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Kovesi to be heard again on March 7 by the section for investigating magistrates

Former National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) chief prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi will be heard again by the special section for investigating magistrates, in the file in which she is charged with bribe taking, false testimony and abuse of office, sources close ...

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Romania should improve laws and ensure funding for persons with disabilities and to protect women from violence

“There are systemic obstacles which seriously hinder the effective protection of the rights of persons with disabilities in Romania”, said today Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, publishing the report on her visit to the country in ...

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US Army troops replacement at Mihail Kogalniceanu base, helicopters brought in

The US Army has replaced the troops at Mihail Kogalniceanu’s base. The United States has brought 600 soldiers, heavy-duty armoured vehicles and transport helicopters to strengthen the eastern flank of NATO. After Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula in the spring ...

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Supreme Court leadership signs manifesto whereby 50 of the court’s magistrates demand the repeal of the ordinance on laws of justice

The High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ – Supreme Court) Chairwoman Cristina Tarcea (photo) and the two deputy chairpersons Gabriela Bogasin and Ilie Iulian Dragomir have signed on Wednesday the letter-manifesto whereby dozens of the ICCJ magistrates ask for ...

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6 out of 10 Romanians don’t want a gay person in the family, 1 of 3 don’t want Roma ethnics as relatives – IRES survey reads

Six Romanians out of ten don’t want a gay person in the family and 29% don’t want to have Roma ethnics as relatives, an IRES survey, conducted upon the request of the National Council for Combating Discrimination (CNCD), romaniatv.net reports. ...

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Another fake doctor in Bucharest, remanded by Police

Another fake physician who professed as a homeopath, family doctor and imaging specialist was discovered in Bucharest. The 26-year-old man was detained on Tuesday for 24 hours and will be presented to the District 3 Court with a proposal for ...

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Former tennis legend Ilie Nastase – 9 months suspended sentence

Former tennis legend Ilie Nastase was sentenced to 9 months and 10 days imprisonment, suspended sentence, by the District 1 Court, being charged with driving under influence and for refusing tests and biological samples. The ruling is not final, ziare.com ...

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General Prosecutor’s Office balance sheet: PG Lazar, president Iohannis denounced pressures on magistrates. Supreme Court head makes subtext statements

Amid the Romanian magistrates’ protest against the recent Government Emergency Ordinance (GEO 7) amending the justice laws, the General Prosecutor’s Office presented its activity report for last year in the presence of President Klaus Iohannis. Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar, eyed ...

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