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

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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EIU: Romania, 61st in Democracy Index 2016

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has issued the Democracy Index 2016, ranking Romania 61st along with other so-called ‘flawed democracies’ such as the US, Italy, France, Japan, Korea, Israel, India, Bulgaria, Hungary, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Serbia, Malaysia, Mexico, Sri ...

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Senate cuts Gov’t power to issue ordinances during summer recess

In an unprecedented move on Tuesday, the Senate vetoed the draft law enabling the Government to issue simple ordinances during the parliamentary summer recess. The bill was vetoed by 77 votes against, 25 in favor and 8 abstentions. The Social ...

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PSD-UNPR-ALDE consultations on censure motion opportunity

The leaders of PSD, UNPR and ALDE are to meet for consultations on Thursday to evaluate the opportunity of filing a censure motion against Ciolos Cabinet. ALDE co-chairman Calin Popescu Tariceanu stated on Wednesday that a political crisis should be ...

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PM-designate Ciolos’ governing programme: Two rounds for electing the mayors, five-year term for all officials-elect (II)

Proposal on merging election dates, removed from gov’t programme. Dacian Cioloș’ governing programme pledges the electoral laws amendment as a matter of urgency so that the mayors and the county council leaders should be elected in two rounds, the elections ...

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