Romania to probe alleged police violence at protest
Romania has opened an enquiry into alleged police violence at a mass anti-corruption protest against the leftwing government last week where hundreds were injured, military prosecutors said Monday.
Second night of Romania demos after hundreds injured
Thousands of demonstrators gathered Saturday in the Romanian capital Bucharest for a second straight day, after more than 450 people were hurt and around 30 arrested in a huge anti-corruption protest. Police came in for criticism after they used water cannon and tear gas on Friday to disperse protesters as tens of thousands rallied to…
Impeachment decision looms for Romanian president
The leader of Romania's ruling Social Democrats said Thursday the party will decide next week whether to impeach President Klaus Iohannis for violating the constitution.
Romanian president seeks prime minister's resignation over Israel embassy row
Romania's President Klaus Iohannis called Friday for the resignation of Prime Minister Viorica Dancila amid a row sparked by the possible move of the country's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Halep to face Wozniacki for title, Cilic through to final
Simona Halep of Romania defeated the 2016 champion Angelique Kerber, 6/3; 4/6; 9/7 and will face the second seed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, who defeated Elise Mertens of Belgium 6/3; 7/6(2) in the finals on Sunday. In the men’s title chase, Marin Cilic of Croatia defeated Kyle Edmund of Great Britain 6/2; 7/6; 6/2 After…
Romanians say sorry to stood-up Japan prime minister
Embarrassed Romanians took to social media on Wednesday to apologise to Japan's prime minister after a political crisis left him with no counterpart to meet on a historic visit.
'Half a million' attend anti-government protests in Romania
An estimated half-million Romanians took to the street in another night of protests Sunday, with many calling on the government to quit even after it scrapped the corruption legislation that sparked the week of public outrage.
Romania president names new prime minister
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Friday named social-democrat Sorin Grindeanu as the nation's new prime minister, bringing to a close weeks of uncertainty since the left won a parliamentary vote on December 11.