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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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DR Congo diplomat's wife 'smuggled cigarettes'

Monday, June 13th 2011, 12:00
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The wife of a diplomat from the Democratic Republic of Congo is arrested in Romania on suspicion of cigarette smuggling, Romanian prosecutors say.
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Schengen delay for new EU states

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 12:20
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, Netherlands Netherlands

The Netherlands blocks a European Parliament move to let Bulgaria and Romania join Europe's passport-free Schengen zone soon.
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Libya's Eman al-Obeidi in Romania

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 15:12
related countries: Libya Libya

Eman al-Obeidi, a Libyan woman who says she was raped by pro-Gaddafi men, is recovering in a Romanian refugee centre, the UN says.
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Measuring milk

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 11:07

In rural Romania, shepherds have fun milking ewes for a record
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VIDEO: Romanian politician dances on TV

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 3:17

A Romanian politician has sparked controversy and criticism after showing off his dance moves on a national television show.
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'Webcam killer' arrested in Spain

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 12:31
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Spanish police arrest a Romanian suspected of having strangled his wife in Madrid and then shown her body to his father in Romania via a webcam.
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VIDEO: Inside Europe's last leper colony

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 17:13
related places: Tichilesti

The village of Tichilesti is in a remote area of Romania on the edge of the Danube Delta, and it is home to what is thought to be Europe's last remaining leper colony.
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Dogs maul Romanian woman to death

Friday, January 28th 2011, 16:26
related places: Bucharest

A woman in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, dies in hospital after being mauled by a pack of stray dogs.
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Romanian birds 'died from binge drinking'

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 10:15

Romanian officials say dozens of birds found dead at the weekend did not die of avian flu, but of alcohol poisoning after eating the leftovers from wine-making.
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It's quiz time!

Friday, January 7th 2011, 0:08

Hubble bubble - What got Romanian witches reaching for their spell books?
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Witches threaten Romanian taxman

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 16:27

Toil and trouble is on the cards as Romania's witches vow to take revenge on tax-hungry politicians.
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Witches threaten to curse Romanian government

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 10:29

Self-declared witches in Romania plan to curse the government for taxing their profession under a new labour law.
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Romanian protester in balcony plunge

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 16:04

A man is seriously injured after throwing himself from a balcony in the Romanian parliament in a protest over spending cuts.
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EU newcomers barred from Schengen

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 20:11
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, Germany Germany

France and Germany decide to block Bulgaria and Romania from joining the Europe's Schengen zone in 2011.
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Ex-dictator Ceausescu is reburied

Friday, December 10th 2010, 0:04

Romania's former dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife are reburied - nearly five months after their bodies were exhumed to confirm their identity.
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Liverpool progress despite draw

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 19:52

Liverpool secure their passage to the last 32 of the Europa League, despite a blunder from goalkeeper Pepe Reina in a draw at Steaua Bucharest.
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Live - Steaua v Liverpool

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 17:29

Liverpool travel to Europa League Group K rivals Steaua Bucharest in a bid to secure their qualification for the last 32.
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