The proposed amnesty law, and changes to the criminal code, would set free around 2,500 people, including notorious politicians involved in graft and abuse-of-power cases.
The Social Democrats narrowly avoided a political crisis, after their first choice for prime minister was rejected, without an explanation, by the president.
Criminal conviction hanging over their leader poses a problem for election-winning Social Democrats.
Social Democrats win in Romania, while conservatives have slim lead in Macedonia, and Transdniester gets a new president.
Their probable return to power sparks concern about an anti-corruption drive that has gained momentum under government led by technocratic Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos.
Less than a week before parliamentary elections, Ministry of Culture accused of not supporting the push for a potential UNESCO site.
A news startup stirred up more buzz on social media during U.S. election season than well-funded major media.
Bucharest busts cybercrime gang, sentences Israeli for intimidating corruption agency head; two Bulgarian ministers face charges.
In addition to receiving accolades, Adrian Ghenie's paintings have auctioned off in recent months for millions of dollars.
Premier Ciolos accuses opposition of populist measures as national elections draw near.
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