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Romanian opposition chooses Transylvanian mayor to challenge for presidency

Aug 11 2014

BUCHAREST Romania's centre-right opposition on Monday nominated an ethnic German provincial mayor from Transylvania as candidate for president, pitting him against leftist Prime Minister Victor Ponta who is favoured to win.

Romania's Basescu slams EU for soft Putin stance

Jul 21 2014

BUCHAREST Romania's President Traian Basescu on Monday accused the European Union of being weak and too slow in imposing sanctions on Russia to deter it from encroaching further into Europe after its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea.

Romania's Basescu slams EU for soft Putin stance

Jul 21 2014

BUCHAREST Romania's President Traian Basescu on Monday accused the European Union of being weak and too slow in imposing sanctions on Russia to deter it from encroaching further into Europe after its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea.

Ethnic German emerges as a top challenger for Romanian president

Jul 14 2014

BUCHAREST The ethnic German mayor of a Transylvanian city has emerged as leftist Prime Minister Victor Ponta's strongest challenger in a forthcoming Romanian presidential election, an opinion poll showed on Monday.

Ethnic German emerges as a top challenger for Romanian president

Jul 14 2014

BUCHAREST The ethnic German mayor of a Transylvanian city has emerged as leftist Prime Minister Victor Ponta's strongest challenger in a forthcoming Romanian presidential election, an opinion poll showed on Monday.

Romania sentences hacker 'Guccifer' to jail

Jun 06 2014

BUCHAREST A Romanian court sentenced hacker "Guccifer", who broke into the emails of former U.S. president George W. Bush's family, entertainment figures and the head of the Romanian secret service, to four years in jail on Friday.

Romania sentences hacker 'Guccifer' to jail

Jun 06 2014

BUCHAREST A Romanian court sentenced hacker "Guccifer", who broke into the emails of former U.S. president George W. Bush's family, entertainment figures and the head of the Romanian secret service, to four years in jail on Friday.

EU's Balkan citizens take anti-immigrant vote in their stride

May 28 2014

BUCHAREST Britons have a right to worry if Romanians move in next door, or so says the man who triumphed in European Parliament elections. But despite such hostility, Romanians themselves still cherish the European Union as their best chance of escaping poverty.

EU's Balkan citizens take anti-immigrant vote in their stride

May 28 2014

BUCHAREST Britons have a right to worry if Romanians move in next door, or so says the man who triumphed in European Parliament elections. But despite such hostility, Romanians themselves still cherish the European Union as their best chance of escaping poverty.

Teenager uses Facebook to save Romania's stray dogs

Apr 16 2014

BUCHAREST When French film actress Brigitte Bardot began a campaign to spare the thousands of stray dogs in Romania's capital from being put down, she did it with a $150,000 donation scheme.

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