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Romania: Party rallies around leader convicted of graft

2018-06-22 06:26:00
Leaders of Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party are rallying around their powerful leader after he was handed a 3½-year jail sentence for abuse of office. Regional bosses sent messages of support for Liviu Dragnea Friday, saying he should be ...

Romania governing party leader Dragnea receives prison sentence in corruption case / Verdict not final

2018-06-21 17:56:00 Hotnews.ro
​Liviu Dragnea, the leader of Romania's Social Democrats (PSD) and speaker of the House of Deputies, received a 3 years, 6 months sentence in a case involving fictitious employment of people at an institution in the county of Teleorman, where he used to run the regional authority. The verdict is not final as it can be appealed. updating

Leader of Romania's ruling party sentenced for corruption

2018-06-21 15:11:00
The powerful leader of Romania’s ruling party has been sentenced to prison in a blow to a government that has showered praise on Donald Trump’s “drain the swamp” rhetoric, and threatened to create the EU’s latest populist headache. Liviu Dragnea ...

Romania's most powerful politician convicted of misconduct

2018-06-21 14:16:00
Romania's most powerful politician was convicted Thursday of official misconduct and sentenced to 3 ½ years in prison, a verdict cautiously cheered by anti-government protesters who have spent months decrying high-level corruption in the European country.

Romania ruling party chief handed jail term over fake jobs scandal

2018-06-21 13:55:00
Romania's high court on Thursday sentenced the leader of the ruling left-wing Social Democrat party (PSD), Liviu Dragnea, to three-and-a-half years in prison over a fake jobs scandal. The court's decision can be appealed but is expected to weaken his ...

Romanian ruling party leader sentenced, thousands rally

2018-06-21 13:36:00
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - The head of Romania’s ruling Social Democrat party, Liviu Dragnea, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison by the Supreme Court on Thursday for inciting others to abuse of office, prompting thousands to rally against his ...

Romania ruling party chief convicted over fake jobs scandal

2018-06-21 13:22:00
Romania's high court sentences Liviu Dragnea to three-and-a-half years in prison over a fake jobs scandal. Social Democratic Party leader Liviu Dragnea was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison [FILE:Reuters] Romania's high court on Thursday ...

Romania ruling party chief handed jail term over fake jobs scandal

2018-06-21 12:40:26
Provided by AFP Liviu Dragnea, pictured in 2017, is widely acknowledged to be Romania's most powerful politician Romania's high court on Thursday sentenced the leader of the ruling left-wing Social Democrat party (PSD), Liviu Dragnea, to three-and-a-half ...

Romania ruling party chief handed jail term over fake jobs scandal

2018-06-21 12:06:00
Bucharest: Romania's high court on Thursday sentenced the leader of the ruling left-wing Social Democrat party (PSD), Liviu Dragnea, to three-and-a-half years in prison over a fake jobs scandal. The court's decision can be appealed but is expected to ...