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Romania opposition supporters stage mass protest

BUCHAREST — Around 7,000 people joined a mass opposition demonstration in Bucharest on Thursday calling on Romanian President Traian Basescu to step down, one of a number of protests held across the nation. The opposition rally was organised separately from protests taking place for a seventh day across Romania against…

Protesters rally in Romania for fifth day

BUCHAREST — Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Romania on Monday for the fifth day in a row, calling on President Traian Basescu to step down after weekend protests marred by violence. Waving Romanian flags, protesters in central Bucharest chanted “Down with Basescu” and “Thieves”. Some of them carried a coffin…