Klaus Iohannis - updates

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Romania votes for president with liberal incumbent favored

Nov 10, 2019 - 11:03 PM

In all, 14 candidates are standing, with pro-European incumbent Klaus Iohannis the favorite to win

ROMANIA VOTES. Romanian President Klaus Iohannis casts his ballot at a polling station, in Bucharest, on November 10, 2019. Photo by Daniel Mihailescu/AFP

Romania's president names liberal as new premier

Oct 15, 2019 - 11:51 PM

Ludovic Orban, 56, a former transport minister, must now receive the backing from the fragmented parliament as the EU-member country struggles to overcome months of political instability

ORBAN. In this file photo, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis (L) and president of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Ludovic Orban (R) wave to supporters during the presidential candidature launching meeting in Bucharest, Romania on May 18, 2019. File photo by Daniel Mihailescu/AFP

Romanian president lambasts gov't over crisis

Feb 08, 2017 - 7:38 AM

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis rebukes the leftwing government for doing too little to resolve the crisis rocking the country over a corruption decree but stops short of calling for its resignation

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis prepares to adress the Romanian Parliament in Bucharest, on February 7, 2017. Daniel Mihailescu/AFP

Romanian president rejects left's PM candidate

Dec 27, 2016 - 8:07 PM

President Klaus Iohannis gives no reasons for his rejection of Sevil Shhaideh who would have been the EU country s first female and Muslim premier

In this file photo taken on April 21, 2016 Romanian President Klaus Iohannis attends a joint press conference with the Ukrainian President (unseen) at the the Cotroceni Presidential Palace in Bucharest. Stringer/AFP

EU divided as record wave of refugees stream into bloc

Sep 11, 2015 - 10:37 AM

The European Union is bitterly divided over how to cope with the biggest migrant crisis since World War II with some countries on the bloc s borders hardening their stance while others in Western Europe have opened their doors

Romanian PM to face IMF grilling on budget

Nov 30, 2014 - 1:53 PM

Romania s PM Victor Ponta needs to convince IMF that raising minimum wage and doubling benefits can be met while still limiting the deficit to 1 4 of GDP

VICTOR PONTA. In this file photo, Romania's Presidential candidate and prime minister Victor Ponta makes a statement after the first exit-poll figures were officially announced, at his party headquarters in Bucharest, Romania, late 16 November 2014. Photo by EPA

Romanian PM concedes surprise defeat in presidential vote

Nov 17, 2014 - 8:07 AM

The upset comes after a record number of voters went to the polls with officials putting the turnout at more than 62

ROMANIA'S NEXT PRESIDENT. Presidential candidate Klaus Iohannis salutes the crowds, in central Bucharest Romania, 16 November 2014. Mihai Barbu/EPA