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Vlad the Impaler: how the bloodthirsty Dracula fought and surpassed his enemies

Vlad the Impaler was Voivode of Wallachia three times from 1448 until 1476/77. He's regarded as one of Wallachia's most…

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History

King Decebalus statue, the tallest rock sculpture in Europe

On the scenic banks of the Danube River, on the border between Romania and Serbia, stands the King Decebalus Statue,…

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Tips

The funniest misconceptions and myths about different countries

There are so many different misunderstandings about various places across the globe and so many myths! It’s often tough to…

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History

Mystery of Giant Hand of Hercules: what happens to the statue?

In the Jordanian capital, Amman is a unique, very ancient place – the Temple of Hercules. These ruins, inherited by…

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Global

Deceased man elected as a mayor of Romanian village

Ion Aliman was elected to a third term yesterday as mayor of the Romanian village of Deveselu. However, he died…

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Showbiz

Shoemaker designs special social distancing shoes: 75 cm long

The Romanian shoemaker, Grigore Lup, has found the solution to apply social distancing in daily life efficiently. He designed special…

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Global

False surgeon: Matteo Politi (39) “had trouble putting on latex gloves”

Matteo Politi, aged 39, did in Romania as if he were a plastic surgeon specialized in breast surgery, but not…

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Global

Romania takes over EU Presidency from Austria

For the first time, Romania is chair of the EU for six months. From 1 January to 1 July, the…

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Global

A mathematician who won lotto 14 times by betting on all possible numbers

Last week a Fleming won 107 million euros with EuroMillions. Not bad, but what happened on February 15, 1992, in…

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