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Romania's ruling party replaces ministers, focus on judicial overhaul

2017-10-13 08:50:00
BUCHAREST, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Romania’s ruling Social Democrats replaced three ministers on Friday who resigned in what analysts said was indicative of a rift between Prime Minister Mihai Tudose and powerful party leader Liviu Dragnea. The party also ...

Romania PM fails to get minister probed for graft to resign

2017-10-13 08:27:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s prime minister has failed to secure the resignation of a minister who is being investigated for corruption. Premier Mihai Tudose held talks Friday with the junior Alliance of Democratic Liberals about their minister for ...

Romania PM fails to get minister probed for graft to resign

2017-10-13 08:23:00
Romania's prime minister has failed to secure the resignation of a minister who is being investigated for corruption. Premier Mihai Tudose held talks Friday with the junior Alliance of Democratic Liberals about their minister for relations with parliament ...

Romania in talks to push for resignation of minister

2017-10-13 05:26:00
BUCHAREST, Romania – Romania's prime minister is meeting with ruling coalition leaders to push for the resignation of a minister being investigated for corruption. Premier Mihai Tudose held talks with the junior Alliance of Democratic Liberals on Friday ...

Indonesia, Romania start talks to boost economic ties

2017-10-13 03:24:00
Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita (seventh left) and Romania state secretary for foreign investment Paula Pirvanescu (sixth left) pose for photograph with other trade officials from the two countries on the sidelines of the 2017 Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI ...

Romania - Factors to watch on Oct. 13

2017-10-13 01:15:00
Oct 13 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Romanian financial markets on Friday. TUSK European Council President Donald Tusk meets Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in Bucharest at 0800 GMT, part of a wider ...

US conservatives join campaign to stop gay marriage in Romania

2017-10-13 00:30:00
A referendum on banning same-sex marriage has drawn international anti-gay marriage campaigners to Romania including Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk briefly jailed for refusing to issue marriage licences to gay couples. Davis is on a nine-day tour of Romania ...

Romania's Tudose clinches cabinet reshuffle amid anti-corruption drive

2017-10-12 20:35:00
A reshuffle of Romania’s cabinet is due Friday after the forced departure of two ministers facing anti-corruption probes. Prime Minister Mihai Tudose has wrested backing from his Social Democrats for the shakeup. Tudose had himself threatened to resign ...

Romania's ruling party endorses government reshuffle plan

2017-10-12 18:54:00
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania’s ruling Social Democrats endorsed on Thursday a government reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Mihai Tudose in a move that could strengthen his position within the party and lend his cabinet credibility within the European ...