Romania is a Country with 20 million inhabitants in southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea. It has 20 million inhabitants and joined the European Union in 2007.
Romania's ties with Germany are historically strong: There are 25,000 native German Speakers in Romania. Here you can find an automatic compilation of DW's journalistic content on Romania.
Anti-government demonstrations have entered their 13th consecutive day in response to Bucharest's attempt to ease anti-corruption laws. Protests have been staged across the nation, marking the largest rallies since 1989.
Hundreds of thousands of Romanians have been protesting against political corruption. DW's Peter Janku says that it is a symbol of European awareness that people are not prepared to accept lies and injustices by leaders like Putin and Erdogan.
Hundreds of thousands of Romanians took to the streets over the past week to protest against the decree to loosen anti-corruption laws. It is the biggest demonstration in the country since the end of Communist rule. The government has scrapped the measure, but the protests continue.
After days of protests, Romania's government has said it plans to repeal a controversial decree that critics said legalized some forms of corruption. Hundreds of thousands turned out on the streets to protest the law.