Romania's President suspended
The Romanian parliament voted Tuesday to suspend popular President Traian Basescu on charges of abusing his constitutional powers.
Members of parliament have accused him of 19 counts of constitutional abuses, such as criticizing judges and ordering the tapping of the prime minister's telephone calls. There is no evidence to confirm these charges.
Thursdays parliament voted to suspend Basescu in a 322-108 vote, there were 10 abstentions.
Basescu has denied all of the charges.