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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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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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Secret files setback in Romania

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 22:32

The agency probing the secret files from the Romanian communist era may be abolished after a court ruling.
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Growth of a revolutionary boomtown

Saturday, December 29th 2007, 12:04

The cradle of Romania's revolution has been transformed into an economic boomtown, discovers the BBC's Nick Thorpe.
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Rome 'umbrella killer' sentenced

Monday, December 17th 2007, 22:21
related countries: Italy Italy

A Romanian woman is jailed for killing an Italian woman with an umbrella in a case that pressured bilateral ties.
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Romanian justice minister to quit

Monday, December 10th 2007, 12:08

Romania's Justice Minister Tudor Chiuariu - under investigation for alleged corruption - says he will quit.
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Romania's horse and cart crackdown

Saturday, November 17th 2007, 12:19

The BBC's Nick Thorpe travels to the snowy mountains of Romania where people are shocked that their horses and carts are now banned from main roads.
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European far-right bloc collapses

Wednesday, November 14th 2007, 16:12
related countries: Italy Italy

The European parliament's far-right bloc collapses as Romanian MEPs quit over an Italian's "xenophobic" remarks.
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EU far-right bloc faces collapse

Friday, November 9th 2007, 15:46

The European parliament's far-right bloc faces collapse as Romanian MEPs deplore "xenophobic" remarks.
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Italy-Romania plea over migrants

Thursday, November 8th 2007, 13:35
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy and Romania urge the EU to do more to help integrate migrants amid a row over deportations.
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Italian expulsions worry Romania

Monday, November 5th 2007, 18:20
related countries: Italy Italy

The leaders of Italy and Romania are to hold urgent talks to ease tensions over Italian deportations.
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Italy deports Romanians

Monday, November 5th 2007, 9:55

Italy starts expelling Romanian immigrants under a controversial new law to tackle crime.
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EU threatens Romania on aid

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 17:48

The EU has warned Romania it could hold back a quarter of farm aid barring payments reforms.
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