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#2019PresidentialElection/ Over 559,000 Romanians from abroad cast their vote by 18:00 hrs

Over 559,000 Romanians from the diaspora turned out to vote on Sunday, until 18:00 hrs. This is the third day of the presidential election in the diaspora. About 25,200 Romanians from abroad voted by mail. According to information from the Central Electoral Bureau's online platform, most voters in the diaspora were from Italy - about 114,000 in as many as 142 polling stations.

#2019PresidentialElection/ Almost 79,000 Romanians turn out to vote abroad until 07:00 Romania's time

Almost 79,000 Romanians voted at the ballot boxes in the first round of the presidential elections until Saturday 07:00, Romania's time, when the first day of voting abroad was concluded, as the polling stations set up in the Americas closed: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, the U.S.A., Uruguay, Venezuela.

#2019PresidentialElection/ Voting process under way in New Zealand, Australia, Tokyo

Five of the six polling stations in Australia for the election of the President of Romania opened on Friday at 12:00 hrs local time (3:00 hrs Romanian time) in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide, followed by the Perth section.

A Volcano Erupted on an Island in Southeastern Japan

A volcano erupted on Satsuma-Iojima Island in southeastern Japan, Reuters and TASS reported, citing the Japan's Meteorological Agency.

No damage to the island in Kagoshima Prefecture was reported. 

Locals have been warned not to approach the volcano. There is a village with about a hundred inhabitants  about 2.5 kilometres from the volcano.

Romania's Andreea Beatrice Ana wins bronze at World U23 Senior Wrestling Championships

Romanian female athlete Andreea Beatrice Ana won the bronze medal on Thursday in the women's 55 kg category at the World Under-23 Senior Wrestling Championships in Budapest. She defeated Kristina Zoriana Demko in the bronze medal match.

A Fire Destroyed Japanese Palace Included in the UNESCO List (VIDEO)

The Shuri Palace, which is part of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, has burned almost completely in a big fire that broke out that night, world agencies have reported.

20 firefighting teams are involved in the extinguishing of the fire. The castle is not inhabited and there have been no reports of any injuries. Police officers are investigating the cause of the fire.

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