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  • Romanian prosecutors investigate prime minister's father-in-law

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romanian prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into the father-in-law of Prime Minister Victor Ponta as part of a wider case related to recovering land seized under the country's communist dictatorship, the prosecutor's office said on Wednesday.
  • Romania's PM tipped to win presidency: poll

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's leftist Prime Minister Victor Ponta will win a Nov. 2-16 presidential election, an opinion poll shows, giving him the task of reviving an IMF deal which was put on hold because of disagreements over a tax cut. The next...

    Romania president says PM was an undercover spy

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's outgoing President Traian Basescu has accused his bitter rival and likely successor, Prime Minister Victor Ponta, of serving as an undercover intelligence officer between 1997 and 2001. Ponta dismissed the charge as "all...

    Romania parliament defies president, IMF, to approve tax cut

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - The Romanian parliament's lower house approved a cut in employment taxes on Tuesday, going against the advice of the president and the IMF two months before a presidential election in the EU's second-poorest state. The leftist...

    EU readying for a fresh round of sanctions against Russia

    MOSCOW and MILAN The European Union was mulling tougher sanctions against Russia on Friday, following reports that Moscow had sent hundreds of regular troops to eastern Ukraine to support the separatist militias there. EU leaders could task experts...