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VIDEO: Romania crops devastated by drought

Friday, August 17th 2012, 6:39

Severe drought in Romania has damaged crops and raised concerns over the country's economy.
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Romanian pianist Ursuleasa dies

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 10:32
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Award-winning Romanian pianist Mihaela Ursuleasa is found dead in her Vienna apartment aged 33.
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Moldoveanu takes air rifle gold

Monday, July 30th 2012, 12:58

Romania's Alin George Moldoveanu is a surprise winner in the Olympic men's 10m air rifle final at the Royal Artillery Barracks.
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Romania president survives vote

Monday, July 30th 2012, 10:02

Turnout of less than 50% means Romanian President Traian Basescu survives a strong vote against him in a referendum on his impeachment.
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VIDEO: Roma: 'We are like prisoners here'

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 23:21
related places: Roma

Why are walls being built around Roma communities?
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EU chides Romania over corruption

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 14:29

The European Commission sharply criticises Romania for failing to root out corruption and political influence in its state institutions.
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EU warns Romania PM over crisis

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 21:22

A top EU official has urged Romania's prime minister to safeguard judicial independence and the rule of law as a political crisis takes its toll.
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Romania court backs Basescu vote

Monday, July 9th 2012, 22:41

Romania's constitutional court upholds a parliamentary vote suspending President Traian Basescu, paving the way for a referendum on his removal.
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Romania suspends leader Basescu

Friday, July 6th 2012, 19:07

The Romanian parliament votes to suspend the country's President Traian Basescu, government officials say.
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Romania impeachment vote expected

Friday, July 6th 2012, 10:35

Romania's parliament is to vote on whether to impeach the country's president, Traian Basescu, amid a political crisis.
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Romanian head faces impeachment

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 16:09

Romania's President Traian Basescu faces a referendum on his impeachment after the governing coalition called for him to be suspended.
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Romania ex-PM in suicide attempt

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 22:57

Former Romanian Prime Minister Adrian Nastase shoots himself in the neck hours after a jail sentence against him on corruption charges is upheld.
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Romania's new cabinet unveiled

Tuesday, May 1st 2012, 21:36

Romania's left-wing PM-designate Victor Ponta unveils his new government, vowing to fight "injustices" caused by austerity measures of the outgoing cabinet.
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Romania PM loses confidence vote

Friday, April 27th 2012, 17:36

Romania's government is unseated in a no-confidence vote, just two months after taking office.
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EU grants Serbia candidate status

Thursday, March 1st 2012, 23:37
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

European Union leaders grant Serbia "candidate status" at a summit in Brussels, after Romania drops its objections.
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VIDEO: Death of Romanian Jews remembered

Saturday, February 25th 2012, 5:47
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A ceremony in Romania has marked 70 years since the death of hundreds of Romanian Jews off the coast of Turkey.
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VIDEO: Homes buried in Romanian snow

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 1:28

Romanian rescue teams have been struggling to evacuate people whose homes have been smothered by heavy snow.
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Romania spy chief 'to be new PM'

Monday, February 6th 2012, 19:10

Romania's intelligence service chief Mihai Razvan Ungureanu is nominated as prime minister after Emil Bloc resigns amid widespread austerity protests.
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