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.
On April 8, Romania's former president Ion Iliescu and two other officials were charged with crimes against humanity. The trio stand accused of fomenting an atmosphere of chaos and confusion during the 1989 revolution that overthrew the communist regime of dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. From Bucharest, Kit Gillet reports.