The EU says graft on a "breathtaking" scale is undermining democracy and costing billions of euros every year.
Thousands have protested in Bucharest after the justice minister called for the removal of the head of Romania's anti-corruption body. Critics say the government wants to avoid being targeted by investigations.
A coalition partner had made Robert Kalinak's resignation a condition for continued support in government. Slovakia has seen the largest protest since 1989, with demonstrators calling for the the government to step down.
Police have already arrested two people close to Netanyahu for allegedly promoting regulations for Israel's largest telecommunications company. The prime minister is also a suspect in two other graft probes.
Increasingly popular, "golden visas" offer virtually scrutiny-free EU citizenship for rich outsiders. Critics say EU governments are ignoring the risks to collect quick cash. Teri Schultz reports from Brussels.
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