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  1. Communism to capitalism, Romania sees huge changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    Romania has changed dramatically in the 25 years since the people rose up against dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, executed him and began the slow transformation to a market economy and democracy. Under communism, typewriters could not be bought in the shops, because the regime was fearful of people distributing anti-government manifestos.

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  2. 10 things to know for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Taliban gunmen stormed a military school in the northwestern Pakist... . FILE - This is a Dec. 23, 1989 file photo of civilian guards checking the documents of passers-by on the streets of Timisoara, Romania, in search for the plain clothes pro-Ceausescu secret police members.

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  3. Ap Was There: Romania's Revolution in 1989Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Twenty-five years ago the people rose up against Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu , executed him and set the country on a path to democracy. One of the near victims of the revolt that toppled Ceausescu and communism in Romania was AP correspondent John Daniszewski - now a senior managing editor at the news agency - who, on Dec. 23, 1989, was shot three times while covering the momentous events in the western city of Timisoara.

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  4. Physical Bucharest a good tune-up for Zebre - James ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | South Wales Argus

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons may have cruised to victory against Bucharest but James Thomas believes the strong Romanian pack ensured it was a good tune-up for Sunday's must-win encounter with Zebre. The Rodney Parade region enjoyed back-to-back bonus-point wins against the Wolves in the European Rugby Challenge Cup, triumphing 37-10 in the cold of Bucharest before thrashing the minnows 69-17 in Newport.

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  5. Romanian Revolution case: Ion Iliescu secretly heard by Military Prosecutors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Nine O'Clock

    DNA is not the only institution going at full sails in dealing with major judicial cases. The military prosecutors also have a very sensitive case on the table, which they intend to resolve as soon as possible, and within which they are conducting hearings seeking to clarify things and determine responsibilities.

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  6. America's Quintana interested in Jiu Valley minesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Nine O'Clock

    America's Quintana Minerals Corporation is interested in privatizing the Hunedoara Energy Center coal and electricity producer, asking Romania's Energy Department for more information on this state-owned company. This is the result of the overtures made by former Energy Minister Razvan Nicolescu.

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  7. European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen and Commissioner Corina Cretu visit RomaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Nine O'Clock

    European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen and Commissioner Corina Cretu were in Romania on December 15, on an official visit, meeting Prime Minister Victor Ponta and National Bank of Romania Governor Mugur Isarescu. The visit was occasioned by the "A Stimulus for Investments in Europe" conference.

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  8. EximBank opens three units, in Baia Mare, Bistrita, SuceavaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Nine O'Clock

    EximBank inaugurated on Monday three units, in Baia Mare , Bistrita and Suceava , and has thus met its objective to operate, as of early 2015, a network of 20 units compared to 12 at end-2012. 'For Eximbank, the situation in the past two years has represented a strategic challenge, doubled however by the need for fast and decisive action to capitalize on the extraordinary potential this bank has.

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  9. Battle Up Front: Dragons lock Cory Hill carries hard against BucharestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Campaignseries.co.uk

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons may have cruised to victory against Bucharest but James Thomas believes the strong Romanian pack ensured it was a good tune-up for Sunday's must-win encounter with Zebre. The Rodney Parade region enjoyed back-to-back bonus-point wins against the Wolves in the European Rugby Challenge Cup, triumphing 37-10 in the cold of Bucharest before thrashing the minnows 69-17 in Newport.

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  10. Timisoara commemorates 25 years since the 1989 RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Nine O'Clock

    President-elect Klaus Iohannis participates on Tuesday in the ceremonies organised in Timisoara on the 25th anniversary of the Romanian Revolution.He called the Romanians through his Facebook page to search in their own archives, now, at 25 years since they won their right to freedom, and put together "images and testimonies of what the fall of communism and the birth of the Romanian democracy meant." "This is the year when the Romanian people turns one quarter of a century since it gained its right to freedom.

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  11. Romanian Prime Minister at the CEE-China Belgrade SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Nine O'Clock

    Prime Minister Victor Ponta participates on Tuesday in Belgrade, Serbia in the third reunion at PMs level from Central and Eastern Europe and China, says a release sent to Agerpres on Monday night. The Prime Minister is to be accompanied by vice-premier and minister of the Regional Development and Public Administration, Liviu Dragnea.

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  12. Der Spiegel: Former SIE official admits the existence of CIA prisons in RomaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Nine O'Clock

    Ioan Talpes, ex-head of the Foreign Intelligence Service , is the first top ranking Romanian official to confirm the existence of at least one CIA prison in the country, German daily 'Der Spiegel ' states, according to ziare.com. Talpes reportedly told Spiegel online that a transit prison 'where it is probable that people were locked up and received inhuman treatment' did exist in Romania between 2003 and 2006, before being moved to other places.

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  13. Conference Bucharest October 2015Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Plone

    Plone Conference 2015 will take place October 14-16, 2015, in Bucharest, Romania. The schedule will include pre-conference trainings and post-conference sprints.

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  14. Romanian murderer who entered Britain 'unlawfully' has been 'able...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Daily Mail

    ... at London's High Court rejected Arava's bid for bail in the UK while he awaits a hearing for his extradition to Romania, saying he is a serious 'flight risk'. Mr Justice Holroyde said Arava was first arrested in Romania over the alleged murder in ...

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  15. Romanian Parliament approves a new CabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | 13WHAM

    ... and he will take office on Sunday, when President Traian Basescu steps down after the maximum 10 years in office. In Romania, prime ministers lead parliament and are in charge of budgets and the nation's economy. Presidents control foreign policy ...

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  16. Chinese PM in talks with east and central European leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Yahoo!

    Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang arrived in Belgrade Monday for a summit with leaders from 16 central and eastern European countries, a region where Beijing would like to boost its presence. Li will hold talks with his Hungarian and Serbian counterparts Viktor Orban and Aleksandar Vucic over plans for a high-speed bullet train link between Budapest and Belgrade to be built by 2017.

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  17. Helicopter crashes into lake in Romania, 3 missingRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | WTOV9

    Authorities say a helicopter carrying four people has crashed into an icy lake in southeast Romania. One person was rescued and a search is underway for the other three.

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  18. Romania, a masquerade ball?Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Nine O'Clock

    John is on holiday to Romania for the first time. He has taken a week to travel the country and try to discover as much as possible of what Romania means.

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  19. Kingsley Jones: Dragons' hammering of Bucharest just a start towards repaying home faithfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | South Wales Argus

    ... a maximum 10 points from their December double-header with Bucharest, showing oodles of spirit to take the spoils in Romania before finding things a tad easier on home turf. They ran in a regional record 12 tries with flanker Nic Cudd, Wardle, wing ...

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  20. New information on the end of the Ceausescu eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    ... in Eastern and Central Europe collapsed one after the other. But one ruler appeared to have provided for eternity: Romania's leader Nicolae Ceausescu. In the early 1970s, he turned Romania inside out, North Korean-style. All key party and state ...

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