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Romanians vote on presidential impeachment
Polls suggest suspended President Basescu could be unseated if voter turnout is high in referendum.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2012 15:51 GMT
Romania president faces vote on impeachment
President Traian Basescu faces second vote to have him removed from office.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2012 20:47 GMT
Romania ruling could save leader from ouster
Court rules that a majority must vote in popular referendum in order to remove impeached President Basescu from office.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2012 17:46 GMT
Romanian court approves president's dismissal
Parliament's decision to suspend president has alarmed regional neighbours and will go to popular referendum.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2012 21:59 GMT
Romania parliament votes to impeach president
Move over Traian Basescu's alleged misuse of powers raises fears that ruling coalition is monopolising state control.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2012 19:55 GMT
Romania's government falls in confidence vote
Two-month-old government latest in wave of European administrations brought down by disputes over austerity measures.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2012 18:10 GMT
Romania awaits new government
Former diplomat set to name new cabinet after Emile Boc steps down amid popular protests against austerity measures.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2012 10:51 GMT
Romania's PM resigns over austerity protests
Emil Boc stands down after weeks of demonstrations against his government's anti-austerity measures.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2012 19:45 GMT
Romania reinstates public-health official
Raed Arafat's forced resignation over plans for healthcare reform had brought thousands onto the streets.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2012 21:03 GMT
Romania's PM warns protesters on fifth day
Emile Boc says violence will not be tolerated as demonstrations against budget cuts continue in the capital, Bucharest.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2012 20:43 GMT
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