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She grabbed the world’s attention and affection aged 14. In 1976 this Romanian gymnast scored the first perfect ten in Olympic history and remains a
Clotilde Armand is a French woman aiming to change the face of local politics in Romania in a system marked by corruption.
Exit polls from local elections in Romania suggest that barely a year after quitting government under a corruption cloud the Social Democrats have roared back nationwide, and will…
After 7 days and 320 km of walking, Romanian miners and energy workers have reached Bucharest. The march aimed to draw the government’s attention to
The workers from state-controlled energy company started the 300km walk from Targu Jiu to the capital on Monday to protest against a proposed layoff.
In Romania the technocrat government of Dacian Ciolos easily won a confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday, reinforcing its mandate for a one-year
Twenty-year-old Turk Ayberk Manci was among a group of Erasmus exchange students at Bucharest’s Colectiv nightclub late on October 30. Fireworks set
Thousands of demonstrators returned to the streets of Romania for a fourth night running on Friday to pursue their campaign for a cleansing of the
‘Corruption kills’ and ‘Murderers’ Just two of the slogans chanted by Romanians who have taken to the streets in their tens of thousands to protest
Romania has a new interim prime minster, but will he be able to calm tensions on the streets? Sorin Campeanu has taken the hot seat, replacing Victor
. For Romanian President Klaus Iohannis who was elected on an anti-corruption ticket last November, the resignation of Prime Minister Victor Ponta
A former commander of one of Romania’s most notorious prisons refused to talk to journalists when he arrived at court in Bucharest. Alexandru
Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has been named as a defendant in a criminal investigation into forgery, tax evasion and money laundering. Assets
Romania’s transport minister has resigned over controversial comments he made criticising his countrymen living abroad. Ioan Rus caused uproar by
Romania's Prime Minister predicts his government will survive a no-confidence vote
Romania has been plunged into crisis after its president called for Prime Minister Victor Ponta to resign over alleged corruption. Prosecutors
The head of an EU-backed anti-corruption watchdog has been detained in Romania. Horia Georgescu is suspected of inflating the value of real estate by
Romania’s finance minister resigned after prosecutors began investigating him for corruption, it’s emerged. Prime Minister Victor Ponta confirmed
Romanians nostalgic for the communist era have gathered at the grave of former dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife. While in power people
Romania is marking the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Revolution that toppled the regime of Nicolae Ceaușescu and brought an end to 42 years of
Christmas Day marks the 25th anniversary since the death of Nicolae Ceaușescu, one of the most feared and tyrannical leaders in Europe in the last
Unlikely election winner Klaus Iohannis pledged a corruption crackdown as he was sworn in as President of Romania on Sunday (December 21).
Romania’s Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu has stepped dow, the second foreign minister to quit in the space of a week in response to voting issues
The surprise win by provincial mayor Klaus Iohannis in Romania’s presidential elections is still sinking in. Not only is he a relatively fresh
It was business as usual for Romania’s new ‘First Lady’ Carmen Iohannis. Instead of basking in the limelight of her husband’s victory in the capital
The fourth elected president of Romania, Klaus Iohannis is an unusual feature in its political landscape. He is leader of the National Liberal Party
Supporters of Klaus Iohannis, the man who will be Romania’s next president, have been celebrating in Bucharest. He won in a surprise victory
Prime Minister Victor Ponta conceded shock defeat in Romania’s presidential race after exit polls showed centre-right candidate Klaus Iohannis had
Romania’s prime minister, Victor Ponta, has conceded defeat to opposition centre-right candidate Klaus Iohannis in a surprise result. Social
Centre-right candidate Klaus Iohannis has scored an unexpected victory over front runner Prime Minister Victor Ponta in Romania’s presidential