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A proxy war between Russia and the West? (III)

February 26th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The other possible action scenario refers mainly to an agreement between the Grand Powers, first of all Russia and the USA, to find a drastic solution that would be convenient...

Business»

Issue of the day : Viktor Orban is angry…

Issue of the day : Viktor Orban is angry…

February 26th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
In recent months Hungarian Premier Viktor Orban has stopped being a star even in his country. Vladimir Putin’s visit was contested by thousands of Hungarians in the street....

Politics»

President Iohannis tops confidence poll with 64.6 percent

President Iohannis tops confidence poll with 64.6 percent

February 26th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
President Klaus Iohannis tops a poll of Romanians’ confidence in politicians with 64.6 percent of respondents placing ‘high’ or ‘very high’...

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Film director Mihnea Columbeanu  sentenced to 26-year detention for child pornography

Film director Mihnea Columbeanu sentenced to 26-year detention for child pornography

February 25th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Film director Mihnea Gheorghe Columbeanu on Tuesday was sentenced by the judges from the Bucharest Court to 26 years and 4 months in prison, in a case operated by the Directorate...

World»

President Iohannis in Berlin: Romania counts on Germany’s support to identify solutions to move forward toward Schengen accession

President Iohannis in Berlin: Romania counts on Germany’s support to identify solutions to move forward toward Schengen accession

February 26th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
President Klaus Iohannis stated on Thursday in Berlin, at the joint press conference with Chancellor Angela Merkel, that Romania counts on Germany’s support in identifying...

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President Iohannis tops confidence poll with 64.6 percent

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Businessman Costel Comana has been found dead in the toilet of a plane flying from Bogota to Costa Rican Capital San Jose. The Romanian businessman controlled the Regiotrans company and was under investigation in a corruption case where his business partner Iorgu Ganea had been arrested. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed to Mediafax on [...]

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A proxy war between Russia and the West? (III)

The other possible action scenario refers mainly to an agreement between the Grand Powers, first of all Russia and the USA, to find a drastic solution that would be convenient to both parties. In an article recently published on the website of “club Valdai”, a Russian think tank close to Vladimir Putin, meaningfully entitled “A [...]

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Financing of PDL election campaigns under the magnifying glass

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