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Op-Ed: Rosia Montana — Preserving patrimony for sustainable development Special

Rosia Montana is a small mining town located in the Rosiei Valley, western Transylvania, in Romania. The gold mine that the town is situated next to contains Europe’s largest gold deposits, which has been mined since Roman times.

Op-Ed: In Slovakia, Christmas dinner is in the bathtub

It's always fun to learn about Christmas traditions around the world. In the U.S., most of us enjoy a turkey or holiday ham for our Christmas dinner, but in Eastern Europe, if you were there today, chances are you would find a carp in the bathtub.

Swedish police nab Lithuanian diaper smugglers

Police officers in Jämtland, in northern Sweden, spent the night counting disposable diapers, more than 25,000 of them, after stopping two men in a van they believe were trying to smuggle them to eastern Europe.

Los Angeles porn producers moving out because of regulations

Los Angeles - California's Los Angeles county has a regulation that adult film stars wear condoms in all porn films, and it's threatening to spread statewide. This has caused the adult film industry to gather up their video cameras and get out of town.

Absent Putin still looms large over Brussels G7 summit

Brussels - Leaders of the G7 group of industrialized nations meeting at a summit in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, are expected to put further pressure on Russia to act over the Ukrainian crisis.

Romania suspends small-scale hydropower plants in protected areas

Romania has recently announced its decision to suspend the construction or operation of hundreds of small-scale hydropower plants in protected areas across the Carpathian Mountains, in order to protect regional biodiversity and aquatic ecosystems.

DARE-Net: An initiative aiming to combat Roma school segregation

A new initiative aiming to tackle the multifarious problems regarding educational provisions for Roma minority and to promote Roma school desegregation in several European countries was recently launched.

Police investigate claims of sex trafficking in Edinburgh

Edinburgh - An Eastern European woman has told health workers in Edinburgh that she was brought to the UK and forced to work as a prostitute sparking an investigation into claims of sex trafficking in the city.

Spanish-led operation results in arrest of 69 Mafia suspects

An operation overseen by the authorities in Spain has resulted in the arrests over the weekend and on Monday of at least 69 people suspected of being members of a mafia gang run by either Russians or Georgians.
 

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Britain's smaller rural towns are also having to adapt to large numbers of eastern Europeans se...
Britain's smaller rural towns are also having to adapt to large numbers of eastern Europeans seeking agricultural work, say campaigners
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President Barack Obama and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk walk to a bilateral meeting at the Chan...
President Barack Obama and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk walk to a bilateral meeting at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister in Warsaw, Poland, June 3, 2014.
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The Transfagarasan is a road in the Southern Carpathians in Romania.
The Transfagarasan is a road in the Southern Carpathians in Romania.
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