France said it plans to send troops to Romania as part of a future NATO mission, seeking to reassure the Black Sea nation amid tensions with Russia.
One of the consequences of former communist-era persecution in Romania is a lack of public trust in today's governance, which is hampering the country's fight against Covid-19.
Parliament toppled the nine-month-old minority government of PM Citu in a vote of no-confidence.
It is the country's third deadly hospital fire in less than a year. Video footage showed patients jumping out of windows from the hospital's lower levels and firefighters carrying people out.
Turkey has demonstrated to other countries that it can limit Russia without the help of the US and Western European powers, adding a new element to Moscow’s strategic calculations.
Czech government accuses Russian secret services of being behind an explosion that killed two people at an arms depot in 2014, which President Milos Zeman on Sunday likened to terror attacks.
Authorities say at least five people have died in the fire that broke out on the ground floor of a hospital in Bucharest. The cause of the blaze still remains unknown.
With 95 percent votes counted, Romania's opposition Social Democrats (PSD) have taken the lead after elections seen as pivotal for determining the country's future in the European mainstream, but they are unlikely to be part of the next government.
The blaze spread through the intensive care ward designated for Covid-19 patients at the public hospital in the city of Piatra Neamt.
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Debate has raged ever since the French league decided to bring a premature end to the season in late April with 10 rounds of matches unplayed.
The overall cuts would affect just under 10 percent of Renault's 180,000 global workforce. The firm has around 48,500 staff in France.
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