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A bloody phantasm

May 21st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Among other roles, the cinematography played that of history teacher. Events and phenomena of the past, otherwise largely ignored, let thus reached the conscience of a sometimes...

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Bulgaria, Romania ranked last in EU in terms of 2013 GPD per capita

Bulgaria, Romania ranked last in EU in terms of 2013 GPD per capita

May 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The European Union’s regions with the lowest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita expressed in terms of purchasing power standards in 2013 are the French overseas...

Politics»

MEP Catalin Ivan ousted from PSD

MEP Catalin Ivan ousted from PSD

May 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The PSD organisation of District 1 in Bucharest has decided to remove Catalin Ivan from the party for ‘having continued HIS negative action against PSD’, as organisation...

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Klaus Iohannis: Heroes’ unconditional service to their country is a model worth following

Klaus Iohannis: Heroes’ unconditional service to their country is a model worth following

May 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
President Klaus Iohannis attended on Thursday the Heroes’ Day commemoration ceremony in the Carol Park, where he laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. In...

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President attends Riga Summit: ‘We would like this summit to mark an important stage in the consolidation of the EU’s relationship with Eastern partner countries”

President attends Riga Summit: ‘We would like this summit to mark an important stage in the consolidation of the EU’s relationship with Eastern partner countries”

May 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Romania’s President took off for Latvia on Thursday afternoon in order to take part in the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga. Before leaving, the President stated...

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Bulgaria, Romania ranked last in EU in terms of 2013 GPD per capita

The European Union’s regions with the lowest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita expressed in terms of purchasing power standards in 2013 are the French overseas department of Mayotte and regions of Bulgaria and Romania, according to data released on Thursday by the Eurostat European statistics office. In 2013, regional GDP per capita, expressed in [...]

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