A Senate vote and a referendum are still needed to enshrine man-woman unions as the only legal form of marriage.
Sebastian Ghita – once a maverick entrepreneur, now facing investigation in several corruption cases – had fled after losing his parliamentary immunity.
Chisinau sees Bucharest's decision to make the anniversary a public holiday as a way of fomenting unionist feelings.
Representatives of the Orthodox Church were also present at the rallies, which included shows of support for traditional families, a touchy subject in Romania.
Could the anti-vaccination movement be responsible for the deaths of 17 children?
Some Central and Eastern Europeans fear ending up on the periphery of the EU.
Lawmaker insists that his proposal to criminalize attempts at 'changing the constitutional order' isn’t aimed at protesters.
Officials are working on a new law to replace controversial corruption decree.
Large protests against move to weaken penalties for official corruption continued for the third consecutive day.
Adopted through late-night emergency ordinances, new legislation decriminalizing some corruption offences sets back years’ worth of efforts, say critics.
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