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March 4th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The shattering revelations unearthed by the ongoing investigations of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) concerning the major corruption cases currently being...

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TAROM leadership sacked

TAROM leadership sacked

March 4th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
On Wednesday, March 4, Transport Minister Ioan Rus ordered the ministry’s leadership to meet the representatives of TAROM’s leadership and the six signatories of the...

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President Iohannis refers to Parliament the CSAT decision on Portuguese military resources stationing in Romania

President Iohannis refers to Parliament the CSAT decision on Portuguese military resources stationing in Romania

March 4th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
President Klaus Iohannis referred to Parliament the decision of the Country’s Supreme Defence Council (CSAT) on the stationing on Romania’s territory of Portuguese...

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Issue of the Day : Tiriac, billionaire again

Issue of the Day : Tiriac, billionaire again

March 4th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The 2015 edition of Forbes World’s Billionaires list informs us that after a “dry spell” in what concerns Romania’s billionaires, this year we have two of them. Ioan...

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Moldova’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Natalia Gherman: Our track to Brussels runs through Bucharest

Moldova’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Natalia Gherman: Our track to Brussels runs through Bucharest

March 4th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday welcomed at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace Moldovan Deputy Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Natalia...

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President Iohannis refers to Parliament the CSAT decision on Portuguese military resources stationing in Romania

President Klaus Iohannis referred to Parliament the decision of the Country’s Supreme Defence Council (CSAT) on the stationing on Romania’s territory of Portuguese military resources, the Presidential Administration informed on Wednesday. According to the cited release, the head of the state referred to Parliament for information, as per law requirements, the CSAT decision on the [...]

TAROM leadership sacked

On Wednesday, March 4, Transport Minister Ioan Rus ordered the ministry’s leadership to meet the representatives of TAROM’s leadership and the six signatories of the open letter addressed to the company’s leadership the day before. The aspects presented by the signatories of the open letter – senior airplane commanders or flight instructors – will be [...]

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Severely ill and imprisoned, Monica Iacob Ridzi makes desperate plea to Justice Minister

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ING Bank Romania – biggest profit in 20 years

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Gala Bute file: Felix Tataru, Basescu and Iohannis campaign strategist, questioned by DNA

The Manager of GMP advertising agency, Felix Tataru, the man who had created the strategies for the campaigns of Traian Basescu and Klaus Iohannis, arrived on Wednesday to DNA headquarters, where he was cited by the prosecutors as a witness in the Gala Bute file. His name was mentioned several times in this file, and  [...]

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DNA : PM Ponta generates serious public confusion when doubting report data on confiscation of criminal assets

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ARF: Factoring market in Romania, worth 2.7 bn euros in 2014

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Dacia presents six models at Geneva Auto Show

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