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Romanian president suspended updated: Fri Jul 06 2012 21:10:00

Romania's president Traian Basescu was suspended on Friday, after the impeachment motion filed by the ruling coalition passed the Parliament's vote.

Romania's parliament approves new governmentupdated: Mon May 07 2012 17:40:00

Romania's newly appointed government won the approval of parliament Monday, gaining the official right to run the country.

Romania's government falls after Parliament voteupdated: Sat Apr 28 2012 04:54:00

Romania's government collapsed Friday and a new prime minister was appointed after a censure motion filed by the opposition won approval in Parliament.

Romania's appointed government passes Parliament voteupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 18:39:00

The new Romanian government passed a confidence vote in Parliament on Thursday, with 237 votes for and two against. Opposition members of Parliament refused to vote.

Romanian PM appoints young ministers in new governmentupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 09:42:00

Romania's prime minister-designate announced the lineup of his government Wednesday following two days of talks with the ruling coalition.

Romania's PM resigns amid protests, winter deathsupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 16:47:00

Romania's prime minister resigned Monday in the wake of weeks of public protests against austerity measures and a deadly spell of bitterly cold weather.

Europe's cold snap spreads westupdated: Sat Feb 04 2012 19:28:00

The cold snap that wreaked havoc on eastern and central Europe this week moved west on Saturday, triggering a rare snowfall in Rome and prompting Heathrow Airport to cancel some flights.

Temperatures hit record lows in Romaniaupdated: Fri Feb 03 2012 08:23:00

Journalist Liliana Ciobanu discusses how Romanians are coping with extremely cold temperatures.

Romania's former prime minister sentenced to prison for corruptionupdated: Mon Jan 30 2012 13:35:00

Romania's former Prime Minister Adrian Nastase was sentenced Monday to two years of prison in a corruption case after more than 1,000 days of trial and over 900 witnesses.

Romanian foreign minister fired for comments on protestersupdated: Mon Jan 23 2012 21:55:00

Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc announced Monday that he dismissed the country's foreign minister because of remarks the minister made about anti-government protesters.

Opposition protests set for Thursday in Romaniaupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 12:13:00

Romanian opposition leaders called for a series of protests beginning on Thursday to demand the resignation of government leaders and early elections.

Opposition: More Romanian protests being plannedupdated: Mon Jan 16 2012 11:55:00

An opposition coalition said Monday it is planning mass demonstrations in Romania, following four straight days of citizen protests against government austerity measures.

Police clash with protesters in Romaniaupdated: Sat Jan 14 2012 20:52:00

Police in Bucharest fired tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters who gathered Saturday to demonstrate against government austerity measures and poor living standards.

Romania denies hosting secret CIA prisonsupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 12:05:00

Romania insisted Wednesday there was no evidence it had hosted secret CIA prisons as part of the United States' "global war on terror" after September 11, 2001.

Romania a global center for human traffickingupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 15:11:00

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly said that a Lebanese businessman, Hassan Awdi, was charged with multiple offenses, including human trafficking, in connection with the importation of workers into Romania. He has not been charged with such crimes. CNN regrets the error.

Letter to the editor: Romania is winning fight against traffickingupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 14:31:00

The following is a letter from the Romania Ministry Of Administration And Interior, General Inspectorate Of Romanian Police.

Border police, customs officials detained in smuggling raidsupdated: Tue Feb 08 2011 13:05:00

After a nearly six-month investigation, authorities launched 70 raids at border crossings and other sites in western Romania Tuesday and detained as many as 100 border police, customs officials and suspected smugglers, police and prosecutors said.

Witches, fortune tellers may be taxed under new Romanian labor lawsupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 11:51:00

Some witches in Romania are warning they'll cast a bad spell on government officials over new labor laws that could require them to pay taxes on their income.

4 dead in Romania bus accidentupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 11:47:00

At least four people died and many were injured after a bus overturned in eastern Romania on Thursday, government officials said.

Thousands protest Romanian austerity measuresupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 12:39:00

Thousands of protesters rallied Tuesday in Bucharest over government austerity measures that have cut state salaries.

3 dead from West Nile virus in Romaniaupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 08:56:00

The West Nile virus has killed three people in Romania, the Romanian Health Ministry said Monday.

Fourth baby dies after Romania hospital fireupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 13:12:00

A fourth newborn baby has died after a fire in the intensive care unit of a maternity hospital in Romania, a hospital official said Tuesday.

Hospital fire in Romania kills 3 newbornsupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 15:46:00

Three newborn babies died Monday night when a fire broke out in the intensive care unit of Giulesti Maternity Hospital in Bucharest, Romania, an official said.

Israel IDs missing military personnel in Romania crashupdated: Tue Jul 27 2010 08:29:00

Israel has identified six military personnel who are missing after an Israeli helicopter crashed in Romania Monday during a joint military exercise.

7 feared dead after Israeli helicopter crashes in Romaniaupdated: Tue Jul 27 2010 06:26:00

Seven people, including six Israelis, are feared dead after an Israeli helicopter crashed in Romania on Monday during a joint military exercise, the Romanian Defense ministry said.

Former Romanian dictator's body exhumed for testsupdated: Wed Jul 21 2010 17:08:00

A medical team exhumed the body of former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu on Wednesday to try to ensure that the remains are really his, Romanian state media reported.

Plane crash in Romania kills at least 11, including air force colonelupdated: Mon Jul 05 2010 15:11:00

A Romanian military plane crash near the Tuzla Romania Airport by the Black Sea has killed 11 people, including air force Col. Nicolae Jianu, and injured three more, the Ministry of Defense said Monday.

2,000 more evacuated amid Romania floodsupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 15:50:00

Romanian authorities have evacuated 2,000 people from their homes over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of evacuees to almost 16,000 since heavy flooding began, an emergency official said Friday.

Hewitt's Australia upset by Romaniaupdated: Sat Jan 02 2010 11:24:00

Hopman Cup hosts Australia suffered a shock defeat in the opening match of the mixed teams tennis tournament in Perth on Saturday, losing 2-1 to Romania.

Romanians vote amid political crisisupdated: Sun Nov 22 2009 09:13:00

Romanians were voting Sunday in presidential elections dominated by the collapse last month of the country's ruling coalition and the severe impact of the economic crisis on the European Union member state.

Fire hero once saved sisupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 11:00:00

The man who saved a 4-year-old boy from an apartment fire says it wasn't the first time he was in a fire.

Boy saved from fire in dramatic rescueupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 11:00:00

A store owner in New York who is being hailed as a hero after rescuing a 4-year-old boy from a burning building said he plans to visit the child in the hospital Friday.

Moldova: Romania to blame for Twitter riotsupdated: Wed Apr 08 2009 11:24:00

Moldova's president Wednesday accused Romania of involvement in a huge anti-communist protest, much of it coordinated on Facebook and Twitter, which saw government buildings ransacked and police arrest scores of demonstrators.

The world's most beautiful castlesupdated: Thu Jan 15 2009 10:44:00

They may no longer be used for repelling enemy hordes or otherwise defending the kingdom, but these castles still have their rugged good looks.

France hit back to secure draw in Romaniaupdated: Sat Oct 11 2008 17:25:00

France threw coach Raymond Domenech a lifeline by battling back to secure a 2-2 draw against Romania in their World Cup qualifying match in Constanta on Saturday night.

Just who exactly are CFR Cluj?updated: Fri Sep 19 2008 12:56:00

They may be well known in their domestic leagues, but in terms of international football, Anorthosis Famagusta and CFR Cluj-Napoca are something of a mystery.

Dilemma over Romanian girl's abortion planupdated: Thu Jun 26 2008 08:50:00

Romanian authorities plan to decide Friday whether to allow an 11-year-old girl to have an abortion after she was raped by her teenage uncle, the Romanian Ministry of Health said Thursday.

Romania hopes wrecked by determined Dutchupdated: Tue Jun 17 2008 17:28:00

Dutch coach Marco van Basten rested nine regular starters from the team's previous two games as the Group C winners beat Romania 2-0 and kept Italy alive at the European Championship.

France, Italy in Euro 2008 showdownupdated: Tue Jun 17 2008 10:34:00

World champions Italy meet France Tuesday at Euro 2008 in a rematch of the 2006 World Cup final and the 2002 European Championship final -- but with very different consequences. Gabriele Marcotti: Euros have been a display for coaching performancesupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 12:49:00

BASEL, Switzerland -- Eight days in and there's plenty of interesting stuff to admire at this European Championship. What struck me most was the tactical diversity on display. In fact, while the quality of the play has been roughly on par with expectations, the coaching has, in my opinion, surpassed them. There really are managers doing new and interesting things.

Late penalty miss keeps Italy in Eurosupdated: Sat Jun 14 2008 09:36:00

Romanian striker Adrian Mutu saw his late penalty saved by Gianluigi Buffon as world champions Italy scraped a 1-1 draw in Zurich to keep their Euro 2008 hopes hanging by a thread. Euro 2008: the Hosts' Fates Divergeupdated: Sat Jun 14 2008 04:00:00

While the Dutch continue to reinvent 'The Beautiful Game', France's woes continue. And it's mixed fortunes for the tournament's hosts

Del Piero leads Italy in make or break gameupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 11:28:00

World champions Italy go into Friday's game against Romania in Zurich with a new captain in Alessandro Del Piero and the knowledge that anything less than a victory will leave them struggling to qualify for the "Group of Death" in Euro 2008.

France and Romania share bore drawupdated: Mon Jun 09 2008 16:38:00

France lacked the guile to break down a stubborn Romania side as a turgid Euro 2008 Group C opener finished goalless in Zurich.

Italian police crack down on immigrantsupdated: Tue May 20 2008 06:54:00

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi appears to be making good on his promise to deal with crime and immigration, launching a nationwide police sweep just weeks after taking office.

Czechs defeat Cyprus to finish topupdated: Wed Nov 21 2007 17:45:00

The Czech Republic sealed top spot in Euro 2008 Group D qualifying with a comfortable 2-0 victory in Cyprus.

Rampant All Blacks rout Romaniansupdated: Sat Sep 29 2007 14:30:00

New Zealand completed their preparations for next weekend's Rugby World Cup quarter-finals with an 85-8 romp over Romania in their final Pool C match in Toulouse.

Controversial try earns Japan drawupdated: Tue Sep 25 2007 16:15:00

Japan scored a controversial injury-time try to snatch a 12-12 draw in their battle with Canada to avoid Pool B's wooden spoon at the Rugby World Cup.

Italy struggle to overcome Romaniaupdated: Wed Sep 12 2007 16:51:00

Italy got their Rugby World Cup campaign back on track with a dour 24-18 victory over Pool C rivals Romania in Marseille.

Van Bronckhorst snatches Dutch winupdated: Wed Mar 28 2007 14:53:00

The Netherlands beat Slovenia 1-0 with a goal five minutes from time by Giovanni van Bronckhorst in a Euro 2008 Group G qualifier on Wednesday.

New members boost EU far right updated: Tue Jan 16 2007 11:00:00

Romania's arrival in the European Union has had one unexpected effect -- it has handed a significant bonus to the forces of the far right in the European Parliament.

Early goals send Romanians to topupdated: Sat Oct 07 2006 17:07:00

Romania scored twice in the opening 10 minutes on their way to a 3-1 defeat of Belarus in Bucharest and top place in Euro 2008 Group G.

Romania include 13 exiles in squadupdated: Thu Sep 21 2006 13:58:00

Roma defender Cristian Chivu heads a 13-strong overseas contingent that will form the core of Romania's squad for next month's Euro 2008 Group G qualifier against Belarus.

Unimpressive Dutch scrape victoryupdated: Sat Sep 02 2006 17:30:00

Central defender Joris Mathijsen's 17th minute goal gave Netherlands a 1-0 win over Luxembourg in their Euro 2008 Group G qualifier.

Castaignede regains fly-half spotupdated: Wed Jun 14 2006 08:33:00

France coach Bernard Laporte has given Thomas Castaignede his first start at fly-half for six years in the team to face Romania in Bucharest on Saturday.

Thousands of Romanians flee floodsupdated: Wed Apr 19 2006 03:55:00

Seven thousand Romanians were evacuated overnight after a dam on the Danube was breached, raising fears that the swollen river would submerge their low-lying villages.

Emergency teams battle Balkan floodupdated: Mon Apr 17 2006 04:28:00

Thousands of emergency workers in Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia are trying to bolster dikes along the swollen Danube River, which has surged to its highest level in more than a century.

Danube at highest in more than a centuryupdated: Sat Apr 15 2006 07:14:00

The Danube rose to its highest level in more than a century on Saturday, but the breaching of a dam in Romania eased pressure on towns and villages struggling to hold back the floods, officials said.

Greece and Romania are joint top updated: Wed Mar 01 2006 15:44:00

European champions Greece and Romania finished top of their respective groups at the 10th International Football Tournament run by the Cyprus Football Association.

Romania coach ends Radoi's exileupdated: Mon Feb 13 2006 14:53:00

Mirel Radoi's international exile looks to be over after Romanian coach Victor Piturca said on Monday the Steaua Bucharest player could be selected.

Uncapped three selected by Romaniaupdated: Mon Nov 07 2005 13:46:00

Romania coach Victor Piturca has picked three uncapped players for this Saturday's friendly against World Cup qualifiers Ivory Coast.

Avoiding bird flu dangersupdated: Thu Oct 20 2005 11:14:00

The detection of bird flu in Europe and further deaths from the disease in Asia have heightened health concerns for people visiting affected countries.

Greece acts to protect on bird fluupdated: Wed Oct 19 2005 06:51:00

Greek authorities have begun the systematic disinfection Wednesday of a farm on a remote Aegean Sea island where a lone turkey was found to be infected with a strain of bird flu.

12 new bird flu cases in Romaniaupdated: Tue Oct 18 2005 04:32:00

An additional 12 birds have tested positive in Romania for the deadly strain of bird flu that has already killed at least 60 people in Asia, Minister of Agriculture Ghearghe Flutur said Tuesday.

Romania battles bird flu spreadupdated: Mon Oct 17 2005 01:20:00

Romanian health officials are taking steps to contain a deadly strain of bird flu that has killed at least 60 people in Asia and was confirmed late last week to have spread to Europe.

Romania works to contain bird flu strainupdated: Sun Oct 16 2005 15:55:00

Romanian health officials took steps Sunday to contain a deadly strain of bird flu that has killed at least 60 people in Asia and was confirmed late last week to have spread to Europe.

Romania has deadly bird flu virusupdated: Sat Oct 15 2005 04:36:00

The deadly strain of bird flu that has infected humans in Asia has spread to Europe after Romanian and European Union officials confirmed the H5N1 strain in Romania.

Turkey tests nine for bird fluupdated: Fri Oct 14 2005 00:53:00

Turkish medical staff on Friday tested nine people for possible bird flu, a day after European health officials confirmed the arrival of the deadly H5N1 strain in the country.

Turkey bird flu 'is deadly strain'updated: Thu Oct 13 2005 12:50:00

The lethal H5N1 strain of bird flu has been found in Turkish poultry and is likely present in Romania, the European Commission has said.

Bird flu strain confirmed in Turkeyupdated: Thu Oct 13 2005 06:36:00

The European Commission has called an emergency meeting of its food and animal health committee for Friday after it confirmed that the lethal H5N1 strain of bird flu has been found in Turkish poultry and suspected of being present in Romania.

Bird flu: EU bans Romania poultryupdated: Thu Oct 13 2005 03:15:00

The European Union has banned the import of live birds, poultry meat and feathers from Romania after officials there confirmed positive tests for the presence of bird flu.

Romania leave out Ganea and Pancuupdated: Mon Aug 29 2005 12:03:00

Wolverhampton striker Ionel Ganea and Besiktas midfielder Daniel Pancu have been dropped from the Romania squad for the World Cup tie with the Czech Republic.

Uncapped striker in Romania squadupdated: Tue Aug 02 2005 12:23:00

Romania coach Victor Piturca has named uncapped striker Razvan Cocis of Sheriff Tiraspol in his squad for the World Cup qualifier at home to Andorra on August 17.

Romanian government resignsupdated: Thu Jul 07 2005 12:48:00

Romania's prime minister on Thursday announced the resignation of his government and called for early elections, a move that came after a court failed to OK laws needed for entry into the European Union.

Kuijt inspires Netherlands victoryupdated: Sat Jun 04 2005 16:45:00

Striker Dirk Kuijt laid on one goal and scored the other to inspire the Netherlands to a 2-0 win over Romania in a World Cup Group One qualifier.

Mutu is named for World Cup gamesupdated: Fri May 20 2005 11:11:00

Juventus striker Adrian Mutu has been named in Romania's squad to face the Netherlands and Armenia in World Cup qualifiers next month.

Romania coach looking beyond 2006updated: Tue Mar 29 2005 09:48:00

Romania coach Victor Piturca puts his faith in youth for Wednesday's World Cup Group One qualifier against Macedonia after the disappointing 2-0 home defeat by the Dutch.

Cocu sends Dutch on way to victoryupdated: Sat Mar 26 2005 15:18:00

A goal after 38 seconds from Phillip Cocu and one for debutant Ryan Babel six minutes from time gave the Netherlands a huge 2-0 World Cup Group One qualifying win over Romania in Bucharest.

Piturca re-appointed Romania coachupdated: Wed Dec 08 2004 11:13:00

Victor Piturca has been re-appointed to the job of Romania national coach four years after being fired, a Federation official said Wednesday in Bucharest.

Romania opposition wants new pollupdated: Tue Nov 30 2004 06:58:00

Romania's centrist opposition demanded on Tuesday that general elections that showed the ruling ex-communists ahead by a small margin be repeated, citing electronic fraud in the vote counting process.

Iordanescu quits as Romanian coach updated: Fri Nov 19 2004 14:54:00

Anghel Iordanescu has resigned as Romania coach after coming under intense criticism for his side's World Cup draw in Armenia on Wednesday.

Group leaders Romania held to drawupdated: Wed Nov 17 2004 13:01:00

Group One leaders Romania, beset by injuries and suspensions, have been held to a surprise 1-1 draw by Armenia in their World Cup qualifier.

Mutu trains with the Romanian teamupdated: Tue Nov 16 2004 09:51:00

Suspended former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu is training with Romania's national team in Armenia ahead of a World Cup qualifier.

Koller strike is enough for Czechsupdated: Sat Oct 09 2004 13:50:00

Striker Jan Koller's first-half penalty secured the Czech Republic their first points with a 1-0 victory over Romania in their World Cup Group One qualifying match.

Romania call-up for injured Chivuupdated: Fri Sep 24 2004 14:23:00

Romania have called up the injured Cristian Chivu for next month's World Cup qualifier against the Czech Republic.

Pancu, Mitea return for Romaniaupdated: Tue Aug 24 2004 03:56:00

Besiktas playmaker Daniel Pancu and Ajax striker Nicolae Mitea are back in Romania's squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers.

Dismal Germany thumped by Romaniaupdated: Wed Apr 28 2004 14:58:00

Germany suffered their worst away defeat for 65 years when they were thrashed 5-1 by Romania in Bucharest.

UK minister in migrants row quitsupdated: Thu Apr 01 2004 04:35:00

Under-fire British Immigration Minister Beverley Hughes has resigned after suffering biting criticism for flaws in the UK government's immigration system.

Two-goal Mutu fires Romania to winupdated: Wed Feb 18 2004 11:12:00

Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu scored twice as Romania defeated Georgia 3-0 in a friendly tournament in Cyprus on Wednesday.

Money Magazine: The High Price of a Baby's Loveupdated: Wed Jan 01 1992 00:01:00

It was always a joke among my friends, who knew that I wanted a baby. Looking around my one-bedroom apartment, they'd say, ''Where are you going to put it?'' ''No problem,'' I'd reply. ''It can sle...

Fortune: NEW LIGHT IN EASTERN EUROPE? Amid the economic chaos that followed the crash of Communism come signs of emerging entrepreneurshiupdated: Mon Jul 29 1991 00:01:00

A NERVOUS SOBRIETY has set in across Eastern Europe. Two years after the Iron Curtain came crashing down, the region's experiments with capitalism might, to some eyes, seem an excellent advertiseme...

Fortune: TRANSYLVANIAN HEARTBREAKupdated: Mon May 20 1991 00:01:00

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