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2,000 protest in Romania over minister's immunity

The protesters briefly blocked traffic late Thursday in front of the upper house of parliament, waving placards bearing slogans such as "Corruption kills" and "Shame on You".

Romania President Klaus Iohannis meets with protesters as fire toll mounts

Thousands of Romanians have taken to the streets since the deadly blaze at the Colectiv nightclub.

Death toll from Romania nightclub fire soars to 43

Romanian media criticised the authorities for failing to transfer some of the wounded to hospitals abroad in time.

Toll rises to 30 in Bucharest club fire

Death toll of the nightclub fire late Friday in downtown Bucharest rose from 27 to 30 people on Sunday

Bucharest club blaze kills 27, scores injured

Hospital sources said the death toll could rise as at least 25 people were in critical condition.

26 dead in club explosion in Romania's Bucharest

26 dead in club explosion in Romania's Bucharest

An explosion on a bandstage at a Bucharest nightclub has left 26 people dead and 145 hospitalised with injuries, Romania's Interior Minister said.

Romania's ruling party approves election of Liviu Dragneaas as new chief

Romania's Social Democrat Party unanimously validated the election of Liviu Dragnea as the main ruling party's chairman in a congress.

Bopanna-Mergea enter quarters in Bucharest

Bopanna-Mergea enter quarters in Bucharest

The Indian-Romanian tennis pair of Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea entered the men's doubles quarterfinals after receiving a walkover at the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy here on Wednesday.

Romania`s richest man jailed

Romania`s richest main, Ioan Niculae, the billionaire head of an agro-industrial conglomerate, was sentenced Thursday to two and a half years in prison for his involvement in illegal financing of the 2009 presidential campaign.

Dozens of Syrian and Iraqi migrants rescued off Romanian coast

Romania`s coast guard rescued 70 migrants - mostly Syrians and Iraqis - packed on to a small fishing boat that was in danger of sinking as they attempted to make the crossing to Europe in stormy seas on Saturday.

Helicopter crashes into lake in Romania, 3 missing

Promising free water for all, 50 per cent cut in power tariff and steps for providing 24-hour electricity, AAP on Tuesday sought to woo voters ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls even as it downplayed Congress claiming that the real contest was between the party and BJP.

Goal machine Claudio Keseru leads Romania to victory over Denmark

Goal machine Claudio Keseru leads Romania to victory over Denmark

Claudio Keseru grabbed two superb second-half goals to earn Romania a comfortable 2-0 win over Denmark in a friendly at the National Arena on Tuesday.

Thousands of Romanians protest against Ponta ahead of vote

 Thousands of Romanians took to the streets Friday calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Victor Ponta, favourite to win a presidency runoff this weekend, after a scandal over Romanians prevented from voting abroad.

ISL: Adrian Mutu denies turning up 'visibly drunk' at Indian embassy seeking visa

ISL: Adrian Mutu denies turning up 'visibly drunk' at Indian embassy seeking visa

Former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu has reportedly denied bizarre reports that he had been denied a visa after arriving to apply for it 'visibly drunk'.

'Non-traditional' Romanian bishop Nicolae Corneanu dies

A Romanian Orthodox bishop who was the first senior cleric to acknowledge collaborating with the feared Securitate communist secret police has died. He was 90.

Former communist prison chief goes on trial in Romania

The former chief of a notoriously brutal communist-era prison camp in Romania went on trial Wednesday for alleged crimes against humanity.

Removing Serena Williams as No 1 a step too far: Simona Halep

Removing Serena Williams as No 1 a step too far: Simona Halep

Simona Halep looked back on a "special year" Sunday following her remarkable ascent to number two in the rankings, but said the top spot remains a distant dream while Serena Williams is still playing.

Romanian PM files for presidential candidacy

 Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has filed his candidacy for the presidential elections in Nov.

Lukas Rosol outlasts Jerzy Janowicz for Winston-Salem title

Czech seventh seed Lukas Rosol saved two match points Saturday in rallying to defeat Poland`s Jerzy Janowicz 3-6, 7-6 (7/3), 7-5 in the ATP Winston-Salem tournament final.

Romania ex-prime minister freed after corruption sentence

Romania`s former prime minister Adrian Nastase, sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail for his role in two corruption cases, was released from prison on Thursday.