President Iohannis has intervened amid concern over plans to introduce pardons and decriminalise offences in corruption cases.
Romania’s parliament has approved a new left-leaning coalition government in a vote of confidence ending weeks of uncertainty over who would lead the country.
The line-up will be rubber-stamped in a vote on Wednesday in parliament, where the Social Democrats and their junior coalition party ALDE have an overall majority.
Veteran leftist Sorin Grindeanu has been named Romania’s Prime Minister-designate by President Klaus Iohannis.
Romania’s Social Democrat party (PSD), which earlier this month won the country’s general election, has proposed former telecommunications minister Sorin Grindeanu for Prime Minister, after their firs
Romania was tipped to have its first female and first Muslim prime minister, until the country’s president on Tuesday rejected the Social Democrat Party’s…
Romania’s president Klaus Iohannis has refused to nominate the country’s first Muslim prime minister.
Sevil Shhaideh, a Muslim woman from Romania's Tartar minority, was nominated on Wednesday for the role of PM, a double first for Romania
Romanians re-elected the Social Democrats (PSD) to power on Sunday (December 11), just over a year since the party’s corruption-tainted former leader Victor Ponta stepped down after the deadly Buchare
Romanians hand power back to the country's Social Democrats (PSD) in their general election on Sunday.
Romanians could return the Social Democrats (PSD) to power when they go to the polls on Sunday (December 11), just over a year since the party’s corruption-tainted former leader Victor Ponta resigned
Romanians are heading to the polls on Sunday to elect a new government, a year after a vast anti-corruption drive forced Prime Minister Victor Ponta to step down.
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