Estonia’s new coalition government takes office

Estonia's Prime Minister Kaja Kallas addresses media representatives during a press conference at the NATO summit at the Ifema congress centre in Madrid, on June 30, 2022. (GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP) TALLINN - The members of Estonia's new government coalition of the Reform Party, the conservative Isamaa (Fatherland) Party and...

Romania’s Ciuca designated PM to defuse crisis

Romanian Prime Minister-designate Nicolae Ciuca addresses the media in Bucharest, on Oct 21, 2021. (ANDREI PUNGOVSCHI / AFP) BUCHAREST - Romania's centrist Liberals and the leftist Social Democrats finalized their grand coalition on Monday and the country's president nominated retired army general Nicolae Ciuca as prime minister, hoping to end...