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On January 1, 2020 Romania took over the chairmanship-in-office of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organisation (BSEC), with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania (CCIR) taking over the chairmanship-in-office of the BSEC Business Council for six months.
Turkey has completed its precautions against the new flu-like coronavirus even though the country does not carry the risk of a possible outbreak, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca has said.
Speaking in an interview with state-run Anadolu Agency, the minister said that no patients carrying the coronavirus have been detected and the country does not carry the risk.
The concentration of fine particulate matter is above the limit.
Dirty air this morning in 9 cities throughout the country. The concentration of fine particulate matter is above the admissible limits in Sofia, Varna, Burgas, Smolyan, Ruse, Plovdiv, Blagoevgrad, Kardzhali and Gorna Oryahovitsa.
The pollution in Smolyan was 2 times above the norm at 4 am.
The US Senate has approved the rules under which the impeachment process against President Donald Trump will take place, according to world agencies.
The rules were approved by a party-line vote - the resolution was passed with the support of 53 Republicans in the upper house of Congress, and the other 47 senators (45 Democrats and two independent senators) voted against.
It will be mostly sunny today.
Light to moderate winds will continue from the west-northwest, changing briefly during the day to west-southwest direction. Daytime temperatures will rise significantly to reach maximums of 8C to 13C, or even higher in places. Atmospheric pressure will drop but will stay significantly higher than the average for the month.
The National Weather Administration (ANM) on Wednesday issued a code yellow warning for wind gusts valid throughout Thursday evening in 25 counties. The counties under the new advisory are: Suceava, Iasi, Neamt, Bacau, Vaslui, Alba, Arges, Braila, Botosani, Brasov, Buzau, Caras-Severin, Constanta, Covasna, Dambovita, Dolj, Gorj, Galati, Mehedinti, Prahova, Sibiu, Tulcea, Valcea and Vrancea.
Romanian-Japanese pair Monica Niculescu/Misaki Doi on Wednesday qualified in Melbourne for the second round of the women's doubles event at the Australian Open tennis tournament, the first Grand Slam of the year, after defeating 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-2 the pair Ana Kalinskaia (Russia)/Yulia Putintseva (Kazakhstan).