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Over 600,000 visitors are expected to take part at the International Theatre Festival in Sibiu, FITS, one of the most important performing arts festival in Europe.
Some 350 events are scheduled to take place in Sibiu between June 6 and 15, gathering participants from 70 countries.
Executive chairman of the ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea considers that party leader Victor Ponta makes a "highly credible" and "strong" candidate for President of Romania.
Dragnea said on Thursday in Botosani (northeastern Romania) that PSD won't come up with a surprise candidate in the presidential elections due this autumn.
SARAJEVO - The armed forces of the Balkan states will continue to cooperate closely within the B-9 forum with a view to strengthening regional security, but also assisting each other in the crisis situations caused by natural disasters, their chiefs of the general staff concluded in a meeting in Sarajevo.
A European Commission report on euro-area convergence released on Wednesday says that of eight EU member states, only Lithuania meets all the criteria for joining the euro.
Romania and Bulgaria are among the countries that are not ready yet to switch to the single currency, according to the report.
Prime Minister Victor Ponta, National Education Minister Remus Pricopie, Minister Delegate Mihnea Costoiu and Minister for European Funds Eugen Teodorovici participated late on Wednesday in the opening of the construction works on the Advanced Research for Materials, Products and Innovative Processes Institute - CAMPUS UPB, located on the premises of the Polytechnic University of