In slums of Romania, a Dutchman is drawn to help the Roma – Christian Science Monitor


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In slums of Romania, a Dutchman is drawn to help the Roma
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania — When Bert Looij first set foot in the informal Roma settlement at the Pata Rât dumpsite more than two decades ago, he found deplorable conditions. “We saw children bitten by rats on their ears, people sleeping under plastic

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Romania to boost anti-terrorism laws as fears over Islamist militants spread to eastern Europe – euronews


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Romania to boost anti-terrorism laws as fears over Islamist militants spread to eastern Europe
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BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romania is planning to follow Poland and Hungary in widening its anti-terrorism laws after Islamic State attacks in Brussels, signalling growing concern among some eastern European countries over the threat of Islamist militants.

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Minister: 100000 homes in Romania have no gas, electricity – Washington Post

Minister: 100000 homes in Romania have no gas, electricity
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BUCHAREST, RomaniaRomania's energy minister says there are more than 100,000 households in the country without electricity or gas or access to public transport. Energy Minister Victor Grigorescu, speaking at a conference Thursday in Bucharest, …

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Minister: 100000 Homes in Romania Have No Gas, Electricity – ABC News

Minister: 100000 Homes in Romania Have No Gas, Electricity
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Romania's energy minister says there are more than 100,000 households in the country without electricity or gas or access to public transport. Energy Minister Victor Grigorescu, speaking at a conference Thursday in Bucharest, called for more funding to …

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Human Rights Court asks Romania to stop eviction of Roma community – Romania-Insider.com


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Human Rights Court asks Romania to stop eviction of Roma community
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The European Court of Human Rights has asked Romania to stop the threatened eviction of a Roma community, according to a statement of the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC). The Roma are currently living in containers located outside the Eforie city …

Who are the new members in AmCham Romania’s board of directors? – Romania-Insider.com


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Who are the new members in AmCham Romania's board of directors?
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Kostas Loukas, the General Manager of Microsoft Romania, and Radu Florescu, CEO of advertising group Centrade, have been elected as vice-presidents. Madeline Alexander, Audit Partner & EU Account Leader at Deloitte Romania, is the new AmCham …

Bulgaria, Romania, Top EU Road Death Statistics – Balkan Insight


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Bulgaria, Romania, Top EU Road Death Statistics
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Bulgaria and Romania have the highest annual road fatality rates among all 28 EU member states, with 95 dead each for every million people, well above the EU average of 51.5 per million, the European Commission road safety report for 2015, released on …
Bulgaria, Romania had worst road death rates in EU in 2015The Sofia Globe

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Number of building permits slightly goes up in Romania – Romania-Insider.com


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Number of building permits slightly goes up in Romania
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The number of building permits issued in Romania for residential buildings rose by 0.4% in the first two months of the year compared to the same period in 2015, to 3,938. In four of Romania's regions the number of permits went up whereas only two

Romania Keeps Key Rate Unchanged With Eye on Inflation Pickup – Bloomberg


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Romania Keeps Key Rate Unchanged With Eye on Inflation Pickup
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“The main reason we see the central bank diverging from regional central banks is the much elevated inflation profile versus the other countries,” Ciprian Dascalu, a Bucharest-based economist at ING Bank Romania SA, said in a note before the decision.
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Romanian women choose to become mothers at an older ageRomania-Insider.com

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