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Romanian election chief arrested ahead of parliamentary polls

The head of the Romanian election authority, Ana Maria Petru, was arrested just three weeks before parliamentary elections, under corruption suspicions, PRO TV and other media reported Wednesday...

Top Romanian secret service officials charged with corruption

Several top officials of Romania's secret service are to be prosecuted on corruption charges, the country's anti-corruption office (DNA) said Monday.

Romania increases controls at border with Serbia to block migrants

Romania is stepping up the monitoring of its border with Serbia in a bid to stem illegal crossings by migrants, the Interior Ministry in Bucharest said Friday.

Low turnout at Romanian local elections could help social democrats

Turnout was low across the board Sunday at local elections in Romania, where support for the national government was set to be tested.