Austrian company, government agencies suspected of involvement in long-running operation in Carpathian mountains.
The jump in their numbers is in line with statistics showing Romania has the largest migrant population in the EU – many apparently disgruntled with the situation back home.
Government says no end to austerity-busting course despite warnings of an overheating economy.
Political clash could ensue as country’s president and EU brass oppose the idea.
As the centennial of the “Great Union” approaches, the issue continues to divide people on both sides of the border.
The shadowy figures looming over political life in Romania and Poland offer cautionary tales for Slovakia.
Investigators say migrants paid smugglers up to $6,000 for transport from Turkey to Western Europe.
The Romanian media has to constantly defend its freedom in the face of never-ending threats of encroachment from the ruling class.
Experts say high growth rates on the back of government handouts are unsustainable.
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