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.
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).
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.
Steeped in history but embracing all things new in terms of technology, the northern Romanian city of Cluj Napoca is described as the country's Silicon Valley.
Our reporters Damon Embling and Gabor Tanacs reach an area of Romania where Hungarians make up the majority of the population and are pushing for greater autonomy.
Our road trip has arrived in Romania ahead of the EU elections later this month and our reporters invited locals to share their opinions on our red sofa in the heart of Bucharest
Romania's parliament has approved legislation to bring back the country’s gold reserves, but the national bank opposes the move.
Iohannis, who called the controversial referendum, has accused the PSD of a sustained "assault on justice" and trying to undermine the rule of law.
Romanian MPs have today approved criminal law changes that could shut down several ongoing high-level graft cases in what experts consider is one of the EU's most corrupt countries.
Prosecutors say Iliescu was responsible running a campaign of misinformation that created a climate of terror.
One's just been excommunicated, another coached a national football team and a third was president of a neighbouring country, Romania's EU election candidates are a colourful bunch.
“Justice is a matter of national interest, and citizens have the sovereign right to decide whether or not to let corruption become state policy,” he said .
Romanian Prime Minister announced a plan to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem at a meeting with a pro-Israel lobby in Washington DC.
The European Commission's vice president, Frans Timmermans, praised Romania's former chief corruption prosecutor in an interview with Euronews, urging the fight against corruption to continue.
But experts said Bucharest should deal with its "corruption problem" and that any double standards were irrelevant.
The ceremony marks the start of Romania's stint at the helm of the Council of the European Union presidency, which runs from January 1 - June 30, 2019.
Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) have objected to comments made by an anti-corruption expert in an article published by Euronews. Here we publish their response to Laura Stefan's claims in full.
Romania working on granting amnesty to politicians imprisoned for corruption
The eastern European state took over the presidency of the EU on Jan 1 but some have expressed doubts as to whether it can steer the bloc through what is expected to be a turbulent few months.
Romania's government has survived a parliamentary no-confidence vote just before it is due to take over the European Union's rotating presidency.
It’s the perfect antidote to the huge anti-government protests that have rocked the Romanian capital Bucharest in recent years.
Four MPs defected from the ruling party on Tuesday to join a small opposition movement.
Investigative journalists who have published claims about Romania’s most powerful politician say they’ve come under political pressure to reveal their sources.