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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 ...

Romania's ruling Social Democrats pick European MP as new PM

2018-01-16 05:02:00
BUCHAREST, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Romania’s ruling Social Democrats (PSD) proposed European MP Viorica Dancila for new prime minister on Tuesday after a unanimous vote by the party’s leadership, party officials said. PSD member Dancila, 54, is a close ally ...

Romania's president nominates defence minister Fifor as interim PM

2018-01-16 04:05:00
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania’s centrist President Klaus Iohannis named Social Democrat Defence Minister Mihai Fifor as interim prime minister on Tuesday, to replace outgoing Mihai Tudose who resigned after losing the support of his party on Monday.

BRIEF-Romania's Banca Transilvania Says Acquires Initial Indirect Stake Of 39 Percent In Moldova's Victoriabank

2018-01-16 04:02:00
* As a result of the planned investment, Banca Transilvania and the EBRD will jointly hold over 66 percent of the share capital of Victoriabank and will offer to buy the remaining shares in accordance with the applicable legal provisions. Source text for ...

Romania looks for third PM in seven months

2018-01-16 03:50:01
Romania's ruling Social Democrats met Tuesday to nominate a new prime minister after power struggles within the party forced out the impoverished EU country's second premier in seven months. This latest crisis also prompted Japan's visiting Prime Minister ...