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Metallica donates EUR 250k for #1 Pediatric Oncology and Radiotherapy Hospital of Romania

Metallica has donated EUR 250,000 for the erection of the first Pediatric Oncology and Radiotherapy Hospital of Romania, thus joining the #NoiFacemUnSpital / #WeMakeAHospital initiative, on Thusrday announced on Facebook the Daruieste Viata /Give Life Association. The members of the band have made the donation through the "All within my hands" Metallica Foundation.

Earthquake in Vrancea

Its epicentre wass 14 km from Nerezhu.

An earthquake with 3.7 magnitude on the Richter scale was felt in Vrancea. The earthquake occurred at 20.17 local time. This is reported by the Geophysical Institute of BAS.

Its epicentre is 14 kilometers from Nerezhu and 141 kilometers from Bucharest. The earthquake was 138 kilometers deep.

Capital general mayor launches for public debate introduction of "Oxygen" vignette

General Mayor of Bucharest Gabriela Firea announced on Wednesday the launch for public debate of a project that provides for the purchase of a vignette, dubbed "Oxygen", for all cars entering the Capital, but are not registered in Bucharest or Ilfov county (the county surrounding the city, ed.n.).

Protests on August 10 in several cities in Romania

Sibiu, Iasi, Brasov, Baia Mare, Constanta, Targu Mures, Bistrita, Galati are among the cities where people took to the streets on Saturday evening to express their discontent with the Government, with the fact that last year's incidents at the protests have not been elucidated and with the measures taken in the judiciary.

Large protest announced for Saturday in Piata Victoriei, with over 250,000 participants

A large protest is announced for Saturday in the Piata Victoriei of Bucharest, one year since the antigovernment manifestations of the Diaspora of 10 August, resulted in the intervention in force of the gendarmes, a release by the Bucharest City Hall informs.

Report on 112 emergency call service comprises 14 measures to be implemented

Senior official with the Interior Ministry (MAI) Raed Arafat said on Wednesday that he presented to the Prime Minister Viorica Dancila a report on the 112 emergency call service drawn up by an inter-ministerial committee that comprises 14 short, medium and long-term measures to be implemented.