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Romania Presidential Vote Seen Heading to Nov. 24 Runoff

2019-11-11 17:06:00
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis smiles upon seeing exit polls results which indicate him as the leader of the presidential race, with up to 40 percent of the votes in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, Nov ...

Bucharest centralised heating distributor goes bankrupt, mayor promises heating, hot water would still flow

2019-11-11 15:53:32 Hotnews.ro
The Bucharest Court of Appeals on Monday admitted the bankruptcy of the main centralised heating distributor of Romania's Capital city, the RADET company, by rejecting an appeal of the City Hall against the procedure. The city mayor, for whom the bankruptcy, just before the winter season, comes as a major blow, issued a statement promising people they would not have issues with heating and hot water supplies as the activity of RADET would be taken over by a city company.

Major camps launch preparations for Iohannis-Dancila finals in Romania presidential elections

2019-11-11 15:51:14 Hotnews.ro
The major political camps started preparations for the final round of presidential elections after results in the Sunday first round showed a clear victory for incumbent Klaus Iohannis, who would face ex-PM, Social Democratic Party (PSD) leader Viorica Dancila. Third placed candidate Dan Barna has publicly announced his support for Iohannis.

In bear country Romania, cohabitation grows strenuous

2019-11-11 12:44:00
Cusma, Romania: When Maria Lacatus' son opened the barn door, it was already too late. "The bear had one of the pigs in its claws," the sobbing 86-year-old says. After losing a horse too a few days ...

​Results: Incumbent Iohannis wins first round of presidential elections with 37.5%, setback for key challenger Barna

2019-11-11 08:03:16 Hotnews.ro
Romania's incumbent president Klaus Iohannis won 37.5% of votes in the first round of presidential elections on Sunday, with most of the votes counted. Results show he will face Social Democratic (PSD) leader Viorica Dancila in a second round, while a third challenger, Dan Barna of the opposition USR party scored even poorer results than in exit polls.

The Latest: Exit polls see runoff in Romania president vote

2019-11-10 23:09:00
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The Latest on Romania's presidential election (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Two exit polls show President Klaus Iohannis picking up nearly 40% of the votes in the first round ...

Romania presidential vote appears to be heading to Nov. 24 runoff

2019-11-10 21:34:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — Exit polls from Sunday’s balloting showed a runoff will be needed Nov. 24 to decide Romania’s presidential contest. Official results are not expected before today, though two exit ...

Top candidates react to exit polls in Romania presidential elections

2019-11-10 20:39:00 Hotnews.ro
Incumbent President Klaus Iohannis called a vote in presidential elections on Sunday, which placed him in pole position in a second round of polls later this month, as a clear vote against the Social Democrats (PSD). Third-placed Dan Barna, who hoped to come second and leave the SocDems out of the picture, showed hope that final results would be different. Second-placed Viorica Dancila of the PSD thanked all who voted "with their heart".

BREAKING ​Presidential elections: Romania's incumbent Klaus Iohannis to face SocDem leader Viorica Dancila in second round - exit polls

2019-11-10 20:02:00 Hotnews.ro
Romania's incumbent President Klaus Iohannis will face Social Democratic Party (PSD) leader Viorica Dancila in the second round of presidential elections, exit polls for the first round of vote today show. The exit poll by CURS-Avangarde polling institutes, as presented by Digi 24 news channel, said Iohannis scored 39%, Dancila - 22.5%, while a third contender, Dan Barna of the Save Romania Union (USR), scored 16.4%. Polls are based on earlier data and voting in the diaspora is yet to conclude.