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Romania completes first report on international humanitarian law application nationwide

Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) welcomes the anniversary today of the International Humanitarian Law Day in Romania and reconfirms its commitment to acting to strengthen observance of the rules, and also to promoting the widest possible awareness of their importance among the public actors, political decision makers and the Romanian society as a whole.

Napoleonic jewels dazzle in Geneva auction

A jewelry set worn by French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's adopted daughter sold for $1.65 million in Geneva on May 12, soaring way above the pre-auction estimate.

Marking the 200th anniversary of Napoleon's death, Christie's auction house sold the nine imperial jewels adorned with sapphires and diamonds, which were from the collection of his adopted daughter Stephanie de Beauharnais.

Duster no. 2,000,000 comes off production line of Dacia Plant

The Duster numbered 2,000,000 has come off the production line of the Dacia Plant in central Mioveni on Thursday, the car manufacturer informs. According to a release from Dacia, the car is a limited edition Duster Advantage ECO-G 100 - with mixed petrol/LNG fuelling, made for a client in Romania. "Duster is a national symbol of success.

Instagram tiara, Kashmir sapphire shine in Geneva auction

A Savoy royal tiara which everyone could try on via Instagram, and the largest Kashmir sapphire ever auctioned sold for millions of dollars each on May 11.

The tiara went for $1.6 million and the sapphire fetched $3.9 million when the historic treasures went under the hammer at Sotheby's auction house in Geneva.

Berlin dismisses Turkish proposal for two-state settlement on Cyprus

The German foreign ministry has weighed in on the as yet fruitless effort to reach a Cyprus settlement, rejecting the position of Ankara and the Turkish Cypriot community which is a two-state solution that effectively recognises de jure the 46-year Turkish occupation of over one-third of the island following its 1974 invasion and occupation.

Economics Paradox: Bulgaria Imports More Tomatoes Than Bananas

Analysis, comparison and mirror data differences in foreign trade are the basis for an approach necessary for recovery, sustainability and development. The figures for exports, imports and balance of commodity exchange and trade in services y/y compared to those of neighbours, for example, are a key indicator. Looking carefully at the mirror difference between national data, e.g.