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Adrian Paunescu, Romania's most famous poet _ a man who praised the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu yet remained popular among Romanians _ has died at the age of 67.
Iran on Tuesday accused two detained Germans of having links to Iranian exile groups after they were arrested reportedly while trying to interview the son of a woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery.
The wall of a reservoir filled with caustic red sludge inevitably will collapse and unleash a new deluge of red sludge that could flow about a half-mile to the north, a Hungarian official said Sunday.
For Europe's 10 million to 12 million Roma, as Gypsies are also known, a central factor in their impoverishment is poor access to education, with problems ranging from late starts to early dropouts, from segregated schools in Eastern Europe to the systematic misdiagnosis of mental disabilities.
The toxic red sludge that burst out of a Hungarian factory's reservoir and inundated three villages reached the mighty Danube on Thursday after wreaking havoc on smaller rivers and creeks, an emergency official said.
In 1939, about 5,000 copies of a book offering hopeless drunks a spiritual path to recovery through 12 steps was released by a fledgling fellowship of alcoholics.
France's immigration minister presented a bill Tuesday that would strip naturalized French citizens of their nationality if they threaten the lives of police or other legal authorities — a measure critics contend will divide citizens into two classes.
The Romanian government was in an uproar Monday over austerity protests: The interior minister resigned, the opposition demanded the prime minister go as well, and top police officials held emergency talks with the president.
A human rights organization and attorneys for a Saudi man accused in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole demanded this week that Polish prosecutors investigate the terrorism suspect's detention and treatment at a CIA prison once housed in Poland.