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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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Romania sells Ceausescu luxuries

Friday, January 27th 2012, 11:03

A Romanian auction house sells a leopard skin, silver doves and a bronze yak that belonged to the late communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu.
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VIDEO: Dictator's treasures up for auction

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 16:07
related places: Bucharest

Personal belongings and official gifts given to the late Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu will be auctioned in Bucharest.
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VIDEO: Romania braced for more demos

Friday, January 20th 2012, 5:54
related places: Bucharest

Thursday saw some of the largest protests in Romania in years as thousands of people gathered in the capital Bucharest, calling on the government to resign.
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Move to ease tension in Romania

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 17:49

The Romanian government is reinstating a popular health official after days of protests over privatisation plans.
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Romania clashes prompt talks call

Monday, January 16th 2012, 16:02

Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc calls for dialogue and an end to violence after four days of protests against austerity cuts.
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Several hurt in Bucharest clashes

Sunday, January 15th 2012, 2:33
related places: Bucharest

At least nine people are injured as Romanian riot police fire tear gas during clashes with anti-austerity demonstrators in the capital, Bucharest.
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VIDEO: Romania's most chilled hotel

Sunday, December 25th 2011, 11:49

Romania's first ice hotel has opened for business, with temperatures at around 2C.
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Romania's 'Nokia City' hopes dashed

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 1:25

Romania's 'Nokia City' hopes dashed as company moves east
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'CIA prison' found in Bucharest

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 17:47
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Bucharest

The CIA operated a secret prison in the Romanian capital Bucharest where terrorism suspects were interrogated, a German media investigation claims.
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Romania's ex-king defends war record

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 12:44

Romania's ex-King at 90 defends his WWII record
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