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Bucharest, Aug 18 /Agerpres/ - Romania team qualified on Saturday for the final of the European Minifootball Championships - EURO 2018 - in Kiev, by defeating Kazakhstan 3-1 after penalty shoot-outs, the score being 2-2 at the end of the regular time.
The father of Dimitris Kouklatzis, one of the two Greek soldiers that were released from a Turkish prison in Edirne last Tuesday, thanked God and the country's political, military and religious authorities in a long Facebook post on Saturday.
Kouklatzis and Angelos Mitretodis were arrested on March 1 after crossing the Turkish border during a routine patrol.
Bucharest, Aug 18 /Agerpres/ - Kofi Annan, UN Secretary-General in 1997-2006, was an active militant for peace, and his death is one of the saddest pieces of news lately, Deputy Prime Minister for implementing strategic partnerships of Romania, Ana Birchall wrote on Facebook on Saturday.
Whether he's aware of it or not, Panos Skourletis now bears full political responsibility for Rouvikonas and for the police's inability to bring the anarchist group to task.
The interior minister who was recently appointed to head the Citizens' Protection Ministry no longer has a shield in the form of Nikos Toskas, whose responsibilities he assumed.
Maryam Rasuli, 28, and her 14-year-old daughter
Authorities in Epirus, northwestern Greece, seized 246 kilograms of cannabis in two police operations on Friday and Saturday.
Police arrested a 52-year-old woman on Saturday after finding 102 kg of the drug in her car in the region of Komboti in Arta.
On Friday, police confiscated 144 kg of cannabis found in an abandoned car in the region of Nea Selefkia in Thesprotia.
Archeological excavation has begun at the site of a Roman legionary base in the ancient city of Satala in Gümüşhane, northeast Turkey. Click through for the story in photos...
Bucharest, Aug 18 /Agerpres/ - Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan was a visionary leader whose efforts to reform the UN will not be forgotten, President Klaus Iohannis stressed on Saturday.