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EduMin Campeanu: We don't play with kids 'school's open - school's closed'

Education Minister Sorin Cimpeanu emphasized, on Monday, that the decision regarding classes is taken weekly depending on the infection rate recorded on Friday and, presently, only the units in 13 localities must run classes online, according to the regulations in force.

Expo 2020 Dubai/ Romania's Pavilion - design inspired by Brancusi; materials used to be recycled

Romania's Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai (October 1 - March 31, 2022) was built in the spirit of maximum simplicity, "a purity that is inspired by Brancusi's legacy", and the materials used will be recycled at the end of the exhibition, Adrian Soare, the pavilion's architect, said on Monday. The concept is "New Nature", transposed into design.

Table tennis: Romania wins 12 medals in Balkan Championships

Romania won 12 medals in the 46th edition of the Balkan Table Tennis Championships in Albena (Bulgaria), 5 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze. In the men's singles, Cristian Chirita won the gold, after victories in a row, defeating in the final Turk Batuhan Ulucak, 4-1 (11-7, 11-7, 11-4, 9-11, 11-8).

Romanian juniors win five medals in European Aerobic Championships

The Romanian juniors won on Sunday five medals in the European Aerobic Championships in Pesaro, Italy, one gold, two silver and two bronze. Romania has managed to get the gold in the final of the aerobic dance event (Darius Branda, Madalin Boldea, Mirela Frincu, Daria Mihaiu, Larisa Suiu, Vladut Popa), 17.650, ahead of Russia (17.400) and Hungary (17.250).

ForMin Aurescu to participate in 76th UNGA session

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu will participate from Monday until September 24, within the delegation headed by President Klaus Iohannis, in the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, on the sidelines of which he will be attending a series of multilateral meetings.

Table tennis: Romania gets gold in mixed doubles in Balkan Championships

Romania conquered the gold medal in the mixed doubles event at the Table Tennis Balkan Championships in Albena, Bulgaria, on Saturday, through pairing Cristian Chirita/Andreea Dragoman, who defeated Turks Zihni Batuhan Sahin/Merve Ozturk, 3-0 (11-7, 11-7, 11-4).

PM Citu: Head of European Commission to come to Bucharest on September 27, which means that PNRR is approved

President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen will come to Bucharest on September 27, which means that the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) is approved for Romania, Prime Minister Florin Citu stated on Friday. "Ms. Ursula von der Leyen announced her program and will come to Romania on September 27, which means that the PNRR is approved for Romania, as I said.

Court Asks Serbia to Delay Extraditing Wanted Kurd to Turkey

The European Court for Human Rights, in an interim measure adopted on Wednesday, asked Serbia not to extradite S.O, a Turkish citizen of Kurdish origin, sentenced to life in Turkey for membership of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, PKK, BIRN has learned.

UNTOLD brought to Cluj-Napoca over 35 million euro

The organizers of the UNTOLD Festival, that took place between September 9-12, announce over 35 million euro stayed in Cluj-Napoca. "Of the over 265,000 participants, that's how many attended this year all four days, some of them can still be seen on the streets of Cluj-Napoca.