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Romania’s strongman urged to resign with ruling party in free fall

2018-09-20 00:18:00
Liviu Dragnea the president of the Romanian Parliament's Deputy Chamber and the leader of the main ruling party PSD (Social Democracy Party) prepares to enter his car as he leaves the High Court of Ca...

Romania governing party PSD faces internal revolt against leader Liviu Dragnea as challengers urge him to resign

2018-09-19 16:10:00 Hotnews.ro
A group of prominent members of Romania's governing Social Democrats (PSD) on Wednesday made available to the public a letter in which they call for the resignation of PSD leader Liviu Dragnea both as party head and as speaker of the House. They speak of a "crisis situation" and a need to avoid "international isolation" and urge the leadership of the party to discuss their request. For his part, Dragnea dismissed the move as a "game" in the benefit of intelligence services and President Klaus Iohannis.

Geta Brătescu, Whose Playful Art Defied Romania’s Repressive Regime, Has Died at 92

2018-09-19 15:20:00
Geta Brătescu. Photo by Cătălin Georgescu, courtesy of Hauser & Wirth, and Ivan Gallery. Geta Brătescu, a Romanian artist who achieved international acclaim in recent years, including at the ...

In Romania, VP Naidu lauds demonetisation, GST

2018-09-19 14:11:00
Speaking at the India-Romania Business Event on Wednesday, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said that demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) have been successfully implemented for ...

Party urges top Romania politician Dragnea to resign

2018-09-19 12:35:00
Leading figures within Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party on Wednesday called for the resignation of their chief, Liviu Dragnea, widely regarded as the country's most powerful politician. In an ...

Romania to hold referendum on whether to ban gay marriage

2018-09-19 12:01:00
Egged on by social conservatives, the Romanian government will hold a constitutional referendum on Oct. 6-7 to define marriage as solely between “a man and a woman.” The referendum is being pushed by ...

Romania Schedules Vote to Block Same-sex Marriage

2018-09-19 09:00:00
Romania will vote on whether or not to change the definition of marriage in its constitution, specifying that it can only be a union between a man and a woman. The nationwide referendum, scheduled for ...

Party urges top Romania politician Dragnea to resign

2018-09-19 07:59:00
Leading figures within Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party on Wednesday called for the resignation of their chief, Liviu Dragnea, widely regarded as the country's most powerful politician.

Ward and Harrington in Irish squad for Romania

2018-09-19 07:19:00
World Elite finalists Joe Ward and Kellie Harrington are included on a 12-strong Irish squad for the Nicolae Linca Golden Belt multi-nations in Romania. The tournament begins in Galati City on 25 Sept...