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Romanian Prime Minister Resigns In Wake Of Fatal Rock Club Fire (Top Story)


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On Thursday Romanian Prime Minister Resigns In Wake Of Fatal Rock Club Fire was a top story. Here is the recap: (Classic Rock) Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta has resigned as a result of mass protests which followed last week's deadly nightclub fire. The blaze at the Colectiv rock club on Friday killed 32 people, with 130 still in hospital, half of them in critical condition.

Huge public protests have been staged, blaming widespread corruption for the allegedly poor safety standards at the venue and at other venues in the country. Ponta says in a statement:

"I'm handing in my mandate, I'm resigning, and implicitly my government too. I am obliged to take note of the legitimate grievances which exist in society. I hope handing in my and my government's mandate will satisfy the demands of protesters." Read more - here.

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