Romania

Romania's anti-gay marriage referendum flops

Data from the national election bureau shows that only 20.4 percent of Romanians voted in the referendum.

Romania's anti-same-sex marriage vote fails to meet legal turnout

Europe

Romanian ruling party calls for investigation into August protest

Ruling PSD party calls for probe into alleged external funding and preplanned violence during a rally

Romanian ruling party calls for investigation into August protest

Romania

Row deepens over alleged police brutality at Bucharest protest

Some 450 people were treated for injuries at recent rally, but ruling party leader denounces protest as coup attempt.

Row deepens over alleged police brutality at Bucharest protest

Protests

Romania's swelling anti-government protests

Security forces fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse large crowds after several violent outbursts.

Romania's swelling anti-government protests

Romania

Romanians rally against government for second day

Thousands gather in the capital a day after more than 450 people were injured during mass anti-corruption rally.

Romanians rally against government for second day

Romania

Tens of thousands rally against Romania's government

At least 70 people required medical attention after police fired tear gas at protesters rallying in Bucharest.

Romania: Tens of thousands attend anti-government rallies

Europe

Romania's anti-corruption protests wither away

Romanians grow tired after one and a half years of protesting against corruption with no concrete results.

Romania's anti-corruption protests wither away

Romania

The refugee church in Romania run by a Sudanese pastor

Peter Rong arrived in the Romanian capital as a student. More than 26 years later, he serves as an activist pastor.

Meet the Sudanese pastor of a 'refugee church' in Bucharest

Romania

Romania ruling party chief convicted over fake jobs scandal

Romania's high court sentences Liviu Dragnea to three-and-a-half years in prison over a fake jobs scandal.

Romania ruling party chief convicted over fake jobs scandal

European Union

The hidden costs of coal in Romania

Biggest coal company wants more time to implement EU pollution standards as pressure for energy transition grows.

The hidden costs of coal in Romania

Romania

Romanian president wants PM out over Israel embassy row

Klaus Iohannis says PM didn't consult him before endorsing secret plan to move Romania's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

Romania's president wants PM out over Israel embassy move

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