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Romania's ruling party leader sentenced, due to appeal

2018-06-21 11:44:48
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - The head of Romania’s ruling 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, though he was expected to appeal. Dragnea, who is also ...

Romania police arrest German journalist covering protest in Bucharest

2018-06-21 11:35:00
German journalist Paul Arne Wagner never expected to be arrested while covering an anti-corruption protest in Bucharest. More than a week later, Romanian authorities have failed to provide a convincing justification. For the past year-and-a-half, German ...

Romania's ruling party leader gets jail sentence

2018-06-21 11:32:00
Liviu Dragnea, the head of Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD), who is considered as the country's true leader, was sentenced on Thursday to 3.5 years in prison for abuse of power. Dragnea, who has been barred from serving as prime minister ...

Romania's ruling party leader handed 3.5-year jail sentence for corruption

2018-06-21 11:27:00
The leader of Romania’s ruling party, Liviu Dragnea, has been sentenced to three years and six months in prison for instigating abuse of office. The ruling came from the High Court on Thursday in a case that saw the head of the Social Democratic Party ...

Romania Court Hands 3 ½ Jail Sentence to Party Leader

2018-06-21 11:07:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — A Romanian court has handed down a 3 ½-year prison sentence for the powerful leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party for official misconduct. The High Court of Cassation and Justice on Thursday sentenced Liviu Dragnea after two ...

Romania court hands 3 ½ jail sentence to party leader

2018-06-21 11:05:00
A Romanian court has handed down a 3 ½-year prison sentence for the powerful leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party for official misconduct. The High Court of Cassation and Justice on Thursday sentenced Liviu Dragnea after two previous adjournments.

Romania’s Most Powerful Politician Handed Second Conviction

2018-06-21 10:43:00
Romania’s top politician was convicted for a second time and may face a stint in prison that would end his control over the Black Sea nation. Liviu Dragnea, whose Social Democrats rule the European Union and NATO member of 20 million people, was handed a ...

MSCI Upgrades 3 Notes Of Romania’s Accessibility Criteria

2018-06-21 09:27:00
MSCI, in its Global Market Accessibility Review published on June 20, 2018, upgraded Romania’s accessibility criteria on 3 notes: market regulation, information flow and trading Romania is on the FTSE Russell watchlist of countries with potential to be ...

What Romania Taught Us About Child Neglect

2018-06-21 09:08:00
Neglect in childhood can have devastating and long-lasting consequences. In the 1970s, after birth control and abortion were outlawed in an effort to grow the population in Romania, there were more than 100,000 children abandoned in orphanages and ...