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Update: DIICOT to suspend 4 hours of work per day, Prosecutor’s Office employees to wear white armlets in protest against GEO on laws of justice

The Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) has announced the activity will be halted every day, during 8.00-12.00h, as of Tuesday until March 8. Only the emergencies will be solved. The decision comes in protest against the Emergency ...

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JusMin sends President three proposals for the DIICOT helm

Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has announced he had sent President Klaus Iohannis three proposals for the chief prosecutor position of three departments of the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT). He proposed Doru-Gabriel Stoica for the department countering ...

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At least 3 dead in Strasbourg as gunman opens fire. President Iohannis sends condolences message. PM Dancila condemns attack. MAE: No Romanian citizens involved

At least three people have been killed in a shooting in the eastern French city of Strasbourg. Parts of the city are still on lockdown and a major security operation is underway around the city’s famed Christmas market. A gunman ...

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US Ambassador Hans Klemm voices concern over amendments to the Criminal Codes

The US Ambassador to Bucharest, Hans Klemm, has voiced concern on Monday, mentioning other eleven envoys, regarding the amendments to the Criminal Codes, given that these amendments could have had consequences in terms of fight against organized crime and terrorism. ...

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President Iohannis signs decree to appoint Felix Banila as DIICOT chief prosecutor

President Klaus Iohannis has signed on Monday the decree to appoint Oliver-Felix Banila as chief prosecutor of the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT). The appointment is for a term of 3 years, the Presidency informs. On June ...

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Extremists Szocs Zoltan and Beke Istvan sentenced to 5 years imprisonment, for planning to detonate an improvised explosive device on December 1, 2015

The High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ – Supreme Court) has sentenced, on Wednesday, to 5 years on prison defendants Szocs Zoltan (photo) and Beke Istvan Attila, leaders of the group ‘64 Counties Youth Movement’ (HVIM) in Transylvania, charged ...

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DIICOT: Romanian 15yo boy, detained for terrorism

The Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) has detained a 15-year-old boy for promoting the extremist ideology and for getting in contact with the supporters of the terrorist organisations in order to convince and attract new followers. DIICOT ...

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DIICOT prosecutors call on President Iohannis not to appoint Felix Banila as the directorate’s chief

The prosecutors with the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) have decided on Monday, in the general assembly, to send a letter to President Klaus Iohannis to ask him not to appoint Felix Banila as the directorate’s chief. ...

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Two Dutch DJs, caught with drugs at Iasi International Airport

Two Dutch DJs were caught on Friday afternoon with prohibited substances at Iasi International Airport. The two DJs, who attended the Afterhills Festival, ongoing in Iasi these days, were taken to the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) ...

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Romania involved in EU-led attack, IS web media targeted

Romania was involved, along with the Europol, Canada, United States and other European countries in an international operation, a major blow against the internet propaganda of the Islamic State group. According to the BBC, cyber specialists in various European countries, ...

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