Romania’s former Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos criticized the new Government’s plan to pardon prisoners, saying that this approach is not in the best interest...

Romania’s Government plans to redefine abuse of power in criminal law

Romania’s Government plans to bring several changes to the country’s criminal laws via emergency ordinance. One such change aims to redefine abuse of power...

President: Romania remains committed to the EU, NATO

The fundamental pillars of Romania's foreign policy “are the same," namely deepening the partnership with the United States and the strengthening of EU and...
prisons

Who does Romania’s Ministry of Justice plan to pardon?

Romania's Ministry of Justice put up for public debate an emergency ordinance (OUG) draft that establishes what categories of convicts will benefit from pardon, on...
abuse of office

Romania’s chief anticorruption prosecutor says justice minister not a man of good faith

Romania’s chief anticorruption prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi criticized justice minister Florin Iordache for his attempt to change the Penal Code and grant pardoning through...

Moldovan President during visit to Moscow: Half of Romania’s territory belongs to Moldova

Moldovan President Igor Dodon had his first official visit to Moscow this week, during which Russian President Vladimir Putin offered him an 18th-century map...

videoRomania’s President attends Government meeting as changes to criminal laws are considered

Romania’s Government was expected to issue an Emergency Ordinance to bring several important changes to the criminal laws on Wednesday. President Klaus Iohannis (left)...

Romania’s justice minister: Amnesty shouldn’t be considered, but pardon should

Romania's justice minister Florin Iordache said on Tuesday that pardon should be considered to solve problem of overcrowded prisons, but a law on amnesty shouldn’t...

Runaway businessman’s leaks force resignation of Romanian Intelligence Service’s deputy

Lieutenant-General Florian Coldea, the first deputy director of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI), resigned from this position on Tuesday, after a series of allegations...
prosecutors

Romania’s Chamber of Deputies, Senate get lower budgets compared to 2016

Romania’s Chamber of Deputies, which is the institution with the main legislative powers in Romania, voted yesterday its budget for this year. This will amount...

SocDem MPs to lead committees controlling Romania’s intelligence services

Romania’s Social Democratic Party (PSD), which got over 46% of the votes at the last December’s parliamentary elections, will take over the presidency of...

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