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MEPs express concern about Romania upheaval

2018-01-16 14:20:00
After just seven months in office, Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose has stepped down. The Social Democrat (PSD) was forced to resign when he lost the support of his party. It's the second time since June that the PSD has ousted one of its own.

Radisson Blu Hotel Timisoara to Open 2020 in Romania

2018-01-16 13:04:00
The Rezidor Hotel Group announced the signing of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Timisoara. This takes the group's portfolio in Romania to four hotels. Radisson Blu and Mulberry Development will create an international upper upscale hotel in Timisoara, the main ...

Anyone there? Shinzo Abe picks worst moment to visit Romania

2018-01-16 12:41:00
Japan’s prime minister travelled 8,700 kilometres to make a historic visit to Romania — only to find his opposite number wasn’t there to welcome him. Shinzo Abe became the first-ever Japanese head of government to make an official trip to Bucharest ...

Romania's PSD proposes Dragnea ally as premier, president to decide

2018-01-16 12:24:00
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania’s Social Democrat Party (PSD) proposed a close ally of party leader Liviu Dragnea as prime minister on Tuesday to succeed Mihai Tudose, who quit after falling out with Dragnea. European Parliament lawmaker Viorica Dancila ...

Japanese PM lands in Romania as leader he is to meet resigns

2018-01-16 11:27:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Bucharest on Tuesday for key talks on North Korea and investment, but landed in a Romanian political crisis prompted by the prime minister’s unexpected resignation. Just as Abe was ...

Japanese PM lands in Romania as leader he is to meet resigns

2018-01-16 11:24:00
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Bucharest on Tuesday for key talks on North Korea and investment, but landed in a Romanian political crisis prompted by the prime minister's unexpected resignation. Just as Abe was arriving in Romania at the ...

Romania Japan

2018-01-16 10:20:00
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, walks with Romania's President Klaus Iohannis at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace in Bucharest, Romania, Tuesday, Jan. We welcome you to read all of our stories by signing into your account. If you don't have a ...

Romanian president appoints defense minister as interim PM

2018-01-16 10:00:00
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's president appointed the country's defense minister Tuesday to temporarily fill the vacancy left by Prime Minister Mihai Tudose's unexpected resignation. President Klaus Iohannis named Defense Minister Mihai Fifor as ...

Romania set for third premier in seven months

2018-01-16 08:20:15
Romania's ruling Social Democrats on Tuesday put forward European Parliament lawmaker Viorica Dancila to become prime minister, after power struggles within the party forced out the second premier in seven months. "Mrs. Dancila has been an MEP since 2009 ...