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Romanian premier co-pilots US F-16 fighter jet
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's prime minister has co-piloted an F-16 fighter jet at the end of Romanian and U.S. air exercises.(4/17/2014 12:08:21 PM)
U.S. to send F-16 jets to Romania for exercises
The United States will deploy F-16 fighter jets to Romania this month as part of planned joint exercises, the NATO member's defense minister was quoted as saying, amid rising tensions in neighboring Ukraine after Russia's annexation of Crimea. Last month, a U.S. guided-missile destroyer conducted naval exercises with Romania and Bulgaria in the Black Sea, just a few hundreds miles (km) from ...(4/7/2014 6:50:54 AM)
Romania readies tax cuts to spur economy
Romania will scrap the tax on profits that companies reinvest in the country and cut some other levies to help create jobs and secure economic growth of around 3 percent this year, the finance minister said on Monday. The government will also reduce firms' social security payments by 5 percentage points, slash value-added tax on certain foods and, once it can afford to, introduce a lower income ...(4/7/2014 8:55:57 AM)
Romanian prime minister co-pilots F-16 fighter jet at the end of Romanian, US air exercises
Romania's prime minister has co-piloted an F-16 fighter jet at the end of Romanian and U.S. air exercises.(4/17/2014 1:38:18 PM)
Romania keeps ancient tradition of bee medicine alive
Bee venom to combat multiple sclerosis, pollen for indigestion, honey to heal wounds -- the humble bee has been a key source of alternative medicines since ancient times, and Romania is working to keep the tradition of "apitherapy" alive. In the past of India, China and Egypt, a resinous substance collected by bees from the buds of certain trees, known as "propolis", was popular as an antiseptic ...(4/10/2014 7:27:22 AM)
Teenager uses Facebook to save Romania's stray dogs
By Radu Marinas and Bogdan Cristel BUCHAREST (Reuters) - When French film actress Brigitte Bardot began a campaign to spare the thousands of stray dogs in Romania's capital from being put down, she did it with a $150,000 donation scheme. A similar campaign is being waged by Ana-Maria Ciulcu, a 13-year-old schoolgirl with braces on her teeth who uses Facebook to appeal to dog lovers all over ...(4/16/2014 2:32:02 PM)
Romania charges teen after woman swung by bathrobe
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian police have filed criminal charges against a teenager who allegedly grabbed a terrified middle-aged woman by her bathrobe collar and swung her around while his friends chronicled it on video.(4/6/2014 10:49:10 AM)
Romanian poet, dissident Nina Cassian dies
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian poet and translator Nina Cassian, who obtained political asylum in the United States after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in a friend's diary, has died in New York City. She was 89.(4/16/2014 3:43:19 PM)
Romania presses for NATO redeployment over Ukraine crisis
NATO should redeploy its forces in eastern Europe and take a firm stand to prevent a contagion of the Ukraine crisis, Romania's foreign minister urged in an interview Thursday with AFP. "Romania has concrete expectations of a redeployment and an eastward repositioning of NATO's naval, air and ground forces," Titus Corlatean said. "The Black Sea region must be a top priority for NATO and the EU ...(4/10/2014 6:41:01 PM)
EU elections in Romania: a test before a bigger battle
For political forces in Romania, the European elections are first and foremost a test before the presidential election, to be held later this year. EurActiv Romania reports.(4/18/2014 11:19:53 AM)
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