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Ukrainian crisis and the Ostpolitik – III

December 17th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Regarding the Ostpolitik pursued since the late 1960s of the last century by German and its possible abandonment by Berlin following Russian aggressiveness in the Ukrainian...

Business»

Romanian EU funds minister, EU ambassadors discuss 2014-2020 programming period

Romanian EU funds minister, EU ambassadors discuss 2014-2020 programming period

December 18th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The European Funds Minister Eugen Teodorovici discussed on Tuesday with the European Union states’ ambassadors and the ambassadors of Switzerland and Norway, which...

Politics»

PNL’s BPN has started with party’s leadership at stake: Gorghiu came to win a vote, Orban more committed than ever to run

PNL’s BPN has started with party’s leadership at stake: Gorghiu came to win a vote, Orban more committed than ever to run

December 18th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
After her surprise nomination in the race for the National Liberal Party (PNL) leadership on Wednesday evening when one of the favorites, Teodor Atanasiu gave up to run,...

Social»

Heads fall after the Siutghiol helicopter crash: the prefect and the ISU manager of Constanta, sacked

Heads fall after the Siutghiol helicopter crash: the prefect and the ISU manager of Constanta, sacked

December 17th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Radu Volcinschi, prefect of Constanta, was dismissed on Wednesday after the operations destined to rescue the team aboard the SMURD helicopter that crashed into Siutghiol...

World»

Last  European Council meeting for Traian Basescu: Romania’s incumbent President bids farewell from the European leaders

Last European Council meeting for Traian Basescu: Romania’s incumbent President bids farewell from the European leaders

December 18th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Incumbent President Traian Basescu left this morning to Brussels to attend on Thursday and Friday the European Council meeting to mark the end of the Italian presidency of...

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PNL’s BPN has started with party’s leadership at stake: Gorghiu came to win a vote, Orban more committed than ever to run

After her surprise nomination in the race for the National Liberal Party (PNL) leadership on Wednesday evening when one of the favorites, Teodor Atanasiu gave up to run, the f irst deputy president of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Alina Gorghiu said on Thursday, ahead of the party’s National Political Bureau’s meeting that she came [...]

CSM: President Basescu’s statements have affected the independence of the judiciary as a whole

The Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) on Wednesday ruled that President Traian Basescu’s public statements during a televised show on September 9 are likely to have affected the independence of the judiciary as a whole. The CSM plenum upheld as grounded the request to defend the independence of the judiciary against President Basescu’s public statements [...]

Romanian EU funds minister, EU ambassadors discuss 2014-2020 programming period

The European Funds Minister Eugen Teodorovici discussed on Tuesday with the European Union states’ ambassadors and the ambassadors of Switzerland and Norway, which give Romania grants, about the measures taken for the 2014-2020 programming period, the ministry said in a release to Agerpres. Teodorovici gave details of the phase in the EU funds absorption, the [...]

Ponta: Romania could negotiate a new agreement with the IMF after the current stand-by agreement expires in 2015

Romania could negotiate a new agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after the current stand-by agreement expires in 2015, Premier Victor Ponta stated on Wednesday, Reuters informs. The IMF’s Executive Council approved at the end of September 2013 a new 24-month stand-by agreement worth approximately EUR 1.98 bln (1.75 billion SDRs – special drawing [...]

Surprise in the games for the PNL’s leadership: Iohannis backs Alina Gorghiu, Atanasiu withdraws from the race

The incumbent president of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Klaus Iohannis expressed his support for Alina Gorghiu to chair the party, on Wednesday night said first-deputy-president Teodor Atanasiu, at the end of an informal reunion of the party. The National Political Bureau of the old PNL where the chair of this political formation, who will [...]

Basescu – Iohannis meeting on the transfer of power

President elect Klaus Iohannis met acting President Traian Basescu on Wednesday evening at the Presidential palace, in order to discuss “the institutional details of the handover-takeover of the presidential mandate,” Iohannis wrote on his Facebook page. Klaus Iohannis will be sworn-in in Parliament on Sunday, December 21. The ceremony will be followed by a brief [...]

Antonescu intends to leave politics

Former PNL leader Crin Antonescu declares that he intends to quit politics soon and that the departure will happen gradually. The Liberal outlined that he was interested in the fate of the Romanian right wing, especially in that of PNL, and that “I could live tomorrow, actually”, but that he did not intend to “do [...]

Miron Mitrea: ‘The label as corrupt we created ourselves’

PSD MP Miron Mitrea said on Adevarul Live on Tuesday that the Social-Democrats had created their label as a corrupt party themselves, adding that people in conflict with the law ought to be removed from the party. ‘Before, communication with the baseline was much more intense. People would listen to Ion Iliescu. The label as [...]

Christmas Concert ‘Trumpet and Organ Virtuosity in Baroque Splendour’

The Italian Institute of Culture and the Italian Embassy present on Thursday, 18 December 2014, from 19:30, at St’ Joseph Cathedral in Bucharest (19 General Berthelot Street) the Christmas Concert ‘Trumpet and Organ Virtuosity in Baroque Splendour’. Baroque and 20th century masterpieces for the duet Mauro Maur, trumpet; Françoise de Clossey, organ. In the programme – [...]

Angela Gheorghiu meets fans at Carturesti

On the occasion of winter holidays, soprano Angela Gheorghiu announced a meeting with her fans in Bucharest, at the Carturesti Verona Book Store, on Thursday, December 18. Here, she will sign autographs, promoting her new album of international carols “Guardian Angel”, produced in partnership with the Radio National Orchestra, conducted by Tiberiu Soare, and the [...]