Europe

More than 14,000 sheep drown after ship capsizes off Romania

Rescuers save only 33 sheep and crew after Queen Hind overturns in Black Sea shortly after leaving Romania's Midia port.

More than 14,000 sheep drown after ship capsizes off Romania

Europe

Exit polls: Romania's President Iohannis wins re-election

Klaus Iohannis, 60, easily defeats social democrat opponent Viorica Dancila.

Exit polls: Romania's President Iohannis wins re-election

Romania

Romania's Iohannis wins presidential ballot, will face runoff

Exit poll shows Klaus Iohannis, former leader of National Liberal Party, garnered 38.7 percent of votes.

Romania's Iohannis wins presidential ballot, will face runoff

Europe

Romania new PM to name EU commissioner after consulting president

Ludovic Orban, Romania's new prime minister, would not be drawn on the name of his nominee.

Romania new PM to name EU commissioner after consulting president

Witness

The Dry Valley: Hopes and Dreams in a Romanian Village

A portrait of a Romanian village where many of the Roma residents must leave for Scandinavia to make a living.

Romania

Made in Eastern Europe: Garment workers denied basic rights

Widespread mistreatment reported at Romanian and Bulgarian garment factories, including unpaid overtime and bullying.

Made in Eastern Europe: Garment workers denied basic rights

Romania

Romania government hanging by thread as coalition ally pulls out

Viorica Dancila's Social Democrats-led government loses majority after junior coalition partner ALDE withdraws backing.

Romania government hanging by thread as coalition ally pulls out

Romania

'People know and like their Muslim neighbours'

Romanian Muslims, some with Ottoman roots, largely spared Islamophobic rhetoric seen in neighbouring countries.

Romania, a beacon of coexistence for Muslims in Eastern Europe

Pope Francis

Pope apologises to Roma for Catholic Church's discrimination

The pontiff wraps up visit to Romania by asking the ethnic minority for forgiveness for discrimination across Europe.

Pope apologises to Roma for Catholic Church's discrimination

Romania

Romania court upholds jail sentence for PSD chief Dragnea

PSD leader Liviu Dragnea to serve three and half year prison sentence after losing appeal against 2018 graft conviction.

Romania court upholds jail sentence for PSD chief Dragnea

AJ IMPACT

Rosia Montana: Seeds of utopia in town almost lost to gold mining

Hope and unease in fertile Romanian village, six years after protests halted plans for Europe's largest gold mine.

Rosia Montana: Seeds of utopia in town almost lost to gold mining

Romania

Romania's ex-leader Iliescu charged over 1989 uprising

Former president is among several high-ranking officials charged with crimes against humanity over Romanian revolution.

Romania's ex-leader Iliescu charged over 1989 uprising

Romania

Romanians on Brexit: 'I see it is a chaotic mess'

On the streets of Romania's capital, fear and disbelief over Brexit as concern grows for migrants and UK-bound students.

The view from Bucharest: Brexit fears for Romanian expatriates

Mental health

Why Romanian migrant women suffer from 'Italy syndrome'

Romanians care for the elderly in Italy but long hours, loneliness and mistreatment lead to mental health problems.

Why Romanian migrant women suffer from 'Italy syndrome'

Europe

Romania's health system in crisis

Romania's crumbling health system is no longer a secret, and many say corruption is to blame.