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Update-Scandal in Parliament. Opposition parties ask for Dragnea’s revocation from the chamber speaker office, claims victory. Dragnea retorts: Opposition has tried to grab Parliament

Liberal first vice-president Raluca Turcan has asked in the plenary session of the Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday morning for Liviu Dragnea’s revocation from the speaker position. PNL has also asked for the revocation of Florin Iordache from the chamber’s ...

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Juncker: Romanian Gov’t, ready to take over the Presidency of the EU Council, problems remain on the rule of law

The President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker, has stated after meeting Romanian PM Viorica Dancila in Brussels on Wednesday, that the Romanian Government is ready to take over the Presidency of the EU Council, yet adding that problems ...

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Update: MAE reacts to DPA article reading that Romanians celebrate 100 years since annexing former Hungarian province of Transylvania. ZDF and DPA rectify the story

The Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE) has reacted to the article released by the German Press Agency (DPA) reading that Romanians celebrate 100 years since annexing a part of Hungary. MAE argues that, beyond the tendentious approach, the article reflects lack ...

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Senate’s legal committee postpones decision on DNA request regarding Speaker Tariceanu

The Senate’s Legal Committee has called on the Standing Bureau on Tuesday for a one-week postponement for the vote regarding the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) request targeting Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu. The information has been confirmed by the Legal Committee ...

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Update: Ruling coalition loses majority in Lower Chamber – Caras Severin County Chairman Ion Mocioalca, other 3 MPs resign from PSD

Deputy Ion Mocioalca, PSD Caras Severin chairman, has announced the resignation from the party and is to join Pro Romania party, led by former Prime Minister Victor Ponta. In a post on Facebook, Mocioalca brings serious charges against PSD, after ...

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European Commissioner Cretu urges PM Dancila to say if attacks against EC represent the official stance of the Romanian state

European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Cretu, has urged Romanian PM Viorica Dancila on Monday to say if attacks against EC represent the official stance of the Romanian state, arguing she had not seen any delimitation or denial. Asked by ...

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USR asks President Iohannis to attend all Gov’t sittings in December to prevent GEO on amnesty and pardon

USR has asked President Klaus Iohannis on Monday to attend all government sittings this month to prevent the rulers from adopting an emergency ordinance on amnesty and pardon. The head of state has attended a government sitting in January 2017, ...

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PM’s adviser Valcov, lashes out again at #Rezist movement: Rezist, a Romanian AntiFa, dirt in our way

Darius Valcov, one of PM Dancila’s advisers, former Finance Minister and indicted in several corruption cases, has lashed out again at the #Rezist protesting movement, after he had slammed it several times in the past and had disclosed the medical ...

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