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Bucharest: Capital of Romania
Bucharest is the capital and largest city of Romania, as well as its cultural, industrial, and financial centre. It is located in the southeast of the country, at 44°25′57″N 26°06′14″E, on the banks of the Dâmbovița River, less than 60 km (37.3 mi) north of the Danube River and the Bulgarian border.

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Football: Euro 2020 draw puts Portugal, France and Germany in same group

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Euro 2020 draw: What you need to know

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Romanians protest over illegal logging and murders

Thousands of Romanians marched through the capital Bucharest after the deaths of two forest rangers.
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Thousands of Romanians marched in the capital Bucharest and other cities on Sunday in protest against widespread illegal logging, which is believed to be behind the deaths of two forest workers in the..
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Romania gives green light for Holocaust museum

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis gave the green light on Tuesday for the creation of the country's first national Holocaust museum in Bucharest, more than seven decades after the end of World War..
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Romanian anti-graft crusader to be EU prosecutor after winning EU vote

Romania's anti-corruption chief Laura Codruta Kovesi will become the European Union's first fraud prosecutor after EU countries changed tack and backed her, despite opposition from Bucharest.
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Tens of thousands of protesters rallied peacefully against the ruling Social Democrat government in the capital, Bucharest, on Saturday on the one-year anniversary of a violent protest where riot..
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