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Romania's PM concedes defeat in runoff poll
Ponta had been favourite to win presidential vote, but was narrowly edged out by rival, according to partial results.
Last updated: 17 Nov 2014 01:18 GMT
Voting ends in Romania's presidential runoff
Prime minister is expected to win over a city mayor, and replace Traian Basescu who steps down after 10 years in power.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2014 20:08 GMT
False hopes for Romanian presidential elections
Many Romanians believe that defeating the left's candidate in the presidential runoff will bring a bright future.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2014 09:58 GMT
Legally corrupt: Romanian politicians chase 'super-immunity'
The effort of an anti-corruption protest movement has been undermined by a draft law to grant immunity to politicians
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 12:47 GMT
Stopping Europe's biggest gold mine
After ten weeks of nationwide protests, Romanian senators rejected bill to open the mega-mine.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2013 07:01 GMT
China cosying up to Eastern Europe
First high-level visit to Romania in two decades highlights Beijing's effort to tap into Eastern Europe.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2013 09:50 GMT
Anti-austerity coalition wins Romania polls
PM Victor Ponta's ruling centre-left alliance wins up to 60 per cent of votes in Sunday's parliamentary polls.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2012 14:51 GMT
Romania: Lifting the Lid
We investigate whether the much-feared communist-era Securitate still controls the country from the shadows.
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Last updated: 15 Nov 2012 12:53 GMT
Romanian court rules impeachment vote invalid
Constitutional court rejects bid to impeach President Traian Basescu after majority failed to vote in referendum.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2012 15:14 GMT
Romanian president survives impeachment bid
In a controversial vote, the country's ruling coalition failed to muster enough support to oust an unpopular leader.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012 17:05 GMT
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