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PHOTOS: Ceausescu's Architectural Legacy

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 12.21.2012 | Travel

BUCHAREST, Romania -- Twenty-three years after communism collapsed, the Palace of the Parliament, a gargantuan Stalinist symbol and the most concrete ...

Dada Art Discovery In Israel

Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts

Imagine the feeling of uncovering a Marcel Janco mural that hasn't been seen in half a century. That's precisely what happened to Eli Shaltiel as he w...

Police Target Journalists In Romania

AP | ALINA WOLFE MURRAY | Posted 03.19.2012 | Media

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — About 2,000 people demonstrated against Romania's harsh austerity measures in cities across the country on Wednesday and d...

WATCH: A Look At The CIA's Secret Romanian Prison

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 02.06.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — One of the CIA's most important secrets in the war on terrorism was hiding in plain sight, on a leafy residential street along a bu...

Unveiling new memorial, Romania acknowledges role in Holocaust

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Romania unveiled a new Holocaust memorial in Bucharest on Thursday, saying the nation was now facing up to its role in the killing of Jews and Gypsies...

Oldest woman to give birth dies, leaving twins

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Spanish woman who deceived a U.S. fertility clinic about her age and become the oldest woman to give birth has died at 69, leaving behind 2-year-old twins, newspapers reported Wednesday.

Maria del Carmen Bousada gave birth in December 2006 after telling a clinic in Los Angeles that she was 55, the facility's maximum age for single women receiving in-vitro fertilization. Guinness World Records said the 66-year-old was the oldest on record to give birth and the case ignited fierce debate over how much responsibility fertility clinics have over their patients.

Bousada told an interviewer at the time that the Pacific Fertility Center did not ask her for identification, and maintained that because her mother had died at 101, she stood a good chance of living long enough to raise her children.

Dr. Vicken Sahakian, director and owner of the clinic, said Bousada falsified her birth date on documents from Spain.

When he learned of the deception, "I figured something might happen and wind up being a disaster for these kids, and unfortunately I was right," he said.