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Romanian education minister resigns amid plagiarism accusations
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Romania's Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca denies plagiarising his thesis
A Romanian journalist has claimed that nearly a third of the PM's doctorate thesis contained plagiarised content.
New COVID-19 measures in Romania as infections surge
Face masks will be mandatory and bars and restaurants will operate at 50% or 30% capacity as part of the new measures.
Protest in Romania over bid to extend COVID health pass to workplaces
Romania has the EU's second-lowest vaccination rate with just 39.6% of its population fully vaccinated, compared to more than 67% for the rest of the bloc.
Romanian minister resigns following plagiarism reports
Florin Roman, who had served in Romania’s new coalition government for less than a month, quit his post after his education credentials were called into question.
Back in power, Romania's PSD wants to put its toxic past behind it
Under Liviu Dragnea, the Social Democrats became a byword for corruption and graft. Now a new crop of leaders says that the party has changed.
Romanian MPs approve coalition that will see rotating prime ministers
Under the coalition agreement, Romania will rotate its prime minister every 18 months before the next parliamentary elections.
Romania could have rotating prime ministers if new coalition approved
The Liberals and Social Democrats may agree to rotate the role of prime minister between the two parties until the next elections in 2024.
Romania's two biggest parties will begin talks to end political crisis
A PNL-PSD coalition would end Romania's political stalemate but would be deeply controversial within both parties and among the voting public.
Romania's crisis continues as latest PM-designate throws in the towel
Third time lucky?
Romania's defence minister nominated to try and form government
Nicolae Ciuca, a reserve army general and Romania's caretaker defence minister, has been named as the country's prime minister delegate. A previous attempt to form a centrist government in Romania failed this week.
Romanian MPs fail to support new government proposal of Dacian Ciolos
The vote result risks prolonging Romania's ongoing political crisis amid an acute surge of coronavirus cases.
Romania's Dacian Cioloș unveils new cabinet ahead of parliament vote
Romania's prime minister designate is going to ask MPs to vote in favour of a government made entirely of members of his own USR party, which has just 80 seats in parliament.
Meet the nationalist who wants to see Moldova and Romania as one state
Many Romanians would like to see Moldova and Romania as a single country. Most Moldovans don't agree.
Why Romania's new PM-designate could face a winter of discontent
Even if Dacian Cioloș can win the support of parliament - which is doubtful - he has an unenviable task ahead, analysts say.
Former PM Dacian Cioloș tasked with forming new Romanian government
Romania's former prime minister Dacian Cioloș has been appointed to try and form a new government.
Romania faces political deadlock after PM Citu ousted
The only thing that Romania's political parties can agree on is that Florin Citu must go.
Romania MPs 'offered bribes' to support PM Citu, claims opposition
AUR leader George Simion says his MPs were told that relatives and allies could be appointed to directorships of state energy companies if they abstained from voting.
Romania PM holds onto party leadership after internal battle
Cîțu, who heads the ruling National Liberal Party, held off a challenge from former Romanian leader Ludovic Orban.
Romania lurches into another political crisis as Citu clings to power
Citu has had to rely on his party's bitter rivals, the Socialist Party, to block a no-confidence vote. Ludovic Orban, the man he replaced, is waiting in the wings.
Romania's government faces confidence vote after party quits coalition
Ministers from the second-largest party in the ruling coalition resigned on Monday following the dismissal of Romania's Justice Minister last week.
Romania's government in crisis after dismissal of justice minister
A junior party in Romania's ruling coalition has called on Prime Minister Florin Cîțu to resign after he dismissed the justice minister on Wednesday.
Romanian government faces vote of confidence in parliament
Left-wing opposition parties have accused Romanian Prime Minister Florin Citu of "leading the country towards the abyss".
Romania approves law to exclude Huawei from future 5G network
Romania has approved a bill that aims to exclude Chinese group Huawei from the country's future 5G mobile network.
Romanian health minister dismissed over handling of COVID-19 pandemic
A number of incidents related to the pandemic had created tensions within Romania's governing coalition.
A decade after talks began, is Romania any closer to joining Schengen?
A European Union member since 2007, Romania still isn't a member of Europe's borderless zone. Why not?
Romania's ex-minister sentenced for corruption and money-laundering
Elena Udrea, a former Romanian tourism minister, and Ioana Basescu, daughter of the former president, received prison sentences for money laundering.