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An Istanbul prosecutor has demanded 13 life sentences in addition to 362 years in jail for four suspects, one of whom is on the run, in the case of a boat accident that took the lives of 27 migrants late last year.
Serkan Uyar, Do?an Odac?o?lu and Kerem Sinayi Çakan are under arrest in the case, while Afghan national Murteza Hashimi is still on the run.
Consultations between President Klaus Iohannis and representatives of the minorities' group deputies, part of the series of consultations between the head of state and the political formations in Parliament on the topic of the Defense budget, have begun on Monday at the Cotroceni Palace.
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E.ON Distributie Romania, the first integrated gas and electricity distributor in Romania has begun activity from Jan. 1 and is operating over 20,000 kilometres of natural gas distribution network and more than 80,000 kilometres of electricity distribution network serving around three million clients overall, the company said in a release on Monday.
The National Union for Romania's Progress (UNPR) president, Gabriel Oprea hailed on Monday the initiative by president Klaus Iohannis to sign an agreement with all parliamentary political parties on allotting the Romanian Army starting with 2017 a minimum 2 pct budget for the next 10 years.
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Bulgaria has expanded its trade with the European Union (EU),while it has contracted its trade with third countries, shows National Statistical Institute (NSI) data, which was published on Monday.
In the period January - October 2014 Bulgarian exports to the EU amounted to BGN 22.4 B, recording an increase of 2.4 % compared to the same period in 2013.
By signing the agreement on the Defence sector's financing, Romania shows maturity and responsibility, on Monday said the co-president of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Alina Gorghiu, after consultations with President Klaus Iohannis, at the Cotroceni presidential Palace.
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An earthquake measuring 4.1 Richter jolted the seismic area of Vrancea (eastern Romania) at 8:08 a.m. (6.08 UTC) on Monday, at 17 kilometers depth, the National Institute for Earth Physics has announced.
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Since the beginning of the year, 11 earthquakes have hit Vrancea, with the most powerful measuring 4.3 Richter.
The participation in the Solidarity March to be held on Sunday in Paris is 'a strong signal of Romania's desire for involvement in the fight against terrorism and extremism of any kind,' on Saturday said president Klaus Iohannis, in a release to AGERPRES.
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