Tag: Romania
World 04.11.19 | 14:33

Leftist and liberal EU politicians come out in support of Laura Kovesi, as she faces criminal charges in Romania

After the corruption charges initiated in Romania against Laura Conduta Kovesi, the newly appointed  European prosecutor, a number of leftist and ALDE EU politicians came to support the former chief prosecutor of Romania’s National Anti-Corruption Agency (DNA), instead of condemning her. Frans...

Balkans 10.10.19 | 17:11

V4: Romanian Government falls

The Romanian parliament passed a motion of no-confidence in the Dancila government on Thursday on the initiative of the opposition, with 238 votes in favour – ousting the government. President Klaus Iohannis will now hold consultations with all parliamentary parties to decide who can form the next...

Balkans 30.09.19 | 18:24

V4: Final no on Trocsanyi and Plumb

Trocsanyi’s crime was that he helped the government to protect Hungary from migration, Hungary’s Government said after the final decision of the European Parliament’s (EP) legal affairs committee (JURI), rejecting the nomination of Laszlo Trocsanyi as EU Enlargement Commissioner. JURI...

World 03.08.19 | 15:39

Evidence accumulates against Romanian man accused of killing teenage girl

Following a house search and a field investigation on Friday, Romanian investigators gained more information related to the murder that occurred a week ago. The suspect, Gheorghe Dinca confirmed his confession, and it has also been revealed why one of the murdered girls failed to call her parents, only...

Balkans 10.06.19 | 10:30

Romanian Defense Minister will assume control over a WWI grave site where Hungarians were attacked last week

The Romanian Ministry of National Defence is taking all the necessary steps to formally assume administrative control of the Uz Valley military cemetery, after the incident last week when Hungarians who came to honor their World War One dead, the V4 news agency reported. Romanian nationalists threw rocks...

World 11.01.19 | 11:53

Backstage drama accompanies Romania’s debut in EU presidency

Backstage drama came to the fore Thursday as Romania assumed the presidency of the European Union for the first time, an international debut that was preceded by questions about the country’s readiness for the role. The formerly communist country’s turn in the rotating office brought EU officials...

World 01.01.19 | 18:04

Romania takes over EU helm

Romania has taken over the rotating European Union Presidency as the bloc faces the prospect of Britain’s impending departure and rising nationalism in many member states. Romania’s six-month term began on January 1 under the motto: “Cohesion, a common European value.” It is the first time that...