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Romanian leader survives referendum
Traian Basescu survives an impeachment vote, as the turnout falls below the required 50 per cent.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012 07:32 GMT
Romania president says impeachment bid fails
Suspended President Basescu claims voters rejected referendum by not turning out in high enough numbers to impeach him.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2012 21:45 GMT
Romania to decide fate of suspended president
Opinion polls show two-thirds of Romanians expected to vote in favour of impeaching President Traian Basescu.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2012 15:52 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
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
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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