competition that is to take place on July 23-27 in Biertan, the central Sibiu county, a release of the organizers informs, as quoted by Agerpres.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Bar/fly: Bucharest, Romania

I eavesdropped on the Dracula bores around me. One in particular. The bar was full of day trippers and people batty about vampires.

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KAUZ

ENJJPT Expansion?

This week a delegation of four Airmen from Romania toured Sheppard Air Force Base ENJJPT program and the city of Wichita Falls.

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Nine O'Clock

New metro train units available starting

Metrorex introduced in the system as of Wednesday the new trains bought from CAF Spain after a EUR 97 million contract, according to a Metrorex release.

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Nine O'Clock

Mihai Razvan Ungureanu breathing down Predoiu's neck

The Civic Force leader is increasingly closer to a merger with PDL and could be included in PNL and PDL's joint polls for the designation of their presidential candidate.

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Nine O'Clock

Romanian troops to parade under Paris Arch of Triumph on French National Day

A detachment of the Romanian Army will parade under the Arch of Triumph in Paris at the traditional parade held on the Champs-Elysees Avenue on July 14, the National Day of France, the Press Office of the National Defence Ministry reports in a release quoted by Agerpres.

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Marine News

Two Vessels Join SAL Heavy Lift's Fleet

Both vessels named after historical predecessors; first voyages already booked SAL Heavy Lift, one of the world's leading heavy lift vessel operators, has added two ships, Calypso and Amoenitas, to its fleet to serve clients with lift requirements of up to 900 metric tons.

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The Economist

Moldova and the EU: Mixed feelings

WHEN Moldova became the first Eastern Partnership country to ratify its association agreement with the European Union last week, many in Chisinau celebrated a milestone.

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Nine O'Clock

18th edition of Garana Jazz Festival brings musicians from nine countries

The eighth edition of the Garana Jazz Festival, held in Caras-Severin County, will unfold during July 10-13 in Poiana Lupului, bringing together seventy artists from nine countries including the U.S., Poland, France, and Norway, Mediafax reports.

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Vanguard

Let's Pay Taxes

THREE years ago, Romanian witches, who have long thirsted for government recognition, got the type of deal they never imagined - the law asked them to pay tax.

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