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.
The Romanian Carpathians are one of the few remaining pockets of old-growth forests in Europe. But the future of these forests is at risk due to logging and environmental degradation. Greenpeace has started documenting the forests with the hope of raising awareness before it's too late.
Senator Gabriel Oprea says he doesn't want protection offered by parliamentary immunity, but wants to clear his name. He called on prosecutors to open their criminal investigation, saying he wants to clear his name.
In Bucharest, there is an area which is avoided for most of the year, because it's home to Roma and Sinti people. But once a year in September the area comes alive for a few days of music and culture from around the world. The bands who visit help teach festival-goers about acceptance and belonging.