By Andrei Tudora, Tina Zamfir, December 13, 2012
With 58.6 percent of the votes in the Chamber of Deputies and 60.1 percent in the Senate, Romania’s Social Liberal Union will enjoy a comfortable majority to form the new government.
By Diana Toma, Markus Salzmann, November 23, 2012
In their latest report the International Monetary Fund and European Union call upon the Romanian government to continue its brutal “structural reforms.”
By our correspondents, October 25, 2012
The situation of 3,500 workers at Romania’s Oltchim chemical works remains uncertain following the failure of the Social Democratic government led by Victor Ponta to reopen the plant and provide funds for unpaid salaries.
By Andrei Tudora, Tina Zamfir, September 20, 2012
Hundreds of workers have protested in Romania this month against the government’s plans to privatize state-owned companies as part of a deal agreed with the International Monetary Fund and the European Commission.
By Diana Toma, September 18, 2012
In Romania itself and throughout Europe, Roma confront increasing discrimination.
By Andrei Tudora, Tina Zamfir, August 7, 2012
The number of voters in the referendum fell short of the 50 percent+1 required for the referendum to be considered valid.
By Andrei Tudora, Tina Zamfir, July 25, 2012
The Romanian ruling class faces a fierce political crisis, after mass protests at the start of the year brought down the conservative government of Emil Boc.
By Andrei Tudora, Tina Zamfir, July 14, 2012
The Romanian ruling elite is struggling to form a stable government that can impose the austerity measures dictated by the IMF and the European Union.
By Diana Toma, Markus Salzmann, June 29, 2012
The jail sentence of former premier Adrian Nastase on charges of corruption must be considered in relation to the ongoing political crisis in Romania.
By Diana Toma, May 23, 2012
Cases in Romania of the inhumane treatment of children left abandoned in hospitals or simply thrown in the trash by their own parents are becoming increasingly frequent.
By Markus Salzmann, February 14, 2012
The spate of cold weather that has lasted for weeks in many parts of Europe has now claimed at least 600 lives.
By Peter Schwarz, February 7, 2012
The Romanian government resigned on Monday following weeks of protests against its austerity measures.