20 November 2015
Romania Stamps On Fire-Safety Violators
Dozens of clubs and other venues face closure in wake of Bucharest nightclub tragedy.
11 November 2015
Technocrat Named New Romanian Premier
Former EU commissioner faces daunting task as anger grows over pervasive corruption.
10 November 2015
Romanian President Rejects Moldova Loan
Chisinau left almost bereft of potential aid donors.
10 November 2015
Corruption Nightmare: Ungovernable Countries Premium
A third of Romania’s political elite face prosecution or are already in jail, a third fear they will be, and a third still think themselves untouchable.
By Martin Ehl
6 November 2015
Black Comedy Uncovers Dark Place in Romanian History

Radu Jude’s movie didn’t just arouse debate, it also did good box office.

By Lorelei Mihala
4 November 2015
Romanian Premier Resigns Over Fatal Fire

Thousands had demanded Victor Ponta’s ouster, saying culture of corruption had role in death of 32 people in nightclub blaze.

2 November 2015
Bucharest Authorities Warn Club Fire Death Toll May Rise

Investigators say club had only one exit and no sprinkler system.

23 October 2015
Austrian Firm Illegally Harvests Romanian Forests: Report

Watchdog EIA says the timber company Schweighofer is illegally overcutting Romania’s virgin forests.

22 October 2015
Romanian Ex-President Faces Crimes Against Humanity Charges

Post-communist leader Ion Iliescu’s 1990 crackdown on protestors led to several deaths.

7 October 2015
Romania Mulls ‘Legal Bribes’ to Stem Doctors’ Exodus Premium

Only a few hundred of the doctors now working at the country’s public hospitals are aged 30 or younger.




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