Middle East

Romania to 'move Israeli embassy to Jerusalem'

A final embassy relocation decision rests with Romanian President Iohannis, who said he had not been consulted.

Romania to move Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, says ruling party

Romania

Thousands march against corruption in Romania

Tens of thousands brave snow in Bucharest to protest laws that critics say would weaken judicial independence.

Thousands march against corruption in Romania

Europe

Romania: Tens of thousands protest against corruption

Demonstrators brave police and poor weather to protest against law that will make it more difficult to prosecute high-level officials.

Refugees

'Tolerated' in Romania after surviving deadly Black Sea

After travelling to Romania from Turkey via the dangerous Black Sea, refugees and migrants struggle to survive.

Refugees 'tolerated' after crossing deadly Black Sea

Refugees

Refugees drown as boat capsizes in Black Sea

At least 21 dead and several others missing after Romania-bound boat sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast.

Refugees drown as boat capsizes in Black Sea

Europe

Powerful wind storm kills eight in Romania

Sudden storm killed eight people in the western city of Timisoara before heading to Ukraine.

Powerful wind storm kills eight in Romania

Politics

Ex-economy minister appointed as Romania's new PM

Appointment of former economy minister comes days after ruling Social Democrats remove their own government.

Mihai Tudose designated Romania's new prime minister

Europe

Romania's Social Democrats vote own government out

Ruling Romanian party stages vote of no confidence and topples prime minister who has been in office just six months

PM Sorin Grindeanu ousted after no-confidence vote

Europe

Romanian PM refuses to quit after coalition vote

Political future uncertain after ruling Social Democratic Party pulls support for Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu.

Romania: Ruling party tries to sack own government

Special series

Romania: People Power

An insider's view of Romania's fierce fight against corruption and for radical change.

Europe

EU court blasts Romania for domestic-violence apathy

European Court for Human Rights finds lack of commitment in Romania to address domestic assault despite legal framework.

ECHR highlights Romanian domestic-violence failures

Europe

Romania withdraws plan to pardon corrupt officials

Demonstrators force Senate committee to change vote on amendment to pardon officials convicted of corruption.

Romania withdraws amendment pardoning corrupt officials

The Listening Post

The challenges of reporting on Romania's corruption

Are Romania's media outlets caught in a conflict of interest when reporting the country's top news story?

The Listening Post

Westminster attack: The media's 'terror' template

The attack in Westminster saw British media revert to a familiar template. Plus, Romania's media challenges politicians.

Opinion

Romania: The second fall of Ceausescu

The 2017 protests in Romania mirror the 1989 ones. They both brought down a corrupt kleptocratic order.

Cristian Popescu

by Cristian Popescu

Cristian Popescu