{FD} Romania: Ruling party leader faces new corruption probe

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.

{FD} Romanian PM visits city at heart of storm that left 8 dead

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.

{FD} Romania: Ceausescu’s fancy hunting rifle to be auctioned

Romanian Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu’s most treasured firearm, a Holland & Holland hunting rifle, is going up for auction.

{FD} Romania president, ruling party chief in talks over new PM

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.

{FD} Romanian prime minister, gov’t ousted in no-confidence vote

Romania’s prime minister and his government have been ousted in a no-confidence vote submitted by ruling party members.

{FD} AP Interview: Ponta to Romania lawmakers: Don’t oust premier

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.