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ForMin Corlatean reiterates Romania's support for Israel, Palestine peaceful coexistence

Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister Titus Corlatean at a meeting with Israel's ambassador in Bucharest Dan Ben-Eliezer on Wednesday reiterated Romania's support for a solution allowing the Israeli and Palestinian states to coexist in peace and security, the foreign ministry said in a release to AGERPRES.

'Commitment to Fight Corruption' signed by the PMP

The People's Movement Party (PMP) has signed the 'Commitment to Fight Corruption', which stipulates the modification of the regulations of the Deputies Chamber and the Senate, so that the voting on lifting parliamentary immunity to be made in full sight, by using the electronic system, according to a release on Wednesday sent to AGERPRES by Romanian Coalition for Fighting Corrupti

Djokovic to be top seed at Wimbledon

LONDON - Serbia's highest-ranking male tennis player Novak Djokovic will be the top seed at this year's Wimbledon, the organisers announced on Wednesday.

As the top favourite to win the tournament, Djokovic has been seeded ahead of world number one Rafael Nadal of Spain.

First 'Online Hospital' Launched in Romania

A group of Romanian doctors has launched an online patient portal, SpitalOnline.ro, which allows patients to obtain healthcare services non-stop - whether or not they are in the vicinty of a hospital.

Russia-Ukraine Gas Dispute Leaves Romania Unmoved

Romania will not suffer because of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine gas row, as the country is one of the countries in Europe that are least dependent on imported Russian gas, officials say.

Russia on Monday cut the gas supplies to Ukraine after Kiev failed to meet a deadline to repay its debt of 4.5 billion dollars.

European Commissioner Ciolos: Romania has all EU instruments to support milk producers

Romania has all instruments provided by the European Union, both as regards the system of direct payments and the rural development program, to make sure milk producers can be supported to cope with the removal of milk quotas at EU level as of January 1, 2015, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian Ciolos said on Tuesday.

MAE's Aurescu: Romania, firmly committed to making Deveselu base operational in 2015

State Secretary for Strategic Affairs with Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) Bogdan Aurescu on Tuesday attended an international conference on missile defence in Mainz, Germany, where he reiterated Romania's strong commitment to making the Deveslu Military base facility operational around 2015.

Bulgaria's Business Environment Ranks 46th Worldwide

Bulgaria ranks 46th in the world in terms of business environment for the period 2014-2018, surpassing Romania and Italy, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Bulgaria has moved one spot ahead compared to the previous ranking for the period 2009-2013, BGNES reports.

Anthology of Serbian aphorisms in Basque

BELGRADE - The anthology of Serbian anti-war aphorisms entitled "A shot in the war" (Gerrari tiroka) has been published in Spain, in the Basque language, the Section of Satirists of the Association of Writers of Serbia has stated.

The anthology was issued by the publishing house Erroteta, based in Amorebieta-Etxano, north Spain, on the coast of the Bay of Biscay.

Romanian doctors open Europe's first online hospital

SpitalOnline.ro, the first doctor-patient live chat platform in Europe has been launched in Romania on Tuesday, on a business initiative of several Romanian doctors supported by British experts, involving an investment of 30,000 euros.

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