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July 14, 2020

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Romania’s anti-graft president likely to be re-elected

BUCHAREST – Romanian President Klaus Iohannis is widely expected to win a first round of presidential elections on Sunday, with pledges to rekindle anti-graft efforts in one of Europe’s most corrupt nations. To secure a second term, Iohannis, 60, will probably face a runoff vote on Nov. 24, with opinion polls showing him winning regardless […]
Europe

Catalonia challenge awaits Spain’s next prime minister

BARCELONA/MADRID – The fight over Catalan independence has been thrust to the forefront of Spanish politics ahead of elections on Sunday, with street clashes, torched cars and smashed windows fuelling a hardening stance against separatists amongst political parties. One consequence is that it may be harder to form a government should the election fail to […]