When Bucharest faced a radical redesign in the 1980s under communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu, engineers moved complete buildings hundreds of metres on metal tracks to preserve the Romanian capital’s architectural heritage
Night after night, activists gather in Victory Square to demand the resignation of the government.
Government officials may have thought anger over a law that decriminalized some corruption had waned, once that law was repealed. They were wrong.
The woman leading the fight to clean up the government in Bucharest says she will continue to hold ministers to account
Huge protests force Romania’s government to reverse itself on corruption
Plan to decriminalise offences and issue jail pardons prompted hundreds of thousands of Romanians to take to the streets
Distrustful protesters refused to accept the government’s promise to rescind a decree that had decriminalized some corruption offenses.
The move was a remarkable and rapid turnaround for a government that had shown every sign of holding firm against five days of mass protests.
Sorin Grindeanu refuses to repeal decree despite biggest popular protests since fall of communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu
Thousands take to streets after government passes emergency ordinance that critics say will help corrupt politicians escape justice
Joshua Kurlantzick’s engaging new history says the secret war in Southeast Asia was the beginning of the modern CIA – no longer merely an intelligence-gathering agency
Bucharest is home to one of only a handful of Yiddish theaters left in Europe, which remained open even as Romania was gripped by anti-Semitism during World War II.