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Ex-mayor sworn in as Romania's new president
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's Parliament swore in a former mayor as the country's new president following an election he called a triumph for democracy 25 years after communism ended.(12/21/2014 7:38:08 AM)
Romania's new president urges all out war on corruption
New Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, whose anti-graft platform propelled him to the top job, on Sunday urged politicians to stamp out entrenched corruption in one of Europe's poorest countries. "There is no other path for Romania" other than becoming a nation "rid of all corruption," Iohannis told parliament after officially assuming his duties. This must "be understood clearly at every level ...(12/21/2014 1:09:24 PM)
Romania parliament approves 2015 budget with IMF deficit target
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's parliament approved a deficit-cutting 2015 budget bill on Sunday, sticking to a fiscal shortfall target agreed with the International Monetary Fund. Benefiting from continuous IMF-led supervision since 2009, after a real estate bubble burst, European Union member Romania has gradually cut its deficit and implemented reforms to restore the trust of investors after ...(12/21/2014 6:23:45 AM)
Now Romania Sets Its Sights On Becoming Tech Start-up Capital Of Europe
It has the highest number of technology workers per capita, close to 64,000 specialist IT workers, and counts Avangate and UberVu among its most recent exit successes.These factors, combined with an enviable tax regime; as low as 0% for IT workers, have conspired to help create one of Europe’s hottest start-up [...](12/21/2014 11:11:32 AM)
Romania 'to clear up' allegations over CIA prisons
Romania is "ready to clear up" allegations that the country hosted secret CIA detention centres, the foreign ministry said Tuesday -- though it stressed that Bucharest had "no proof" such prisons existed. Romanian authorities were "fully available to clear up the allegations" that Bucharest colluded with the CIA on the transfer of terrorist suspects to CIA "black sites" established for the ...(12/16/2014 6:35:10 PM)
Ex-mayor sworn in as Romania's new president, says election 'triumph for democracy'
Romania's Parliament swore in a former mayor as the country's new president in an election he called a triumph for democracy 25 years after communism ended.(12/21/2014 6:23:47 AM)
VIDEO: Romania's president sworn in
Romania's parliament is swearing the country's new president, the pro-Western Klaus Iohannis.(12/21/2014 10:43:13 AM)
Romania's President Iohannis Promises Corruption Crackdown
Center-right politician Klaus Iohannis was sworn in as Romania's president on Sunday, promising to crack down on corruption and strengthen institutions 25 years after the fall of communism. Iohannis won a surprise victory against the leftist prime minister, Victor Ponta, in November's election. “There is a need for the whole political class to understand there is no other way for Romania except ...(12/21/2014 9:32:56 AM)
U.S. torture report puts Romania's role under scrutiny
By Radu-Sorin Marinas and Christian Lowe BUCHAREST/WARSAW (Reuters) - The lawyer for a man tortured by the CIA said Romania's authorities should acknowledge the role they played after a U.S. Senate report pointed to Romania as the site of the secret CIA jail where the man was interrogated. The report did not name countries that hosted CIA jails, but it gave details of prisoners being transferred ...(12/16/2014 1:42:06 PM)
Romania PM: Russia poses energy threat to region
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's prime minister is calling Russia the biggest threat to stability in the region and says its energy threats are more worrisome than its military ones.(12/17/2014 9:10:34 AM)
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