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  1. Starwood Hotels & Resorts celebrates milestone opening of Sheraton Bucharest HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced its market entry in Romania with the opening of the SheratonA Bucharest Hotel, centrally located in one of the most charming cities in central Europe. In partnership with S.C. Grand Plaza Hotel S.A., the milestone debut builds upon the Sheraton first mover advantage in the region and expands the brand's European portfolio to more than 60 hotels.

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  2. Romania to donate match profits to sick playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Channelnewsasia.com

    BUCHAREST: Romania will donate the profits from ticket sales for Saturday's rugby match against Tonga to a Tonga-born player who is suffering from kidney failure, officials said. Flanker Sione Vaiomounga, who played for Romanian champions CSM Baia Mare, was diagnosed with kidney failure last year and has not been able to play since.

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  3. PNL's Blaga says Romania unprepared to cope with EU migrant quotaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Nine O'Clock

    Co-chair of the National Liberal Party Vasile Blaga told TVR public broadcaster on Monday evening that from his experience as a former interior minister he can say that Romania lacks the capacity to take in thousands of refugees. "The situation of refugees is a special one () The problem is not so much being ready to take in your quota [the migrant quota established by the European Union for each of its member states], something that is up for debate - feeding, housing, making efforts.

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  4. [Guest Post] Harris Gray of Vampire Vic 2: Morbius Reborn on Vampire Lore, and Creating Vivid WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | SF Signal

    Allan Harris and Jason Gray are the writing duo Harris Gray , authors of two novels, two screenplays, a Christmas play, and a collection of stories from Jason's younger days. An early version of JAVA MAN was a finalist in the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers contest.

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  5. 'Hands of Korea: Hanbok, Bojaghi, Joomchi & Beyond' exhibition at Galateca GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Nine O'Clock

    On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the establishment of the Korea-Romania diplomatic relations, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Bucharest will hold, in cooperation with the Korea Bajaghi Forum, the exhibition "Hands of Korea", as part of the first "Embassies Festival 2015" that has been launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania and ESCU Association. The opening ceremony of the event will take place on September 1st, at 17:00 pm at Galateca Gallery that will host the exhibition until September 6, reads a release on Galateca Gallery's website.

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  6. Sheraton Bucharest Hotel Opens in RomaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Hotel News Resource

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced its market entry in Romania with the opening of the Sheraton Bucharest Hotel, centrally located in one of the most charming cities in central Europe. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced its market entry in Romania with the opening of the Sheraton Bucharest Hotel, centrally located in one of the most charming cities in central Europe.

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  7. Defence Minister Dusa: NATO Command in Bucharest will be inaugurated on September 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Nine O'Clock

    Defence Minister Mircea Dusa said Wednesday at the Smardan firing range of Galati County that on September 3, NATO force integration units will be simultaneously inaugurated in all the six eastern border member states of the European Union, Romania included. "At 11:00 o'clock on September 3, we will be simultaneously inaugurating in all the six eastern border member states of the European Union NFIU NATO units, which include raising the NATO flag and opening the similar command in Bucharest City," said Dusa, according to Agerpres.

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  8. To Promote Reading, A City Gifts Readers with Free Public TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | PSFK

    Victor Miron's Travel By Book Initiative incentivized commuters in Cluj-Napoca to read a book to help the city's literacy levels While every piece of information you need can be found on the Web, there's still nothing like reading a book. In Cluj-Napoca, a city in Romania, an initiative called Travel By Book was launched to help promote and encourage public commuters to read a book while riding the bus, tram or trolley.

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  9. The Embassies Festival, first initiative of its kind in the Romanian cultural landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Nine O'Clock

    For 5 days, on September 1-5, through a series of events and exhibitions, held in 3 different locations, Bucharest will become the colorful host of multiculturalism, diversity, contemporary artistic manifestos, dance, music, food, artisanal art and theatre. More than 50 embassies representing 6 continents will have the opportunity to open their doors to Romanian visitors and residents.

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  10. U.S. Marines Arrive In Bulgaria On Reassurance MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Weekday Magazine

    U.S. Marines accompanied by tanks, artillery, and light-armored reconnaissance vehicles have arrived in Bulgaria, part of a plan to train with allies to improve weapons skills and antiarmor tactics. The U.S. Marine Corps Forces said on August 25 that some 160 Marines accompanied the tanks and artillery, which are traveling to the Novo Selo Training Range, a major military base in eastern Bulgaria, as part of the Black Sea Rotational Force.

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  11. 160 Marines in Bulgaria with tanks, artillery for trainingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WTVC

    U.S. Marines accompanied by tanks, artillery, and light-armored reconnaissance vehicles have arrived in Bulgaria, part of a plan to train with allies to improve weapons skills and anti-armor tactics. The U.S. Marine Corps Forces said Tuesday some 160 Marines accompanied the tanks and artillery, which is traveling to the Novo Selo Training Range, a major military base in eastern Bulgaria, as part of the Black Sea Rotational Force.

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  12. Long haul trucks queue 5 km at Giurgiu - Ruse cross-border checkpointRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Nine O'Clock

    Long haul trucks are queuing on some 5 kilometres on the outbound of the Giurgiu - Ruse cross-border checkpoint with Bulgaria, because traffic is reduced to a single lane due to overhaul works on the Romanian side of the "Friendship Bridge" across the Danube, spokesman of the Giurgiu County Police Inspectorate Cristian Suta told Agerpres on Saturday. "Truck queues at the border currently stretch on approximately five kilometers.

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  13. Rehabilitation of Romania's southern seaside costs 551.67 mln leiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Nine O'Clock

    The rehabilitation works of beaches in the south of the Romanian Black Sea coast left to be performed will cost 551.67 million lei, according to a draft Government Decision, launched for public debate on the Ministry of Environment, Water and Forestry website. According to the cited source, the largest amount will be used to widen the beach at Tomis Nord - 157.829 million lei respectively, followed by Eforie Nord , Tomis Centre , Tomis South and South Mamaia .

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  14. Foreign Ministry: Romanians working in Italy are permanently on ministry's agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Nine O'Clock

    The cases of Romanian citizens going to Italy for work are permanently on the agenda of the Foreign Affairs Ministry , of the Romanian Embassy in Italy and of the other relevant Romanian authorities, such as the Labour Ministry, the MAE stated on Thursday, answering allegations of Daniel Buda, MEP who asked for measures to prevent the exploitation of Romanian workers in southern Italy. In a release to Agerpres, the MAE asserts that the working conditions of Romanian workers, the informal working relations and the exploitation cases get maximum attention and are monitored as a priority.

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  15. Why should you take a European river cruise?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | USA Today

    River cruising is very trendy right now, but should you go? We discuss all the benefits to sailing Europe's many rivers. Close-up views and access to inland travel destinations is a big allure to river cruising, as are the rivers themselves, ancient waterways that have moved commerce, travelers and armies through the centuries.

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  16. Vintage Kingston: Kingston Hospital makes friends in RomaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Surreycomet.co.uk

    Kingston Hospital forged closer links with trouble-stricken Romania after health chiefs agreed to a twinning with a medical centre in Constanta. The brainwave of Kingston midwife Mrs Val Russell, the link followed a visit by two Romanian doctors to the hospital in June and the setting up of a medical education training programme.

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  17. Experience Europe as it once was in rural RomaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Los Angeles Times

    A young English writer passing through Romania was captivated by the farmers who welcomed him into their homes and invited him to share the customs and celebrations of a country filled with folk art, storks' nests and fairy-tale castles. William Blacker stayed - for eight years - and wrote "Along the Enchanted Way," a heartfelt 2009 memoir of the Romanian backwater that lured him from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

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  18. Travel agencies invite PM Ponta to free test of services offered by Black Sea resortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Nine O'Clock

    The National Association of Tourism Agencies invited Prime Minister Victor Ponta for a holiday with his family in Mamaia, so as to test the services offered by the Romanian Black Sea coast resorts and study the accommodation tariffs, the Agency said in a release to Agerpres. on Thursday.

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  19. Former Romanian King strips heir of titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's former King Michael has stripped his only grandson of his royal title, a move that has stunned Romanians.  Michael said in a statement that he had withdrawn the royal titles and privileges from the popular Prince Nicholas, known for his dedication to ecology, cycling and literacy. The king's statement Monday said the royal family should be led by someone who is "modest, well-balanced and with moral principles," sparking speculation, bewilderment and disappointment.

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  20. MAE brings clarifications: Romanian Ambassador in Budapest on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Nine O'Clock

    Romanian Ambassador in Budapest Victor Micula was not summoned by the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to its premises, and the audience of the Romanian diplomat with Hungarian Secretary of State Levente Magyar was held at the former's request, the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday. "We hereby specify that the audience held today, August 11, at the premises of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where Mr. Ambassador Micula was received by State Secretary Levente Magyar, took place at the request of the Romanian side, which was referred to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry yesterday, August 10, and not following a summons by the Hungarian Foreign Ministry.

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