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Dragnea’s stance on the referendum turnout, on BOR’s accusations. PSD chair advances idea of no threshold for referendum

In a first stance about the referendum’s outcome, the chairman of the ruling party, Liviu Dragnea says there will be no analysis within the party on the referendum, claiming the campaign had not been assumed by the party. However, he ...

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“Testament of Abraham”, by Igor Bergler, exceeds threshold of 100.000 sold copies

Igor Bergler’s second novel, Testament of Abraham, has exceeded the threshold of 100,000 sold copies, less than one year since its release. Meanwhile, the author’s first book, „The Lost Bible”, is enjoying great success in Russia and Ukraine. Both volumes ...

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Criminal Code amendments: Convicts sentenced to less than 10 years in prison can be released if they served half their sentence. No assets seizure for money laundering

The joint special committee of the Chamber of Deputies and Senate set up to amend the justice laws and criminal codes, led by Florin Iordache (photo), has started debates and voting procedures on the Criminal Code on Thursday. Among the ...

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Possible referendum called by President Iohannis would most likely reach the turnout threshold to be validated, opinion poll says

Only about 23% of Romanians with voting rights agree with the solution of the appointment of chief prosecutors by the Minister of Justice or by the Government, an IMAS survey presented by Europa FM informs. Also, according to the survey, ...

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Debates on the justice laws, resumed by the special committee on May 2. What is President Iohannis’ opinion about certain amendments?

The MPs of the special committee on justice laws have decided on Thursday to resume debates on amending the criminal codes and other judiciary related bills on May 2, agreeing to also invite representatives of the judiciary bodies and associations ...

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Council of Europe requests Romania to protect the minority languages

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has released on Thursday its recommendations to Romania on the application of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages and an experts’ report evaluating Romania’s compliance with its commitments, a ...

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PSD tables controversial bills amending the criminal laws: EUR 200,000 threshold for abuse of office. Super-immunity for MPs against DNA

Deputy Cătălin Rădulescu (aka the AKM MP) and 38 PSD MPs have filed a bill aimed at amending the criminal law which stipulates that the threshold for abuse of office should be set at EUR 200,000. In GEO 13/2017, the ...

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