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19 March 2011

The King of Romania, Possible Witness in 70 Years Old Case

King Michael the First of Romania, as a young monarch, 1946

A court in Timişoara, Romania, will be ruling upon a request to call the former Romanian King, Michael the First of Romania, to the witness stand, in a case involving a property dispute between the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and the local state university. His Majesty is the last surviving head of state from the time of the Second World War. The property being litigated, named the Lloyd Palace, in Timişoara, used to belong to the Chamber of Commerce until 1945, when a royal decree transfered its property to the local University – “Universitatea de Vest”. The Chamber of Commerce is now reclaiming the building and argues that the royal decree was signed under pressure from the governing Communist Party – the same party that, in 1947, forced the same monarch to abdicate and leave the country.

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12 February 2011

Greek Brothers Tried To Smuggle Dead Granpa Over Border

One dead lorry driver and one dead traveler in a single day in Albiţa

Romanian border police officers in Albiţa, Vaslui, could not believe their eyes when they realized that two Greek men tried to get their dead grandfather across the border under the guise of being “deep asleep”. It may sound like something out of an Emir Kusturica movie, but it happened for real on February the 12th 2011. 

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3 November 2010

10 Years Old Girl From Romania Gives Birth

The doctors at a birth clinic in Spain are shocked, after having delivered a baby from a 10 years old girl, allegedly from Romania. The girl was brought to the clinic in Jerez, Andaluzia, where she gave birth to a 2.9 kg. baby, in perfect health.

The girl’s mother sais that she is happy with her new grandson and she also claims that this is “usual in her country”. According to her mother, the girl lives with her fiance in Romania. The doctors also added that the girl who is now a mother is in good condition.

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