Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors on Monday opened a new criminal investigation into the chairman of the ruling party on suspicion that he misused European Union funds.
Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose traveled Monday to a western city that bore the brunt of a violent weekend storm that left eight people dead and about 140 injured.
Romanian Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu's most treasured firearm, a Holland & Holland hunting rifle, is going up for auction.
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis met with Liviu Dragnea, the powerful leader of Romania's biggest political party, before formally nominating a new prime minister after the previous government was dismissed by the ruling party.
Romania's prime minister and his government have been ousted in a no-confidence vote submitted by ruling party members.
A senior government official in Romania has called on lawmakers not to oust the prime minister in a no-confidence vote this week called by members of his own party.