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Romania Names New Prime Minister to Defuse Crisis

2017-06-26 15:20:00
Romania's president named outgoing economy minister Mihai Tudose as prime minister on Monday, clearing the way for a new leftist-led government to be formed by the end of this week and end a political crisis threatening to sour investor confidence.

Mihai Tudose designated Romania's new prime minister

2017-06-26 13:52:00
Mihai Tudose, Romania's outgoing economy minister, has been appointed as prime minister, days after the ruling Social Democrat party ousted its own government following an internal power row. The 50-year-old Tudose now has 10 days to gain the vote of ...

Romania ruling party picks premier candidate

2017-06-26 13:44:00
Romania’s ruling Social Democrat party (PSD) has picked a new nominee for prime minister in an attempt to resolve the country’s political crisis. On Monday, the leftist Social Democrats picked former economy minister, Mihai Tudose, after they ousted ...

Romania names new prime minister to defuse crisis

2017-06-26 13:38:00
BUCHAREST, June 26 (Reuters) - Romania's president named outgoing economy minister Mihai Tudose as prime minister on Monday, clearing the way for a new leftist-led government to be formed by the end of this week and end a political crisis threatening to ...

Romania president nominates ex-economy minister as premier

2017-06-26 12:58:00
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Monday nominated the outgoing economy minister as the new prime minister, saying the country needed to end a political crisis. Iohannis formally proposed lawmaker Mihai Tudose, 50, the economy minister in the previous ...

Romania's ruling party picks PM candidate in bid to defuse crisis

2017-06-26 12:20:00
BUCHAREST Romania's ruling Social Democrats picked Economy Minister Mihai Tudose to replace the prime minister they ousted last week, trying to resolve a political crisis that may erode investor confidence in the country despite its fast-growing economy.

Daimler’s mytaxi app drives into Romania with new acquisition

2017-06-26 11:54:00
Mytaxi, the European taxi e-hailing app owned by German automotive giant Daimler, has expanded into Romania by acquiring the popular Clever Taxi app. The parties did not disclose the exact details of the transaction, but stated that the valuation was set ...

Romania president, ruling party chief in talks over new PM

2017-06-26 10:25:00
BUCHAREST, Romania – Romanian President Klaus Iohannis met with Liviu Dragnea, the powerful leader of Romania's biggest political party, before formally nominating a new prime minister after the previous government was dismissed by the ruling party.

Romania's largest party nominates ex-minister as next PM

2017-06-26 08:04:00
BUCHAREST, Romania – Romania's largest party on Monday nominated a former economy minister to be the next prime minister. The nomination of 50-year-old Mihai Tudose was announced before President Klaus Iohannis and Liviu Dragnea, the powerful leader of ...