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November 21, 2014, by Alex Bivol

Romania’s constitutional court validated on November 21 the outcome of the presidential elections in the country, officially naming Sibiu mayor Klaus Iohannis president-elect. The final results published by the country’s […]

Teodor Melescanu was the second foreign minister to resign in as many weeks over the organisation of presidential elections abroad. Photo: mae.ro

Romanian foreign minister Melescanu resigns after voting abroad outcry

November 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Romania’s foreign minister Teodor Melescanu resigned on November 18, only eight days after his appointment, following the large outcry over the ...

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Sibiu mayor Iohannis wins Romanian presidency in surprise landslide win

November 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Klaus Iohannis, the ethnic German mayor of the town of Sibiu in central Romania, won the presidential run-off on November 16 with 54.5 per cent of the ...

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Romanian PM Ponta concedes presidential election – updated

November 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta conceded defeat in the presidential run-off to his rival, Sibiu mayor Klaus Iohannis, late on November 16, about ...


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    Romanian PM Ponta enters presidential run-off as favourite
    November 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta enters the presidential run-off on November 16 as the favourite against his opponent, Sibiu mayor Klaus Iohannis, after avoiding any major setbacks in two televised […]

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    Romania PM leads after first round of presidential election
    November 2, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta led after the first round of presidential elections, according to exit polls after voting closed on November 2. Turnout was 52.3 per cent, the election […]

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    Romania votes to elect new president on November 2
    October 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Romanians will head to polling stations on November 2 to elect a new president, with incumbent Traian Basescu stepping down after serving the maximum two terms allowed by law. The […]