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Respect people’s right to work!

July 31st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The increasingly frequent and pressing bad news for the public has managed to rattle the Romanians’ collective consciousness and, what’s more, to divide the Romanian people....

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Fiscal Council: Lower revenues confirmed by budget adjustment

Fiscal Council: Lower revenues confirmed by budget adjustment

July 31st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Although the budget adjustment announced by the Ponta Gov’t is a positive one, the trend of the last few days shows a decrease in revenues, Fiscal Council representatives...

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Reformist Liberal Party’s Congress to convene on Aug 1-2

Reformist Liberal Party’s Congress to convene on Aug 1-2

July 31st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The members of the Reformist Liberal Party (PLR) will hold their first congress on Aug. 1-2 at Parliament Palace to elect the leadership of the party.  The first day of the...

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Bucharest General Council  threatened to dissolve

Bucharest General Council threatened to dissolve

July 31st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
CGBM meeting on Wednesday failed to be held due to lack of quorum as PDL and PNL councilors were absent. The meeting of Bucharest General Council (CGMB) summoned on Wednesday...

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Israel called up 16,000 reservists

Israel called up 16,000 reservists

July 31st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Israeli soldiers rest on an APC at an army deployment area in southern Israel near the border with Gaza. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) was instructed to summon 16,000 more...

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Fiscal Council: Lower revenues confirmed by budget adjustment

Although the budget adjustment announced by the Ponta Gov’t is a positive one, the trend of the last few days shows a decrease in revenues, Fiscal Council representatives claim. They also believe the new projections fail to show clearly how the holes in first quarter collections are to be covered or the future CAS cutbacks [...]

Bucharest General Council threatened to dissolve

CGBM meeting on Wednesday failed to be held due to lack of quorum as PDL and PNL councilors were absent. The meeting of Bucharest General Council (CGMB) summoned on Wednesday by general mayor Sorin Oprescu was dismissed two hours after the hour announced, due to lack of quorum. There were only 24 councilors from PSD, [...]

Israel called up 16,000 reservists

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Reformist Liberal Party’s Congress to convene on Aug 1-2

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Ukrainian parliament votes against PM Yatsenyuk’s resignation

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Voiculescu asks for judicial control measure to be lifted

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Renault to launch pick-up version of Dacia Duster

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