Social Democrat leader initiated the dismissal of PM and government he nominated, on the grounds that it failed to deliver on its promises.
Premier Grindeanu has refused to step down ahead of no-confidence motion next week.
Along with 13 others, Iliescu was indicted for the violent clampdown on demonstrations in June 1990 that ended with more than 1,000 casualties.
Universities say new rules allowing only in-country evaluators for research projects may jeopardize the quality of research.
In addition to priding himself on his kinship with Vlad the Impaler, the British royal visits the country almost every year and owns an extensive list of property.
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.
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