Vişinel Bălan had a hellish time growing up in a Romanian orphanage. Now he is running for mayor with hopes of improving life for other people.
They say life imitates art - and that’s exactly what actors in Romania did over lockdown, in an attempt to bring famous works of art to a wider audience over the internet.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says there are no adverse health effects linked to wireless technologies and no consequences for public health regarding 5G. The Academy's press release was later taken down.
It is a 356 million euro laser that is able to reproduce what happens when a star collapses deep in space. But the Romanian project has hit a very human hurdle. Here's how.
Romania's Ludovic Orban has avoided censure over his government's response to COVID-19, after only 226 MPs turned up to parliament to vote
A popular video blogger pranked Romanian media by tricking them into running a fake news story about an apparent car crash.
Romanian authorities launched a crackdown on the illegal and unsafe storage of the chemical after the devastating explosion in the Lebanese capital.
The Transilvania International Film Festival's 19th edition has opened in the city of Cluj-Napoca.
Police say the scam has seen 89 people fall victim to the fraudsters.
With a health system that consistently ranks among the EU's worst, Romanians suspected of having COVID-19 are discharging themselves from hospitals and there are no longer any legal grounds to stop them after a recent Constitutional Court ruling.
Domestic violence will now include a provision specifically for "cybernetic violence" which intends to "shame, humble, scare, threat, or silence the victim".
Investigators managed to identify a fingerprint on one of the fake banknotes which helped them track down the suspects.
The National Salvation Cathedral will cost €110 million and be the largest of its kind in Europe. Critics say it is a waste of money in the EU's second-poorest state.
The 17-year-old was doused in petrol and set alight at her home in south-west Romania last Saturday, say prosecutors.
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The legislation now needs to be approved by President Klaus Iohannis.
They had meant to honour Romania's war dead but the ceremony was instead directed towards fallen soldiers of the Red Army.
Any postponement of Romania's full entry into the Schengen Area is no longer technical, but a political decision about what Europe means and what Europe is.
"It is not only blasphemous but also an offence to the honourable profession of doctors, who do not think of themselves as saints, or improvised saviours and do not claim a public cult.”
Romania's schools have been shut since March 11 and pupils in rural parts of the country lack access to the internet.
The European Court of Human Rights today ruled in favour of Romania's sacked anti-corruption chief, Laura Kovesi.
Police in Romania issued around 200,000 lockdown-related fines in the last month. This crackdown may have helped precipitate today's announcement that confinement will be eased from mid-May.
Face masks and medical supplies are being sold for two or three times their value as countries scramble to protect their health workers.
Military doctors have arrived in Suceava and say conditions in the hospital are similar to "a war".
“It’s a disaster and happened because of a lack of leadership and the management of the initial situation,” said Bogdan Tanase, head of Romania’s Doctors’ Alliance.
Countries in eastern Europe have not been hit too hard by COVID-19. But if and when it does come, are they equipped to cope?