Tennis: Nastase - if they have no reason, then players should pay, but I know they're injured

Former tennis player Ilie Nastase declared on Monday that the players that refused to take part in the singles' event of the Tokyo Olympic Games should return the money received from the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MTS) and the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) for taking part in several tournaments if they have no reasons, but he mentioned that the players are injured.

Minister Ciuca and NATO Deputy SecGen, at "Afghanistan - Faces of War" exhibition

The Minister Designate of National Defence, Nicolae Ciuca, at the ministerial meeting of the North Atlantic Alliance in Brussels, participated on Wednesday night, together with the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mircea Geoana, and the chair of the Military Committee of NATO, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart William Peach, at the photographic exhibition "Afghanistan - Faces of War".

Academics Stand Against Poverty opens Romanian chapter

The international organization Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) opened its Romanian chapter on Monday, at the Romanian Diplomatic Institute.

ASAP President Thomas Pogge attends the opening event of the international organization's Romanian chapter
Photo credit: (c) Ilie BUMBAC / AGERPRES PHOTO