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Slovenian basketball team invited to Olympic qualifiers

The invitation is a consolation of sorts for the reigning European champions missing the recent FIFA World Cup in China, at which they could have a chance to qualify for Tokyo as one of the top two European teams.

This honour went to Spain and France as the top two finishing European teams at the World Cup, while another six slots for the Olympics are also already occupied.

Blackstone to launch hotel buying spree

US investment fund Blackstone is set to carry out investments of 500 million euros in Greek hotel properties, starting in the next few days.

According to sources, the first acquisition in its Greek portfolio will concern units of a hotel chain with a significant presence in the Ionian and Aegean islands, in a transaction that is expected to come to almost 200 million euros.

There Will be New Parliamentary Elections in Spain on November 10th

Spain holds parliamentary elections on November 10th.

Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez failed to get enough support in parliament to become prime minister again. On the other side, King Felipe VI announced that he would not be proposing another prime ministerial candidate, thus paving the way for a new vote.

ANPC study: 22.78 pct of the products analyzed present differences in Romania compared to Western Europe

A study conducted by the National Authority for Consumer Protection (ANPC) shows that 22.78 pct of the total of products checked show differences in Romania as compared to the versions sold in Western Europe, stated, on Tuesday, Paul Anghel, general director of the ANPC, in a specialty conference. "We checked depending on the labels that were presented to us in the European study.

Romania ranks 2nd in World Rescue Challenge - "granting specialist first aid" challenge

The extrication and first aid team of the Inspectorate General for Emergency Situations (IGSU) Valcea ranked 2nd in the "granting specialist first aid" challenge - a complex scenario - at the World Rescue Challenge 2019, which brought together extrication and first aid teams from all over the world, from the member countries of the the World Rescue Organisation.

Bucharest celebrates 560 years since first documentary attestation through events organized on 21 and 22 September

The Bucharest City Hall (PMB), through the Creation, Art and Tradition Center of Bucharest, organizes on 21 and 22 September two events dedicated to the anniversary of 560 years since the first documentary attestation of Bucharest, namely "iCeleBrate my city" and "iMapp Bucharest." According to a press release sent on Saturday, during the two days, Bucharest will host, on the Union Boulevard, a

Record Storms in Spain - Deaths Have Been Reported

Two people have died in floods caused by heavy rainfall in southeastern Spain, BTA reported.

"The death of two people has been confirmed," the emergency services of the Castile-La Mancha Autonomous Region said on Twitter. The car of the two victims was taken by the stranded waters of the village of Caudete. The dead man was 61 years old and his sister 51 years old.

Climber Colibasanu decorated by President with National Order Order of the Star of Romania in rank of Knight

Climber Horia Colibasanu was decorated on Thursday at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace with the National Order of the Star of Romania, in rank of Knight, "as a sign of high appreciation and recognition for the performance he obtained in the Himalayas and for the determination, passion and perseverance with which he perfected his position as an ultraperforming climber." "I congratulate you for

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