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Tamara Gocmanac

Contributor profile · 18 posts · joined 25 May 2013

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4 October 2013

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New Romanian Law Takes Aim at Bucharest's 65,000 Stray Dogs

A deadly dog attack on a four-year-old boy last month spurred Romanian legislators to pass a law legalizing euthanasia after stray animals spend 14 days in public shelter.

20 September 2013

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Floods in Romania Take Nine Lives, Thousands Evacuated

Torrential downpours caused the water level to rise rapidly on September 12th. Among those who died was an eight-year-old girl swept away from her father's arms.

16 September 2013

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EU Prepared to Impose Sanctions on New Member State Croatia

"I think we just broke the speed record in having sanctions introduced," one Twitter user observed.

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Hungary's Justice System Slow in Fighting Racial Crime

After 5 years a Budapest court sentenced four men to life in prison for the murders of several Hungarian Roma. Hungarian government under pressure to prevent and fight racially motivated...

15 September 2013

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Croats in Vukovar Protest Use of Serbian Cyrillic on Government Buildings

A part of the ethnically Croat population of Vukovar has staged violent protests this week in Vukovar due to the posting of signs in Serbian Cyrillic on state buildings.

4 September 2013

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Croatia's EU Membership Off to Rocky Start Over Extradition Law

Croatia agrees to fully apply EU extradition law after Brussels raises possibility of sanctions against the new EU member state.

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Belgrade Philharmonic's Quirky Director is Serbia's New Minister of Culture

Pianist and conductor Ivan Tasovac's vibrant personality and sharp wit have made him popular in Serbia and on Twitter.

29 August 2013

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Serbian National Parachuter Ejected from Team for Disgruntled Facebook Comments

Aleksandar Cvetković described on his Facebook how the Serbian parachuting team traveled to Russia to participate in the European championships only to find that Serbian officials hadn't paid for anything.

17 August 2013

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Romania to Open Communist Leader Ceausescu's Execution Site to Tourists

Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife were killed by firing squad on Christmas Day in 1989 on a former military base.

16 August 2013

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Accused Nazi Concentration Camp Leader Dies Before Trial in Hungary

László Csizsik-Csatáry was the head of an internment camp for Jews in the city of Kosice, where he allegedly beat inmates with his bare hands.

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