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Romania sells ex-dictator's luxuries

Friday, April 8th 2016, 17:25

Romania sells off more luxuries from the vast collection of communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife, executed in 1989.
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VIDEO: Growing up in a Romanian orphanage

Tuesday, April 5th 2016, 23:01

Izidor Ruckel was one of thousands of children found living in terrible conditions in Romanian orphanages after the collapse of the Communist government.
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Romania jails labour camp chief

Wednesday, March 30th 2016, 16:06

A Romanian ex-prison commander is jailed for 20 years for crimes against humanity at a communist-era jail where 103 political prisoners died.
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Ceausescu's mansion opens to visitors

Friday, March 11th 2016, 14:42

Deposed Romanian president's "Spring Palace" to reveal its secrets
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Romania amends 'get out early' jail law

Tuesday, January 12th 2016, 22:41

Romania says it is changing a controversial law that has allowed prisoners to reduce their sentences by writing books.
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Romania fire victims flown to UK

Sunday, November 8th 2015, 22:02
related countries: Norway Norway, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bucharest

Twelve victims of the Bucharest nightclub fire are flown by Nato to hospitals in the UK and Norway, as the death toll rises to 45.
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Romania fire claims nine more lives

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 23:06

Nine more people die of their injuries after last week's fire at a Romanian nightclub, bringing the number of deaths to 41, officials say.
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Romania gets new PM as protests go on

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 11:05

Romanian Education Minister Sorin Cimpeanu is made interim PM as protesters, angered by a fatal nightclub fire, push for political change.
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Romania sees second night of protests

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 2:22
related places: Bucharest

More than 30,000 people march in Bucharest demanding more reform after Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta resigned over a deadly nightclub fire.
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Romania PM resigns after nightclub fire

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 17:23

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta resigns, a day after thousands protest against a nightclub fire that left 32 people dead.
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VIDEO: Romanian PM quits: Why did he go?

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 10:52

Romanian PM Victor Ponta says he is resigning, a day after 20,000 protesters marched over a nightclub fire that left 32 people dead.
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VIDEO: Protest march for Romania club fire

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 2:34
related places: Bucharest

Tens of thousands of Romanian protesters march through Bucharest calling for authorities to resign in the wake of a fatal fire at a nightclub in the city.
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Three held over Romania club fire

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 23:53

Three owners of a nightclub in Romania where 31 people died in a fire on Friday are arrested for suspected manslaughter, prosecutors say.
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Romania club fire death toll rises

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 15:39
related places: Bucharest

Two more people have died of injuries sustained in Friday's Bucharest nightclub fire, doctors say, raising the death toll to 29.
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'Rules ignored' in Romania club fire

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 20:30
related places: Bucharest

Romania's president says safety regulations seem to have been ignored in a Bucharest nightclub where a fire killed 27 people on Friday night.
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Deadly blaze hits Bucharest nightclub

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 4:55
related places: Bucharest

A fire at a nightclub in the Romanian capital Bucharest has killed 27 people and injured 155, authorities there say.
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VIDEO: Witness to Bucharest nightclub fire

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 1:39
related places: Bucharest

At least 27 people have been killed after fire broke out at a nightclub in the Romanian capital Bucharest
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Romania ex-leader in 1990 deaths case

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 12:35

Romania's ex-President Ion Iliescu appears in court on charges of crimes against humanity over the violent suppression of a protest in 1990.
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