Palestinians in the West Bank, quickly being sealed off behind a barrier, continue to live their lives in limbo. Kit Gillet looks at the reality on the ground following the collapse of the latest round of peace talks with Israel
How the euro became a scapegoat for Europe's policy ills
Romania’s parliament overwhelmingly approves the government of Dacian Ciolos, who was nominated to replace Victor Ponta as prime minister last week.
Until a few years ago, visitors to Bucharest’s Old Town would have found themselves in an area of potholes and badly lit alleys with crumbling 19th- and early 20th-century buildings. Yet after years of stop-start refurbishment by the local authorities, the Old Town has come back to life.
Expert on agriculture to replace Prime Minister Victor Ponta, who was ousted last week after major demonstrations by protesters angered by graft and lethargy in the government.
Sorin Cimpeanu was appointed interim prime minister of Romania on Thursday, replacing Victor Ponta, who resigned a day earlier after huge protests over a nightclub fire in Bucharest where 32 people died.
“You can’t buy us with two resignations,” protesters chant, the day after Prime Minister Victor Ponta resigned following deadly nightclub fire
Laura Codruţa Kövesi presides over agency that has brought cases against mayors, judges, MPs – and now the prime minister
Huge protests, some of the largest since the fall of communism, toppled the government of Romania on Wednesday, five days after a fire at a nightclub killed 32 people and set off a wave of outrage over corruption and ineptitude.
"I have the obligation to acknowledge that there is legitimate anger in society," Ponta said in a statement.
The final journey of the heart of Marie, the British-born queen of Romania.
Long lines form in Bucharest with people wishing to make donations to help 180 injured in incident at Colectiv nightclub
At least 27 people died and another 180 were injured after pyrotechnic display sparked blaze during concert at Colectiv venue in Romanian capital