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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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Saturday, January 3rd 2009, 1:45

Romania's runaway economy hits the buffers
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Bucharest breaks record for most Santas giving out gifts

Sunday, December 21st 2008, 20:01

Thousands dress up as Santa Claus and hand out gifts as Romania bids for a new Guinness world record.
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Economist chosen as Romania's PM

Wednesday, December 10th 2008, 12:58

Ex-World Bank economist Theodor Stolojan is asked to form Romania's new government after inconclusive polls.
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Romanian election neck-and-neck

Monday, December 1st 2008, 15:54

With most of the vote counted, two Romanian opposition parties are running a tight race for first place in elections.
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Gas blasts kill Romanian miners

Saturday, November 15th 2008, 22:32

Gas explosions at a colliery in south-western Romania kill 12 miners and seriously injure eight others, officials say.
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No fix for Romania's labour shortage

Thursday, October 30th 2008, 15:29

Humphrey Hawksley discovers how the shortage of construction workers in Romania is damaging the country's infrastructure.
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CFR Cluj 0-0 Chelsea

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 20:35

A below-par Chelsea side are held to a goalless draw away to Romanian champions CFR Cluj.
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Dumitru crowned Olympic champion

Saturday, August 9th 2008, 11:23
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Romania's Alina Dumitru destroys Yanet Bermoy of Cuba in the judo -48kg final, winning after only 80 seconds to take gold.
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Floods kill 26 in eastern Europe

Monday, July 28th 2008, 14:54
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

At least 26 people die in Ukraine and Romania as severe storms and flooding force thousands to abandon their homes.
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Floods kill 16 in eastern Europe

Sunday, July 27th 2008, 18:08
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

At least 16 people die in Ukraine and Romania as severe storms and flooding force thousands to abandon their homes.
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Romanian girl in UK for abortion

Thursday, July 3rd 2008, 14:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An 11-year-old Romanian rape victim is to have an abortion in the UK despite being cleared to have one in Romania.
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Romanian girl, 11, permitted abortion

Friday, June 27th 2008, 13:34

An 11-year-old Romanian girl, raped by an uncle, is to be allowed a late abortion even though it is forbidden by law.
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BBC shuts down Romanian service

Wednesday, June 25th 2008, 16:17

The BBC World Service is to close its Romanian language service, after 69 years of broadcasting.
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Villagers in Romania elect a dead man as their mayor

Tuesday, June 17th 2008, 15:42

Villagers in north-eastern Romania elect a dead man as their mayor, to avoid giving votes to his living rival.
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Thursday, April 3rd 2008, 7:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Nato is to discuss how to maintain links with Georgia and Ukraine after failing to agree on their membership.
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Bush urging Nato expansion east

Wednesday, April 2nd 2008, 19:59
related countries: United States United States

US President George Bush repeats his call for Nato expansion, as leaders gather at a summit in Romania.
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Putin 'will attend Nato summit'

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 15:29
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Bucharest

Russia's current president will attend a Nato summit in Bucharest in April, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
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EU states oppose Kosovo bid

Friday, February 1st 2008, 11:07
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

EU members Romania and Cyprus say they will not recognise a declaration of independence by Kosovo.
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