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As rivals dig in, Moldova president pushes back against snap election

Jun 11 2019

CHISINAU Moldovan President Igor Dodon on Tuesday scrapped a decree for a snap parliamentary election that was hastily issued by his rivals through a high court maneuver, as two opposing factions tussled for control of the tiny east European country.

As rivals dig in, Moldova president pushes back against snap election

Jun 11 2019

CHISINAU Moldovan President Igor Dodon on Tuesday scrapped a decree for a snap parliamentary election that was hastily issued by his rivals over the weekend, as two opposing factions tussled for control of the tiny east European country.

With Moldova in crisis, two rival governments hold meetings

Jun 10 2019

CHISINAU Two rival Moldovan governments held simultaneous cabinet meetings and accused each other of trying to usurp power on Monday, deepening a crisis brought on by an inconclusive parliamentary election in February.

Moldovan president suspended, snap election called as crisis deepens

Jun 09 2019

CHISINAU A Moldovan court temporarily relieved President Igor Dodon of his duties on Sunday to allow a stand-in to call a snap election, deepening a standoff between rival political parties over the formation of a new government after months of deadlock.

Moldovan parties agree to form government after months of deadlock

Jun 08 2019

CHISINAU/KIEV Moldovan parties on Saturday agreed to form a government and appoint Maia Sandu, a former education minister and World Bank adviser, as prime minister with a mandate to curb the power of oligarchs in one of Europe's poorest countries.

Moldova set for coalition talks after inconclusive election

Feb 25 2019

CHISINAU An election in Moldova has produced a hung parliament, with the vote split between pro-Western and pro-Russian forces at a time when the ex-Soviet republic's relations with the European Union have soured.

Moldova looks set for hung parliament as opposition threatens protests

Feb 24 2019

CHISINAU Early results pointed to a hung parliament in Moldova's election on Sunday, splitting the vote between pro-Western and pro-Russian forces at a time when the ex-Soviet republic's relations with the European Union have soured.

Moldova opposition election candidates: We're being poisoned

Feb 21 2019

CHISINAU Two opposition leaders on Thursday accused Moldovan authorities of poisoning them, drawing a rapid denial from the ruling party, just days before a parliamentary election that threatens to tip the east European country back into crisis.

Ahead of EU polls, Facebook voids accounts targeting Moldovan election

Feb 18 2019

(This February 14 story corrects to make clear Ukraine is not an EU member)

UPDATE 1-Bulgaria's Doverie buys majority stake in Moldova's Moldindconbank - regulator

Feb 18 2019

CHISINAU, Feb 18 Bulgarian fund Doverie United Holding has bought a 64 percent stake in Moldovan bank Moldindconbank, Moldova's financial market regulator said on Monday.

World News

Hong Kong protesters throng streets under heavy rain

At least 100,000 anti-government protesters joined a mass rally in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares in heavy rain in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub.