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Risk of poverty is high in Balkans, Baltics, and southern Europe, while Slovenia and Czech Republic are doing better.
Indictments against Liviu Dragnea and others come amid new anti-government protests, as the Romanian leu drops to a record low.
In addition to clearing the way to the presidency for people with criminal convictions, the legislative proposal would also hinder the investigation of magistrates, say critics.
Plans of major fiscal overhauls, including a social security payment shift, in the EU’s fastest-growing economy are not welcomed by everybody.
Social Democrats close ranks as two of their ministers face abuse of office allegations in a corruption case involving the party’s boss.
Hundreds of migrants have entered Romania by sea or been sent back to Turkey already this month.
Some argue that video confirms stereotypes about ethnic Hungarians who wouldn’t serve you in Romanian, while others say that its author had a hidden agenda.
International arbitration with company who invested in the gold mine might be playing a role in bid to undo the area’s protected status.
In what has become a recurrent feature of Romanian life, opponents rally against a political class seen as corrupt and insensitive.