There are parallels between the scandal engulfing Romania over the handling of a teenager’s kidnapping and a deadly nightclub blaze four years ago, an expert has told Euronews.
Romania's education minister, Ecaterina Andronescu, has been sacked over "deeply wrong" comments she made about a kidnapping case.
The uncle of a kidnapped Romania teenager has slammed the people who heard her desperate telephone calls for help.
Romania’s interior minister has quit as the fallout from the kidnapping of two teenage girls intensifies.
A murder suspect in the southern Romanian town of Caracal has admitted to killing two teenage girls, his lawyer said on Sunday, in a case that sparked nationwide outrage over the way authorities handled it.
The chief of the Romanian police Ioan Buda was fired by the Romanian Interior ministry on Saturday after a series of errors in his police department led to their failure to save a missing girl.
Romania is going ahead with the controversial export of 70,000 live sheep to the Persian Gulf. That is despite Brussels urging them not to because “extreme temperatures” would make it impossible to guarantee the animals would not suffer in transit.
Previous host Romania was sponsored by Coca-cola among others, while Finland, which took over as the new rotating president on July 1, announced an agreement with BMW.
Over the past two years, the EU has threatened legal steps against Romania and launched Article 7 procedures — dubbed the "nuclear option" — against Poland and Hungary over reforms to their judiciary systems.
Romania has made little progress to prevent corruption in its government, the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body said in two critical reports released on Tuesday.
Diplomatic tensions flare between Romania and Hungary after cemetery incident
Last week, the European Parliament elections saw voter participation exceed 50%, a resounding rejection of the corruption-fueled party in power, the Social Democrats Party (PSD). [But] many challenges remain for the people of Romania, far too many of which are exacerbated by corruption.
On the final day of his Romania trip, Pope Francis speaks of the courage of Catholics persecuted under Communism.
On the last leg of his trip to Romania the pope visited the city of Iasi in the province of Moldova.
The pontiff is continuing his visit of Romania.
Pope Francis will meet the patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church during his visit to the country, where Catholics are a minority.
Romania should focus less on celebrating the jailing of Liviu Dragnea and more on reforming how political leaders are chosen, experts say.
Liviu Dragnea has been in the sights of anti-corruption campaigners for years in what his supporters claim are politically motivated proceedings. This week he finally ended up in prison.
Opposition to the Romanian politician has often crystalised on social media so the reaction to his jailing was predictable but nevertheless creative.
Crowds shouted 'go to prison' as Romania's Liviu Dragnea was taken to jail for corruption.
Angry crowds banged on the walls of the embassy in The Hague, Netherlands, after voters were turned away when polls closed.
Romanians voted in huge numbers on Sunday to deliver a blow to the ruling party by overwhelmingly rejecting measures seen as making it harder to tackle corruption.
The bizarre move happened as Târgoviște — based 75 km north-west of Bucharest — hosted a political rally for the Social Democrats (PSD).
Romanian video bloggers (vloggers), internet influencers and students are fiercely campaigning for the European Parliament elections next week — each using their best techniques to reach as many followers and supporters as they possibly can.
While Romanian citizens are getting ready to hit the polls to vote in the European elections, a group of self-proclaimed witches are working behind closed doors to make sure that the "right" candidates get seats.
Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel got carried away by the cheering crowds, at one point trying to get them to chant Macron's name.