Nine Romanian children taken into care
Bus trapped by avalanche in Bosnia
Skaters cross fingers in The Netherlands
Snow closes Rome's Colosseum
Cold claims first life in Albania, France
By Ioana Patran
BUCHAREST, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Nine Romanian children were taken into care after a baby died in an unheated house, joining at least 189 others killed by a Siberian front which strengthened its hold over Eastern Europe on Friday and spread further west.
Temperatures plummeted to minus 37 Celsius (minus 35 Fahrenheit) in northern Slovakia and rescue workers dug through snow on mountain roads to rescue stranded bus passengers in the Balkans.
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