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 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.
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.