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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...

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‘The First Step’: President Iohannis launches  his second book at Bookfest

‘The First Step’: President Iohannis launches his second book at Bookfest

May 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
President Klaus Iohannis’s second book “The First Step’ (in Romanian ‘ Primul pas’, published by Curtea Veche Publishing  House was launched on Saturday...

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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 Iohannis: Implementation of EU’s agreements with Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia must remain a priority

President Iohannis: Implementation of EU’s agreements with Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia must remain a priority

May 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 PM
  President Klaus Iohannis on Friday stated that the implementation of the existing agreements between the EU and Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia must remain...

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‘The First Step’: President Iohannis launches his second book at Bookfest

President Klaus Iohannis’s second book “The First Step’ (in Romanian ‘ Primul pas’, published by Curtea Veche Publishing  House was launched on Saturday at the Bookfest International Book Fair. Iohannis was accompanied by his wife Carmen. The event at Curtea Veche’s stand at Bookfest included an autograph session and was attended by the publishing house [...]

National Council of PNL: Liberals approve governing programme, leaders pledge unity

The National Council of the National Liberal Party (PNL) has approved by unanimous vote the party’s governing programme for 2015-2020, as presented by the prime vice chair Catalin Predoiu. ‘This programme raises essential problems and offers answers to them. We’re speaking in it about a strong state that nevertheless respects its citizens. (…) We’re speaking [...]

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

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VIG makes 1.8 ml euro in first-quarter profit in Romania, up 260 pct y-o-y

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Premier forced by Court to hold local elections

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Cannes 2015 – Un Certain Regard :The day of the film “Treasure” by Corneliu Porumboiu

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

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 a message sent on Thursday on the occasion of Heroes’ Day, President Klaus Iohannis says that the way the heroes unconditionally served their country is an example [...]

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