Bucharest is the capital and largest city of Romania, as well as its cultural, industrial, and financial centre. It is located in the southeast of the country, at 44°25′57″N26°06′14″E, on the banks of the Dâmbovița River, less than 60 km (37.3 mi) north of the Danube River and the Bulgarian border.
Romania's anti-corruption chief Laura Codruta Kovesi will become the European Union's first fraud prosecutor after EU countries changed tack and backed her, despite opposition from Bucharest. Reuters - Published
Tens of thousands of protesters rallied peacefully against the ruling Social Democrat government in the capital, Bucharest, on Saturday on the one-year anniversary of a violent protest where riot.. Reuters - Published
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s most powerful politician was sentenced Monday to 3½ years in prison for official misconduct in a graft case. The jail time for Liviu Dragnea, party leader of.. WorldNews - Published
BUCHAREST, March 29 (Reuters) - A Romanian agency tasked with investigating magistrates has filed criminal charges against former chief anti-corruption prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi and banned her.. WorldNews - Published
The European Commission criticized Romania on Friday for backsliding on the rule of law and called on Bucharest to treat fairly Laura Kovesi, a candidate to become the bloc's first-ever chief.. Reuters - Published
France said on Wednesday that Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro appeared not to be heeding calls for new presidential elections and that European foreign ministers would discuss next steps in Bucharest.. Reuters - Published