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Senate Speaker writes letter to President Iohannis asking him to dismiss PG Lazar

Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu has sent an open letter to President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday, asking him to sack Prosecutor General, Augustin Lazar, following allegations that Lazar would have refused to release dissident Iulius Filip from prison during the ...

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ECHR sentences Romania to pay damages to the victims of 1989 Revolution

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has sentenced Romania to pay damages to the victims of the December 1989 Revolution, due to the delay in the investigation concerning the file. The ECHR decision is the answer to a legal ...

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Patriarch Daniel: King Michael was a man of great faith

Romanian Orthodox Church (BOR) Patriarch Daniel has granted an interview in more than ten years, saying that King Michael I loved the Romanian people and was a patient man with great faith. “We have to admit that the King loved ...

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Black Friday: Transactions worth RON 59m in four hours. Scornicesti, Nicolae Ceausescu’s birthplace, leads in the top of orders

On Black Friday, until 11.00h, the Romanians have bought online goods worth RON 59 million, whereas the average shopping basket was RON 766, PayU informs. During 7.00h-11.00h more than 54,000 transactions were completed, worth RON 54.4 million. More than 36% ...

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771 children died during 1966-1990 in the Romanian foster homes, IICCMER says

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of Romanian Exile (IICCMER) has filed a denunciation to the Prosecutor’s Office for inhuman maltreatment over children admitted to foster homes during the communist regime in Romania. The case ...

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Archbishop Robu: Pope Francis might come to Romania next year

The Roman-Catholic Archbishop of Bucharest, Ioan Robu, stated that it’s almost certain that Pope Francis would pay a visit to Romania next year, when the beatification ceremony of seven Greek-Catholic bishops is scheduled. The seven martyrs lost their lives during ...

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