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21yo Romanian computer science graduate wins Nobel Junior 2018 prize

Cristian Bodnar, aged 21, who has recently graduated from the University of Manchester, Computer Science faculty, has won the Undergraduate Awards this year, also known as the Nobel Junior Prize. Irish President, Michael D. Higgings, will also award Cristian Bodnar ...

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Where to spend Easter in Romania and how much will cost you?

Although the weather might still trick us in early April, Orthodox Easter is near, along with the short vacation, and all those eager to leave the crowded cities to get some fresh air and enjoy the natural beauties of the ...

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Competition Council fines 12 companies on the market of car batteries by over EUR 730,000

The Competition Council has fined 12 companies on the market for the production, distribution and commercialization of car batteries (1 producer and 11 distributors) by RON 3,291,715 (about EUR 731,492), the competition authority has announced on Tuesday. The Council says ...

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Update: Eight dead, at least 137 injured after strong storm played havoc in western country. Early warning system, agreed

The death toll of the atypical storm that hit western and central country on Sunday evening climbed to eight. All victims were killed by the objects torn off by the wind that reached 100 km/h. The deaths were reported in ...

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Odd Easter customs in Bistrita county

Villages on the Somes and Bargau valleys in Bistrita-Nasaud, Transylvania are preserving special traditions and customs during the Holly Week, such as cleaning the doors’ hinges with garlic, buying new clothes or threatening the nut trees. No field works are ...

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The beaded Easter egg tradition in Bistrita’s village

Egg painting tradition is revived every Easter in Romania, with each region of the country boasting different original art styles on decorating eggs. If in some parts of Romania, mainly in northern Bukovina, there is a tradition of painting eggs ...

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Romania to host military exercise comprising 30,000 NATO soldiers this summer

Romania will host a large military exercise in July, with 30,000 soldiers from NATO members states attending, the US Ambassador in Bucharest, Hans Klemm, said in Bistrita on Tuesday. According to the American envoy, there were 180 US-Romanian joint training ...

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