Romanian President Klaus Iohannis appointed outgoing Education Minister Sorin Cimpeanu to be interim prime minister on Thursday, replacing Victor Ponta, who resigned the previous day amid protests across the country. (Reuters)
Who is Sorin Cimpeanu? Read his bio on Romania Insider.
Among the names for the next PM advanced by some politicians are Dacian Ciolos, a former European agriculture commissioner. (Euractiv, Reuters)