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Mayor in Prahova County with Nicolae Ceausescu’s photo on his desk, then locks himself in office to avoid journalists

Strange developments took place at a commune hall in Prahova County, with the mayor hiding in an office in order to avoid journalists. What happened? The mayor, Mihai Alionte, had posted on Facebook a picture of him in the office, ...

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Row over press accreditation to the Justice Ministry after minister withdraws credentials of two TV reporters

Justice Ministry has been at the center of a scandal on Friday after two TV journalists announced the institution had withdrawn their press accreditation in 2019. The Justice Ministry argued the two TV channels had not complied with the accreditation ...

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Dragnea nervous outbreak in Parliament: How the hell can a law help me? You’d better talk to Iohannis to give a decree to shoot me

PSD chairman Liviu Dragnea had a nervous outbreak in Parliament on Wednesday when he was asked by a journalist if a recently adopted law on the home arrest, is helping him. „What law are you talking about? And how the ...

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PM Dancila makes new blunder about Craiova-Pitesti express road

PM Viorica Dancila has made a new blunder on Monday while visiting the Airplane Factory in Craiova , stating that the express road that will serve as motorway from Craiova to Pitesti will lead to “de-concession” of the traffic in ...

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European Commission condemns the violence in Bucharest, calls for protection of journalists

The European Commission has condemned the violence of the gendarmes against journalists, stressing the importance that the media companies’ employees can carry on their activity, Austrian public television ORF informs, quoted by hotnews.ro. The EC previously condemned the violence against ...

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Senate speaker heralds stricter access rules for visitors and journalists in Parliament

Parliament will have stricter access rules for visitors and journalists, following the Wednesday’s protest, Senate speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu announced. Tariceanu voiced his discontent over the situation in Parliament the other day, arguing that there are probably officials who didn’t ...

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Update: Opposition parties request the resignation of public television chief in so-called ‘pig head’ scandal. TVR’s news reporters take stand against the managers

Save Romania Union (USR) and the National Liberal Party (PNL) request the resignation of the public television (TVR) chief, Doina Gradea, accused by journalists of putting pressure on the employees. Disclosures by Dragos Patraru and Catalin Tolontan, quoted by realitatea.net, ...

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Numerous Facebook accounts blocked in Romania after sharing posts related to the Sunday protests. 101yo philosopher Mihai Sora, among those “reported”

Tens of people have complained starting Sunday that Facebook has blocked their accounts or the possibility of posting on their pages after they had shared or published posts and articles related to the anti-corruption protests staged in Bucharest and other ...

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Russian Patriarchate annoyed by Romanian journalists who have confirmed the visit of Patriarch Kirill

The Romanian Patriarchate announced on Thursday that Patriarch Kirill I of Moscow has accepted to come to Romania, which would be a premiere. The visit should take place next month, during October 26-28, on St. Dimitrie. In Moscow, the information ...

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