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.

Europe

Romania becomes new front line in battle with 'fake news'

Even as Romania heads the presidency of Council of the European Union, observers in Europe worry about a crackdown on the nation's independent voices in the media and a rise in 'fake news'.

Europe

Romania government accused of allowing illegal logging in forests

The Romanian government is facing widespread allegations of corruption and mismanagement.

Romania

Low turnout annuls Romanian vote on same-sex marriage

Just over 20 percent of Romanians turned up at referendum aimed at changing the definition of marriage.

Low turnout annuls Romanian vote on same-sex marriage

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

Romania

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