Misinformation from the archives: Timisoara's 'mass graves'
Naked bodies lined up in the mud in a cemetery in Romania: the city of Timisoara, crucible of the anti-communist revolution in 1989, is also remembered for one of the most infamous examples of misinformation in the modern era.
Romania: Iohannis tipped for runoff before second term as president
Exit polls in Romania show that incumbent President Klaus Iohannis will likely face a runoff with Social Democrat leader Viorica Dancila. The second round is scheduled for November 24.
Romania: Tens of thousands rally against government in Bucharest
Over 20,000 took to the streets of Bucharest to protest the Social Democrat-led government. The demonstrations were organized by Romanian expatriates angry over widespread corruption and attacks on the judiciary.
Police failure to save girl sparks anger in Romania
A 15-year-old girl called the police three times to report she was being held against her will by a man who had raped her in Romania. Police took 19 hours to reach the scene, by which time she was already dead.
Julia tells of the sex worker’s plight
A Romanian woman felt forced to go abroad to work as a prostitute because she couldn’t earn enough as a cleaner in Romania to support her two children. But through an aid agency, she finally found help.
Left behind in Romania: 'Europe's orphans'
Since Romania joined the EU in 2007, an estimated 15% of the adult population has left the country to work in Western Europe.
Dangerous escape route to Romania
An increasing number of Syrian and Iraqi refugees are fleeing through Turkey, across the Black Sea, to Romania. The coast guard has already rescued a number of people stranded at sea. Romania fears the Black Sea may become a new refugee route.
PM speaks as Romania gov't climbs down after mass protests
Romania's premier announces a dramatic climbdown on contentious corruption legislation after five days of demonstrations that were the biggest since the fall of dictator Nicolae Ceausescu in 1989.