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Nadia Comaneci: gymnast of perfection and defector

She grabbed the world’s attention and affection aged 14. In 1976 this Romanian gymnast scored the first perfect ten in Olympic history and remains a

She grabbed the world’s attention and affection aged 14. In 1976 this Romanian gymnast scored the first perfect ten in Olympic history and remains a

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Romanian left poised for comeback after polls predict local election rout

Exit polls from local elections in Romania suggest that barely a year after quitting government under a corruption cloud the Social Democrats have roared back nationwide, and will…

Exit polls from local elections in Romania suggest that barely a year after quitting government under a corruption cloud the Social Democrats have roared back nationwide, and will…

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I would walk 200 miles... Marching Romanian miners reach Bucharest

After 7 days and 320 km of walking, Romanian miners and energy workers have reached Bucharest. The march aimed to draw the government’s attention to

After 7 days and 320 km of walking, Romanian miners and energy workers have reached Bucharest. The march aimed to draw the government’s attention to

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Romanian miners march to Bucharest

The workers from state-controlled energy company started the 300km walk from Targu Jiu to the capital on Monday to protest against a proposed layoff.

The workers from state-controlled energy company started the 300km walk from Targu Jiu to the capital on Monday to protest against a proposed layoff.

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Romanian government wins confidence vote

In Romania the technocrat government of Dacian Ciolos easily won a confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday, reinforcing its mandate for a one-year

In Romania the technocrat government of Dacian Ciolos easily won a confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday, reinforcing its mandate for a one-year

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Erasmus exchange students among victims of Bucharest blaze

Twenty-year-old Turk Ayberk Manci was among a group of Erasmus exchange students at Bucharest’s Colectiv nightclub late on October 30. Fireworks set

Twenty-year-old Turk Ayberk Manci was among a group of Erasmus exchange students at Bucharest’s Colectiv nightclub late on October 30. Fireworks set

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'We don't want the same lies': Fourth night of protest in Romania

Thousands of demonstrators returned to the streets of Romania for a fourth night running on Friday to pursue their campaign for a cleansing of the

Thousands of demonstrators returned to the streets of Romania for a fourth night running on Friday to pursue their campaign for a cleansing of the

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Romanian president warns of 'much to do' in political clean up

. For Romanian President Klaus Iohannis who was elected on an anti-corruption ticket last November, the resignation of Prime Minister Victor Ponta

. For Romanian President Klaus Iohannis who was elected on an anti-corruption ticket last November, the resignation of Prime Minister Victor Ponta

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#Ramnicu Sarat: ex-commander appeals against 20-year sentence

A former commander of one of Romania’s most notorious prisons refused to talk to journalists when he arrived at court in Bucharest. Alexandru

A former commander of one of Romania’s most notorious prisons refused to talk to journalists when he arrived at court in Bucharest. Alexandru

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Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta named in a criminal investigation

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has been named as a defendant in a criminal investigation into forgery, tax evasion and money laundering. Assets

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has been named as a defendant in a criminal investigation into forgery, tax evasion and money laundering. Assets

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Romanian minister resigns over 'punks and prostitutes' comment

Romania’s transport minister has resigned over controversial comments he made criticising his countrymen living abroad. Ioan Rus caused uproar by

Romania’s transport minister has resigned over controversial comments he made criticising his countrymen living abroad. Ioan Rus caused uproar by

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Romania rocked over PM Ponta’s alleged corruption

Romania has been plunged into crisis after its president called for Prime Minister Victor Ponta to resign over alleged corruption. Prosecutors

Romania has been plunged into crisis after its president called for Prime Minister Victor Ponta to resign over alleged corruption. Prosecutors

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EU anti-corruption watchdog boss arrested for abuse of office

The head of an EU-backed anti-corruption watchdog has been detained in Romania. Horia Georgescu is suspected of inflating the value of real estate by

The head of an EU-backed anti-corruption watchdog has been detained in Romania. Horia Georgescu is suspected of inflating the value of real estate by

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Romania minister Darius Valcov resigns amid corruption probe

Romania’s finance minister resigned after prosecutors began investigating him for corruption, it’s emerged. Prime Minister Victor Ponta confirmed

Romania’s finance minister resigned after prosecutors began investigating him for corruption, it’s emerged. Prime Minister Victor Ponta confirmed

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Anniversary of the final days of Ceaușescu regime

Christmas Day marks the 25th anniversary since the death of Nicolae Ceaușescu, one of the most feared and tyrannical leaders in Europe in the last

Christmas Day marks the 25th anniversary since the death of Nicolae Ceaușescu, one of the most feared and tyrannical leaders in Europe in the last

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New Romanian President Klaus Iohannis vows to tackle corruption

Unlikely election winner Klaus Iohannis pledged a corruption crackdown as he was sworn in as President of Romania on Sunday (December 21).

Unlikely election winner Klaus Iohannis pledged a corruption crackdown as he was sworn in as President of Romania on Sunday (December 21).

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Romania: 2 foreign ministers quit over expat voting fiasco

Romania’s Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu has stepped dow, the second foreign minister to quit in the space of a week in response to voting issues

Romania’s Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu has stepped dow, the second foreign minister to quit in the space of a week in response to voting issues

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Surprise presidential result may bring a wind of change in Romania

The surprise win by provincial mayor Klaus Iohannis in Romania’s presidential elections is still sinking in. Not only is he a relatively fresh

The surprise win by provincial mayor Klaus Iohannis in Romania’s presidential elections is still sinking in. Not only is he a relatively fresh

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Back to school for Romania's new First Lady

It was business as usual for Romania’s new ‘First Lady’ Carmen Iohannis. Instead of basking in the limelight of her husband’s victory in the capital

It was business as usual for Romania’s new ‘First Lady’ Carmen Iohannis. Instead of basking in the limelight of her husband’s victory in the capital

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Romania's new leader wants less show, more real solutions

The fourth elected president of Romania, Klaus Iohannis is an unusual feature in its political landscape. He is leader of the National Liberal Party

The fourth elected president of Romania, Klaus Iohannis is an unusual feature in its political landscape. He is leader of the National Liberal Party

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Klaus Iohannis wins Romanian presidential election

Prime Minister Victor Ponta conceded shock defeat in Romania’s presidential race after exit polls showed centre-right candidate Klaus Iohannis had

Prime Minister Victor Ponta conceded shock defeat in Romania’s presidential race after exit polls showed centre-right candidate Klaus Iohannis had

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Romania's prime minister concedes defeat in presidential election

Romania’s prime minister, Victor Ponta, has conceded defeat to opposition centre-right candidate Klaus Iohannis in a surprise result. Social

Romania’s prime minister, Victor Ponta, has conceded defeat to opposition centre-right candidate Klaus Iohannis in a surprise result. Social

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Romania's PM refuses to quit despite losing presidential vote

Centre-right candidate Klaus Iohannis has scored an unexpected victory over front runner Prime Minister Victor Ponta in Romania’s presidential

Centre-right candidate Klaus Iohannis has scored an unexpected victory over front runner Prime Minister Victor Ponta in Romania’s presidential