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Ruling coalition claims President Iohannis hasn’t considered proposal on consultations regarding the EU situation


Dragnea: No only president’s actions on the EU relation matter, national unity is needed. Tariceanu: I understand that, officially or unofficialy, we barged into the president’s denial. Chamber Speaker Liviu Dragnea, also Social Democrat Party chairman, on Monday stated concerning ...

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Day 27 of protests in Bucharest: 5,000 people designed the EU flag out of colored papers and flashlights

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About 5,000 protesters have created the European Union’s flag out of blue and yellow papers lit with flashlights within a new rally in Victoriei Square, Bucharest, on Sunday night. People gathered in front of the Government at nightfall and at ...

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New rally announced for Sunday: The EU flag operation and the Revolution of Light


After protesters in Bucharest made a huge tricolor flag out of colored papers and mobile flashlights in Victoriei Square on February 12, they announce a new event this Sunday. More precisely, “Corruption kills” group on Facebook wants to create the ...

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CVM report on Romania: Major progress, however not all problems handled. Draft emergency ordinances on pardon, criminal codes’ amendment could affect anti-corruption fight, foot note warns


The European Commission on Wednesday released the reports monitoring Romania and Bulgaria’s progress in reform, done under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM). The CVM analyzes each country’s progress in fighting corruption, while providing an assessment of judicial reform. Unlike ...

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President Iohannis welcomes foreign ambassadors in Bucharest: Romania’s foreign and security policy same as before

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President Klaus Iohannis welcomed the foreign ambassadors in Bucharest at Cotroceni Palace on Wednesday, within the traditional annual meeting , assuring them that Romania’s foreign and security policy will be yet on the same coordinates. The Romanian President said that ...

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Romania posted the highest GDP annual growth in the EU in Q3


Romania registered an economic growth of 4.6 percent in the third quarter of this year compared with the same period in 2015, this being the highest growth rate in the European Union, according to according to an estimate published by ...

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Agreement in Belgium on CETA, EU-Canada free trade deal to be signed

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Belgian political leaders have reached a consensus over the landmark EU-Canada trade deal, Prime Minister Charles Michel said. “An agreement” has been found, Michel said after the latest round of marathon negotiations aimed at winning over holdouts in Belgium’s French-speaking ...

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Romanians, the least obese in the EU, Eurostat says


Malta has the highest proportion of obese adults in Europe, while Romania is the least obese, according to the latest Eurostat study. Therefore, Romanians are in the best shape, as only 9.4% adults are obese, even over ranking Italians (10.7%) ...

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