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Two Dutch citizens caught with 84 kilos of heroin at the Romanian-Ukrainian border

Two Dutch citizens were caught transporting 84 kilograms of heroin while trying to cross the Ukrainian-Romanian border and will be presented to the Maramures Court on Tuesday, with the proposal for preventive arrest. The Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and ...

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US Ambassador Klemm: The referendum’s outcome is the people’s manifestation in favour of tolerance

US Ambassador, Hans Klemm, has said on Thursday, answering to a question addressed by journalists, that the result of the referendum on redefining the family in the Constitution is the people’s manifestation in favour of tolerance. During a visit paid ...

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U.S., Israel embassies condemn vandalism of Elie Wiesel House

The Embassy of the United States of America in Romania has condemned the vandalism on Elie Wiesel House in Sighetu Marmartiei, northwestern Romania. “The Embassy of the United States of America in Romania unequivocally condemns the recent vandalism carried out ...

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4yo boy killed by his uncle’s dog

A four-year-old boy has been killed by the family’s dog in Sighetu Marmatiei, Maramures county. The dog belonged to the boy’s uncle, who brought it from Italy two months ago. The policemen have opened a criminal file for manslaughter against ...

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771 children died during 1966-1990 in the Romanian foster homes, IICCMER says

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of Romanian Exile (IICCMER) has filed a denunciation to the Prosecutor’s Office for inhuman maltreatment over children admitted to foster homes during the communist regime in Romania. The case ...

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Romanian rugby player saves man from death

Romanian international rugby player Ionuț Botezatu, currently with CSM Știința Baia Mare club, on Sunday saved a man from death, writes the official website of the Romanian Rugby Federation.Two men started arguing during a festival heldin Sighetu Marmatiei, Maramures County, ...

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Vadu Izei, Maramures: traditions and wooden churches

Vadu Izei commune is located in the north part of Maramures County, 60 km away from Baia Mare and 6 km away from Sighetu Marmatiei. Vadu Izei, known for its craftsmen and wood carving, is situated at the confluence of ...

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“Childhood books on bicycle” cycling tour kicks off today, to cross 13 counties

Prince Nicholas starts today, April 23 the cycling tour “Childhood books on bicycle,” initiated by Curtea Veche Association. He is expected to pedal over one thousand kilometers together with national cycling champion Alex Ciocan, within the charitable cycling tour devoted ...

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Ocna Sugatag, Maramures, a dreamscape and a spa resort

Ocna Sugatag is a commune in Maramures County, Transylvania, documentary attested for the first time in 1355. It is composed of four villages: Breb, Hoteni, Ocna Sugatag and Sat-Sugatag. Located in Maramures depression, the resort links other places like Iza ...

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