Romania's president Traian Basescu was suspended on Friday, after the impeachment motion filed by the ruling coalition passed the Parliament's vote.
Romania's newly appointed government won the approval of parliament Monday, gaining the official right to run the country.
Romania's government collapsed Friday and a new prime minister was appointed after a censure motion filed by the opposition won approval in Parliament.
The new Romanian government passed a confidence vote in Parliament on Thursday, with 237 votes for and two against. Opposition members of Parliament refused to vote.
Romania's prime minister-designate announced the lineup of his government Wednesday following two days of talks with the ruling coalition.
Romania's prime minister resigned Monday in the wake of weeks of public protests against austerity measures and a deadly spell of bitterly cold weather.
The cold snap that wreaked havoc on eastern and central Europe this week moved west on Saturday, triggering a rare snowfall in Rome and prompting Heathrow Airport to cancel some flights.
Journalist Liliana Ciobanu discusses how Romanians are coping with extremely cold temperatures.
Romania's former Prime Minister Adrian Nastase was sentenced Monday to two years of prison in a corruption case after more than 1,000 days of trial and over 900 witnesses.
Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc announced Monday that he dismissed the country's foreign minister because of remarks the minister made about anti-government protesters.
Romanian opposition leaders called for a series of protests beginning on Thursday to demand the resignation of government leaders and early elections.
An opposition coalition said Monday it is planning mass demonstrations in Romania, following four straight days of citizen protests against government austerity measures.
Police in Bucharest fired tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters who gathered Saturday to demonstrate against government austerity measures and poor living standards.
Romania insisted Wednesday there was no evidence it had hosted secret CIA prisons as part of the United States' "global war on terror" after September 11, 2001.
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly said that a Lebanese businessman, Hassan Awdi, was charged with multiple offenses, including human trafficking, in connection with the importation of workers into Romania. He has not been charged with such crimes. CNN regrets the error.
The following is a letter from the Romania Ministry Of Administration And Interior, General Inspectorate Of Romanian Police.
After a nearly six-month investigation, authorities launched 70 raids at border crossings and other sites in western Romania Tuesday and detained as many as 100 border police, customs officials and suspected smugglers, police and prosecutors said.
Some witches in Romania are warning they'll cast a bad spell on government officials over new labor laws that could require them to pay taxes on their income.
At least four people died and many were injured after a bus overturned in eastern Romania on Thursday, government officials said.
Thousands of protesters rallied Tuesday in Bucharest over government austerity measures that have cut state salaries.
The West Nile virus has killed three people in Romania, the Romanian Health Ministry said Monday.
A fourth newborn baby has died after a fire in the intensive care unit of a maternity hospital in Romania, a hospital official said Tuesday.
Three newborn babies died Monday night when a fire broke out in the intensive care unit of Giulesti Maternity Hospital in Bucharest, Romania, an official said.
Israel has identified six military personnel who are missing after an Israeli helicopter crashed in Romania Monday during a joint military exercise.
Seven people, including six Israelis, are feared dead after an Israeli helicopter crashed in Romania on Monday during a joint military exercise, the Romanian Defense ministry said.
A medical team exhumed the body of former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu on Wednesday to try to ensure that the remains are really his, Romanian state media reported.
A Romanian military plane crash near the Tuzla Romania Airport by the Black Sea has killed 11 people, including air force Col. Nicolae Jianu, and injured three more, the Ministry of Defense said Monday.
Romanian authorities have evacuated 2,000 people from their homes over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of evacuees to almost 16,000 since heavy flooding began, an emergency official said Friday.
Hopman Cup hosts Australia suffered a shock defeat in the opening match of the mixed teams tennis tournament in Perth on Saturday, losing 2-1 to Romania.
Romanians were voting Sunday in presidential elections dominated by the collapse last month of the country's ruling coalition and the severe impact of the economic crisis on the European Union member state.
The man who saved a 4-year-old boy from an apartment fire says it wasn't the first time he was in a fire.
A store owner in New York who is being hailed as a hero after rescuing a 4-year-old boy from a burning building said he plans to visit the child in the hospital Friday.
Moldova's president Wednesday accused Romania of involvement in a huge anti-communist protest, much of it coordinated on Facebook and Twitter, which saw government buildings ransacked and police arrest scores of demonstrators.
They may no longer be used for repelling enemy hordes or otherwise defending the kingdom, but these castles still have their rugged good looks.
France threw coach Raymond Domenech a lifeline by battling back to secure a 2-2 draw against Romania in their World Cup qualifying match in Constanta on Saturday night.
They may be well known in their domestic leagues, but in terms of international football, Anorthosis Famagusta and CFR Cluj-Napoca are something of a mystery.
Romanian authorities plan to decide Friday whether to allow an 11-year-old girl to have an abortion after she was raped by her teenage uncle, the Romanian Ministry of Health said Thursday.
Dutch coach Marco van Basten rested nine regular starters from the team's previous two games as the Group C winners beat Romania 2-0 and kept Italy alive at the European Championship.
World champions Italy meet France Tuesday at Euro 2008 in a rematch of the 2006 World Cup final and the 2002 European Championship final -- but with very different consequences.
BASEL, Switzerland -- Eight days in and there's plenty of interesting stuff to admire at this European Championship. What struck me most was the tactical diversity on display. In fact, while the quality of the play has been roughly on par with expectations, the coaching has, in my opinion, surpassed them. There really are managers doing new and interesting things.
Romanian striker Adrian Mutu saw his late penalty saved by Gianluigi Buffon as world champions Italy scraped a 1-1 draw in Zurich to keep their Euro 2008 hopes hanging by a thread.
While the Dutch continue to reinvent 'The Beautiful Game', France's woes continue. And it's mixed fortunes for the tournament's hosts
World champions Italy go into Friday's game against Romania in Zurich with a new captain in Alessandro Del Piero and the knowledge that anything less than a victory will leave them struggling to qualify for the "Group of Death" in Euro 2008.
France lacked the guile to break down a stubborn Romania side as a turgid Euro 2008 Group C opener finished goalless in Zurich.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi appears to be making good on his promise to deal with crime and immigration, launching a nationwide police sweep just weeks after taking office.
The Czech Republic sealed top spot in Euro 2008 Group D qualifying with a comfortable 2-0 victory in Cyprus.
New Zealand completed their preparations for next weekend's Rugby World Cup quarter-finals with an 85-8 romp over Romania in their final Pool C match in Toulouse.
Japan scored a controversial injury-time try to snatch a 12-12 draw in their battle with Canada to avoid Pool B's wooden spoon at the Rugby World Cup.
Italy got their Rugby World Cup campaign back on track with a dour 24-18 victory over Pool C rivals Romania in Marseille.
The Netherlands beat Slovenia 1-0 with a goal five minutes from time by Giovanni van Bronckhorst in a Euro 2008 Group G qualifier on Wednesday.
Romania's arrival in the European Union has had one unexpected effect -- it has handed a significant bonus to the forces of the far right in the European Parliament.
Romania scored twice in the opening 10 minutes on their way to a 3-1 defeat of Belarus in Bucharest and top place in Euro 2008 Group G.
Roma defender Cristian Chivu heads a 13-strong overseas contingent that will form the core of Romania's squad for next month's Euro 2008 Group G qualifier against Belarus.
Central defender Joris Mathijsen's 17th minute goal gave Netherlands a 1-0 win over Luxembourg in their Euro 2008 Group G qualifier.
France coach Bernard Laporte has given Thomas Castaignede his first start at fly-half for six years in the team to face Romania in Bucharest on Saturday.
Seven thousand Romanians were evacuated overnight after a dam on the Danube was breached, raising fears that the swollen river would submerge their low-lying villages.
Thousands of emergency workers in Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia are trying to bolster dikes along the swollen Danube River, which has surged to its highest level in more than a century.
The Danube rose to its highest level in more than a century on Saturday, but the breaching of a dam in Romania eased pressure on towns and villages struggling to hold back the floods, officials said.
European champions Greece and Romania finished top of their respective groups at the 10th International Football Tournament run by the Cyprus Football Association.
Mirel Radoi's international exile looks to be over after Romanian coach Victor Piturca said on Monday the Steaua Bucharest player could be selected.
Romania coach Victor Piturca has picked three uncapped players for this Saturday's friendly against World Cup qualifiers Ivory Coast.
The detection of bird flu in Europe and further deaths from the disease in Asia have heightened health concerns for people visiting affected countries.
Greek authorities have begun the systematic disinfection Wednesday of a farm on a remote Aegean Sea island where a lone turkey was found to be infected with a strain of bird flu.
An additional 12 birds have tested positive in Romania for the deadly strain of bird flu that has already killed at least 60 people in Asia, Minister of Agriculture Ghearghe Flutur said Tuesday.
Romanian health officials are taking steps to contain a deadly strain of bird flu that has killed at least 60 people in Asia and was confirmed late last week to have spread to Europe.
Romanian health officials took steps Sunday to contain a deadly strain of bird flu that has killed at least 60 people in Asia and was confirmed late last week to have spread to Europe.
The deadly strain of bird flu that has infected humans in Asia has spread to Europe after Romanian and European Union officials confirmed the H5N1 strain in Romania.
Turkish medical staff on Friday tested nine people for possible bird flu, a day after European health officials confirmed the arrival of the deadly H5N1 strain in the country.
The lethal H5N1 strain of bird flu has been found in Turkish poultry and is likely present in Romania, the European Commission has said.
The European Commission has called an emergency meeting of its food and animal health committee for Friday after it confirmed that the lethal H5N1 strain of bird flu has been found in Turkish poultry and suspected of being present in Romania.
The European Union has banned the import of live birds, poultry meat and feathers from Romania after officials there confirmed positive tests for the presence of bird flu.
Wolverhampton striker Ionel Ganea and Besiktas midfielder Daniel Pancu have been dropped from the Romania squad for the World Cup tie with the Czech Republic.
Romania coach Victor Piturca has named uncapped striker Razvan Cocis of Sheriff Tiraspol in his squad for the World Cup qualifier at home to Andorra on August 17.
Romania's prime minister on Thursday announced the resignation of his government and called for early elections, a move that came after a court failed to OK laws needed for entry into the European Union.
Striker Dirk Kuijt laid on one goal and scored the other to inspire the Netherlands to a 2-0 win over Romania in a World Cup Group One qualifier.
Juventus striker Adrian Mutu has been named in Romania's squad to face the Netherlands and Armenia in World Cup qualifiers next month.
Romania coach Victor Piturca puts his faith in youth for Wednesday's World Cup Group One qualifier against Macedonia after the disappointing 2-0 home defeat by the Dutch.
A goal after 38 seconds from Phillip Cocu and one for debutant Ryan Babel six minutes from time gave the Netherlands a huge 2-0 World Cup Group One qualifying win over Romania in Bucharest.
Victor Piturca has been re-appointed to the job of Romania national coach four years after being fired, a Federation official said Wednesday in Bucharest.
Romania's centrist opposition demanded on Tuesday that general elections that showed the ruling ex-communists ahead by a small margin be repeated, citing electronic fraud in the vote counting process.
Anghel Iordanescu has resigned as Romania coach after coming under intense criticism for his side's World Cup draw in Armenia on Wednesday.
Group One leaders Romania, beset by injuries and suspensions, have been held to a surprise 1-1 draw by Armenia in their World Cup qualifier.
Suspended former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu is training with Romania's national team in Armenia ahead of a World Cup qualifier.
Striker Jan Koller's first-half penalty secured the Czech Republic their first points with a 1-0 victory over Romania in their World Cup Group One qualifying match.
Romania have called up the injured Cristian Chivu for next month's World Cup qualifier against the Czech Republic.
Besiktas playmaker Daniel Pancu and Ajax striker Nicolae Mitea are back in Romania's squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers.
Germany suffered their worst away defeat for 65 years when they were thrashed 5-1 by Romania in Bucharest.
Under-fire British Immigration Minister Beverley Hughes has resigned after suffering biting criticism for flaws in the UK government's immigration system.
Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu scored twice as Romania defeated Georgia 3-0 in a friendly tournament in Cyprus on Wednesday.
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