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Two leading SocDem MPs heard at DNA

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Nicolae Bădălău, executive chairman of the Social Democrat Party (PSD) and Adrian Țuțuianu, chairman of the parliamentary SRI committee, were subpoenaed at the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) on Monday. It is not known yet what they have been summoned for ...

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President Iohannis in the US: The meeting with President Trump to have major positive impact on Romanians


While attending the debate 20 Years After – The Relevance of the Romanian – U.S. Strategic Partnership in the Current International and Security Context” in the US, dedicated to 20th anniversary from the conclusion of the bilateral strategic partnership, President ...

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75pc of Romanians believe the country is heading in the wrong direction


75% of Romanians believe that the country is heading in the wrong direction, according to the national survey ‘Perceptions and Attitudes of the Population at Central and Local Level in Romania’ launched on Monday and whose beneficiary is the Institute ...

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President Iohannis discontent with the civil servants’ statute, sends it back in Parliament

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President Klaus Iohannis is sending the law on the public servants’ statute back in Parliament for re-examination, the Presidential Administration informed on Monday. More precisely, the head of state is discontent with the fact that the Parliament has deleted from ...

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Constanta Court of Appeal: Trial of Tomis Archbishop Teodosie can start

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Constanta Court of Appeal has rejected on Wednesday as unfounded the requests and exceptions invoked by the lawyers of Tomis Archbishop Teodosie in the Nazarcea file where he is accused of using false statements to obtain agricultural subsidies from APIA. ...

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Eugen Nicolaescu eyes the position of BNR deputy governor, previously held by Bogdan Olteanu

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The Social Democrat Party (PSD) will give up the central bank deputy governor position, vacant following Bogdan Olteanu’s resignation amid corruption charges, to give it to the National Liberal Party (PNL). SocDem sources told local media on Thursday that Liberal ...

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France sends as ambassador to Romania an expert in fighting corruption and money laundering

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French President Francois Hollande, close to the end of his mandate, has made a series of appointments of new ambassadors, including in Romania. Thus, the future French ambassador to Bucharest will be Michele Ramis, a career diplomat, specialized in transnational ...

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Ex-president Traian Basescu files controversial amendments to the pardon law

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Former president Traian Basescu filed several amendments to the pardon law, proposing the sentences below ten years in prison to be pardoned and to shorten convictions for mothers sentenced to crimes with no violence, including for corruption. The PMP chairman ...

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