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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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Man with double citizenship, Romanian and Palestinian, investigated by DIICOT for terrorist propaganda

The prosecutors of the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) are investigating at large a Romanian citizen of Palestinian nationality, aged 30, suspect of getting involved in promoting radical messages, specific to terrorist organisations in the Middle East ...

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US Ambassador Hans Klemm: We have full confidence in the DNA

US Ambassador to Bucharest, Hans Klemm, said on Saturday that many positive things have been accomplished within the framework of the Strategic Partnership between the United States and Romania, adding he has full confidence in the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) ...

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Elena Udrea confirms she is in Costa Rica, pregnant with twins

Former Minister Elena Udrea has told Antena 3 TV private broadcaster she is in Costa Rica and she is pregnant with twins. “Costa Rica is a beautiful and friendly country, but it seems expensive for those who live here. I’ve ...

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