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Seven Romanian diplomatic missions abroad eyed for renting irregularities

A check carried out by the Romanian Court of Accounts during 2012 and 2014 revealed irregularities across several Romanian diplomatic missions abroad. Seven of these missions spent over EUR 835,000 on rents although the Romanian state held buildings in those ...

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Biathlete Eva Tofalvi, the second Romanian athlete tested positive with Meldonium

Romanian biathlete Eva Tofalvi has been tested positive with Meldonium, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) announced in a statement posted Tuesday on its website. Tofalvi (37) was tested out of the competition on March 8 in Oslo. The Miercurea Ciuc ...

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William C. Campbell, Satoshi Omura and Youyou Tu win Nobel Prize for Medicine

Three researchers are sharing this year’s first Nobel Prize, the award for medicine or physiology. Campbell and Omura worked on a roundworm parasite treatment, while Youyou Tu made a malaria breakthrough, dw.com reports. Irish-born Campbell and Japan’s Omura shared half ...

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Top 10 sights in Oslo

Top attractions in Oslo include Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park, the Opera House, Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Viking Ship Museum. The 80-acre Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park in western Oslo features 212 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland. Every year over one million locals and tourists visit the park, ...

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Norway – Europe’s second richest country

Norway ranks second as the richest country in Europe, with a GDP of almost USD 500 billion. The main income source of Norway depends on oil reserves, metal and fishing which made it as one among the richest countries in ...

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Europe’s oldest Constitution marked bicentenary last year

Norway’s Constitution Day is celebrated on May 17. It commemorates the date when the nation’s constitution was signed at Eidsvoll on May 17, 1814. It is usually referred to as Nasjonaldagen (The National Day) in Norwegian. Last year, Norway celebrated ...

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FM Aurescu invites Norwegian investors to Romania

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu met his Norwegian counterpart Borge Brende in Oslo on Monday. “During the consultations with Minister Borge Brende, the top Romanian diplomat underlined the fact that Norwegian investors could exploit Romania’s economic stability and start ...

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