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Romania's president-elect and former king meet
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Former King Michael, who ruled Romania during World War II, invited the country's president-elect to lunch at the palace on Wednesday.(11/19/2014 11:56:28 AM)
Exclusive: Romania's Ponta could face leadership challenge
By Radu-Sorin Marinas and Matthias Williams BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta could face a leadership challenge next year from within his own ranks, as the ruling Social Democrat party looks to contain the fallout from an embarrassing presidential election defeat. Senior party officials told Reuters that the Social Democrats (PSD) may hold a special congress in February ...(11/21/2014 7:54:35 AM)
Romania's next president says may try to topple government
By Luiza Ilie and Radu-Sorin Marinas BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's incoming president Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday his party might try to topple Prime Minister Victor Ponta's government next year, an early sign of the instability that might follow his surprise victory. A national vote is not due until 2016 but Iohannis, speaking in his capacity as leader of the center-right opposition ...(11/18/2014 11:37:29 AM)
8 military dead in helicopter crash in Romania
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The Romanian defense ministry says a helicopter on a training mission has crashed in central Romania, killing eight military personnel and injuring two others.(11/21/2014 7:07:14 AM)
Surprise presidential victory for Romania's Iohannis
Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta conceded defeat in a presidential runoff against his conservative opponent Klaus Iohannis, who secured a clear victory, early results released on Monday showed. "I congratulated Mr Iohannis on his victory. "We've won!" wrote Iohannis, the ethnic German centre-right mayor of the medieval Transylvanian city of Sibiu, on his Facebook page. According to the ...(11/16/2014 9:20:01 PM)
Romania: minister resigns over expat vote fiasco
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's foreign minister resigned Tuesday, after barely a week in office, after thousands of citizens overseas were unable to vote in this weekend's presidential elections.(11/18/2014 4:21:28 PM)
Romania's prime minister concedes defeat in runoff
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in Bucharest to celebrate after Romania's prime minister conceded defeat Sunday night in a presidential runoff against an ethnic German Transylvanian mayor.(11/16/2014 7:29:09 PM)
Soccer-Romania go top after Papp double downs N.Ireland
* Romania inflict first defeat on Northern Ireland * Iordanescu makes winning start in third coaching spell (Adds quotes) BUCHAREST, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Romania outclassed Northern Ireland 2-0 with defender Paul Papp scoring twice in five minutes in the second half as they moved above their opponents to top Euro 2016 qualifying Group F at the National Arena on Friday. Romania struggled to convert ...(11/14/2014 7:14:20 PM)
Provincial mayor inflicts shock defeat in Romania presidential vote
By Radu-Sorin Marinas and Luiza Ilie BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Provincial mayor Klaus Iohannis defied expectations to win Romania's presidential election on Sunday, inflicting a shock defeat on Prime Minister Victor Ponta that was cheered by thousands of anti-government protesters on the streets. An ethnic German whose campaign was backed by two center-right parties, Iohannis turned round a 10-point ...(11/16/2014 10:09:02 PM)
Romania does not have shale gas, PM Ponta says
Romania has fought hard to discover shale gas that apparently does not exist, Prime Minister Victor Ponta said late on Sunday. Like its emerging European Union peer Poland, Romania has opened the door to companies seeking to uncover shale gas, hoping to replicate a boom in cheap energy seen in the United States. The drive to find alternative gas resources has become more urgent since the ...(11/9/2014 7:02:34 PM)
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