- Romanian church considers popular monk for sainthood Updated: Oct-01-15 2:48 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania - The Romanian Orthodox Church said Thursday it is considering a Romanian monk persecuted by the communists and known as the "saint of Transylvania" for sainthood.
- New train route links neighbors Romania and Moldova Updated: Sep-30-15 9:29 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Officials say a new train will connect Romania to Moldova, shortening the journey by an hour and also removing a symbolic barrier between the neighbors.
- Romanian PM survives no-confidence vote amid graft trial Updated: Sep-29-15 2:44 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's prime minister on Tuesday survived a parliamentary no-confidence vote, as expected, a week after the start of his corruption trial.
- Israeli tourist dies in fall in central Romania mountains Updated: Sep-29-15 9:43 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - A rescue official says an Israeli tourist has been killed in a fall in the Fagaras mountains in central Romania.
- Amid Europe's migrant tensions, kindness arises too Updated: Sep-29-15 8:08 am
PARIS - A 24-year-old Danish woman sails refugees across windy straits to safety in Sweden. A Romanian whose ancestors were driven from their homeland opens his house to today's migrants. A girl brings pens and paper to migrant children sleeping at a Milan train station.
- Romania: 2 senior politicians indicted for money laundering Updated: Sep-28-15 11:13 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors say two senior politicians from the opposition Liberal Party will face trial on money laundering charges.
- Heart of last queen of Romania to returned to place she died Updated: Sep-23-15 11:30 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's royal house says the heart of Queen Marie will be returned to the castle where she died more than 70 years ago.
- Romania's Parliament dismisses national TV's CEO, board Updated: Sep-23-15 7:09 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's parliament has dismissed the chief executive officer and the administrative board of the indebted national television station after rejecting its annual report.
- IMF says new loan for Moldova won't materialize during visit Updated: Sep-22-15 12:54 pm
CHISINAU, Moldova - The International Monetary Fund says it will not negotiate a new loan program with Moldova during its visit to the country, dashing the government's hopes of an immediate agreement to help cover pensions and salaries.
- US Ambassador to Romania, Hans G. Klemm takes up post Updated: Sep-21-15 12:26 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania - Hans G. Klemm has presented his credentials to Romania's president to take up his post as U.S. Ambassador to Romania.
- Romanian prime minister's corruption trial begins Updated: Sep-21-15 11:12 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - The Romanian prime minister's corruption trial began on Monday as the opposition prepared a no-confidence vote that will be held next week.
- UEFA punishes Hungary for fan racism in Euro 2016 qualifier Updated: Sep-18-15 3:29 pm
NYON, Switzerland - Hungary has been punished for racist behavior by fans and must play its next home European Championship qualifying match in an empty stadium.
- Romania's prime minister indicted on corruption charges Updated: Sep-17-15 11:50 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romanian prosecutors on Thursday formally indicted Prime Minister Victor Ponta on corruption charges, including tax evasion and money-laundering, and said he will be tried by the country's top court.
- Romania to play 1 qualifier in empty stadium for fan racism Updated: Sep-17-15 11:09 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania has been punished for racist and violent behavior by fans with an order to play its final European Championship qualifying home match in an empty stadium.
- Bucharest mayor suspended from post amid bribery suspicions Updated: Sep-15-15 10:50 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - City officials have suspended the mayor of Bucharest who is under arrest on suspicion of taking bribes worth 25,000 euros ($28,000) from companies working for the city hall.
- Former court poet to Ceausescu, nationalist politician, dies Updated: Sep-14-15 3:44 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania - Corneliu Vadim Tudor, a nationalist politician and court poet to late Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, who attracted audiences by saying what mainstream politicians didn't dare, has died. He was 65.
- Lawyer: Romanian prince to pay $7.28M to magazine editor Updated: Sep-10-15 3:51 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania - A lawyer for a Romanian prince says his client will pay 4.7 million pounds ($7.28 million) to a British magazine editor following a court decision.
- Prosecutor: Bucharest mayor under investigation for months Updated: Sep-08-15 8:44 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's chief anti-corruption prosecutor said Tuesday that a bribe probe against the influential mayor of Bucharest began months ago.
- Bucharest mayor detained on suspicion of taking bribes Updated: Sep-06-15 3:01 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Anti-corruption prosecutors in Romania have detained the influential mayor of Bucharest on suspicion that he took bribes of 25,000 euros ($28,000) from firms working for the city hall.
- Hungary, Romania draw 0-0 in Euro 2016 qualifier Updated: Sep-04-15 7:03 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungary and Romania drew 0-0 Friday in a European Championship qualifier as fans clashed before the game, with police using tear gas and water cannon.
- Romania prime minister wants his corruption case resolved Updated: Sep-03-15 10:52 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's prime minister, indicted on wide-ranging corruption charges, has called for his case to be resolved quickly.