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Update – Justice Minister sends to President Iohannis the request for revoking Prosecutor General. Augustin Lazar: Strictly political approach

Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has announced on Thursday that he will send President Klaus Iohannis the official request to dismiss Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar, as well as the nomination proposals for five senior positions with the Prosecutor General’s Office, which ...

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SMURD crews – more than 2,000 calls received on December 24-25

Almost 2,000 persons have called the medical emergency unit SMURD on Christmas Eve and on the first day of Christmas, with the fire-fighters having 149 interventions. IGSU informs that on December 24 and 25, some 2,266 emergency calls were received ...

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Dozens tourists blocked in Bucegi Mountains due to blizzard

Dozens of tourists are blocked in Bucegi Mountains, in the Pestera-Padina area and cannot leave the chalets as the road is blocked by a layer of snow some one metre thick, following the blizzard on the night of Tuesday to ...

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Ice hotel at Balea Lake, booked by US and British tourists during Christmas and for the New Year’s Eve

American and British tourists have booked the ice hotel at Balea Lake, Sibiu County, situated at more than 2,000 metres altitude, during Christmas. The tourists have slept in ice rooms and the meals are served on ice-made trays. The ice ...

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Elena Udrea and Alina Bica released from Costa Rica jail. Former Tourism Minister attacks President Iohannis

A court in Costa Rica has decided to release Elena Udrea and Alina Bica from preventive arrest, according to ameliarueda.com. Elena Udrea and Alina Bica’s lawyer had filed an application for release to the Criminal Court in the Pavas district, ...

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Christmas in Romania: Beyond ancient, folk traditions, it is a time of giving, sharing and quality time with the beloved ones

Although having different cultural roots, traditions and customs, Romanian regions are all sharing the same spiritual and sacred values on Christmas. Celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, Romanians also pay tribute to such concepts as family, love, generosity, turning to ...

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Code Yellow for snowfall and blizzard in the mountains

The National Meteorology Administration (ANM) has issued on Sunday a Code Yellow warning for blizzard and snowfall to come into force as of Monday in the mountainous areas. The code will be in force during 2.00h-21.00h. The wind will get ...

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Justice minister to send President Iohannis papers to conclude the revocation of the PG on December 27. Adina Florea, proposed again for the DNA helm

Justice minister Tudorel Toader has announced on Sunday evening that he would send President Iohannis on Thursday, December 27 the papers to conclude the revocation procedure of the Prosecutor General, also saying he would send him again the documents for ...

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Romanians took to the streets again on Saturday to commemorate the Revolution’s martyrs but also to protest against the gov’t

29 years after the anti-communist Revolution, Romanians have taken to the streets again to commemorate the heroes who gave their lives back then, but also to protest against the current ruling party and the government. Thousands gathered in the Victoriei ...

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