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Amnesty International: Authorities must investigate allegations of excessive use of force by gendarmerie against protesters

Romanian authorities must conduct prompt, thorough, independent and impartial investigations by civilian authorities into the allegations of unnecessary and excessive use of force by the gendarmerie against participants of a protest in Bucharest on 10 August, and bring all those ...

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33 injured people file criminal complaints against gendarmes. Hearings kick off today, investigation extended

33 of those over 400 people injured following the riot police’s intervention in force during the Diaspora rally on Friday have file criminal complaints against the Gendarmerie. Military prosecutors are probing if the gendarmes who intervened during the protest are ...

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Suspicious death file opened after former judge dies in prison

Justice minister Tudorel Toader has ordered investigations at three penitentiaries, Rahova, Jilava and Giurgiu after a former judge, Stan Mustata, who was serving a eight-year-and-a-half prison sentence for bribe taking, had died due to heart attack at “Carol Davila” Hospital ...

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Flight ban for MIG 21 LanceR fleet – lifted

The flight ban for Romania’s MIG 21 LanceR fleet has been lifted, the aircraft had been grounded as a result of the accident at Borcea, Calarasi County, in which pilot Florin Rotaru died, Ministry of Defence representatives said on Tuesday. ...

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Update: One miner dead, one injured at Lupeni coal mine as tunnel collapses

Two miners have been victims of a gallery collapse in Lupeni coal mine Wednesday morning, at about 8.00h. One of the men was brought dead from underground, State Secretary with Interior Ministry, Raed Arafat, has told Antena3 TV private broadcaster. ...

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Update: EIA report shows Schweighofer continues destruction of forests in Romania. Romsilva denies

A new investigation from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) takes a look behind the scenes to detail how the Austrian timber giant Holzindustrie Schweighofer, one of the largest wood processors in Romania, continues to fuel the destruction of Europe’s last ...

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Two guards in Bucharest found dead, wrapped in plastic sheets

Two guards working for a cement factory on Timişoara Boulevard in Bucharest have been killed and wrapped in plastic sheets. The shocking discovery was made Monday morning when the two men did not show up for the shift. The two ...

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Competition Council launches checks on immunoglobulin market. Investigations in Romania, Belgium and Italy

The Competition Council has launched an investigation into a possible understanding between some companies authorised for manufacturing and marketing human normal immunoglobulin. Under scrutiny are Biotest Pharma GmbH Germany, Octapharma Pharmazeutika Produktionsges Mbh Austria, Octapharma S.A.S. France, Octapharma AB Sweden, ...

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Poisonous grains for rats spread in Herastrau and Cismigiu Parks

Several persons have noticed on Wednesday morning that on the alleys of Herastrau (King Michael I) and Cismigiu Parks in Bucharest, poisonous grains for rats have been spread, dangerous for children and animals. Following the complaints, Police have started an ...

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Russian Ambassador, Valery Kuzmin, robbed while in Sibiu

Russian Ambassador to Bucharest, Valery Kuzmin, has been robbed while visiting the city of Sibiu. The diplomat was downtown Sibiu during the weekend together with his wife and was robbed of his wallet from the shirt’s pocket, europafm.ro informs. Judicial ...

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