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Proposal to oust ex-PM Ponta from PSD declined


The leader of Olt PSD branch Paul Stanescu proposed the party’s leadership meeting in Sinaia on Thursday that former PM Victor Ponta should be expelled from the party following criticism against chairman Liviu Dragnea. However, Dragnea declined to put the ...

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Gabriela Firea would defeat Klaus Iohannis to win presidency, opinion poll says

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According to the latest opinion poll conducted by Avangarde, Bucharest Mayor and PSD Vice-president Gabriela Firea would win presidential elections, it they were to take place now. According to the survey, more than 50% of Romanians would vote for Firea, ...

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Former PM Victor Ponta invites ex-ministers to a meeting in Brasov, criticizes Dragnea, Grindeanu, Tariceanu

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Former Prime Minister and PSD leader Victor Ponta has invited the ex-ministers of his cabinets to a meeting in Brasov, at the end of February, social-democrat sources have told hotnews.ro. Later on, Ponta has told the same website that the ...

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PSD to decide over vacant ministries, critical voices in the party. Ponta denies taking over Justice portolio. Dragnea: “There is no break in the party”


The Social Democrat leaders are expected to meet to decide who is going to take over the two interim minister offices, Justice and Business Environment, but also to debate the recent tensions in the party stirred by the SocDem mayor ...

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Ciolos cabinet launched most EU projects and met most EC conditionalities


The Sorin Grindeanu government admits that the former technocrat cabinet of Dacian Ciolos has launched most calls for European projects and has met most ex-ante conditionalities requested by the European Commission for granting EU funds, more than the Victor Ponta ...

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Update: CNATDCU General Council verdict – Laura Codruta Kovesi has not plagiarised. Reactions and contestations

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The National Council for Attesting Titles, Diplomas and Certificates (CNATDCU) General Council has ruled on Thursday that Laura Codruta Kovesi has not plagiarised her PhD paper ‘Fighting organised crime by criminal law regulations’ with the proposal to maintain the PhD ...

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Liviu Dragnea presents PSD’s vision on the consolidated state budget for 2017 – higher wages, tax cuts, investments

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Social-democrat chairman Liviu Dragnea revealed on Wednesday, in a press conference, PSD’s draft consolidated state budget for 2017, stating that it will be submitted to Parliament within 10 days since the formation of the new executive after the general elections ...

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PM Ciolos: I don’t know Soros, Ponta took photos with him

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PM Dacian Ciolos on Monday rejected accusations that he would be “sold” to billionaire George Soros, saying he doesn’t know Soros, unlike former PM Victor Ponta and other Social Democrats who met the US businessman several times, and were even ...

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