The Romanian Senate has passed a bill changing the operating conditions of public utility non-governmental organizations (NGOs). One of the law's most important provisions...

Moldovan President: Romania doesn’t have money for an expensive unification project

Moldovan President Igor Dodon, a known opponent of the union between the Republic of Moldova and Romania, thinks that Romania doesn’t even have money...

New amendments planned to Romania’s justice laws

Romania’s ruling coalition PSD-ALDE submitted yesterday the project to amend the justice laws in the Parliament and will promote it with urgency. Lawyers from the...

Romanian Senate: People with criminal sentences may run for president

People with a criminal sentence could be allowed to run for president in Romania. The Senate’s legal committee rejected yesterday a draft project that would...

Romania’s state news agency to get under Parliament control

The director of the Romanian public news agency Agerpres can be laid off if the Parliament rejects the institution’s annual activity report, according to...

Moldovan President invites his Romanian counterpart to visit Moldova

Republic of Moldova President Igor Dodon invited his Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis to make an official visit to Moldova’s capital Chisinau. Dodon met with the Romanian...

Third biggest party in Romania’s Parliament elects new leader

Save Romania Union (USR), the third biggest party in Romania’s Parliament by number of mandates, elected a new president on Saturday. MP Dan Barna from...

Russian Orthodox Church patriarch in Romania for first post-1989 visit

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, is in Bucharest for a three-day visit, set to end on October 28....

Romania’s Supreme Court asks Parliament to send justice laws back to Justice Ministry

Cristina Tarcea, the president of Romania's High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ) criticized the way the Justice Ministry has handled the project to...
Judicial Inspection

Battle around key justice institution in Romania continues

Romania’s Judicial Inspection, a key justice institution, which investigates the disciplinary misconduct of magistrates and sends sanction proposals to the Supreme Council of Magistracy,...

Romania’s ruling party wants to ban words used for politicians with legal problems

Several MPs representing the ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) want to change the Criminal Code so as to include a sanction for public statements...
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