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Shark attack kills two tourists within days in Egypt’s Red Sea

A 68-year-old Austrian woman died on Friday after losing an arm and a leg in another attack by a Mako shark while swimming in the Red Sea near the resort town of Hurghada. The attacks happened within 600 metres of each other, off the coast of Sahl Hasheesh. On Sunday, another tourist, yet to be […]

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Fire at Romanian Covid-19 hospital kills at least two people

A fire at a COVID-19 hospital in Romania killed at least two people, according to local authorities, the latest in a string of deadly blazes at healthcare facilities in the country over the past year. The fire in the central Romanian city of Ploiesti broke out at about 4am local time on Thursday. It struck […]

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Dan Petrescu: Romanian billionaire piloting private plane crashes into building in Milan, eight dead

A private plane has crashed into an empty building on the outskirts of Milan in northern Italy, killing all eight people on board. The small plane took off from Milan’s Linate city airport on Sunday, was headed for the island of Sardinia, officials said. It was piloted by Romanian billionaire Dan Petrescu, according to Italian […]

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Liechtenstein prince accused of shooting European Union’s largest bear

Environmental campaigners suspect a Liechtenstein prince shot dead probably the biggest bear alive in the EU on a hunting expedition in Romania in March. They say Prince Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein had been granted a permit to shoot a female bear that had caused damage to some farms. But it was not a female […]

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Romanian villagers re-elect dead mayor, saying did a good job and deserved a victory

A Romanian village re-elected their mayor by a landslide even though he died two weeks ago from Covid-19 complications, saying he had done a good job and deserved his posthumous victory. After voting dozens of villagers visited the grave of Ion Aliman, a Social Democrat and lit candles. “It is your victory,” one man can […]

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Medical procedure sets 66-year-old Romanian woman on fire

A 66-year-old Romanian woman died  after being set on fire during a hospital operation in Romania, the health ministry said Monday. The woman suffering from pancreatic cancer died after suffering burns to 40 percent of her body when surgeons used an electrical scalpel despite her being treated with an alcohol-based disinfectant. Contact with the flammable […]

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Ship with 14,000 sheep overturns off Romania

A large cargo ship carrying more than 14,000 sheep overturned off the coast of Romania. The Queen Hind capsized on Sunday morning after leaving the port of Midia, near the south-eastern city of Constanța, on the Black Sea coastline. All crew members i.e 22 Syrian nationals were rescued. An operation, involving police, firefighters and the […]