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.
Romania's Social Democratic Party has submitted a no-confidence vote against Sorin Grindeanu, their own prime minister. Grindeanu, who is accused of failing to fulfill the party's policies, has refused to step down.
Romania is home to almost two-thirds of the EU's old-growth forests. But vast areas of these ancient woodlands have been destroyed in recent years. Lawmakers are debating a bill that would dramatically lower maximum penalties for illegal logging. But environmentalists haven't given up the fight.