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Ilie Nastase: Romania's Fed Cup captain to quit game if punished by ITF

Friday, April 28th 2017, 17:34

Ilie Nastase says he will quit tennis if he is banned over the derogatory comments he made about Serena William's unborn child.
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DR Congo: UN peacekeepers face fresh sexual abuse claims

Friday, April 28th 2017, 11:44
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A Romanian peacekeeper in DR Congo is among five being investigated for sexual abuse and exploitation.
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Romania tennis captain Nastase suspended

Sunday, April 23rd 2017, 15:50
related countries: United States United States

Romania captain Ilie Nastase is suspended by the International Tennis Federation over an incident that left Johanna Konta in tears.
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Play-off suspended after Nastase is sent off

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 19:59
related places: Nastase

Romania captain Ilie Nastase is banned from the Fed Cup tie against Great Britain after an incident that leaves Johanna Konta in tears.
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Serena Williams: Ilie Nastase heard making derogatory comment

Friday, April 21st 2017, 21:31

Romania's Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase is heard making a derogatory comment about Serena Williams' unborn child.
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Romania dictionary altered to thwart exam cheats

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 14:27

Administrators change online definitions over suspicion students are cheating in exams.
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Romanian protesters use mobile phones to protest

Sunday, February 12th 2017, 22:11
related places: Bucharest

Thousands of people protested in Bucharest on Sunday night.
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Romania's tale of puppy politics

Sunday, February 12th 2017, 0:49

Romania's tale of puppy politics
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Romanian protesters light up huge rally with phone torches

Monday, February 6th 2017, 11:55
related places: Bucharest

Up to 500,000 protesters shone torches on their phones at an anti-corruption rally in the capital Bucharest, lighting up Victory Square.
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Romania protests: Victory for people power

Monday, February 6th 2017, 4:56

Romania protesters demand more, as government scraps corruption bill, BBC's Steve Rosenberg reports.
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Three things you need to know about Romania protests

Sunday, February 5th 2017, 19:12

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg explains how the huge demonstrations in the country have brought about change.
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Romania protests: Children central to anti-government rally

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 14:17
related places: Bucharest

Parents explain why they have brought their children to anti-government protests in Bucharest.
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Romania President rejects Muslim Sevil Shhaideh as PM

Tuesday, December 27th 2016, 15:25

Romania's president rejects a candidate who would have been the country's first female, Muslim PM.
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Romania election: Left 'set to return to power'

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 23:16

Romania's leftists are set to return to power in Sunday's general election, exit polls suggest.
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'Sex traffickers put a gun to my head'

Wednesday, October 12th 2016, 0:57

Hundreds of women are trafficked from Romania and forced into prostitution. Naomi Grimley has spoken to survivors - and one unrepentant trafficker.
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Hacker 'Guccifer' jailed for four years

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 16:57
related countries: United States United States

A Romanian hacker who targeted high-profile US politicians is sentenced to 52 months in prison by a federal court.
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Stuntman rides unicycle on massive chimney in Romania.

Wednesday, August 31st 2016, 7:20
related places: Targu Jiu

A unicyclist has been performing stunts on top of a chimney in Romania that is 250m high - one of the tallest structures in the city of Targu Jiu.
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Full honours

Friday, August 12th 2016, 23:04

A royal funeral takes place in central Romania on Saturday for a queen who was never crowned and never served - yet still gets full state honours.
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Couple build 'fairytale' castle in Transylvania

Wednesday, July 20th 2016, 10:40

Pair build eco-castle in Romania's Carpathian mountains using only natural materials.
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