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In 2005, Romania's equivalent of the sensational O.J. Simpson trial rocked Eastern Europe when a priest and four nuns from a convent in the country's remote Moldavia region went to prison for accidentally killing a young woman during an exorcism. The case...
ROBERT PRITZKER One of three brothers who built family business empire Robert Pritzker, 85, a billionaire industrialist and one of three brothers who built the Pritzker family's business empire, died of Parkinson's disease Thursday in Chicago, said...
COLUM MCCANN's new novel, "Zoli," will be published Tuesday by Random House.ON NEW YEAR'S day, the European Union swelled by another 28 million people. The inclusion of Romania and Bulgaria in the European fold is cause for celebration in the streets of Bucharest and the courtyards of Sofia. For two of Europe's poorer countries,...
Tags: Theft, Martin Luther King Jr., Europe, Slovakia, Bob Hoskins
Special to The TimesAfter touring Suceava and the painted monasteries in Bucovina, I board a bus for the seven-hour ride south to Bucharest. When I take my seat, a friend turns to me and says, "Bucovina is seeing Romania in Technicolor and Bucharest is seeing Romania in...
In Los Angeles, where it seems every architecturally significant modernist house has been documented, studied, photographed and published several times over, the 1958 Pasinetti residence has proved to be that rare surprise: a little known midcentury gem...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWARSAW -- Security forces armed with automatic weapons fired into crowds of protesters in the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Thursday, killing or wounding an undetermined number of demonstrators demanding an end to the rule of dictator Nicolae...
Tags: Hungary, Treaties, Demonstration, Local Government, Diplomacy
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLONDON -- The Warsaw Pact's last Stalinist domino, the tyrannical regime of Romanian President Nicolae Ceausescu, toppled with a violent crash Friday after several days of Europe's bloodiest fighting since the end of World War II. A newly formed...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWARSAW -- Nicolae Ceausescu's monster was dying monstrously Friday. As his 24-year-old dictatorship in Romania careened into its final blood-soaked days, Nicolae Ceausescu, along with his wife Elena, his son and his network of family retainers,...
Tags: North Korea, Politics, Government, Warsaw (Poland), Human Rights
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBUCHAREST, Romania -- The young woman, her dark hair tied back in a long braid, sat in the chair by the fire, her face pulled tight by the unsuccessful effort to hold back tears. "I am sorry," Dmitra said, "I do not mean to offend, but the rest of the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLONDON -- The fiercest battles yet in a week of bloodletting rocked the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Saturday amid reports that deposed dictator Nicolae Ceausescu is under arrest by the army. There was convincing evidence that the death toll...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBUCHAREST, Romania -- For all but the last two weeks of this year, Communist Eastern Europe passed through one of the most remarkable political transformations in modern history, a massive upheaval that was accomplished with hardly a shot fired. The...
VarietyBobby Paunescu and Jared Underwood's Solar Entertainment Group has allied with Romanian entrepreneur Dragos Savulescu to launch Solar Studios in Bucharest. The partnership, announced in Cannes, provides for Solar to take over Savalescu's Kentauros...
Tags: Television, Banking, Entertainment, Tom Hardy
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