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Romanian president`s brother to remain in custody

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 02:45

A court Friday rejected an appeal of the Romanian president`s younger brother, following which he will have to remain in custody for a month.

Romania MPs urge president to quit after brother`s arrest

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 17:10

Romania`s parliament on Wednesday called on President Traian Basescu to step down after his brother was arrested for accepting bribes from a mobster.

Romanian president`s brother held for alleged corruption

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 06:03

Brother of Romania`s incumbent President Traian Basescu was arrested Thursday for allegedly committing offence of trading in influencing a court case.

Russia to face tougher sanctions if Ukraine polls undermined: Biden

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 14:41

Tougher sanctions must be imposed on Russia if it undermines crucial elections in Ukraine on Sunday, US Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday in Bucharest.

Romania president fined for discriminatory Roma remarks

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 22:50

Romania`s anti-discrimination council slapped a USD 180-fine on President Traian Basescu for offensive remarks made four years ago against the Roma, one of the country`s largest ethnic minorities.

Romania govt easily wins Parliamentary elections

Last Updated: Monday, December 10, 2012, 21:02

The center-left alliance led by Prime Minister Victor Ponta won nearly three-fifths of the seats in the legislature, trouncing President Traian Basescu`s allies.

Romanian President decries `failed coup`

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 21:33

Romania`s President accused the Prime Minister and other political rivals of waging a "failed coup" against him.

Traian Basescu survives impeachment vote in Romania

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 10:26

Low turnout of voters prevented the impeachment of suspended President Traian Basescu.

Romania holds referendum on impeaching President

Last Updated: Sunday, July 29, 2012, 12:19

For President Basescu, who survived a referendum in 2007, this is the second impeachment attempt in last five years.

Romanian court ups stakes in presidency referendum

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 23:43

Romania`s Constitutional Court said that a majority of the electorate must turn out to vote in order for a referendum on ousting the Prez to be valid.

Court rules Basescu winner of Romanian election

Last Updated: Monday, December 14, 2009, 23:49

The Constitutional Court on Monday declared Traian Basescu the winner of Romania`s disputed presidential election.

Incumbent Basescu wins Romanian presidential race

Last Updated: Monday, December 07, 2009, 12:31

Near final results show incumbent President Traian Basescu has won the Romanian presidential race.