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Facebook removes fake pages, Instagram accounts in the UK, Romania
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Facebook removes fake pages, Instagram accounts in the UK, Romania

Facebook also said here it would crack down on misinformation about vaccines.

Fed Cup: Romania stun defending champions Czech Republic in thrilling fashion to reach first ever semi-finals
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Fed Cup: Romania stun defending champions Czech Republic in thrilling fashion to reach first ever semi-finals

Romania reached the Fed Cup semi-finals for the first time on Sunday with a 3-2 win over defending champions Czech Republic as Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu stunned Wimbledon and French Open winners Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova in a marathon doubles decider.

Fed Cup: Former number ones Karolina Pliskova and Simona Halep off to winning starts on opening day
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Fed Cup: Former number ones Karolina Pliskova and Simona Halep off to winning starts on opening day

Karolina Pliskova and Simona Halep won their opening rubbers as the Fed Cup clash between defending champions Czech Republic and Romania ended 1-1 on Saturday's opening day.

Munich Police investigates massive human trafficking network linked to India and Nepal, arrests five
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Munich Police investigates massive human trafficking network linked to India and Nepal, arrests five

The Indian authorities have not been involved so far in the ongoing investigation as the Indian and Nepalese gang members are mainly operating from Germany and other European countries.

US Open 2018: Scrambling Simona Halep falls at first hurdle, needs to up her game to keep top spot
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US Open 2018: Scrambling Simona Halep falls at first hurdle, needs to up her game to keep top spot

With players like Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber back on the upward curve, Simona Halep will have to scramble hard to keep the top spot.

Romania protests: Thousands take part in anti-government demonstrations in Bucharest; 440 injured
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Romania protests: Thousands take part in anti-government demonstrations in Bucharest; 440 injured

Tens of thousands of people in Romania flocked to the anti-government protest in Bucharest organised by expatriates on Friday, urging the left-wing ruling Social Democrat (PSD) government to resign and call an early election.

Romania protests: Hundreds injured in countrywide rallies against ruling government over corruption, weak judiciary
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Romania protests: Hundreds injured in countrywide rallies against ruling government over corruption, weak judiciary

Tens of thousands of protesters rallied against the ruling Social Democrat (PSD) government on Friday in cities across Romania and the capital Bucharest where riot police fired tear gas into the crowd and hundreds needed medical attention.

Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu dominates Maria Sakkari in straight sets to capture first WTA title at San Jose
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Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu dominates Maria Sakkari in straight sets to capture first WTA title at San Jose

Mihaela Buzarnescu's long road to a WTA title ended in San Jose, California, on Sunday as the Romanian powered past Maria Sakkari 6-1, 6-0 in the final of the US Open hardcourt tuneup.

JSW Steel plans to bid for ArcelorMittal's Romanian plant, will compete with Ukraine’s Metinvest and Italy’s Marcegaglia
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JSW Steel plans to bid for ArcelorMittal's Romanian plant, will compete with Ukraine’s Metinvest and Italy’s Marcegaglia

ArcelorMittal had to put 6 European assets up for sale to get approval from European competition authorities for its purchase of Italy’s giant Ilva plant.

European Union's top court grants American man same-sex residency rights in Romania
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European Union's top court grants American man same-sex residency rights in Romania

The European Union's (EU) top court on Tuesday ruled in favour of a Romanian gay man's right to have his American husband live with him in Romania.

Qatar Open: Simona Halep cruises to straight sets win over Ekaterina Makarova in second round
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Qatar Open: Simona Halep cruises to straight sets win over Ekaterina Makarova in second round

World number two Simona Halep won easily on her return to competitive action since losing the Australian Open final, beating Ekaterina Makarova in straight sets in the Qatar Open.

lie Nastase ban reduced by eight months on appeal but fine doubled for aggressive behaviour at Fed Cup
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lie Nastase ban reduced by eight months on appeal but fine doubled for aggressive behaviour at Fed Cup

An independent tribunal on Wednesday reduced Ilie Nastase's suspension for racist and aggressive behaviour before and during a 2017 Fed Cup tie between Romania and Great Britain, but increased his fine.

Fed Cup: World No 2 Simona Halep to miss Romania's tie against Canada due to injury
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Fed Cup: World No 2 Simona Halep to miss Romania's tie against Canada due to injury

World number two Simona Halep said Tuesday that she will miss Romania's Fed Cup tie with Canada this weekend after an injury picked up at a gruelling Australian Open failed to heal.

Viorica Dancila, first elected woman prime minister of Romania, sworn in with 27-member Cabinet
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Viorica Dancila, first elected woman prime minister of Romania, sworn in with 27-member Cabinet

Viorica Dancila, a 54-year-old Romanian deputy of the European Parliament from the Social Democrat Party, is the first female prime minister in the country's history.

Spain's Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza named International Tennis Federation World champions
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Spain's Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza named International Tennis Federation World champions

The last time two players from the same country scooped the awards was in 1998 when Americans Pete Sampras and Lindsay Davenport took the honours.

WTA Finals: Simona Halep begins campaign on a winning note by beating Caroline Garcia in straight sets
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WTA Finals: Simona Halep begins campaign on a winning note by beating Caroline Garcia in straight sets

In her opening round-robin match, Halep halted Garcia's 11-match winning streak with a 6-4, 6-2 masterclass in 88 minutes at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Robert Lewandowski helps Poland qualify; Germany maintain perfect record
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Robert Lewandowski helps Poland qualify; Germany maintain perfect record

Robert Lewandowski scored a European qualifying record 16th goal as Poland defeated Montenegro 4-2 on Sunday to reach next year's World Cup, while reigning champions Germany secured a 10th successive win.

Romania hit with violent storm; eight dead, dozens injured
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Romania hit with violent storm; eight dead, dozens injured

A violent storm in Romania that produced winds of up to 100 kilometers (60 miles) an hour left at least eight people dead and dozens more injured Sunday, authorities said.

Emmanuel Macron's approval ratings drop for second consecutive month, reveals poll
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Emmanuel Macron's approval ratings drop for second consecutive month, reveals poll

French President Emmanuel Macron has suffered a fresh slump in popularity, with just a 30 percent approval rating among voters,

US Open 2017: Simona Halep still unable to solve Maria Sharapova-puzzle after 1st round loss
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US Open 2017: Simona Halep still unable to solve Maria Sharapova-puzzle after 1st round loss

Halep connected on 67 percent of her first serves, but not enough of them were effective enough to frustrate Sharapova.