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Romania to vote for new leader; corruption ignored
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians go to the polls Sunday to elect a new leader as President Traian Basescu steps down after 10 years. Prime Minister Victor Ponta is favored to win over challengers who include a city mayor and a glamorous lawyer. Here's a look at this Balkan nation's vote:(10/31/2014 5:08:35 AM)
Romania and Bulgaria by bus, train and minivan
A Silver Spring couple gets new perspective on idyllic ?Old Europe? ? which also has a shaded past.(10/30/2014 6:26:04 PM)
Romania's Ponta heads for presidency with justice in spotlight
By Matthias Williams and Radu-Sorin Marinas OPTASI-MAGURA Romania (Reuters) - Romanians are likely to move Prime Minister Victor Ponta into the presidency in elections that start on Sunday, offering one of Europe's poorest countries political stability but raising concerns about judicial independence. Backed by a well-oiled party machine, Ponta has led opinion polls in the run-up to the Nov. 2 ...(10/30/2014 1:48:14 AM)
Romania's prime minister is favorite to be its next president; voters blase about corruption
Romanians go to the polls Sunday to elect a new leader as President Traian Basescu steps down after 10 years.(10/31/2014 3:53:57 AM)
Romania's taxing problem will still trouble incoming government
By Luiza Ilie BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Every morning, hundreds of traders pour into a cheap wholesale market in a northern suburb of Bucharest. But if the tax inspector calls, the bustle stops, shutters are quickly pulled down and the place falls silent. Tax dodging remains rife in Romania, despite demands for improvement from the European Union, which it joined in 2007, and the International ...(10/30/2014 2:03:13 AM)
Ponta poised to win first round of Romania vote
Prime Minister Victor Ponta looks set to win the first round of presidential elections in Romania Sunday amid fears that, if elected, he could reverse advances in the justice system. The 42-year-old centre-left politician has enjoyed a comfortable lead over 13 other candidates and looks set to face 55-year-old liberal Klaus Iohannis, from the German-speaking minority, in a second round on ...(10/30/2014 2:03:03 AM)
Romania turn to coach Iordanescu for third time
Bucharest (AFP) - Romania have reappointed their most successful coach of all time, Anghel Iordanescu, for a third spell in charge, the football federation (FRF) said Monday.(10/27/2014 11:40:52 AM)
Iordanescu named Romania coach for 3rd time
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The Romanian football federation has named Anghel Iordanescu as Romania's coach for a third time in a bid to qualify for the Euro 2016 finals.(10/27/2014 10:20:09 AM)
Soccer-General Iordanescu back for third Romania spell
* Iordanescu replaces Piturca, signs one-year deal * Starts with Nov. 16 Euro qualifier v N.Ireland * Romania great Hagi applauds appointment (Adds detail, quotes) BUCHAREST, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Anghel Iordanescu has returned to soccer management by taking over as Romania coach for a third time, the country's football federation (FRF) said on Monday. "The FRF's executive committee approved ...(10/27/2014 8:29:18 AM)
Romania Presidency in Sight as Ponta Weathers Graft Storm
Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta is set to take the first step toward the presidency after batting away corruption investigations of members of his party and allegations he’s a former spy.(10/30/2014 9:18:46 PM)
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