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Stories with person: Victor Ponta
  • Romania's president stops planned $161M loan to Moldova 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 9:08 am

    BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's president has refused to sign off on a 150-million euro ($161-million) loan to Moldova that was approved by Parliament last month.

  • Mood for change: Demonstrators demand clean Romania story has photos
    Updated: Nov-08-15 1:48 pm

    BUCHAREST, Romania - A nightclub fire in Bucharest that killed at least 45 people became the tipping point for many Romanians who have long been frustrated with corruption among leaders. But as the government resigned amid street protests this week, many remained skeptical that the leaderless street movement will succeed in doing away with the old order.

  • The Latest: Thousands protest in Romania for 3rd day running story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 3:37 pm

    BUCHAREST, Romania - The latest on the fallout from a fire at a Bucharest nightclub on Friday that left more than 30 dead. All times local.

  • Romania buries fire hero as thousands protest against govt story has photos
    Updated: Nov-03-15 5:47 pm

    BUCHAREST, Romania - A hero of a Bucharest nightclub fire that killed at least 32 people was buried Tuesday in a memorial service that drew hundreds of weeping mourners, while more than 20,000 others took to the streets of the capital to protest against the government following the tragic event.