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News: Romania

We have started to collect the most important news related to Romania in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Romania: news

Kazakh firm in Romanian oil deal

Monday, August 27th 2007, 20:18
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's state-owned energy group, KazMunaiGaz, buys Romanian oil firm Rompetrol for $2.7bn.
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Floods strand Romania villagers

Sunday, August 26th 2007, 16:56

At least 1,400 villagers are stranded in northern Romania as heavy rains cause rivers to overflow killing one.
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Swine fever outbreak in Romania

Sunday, August 5th 2007, 14:28

Authorities have ordered the slaughter of 20,000 pigs, after an outbreak of swine fever in western Romania.
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Romania confronts huge meat pile

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 17:27
related places: Bucharest

A Romanian firm is accused of illegally dumping 47 tonnes of carcasses on the outskirts of Bucharest.
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Romania mourns Church head

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 12:47

The late head of the Romanian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Teoctist, will be buried on Friday.
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New EU states urged to curb graft

Wednesday, June 27th 2007, 13:29
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

The European Commission calls on new members Bulgaria and Romania to do more to combat corruption.
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CIA jails in Europe 'confirmed'

Friday, June 8th 2007, 18:22
related countries: Poland Poland

A European investigator says he has evidence the CIA ran secret "war on terror" jails in Poland and Romania.
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Romanian drama wins Cannes gold

Sunday, May 27th 2007, 19:47

Romanian film 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days wins the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
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Basescu chided for 'gypsy' slur

Wednesday, May 23rd 2007, 13:50

The Romanian president is officially reprimanded for calling a journalist a "stinking Gypsy".
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Ousted Romanian leader defiant

Friday, April 20th 2007, 18:09

Ousted Romanian President Basescu refuses to resign despite being suspended and an interim leader appointed.
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Interim Romanian leader chosen

Friday, April 20th 2007, 13:41

Romania's leftist Senate chairman is to be interim president, after MPs suspend President Basescu.
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Romania's MPs suspend president

Thursday, April 19th 2007, 12:51

Romania's parliament votes to suspend President Basescu as MPs accuse him of abuse of office.
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Priest jailed for exorcism death

Monday, February 19th 2007, 16:29

A Romanian priest who caused the death of a nun during an exorcism ritual is jailed for 14 years.
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Romanian minister forced to quit

Friday, February 2nd 2007, 17:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Romania's foreign minister is forced to resign over his failure to flag up the detention of two workers in Iraq.
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EU clash with Romanian tradition

Saturday, January 27th 2007, 11:55

Nick Thorpe meets Romania's traditional farmers who now face extinction after the country's entry into the EU.
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Chinese on strike in Romania

Thursday, January 25th 2007, 10:59
related countries: China China

Hundreds of Chinese working legally in Romania are on strike, demanding better pay and conditions.
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