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Romania making little progress fighting corruption, European agency says

2018-01-18 18:00:00
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania has made little progress against corruption in state institutions in 2017 and concern persists about lack of transparency in the legal process, a report by the Council of Europe's anti-corruption agency, GRECO, said on Thursday.

Viorica Dancila nominated as Romania's first female Prime Minister

2018-01-18 16:16:00
Viorica Dancila has been named Romania's first female Prime Minister and the country's third head of government in a year. Romania's President Klaus Iohannis appointed the European Parliament lawmaker as prime minister-designate and said he wants her ...

When Politics Is Culture: Art Encounters In Romania

2018-01-18 16:07:00
Like most of the European Union, Timisoara is entrenched in history of political resistance since the times of the Roman empire. Over time, a type of the creative consensus has emerged: propaganda is what you make of it. The most viscerally affecting image ...

Romania's incoming PM failed to shine as an MEP

2018-01-18 09:46:00
President Klaus Iohannis named Viorica Dancila as his choice to lead the government yesterday. Parliament, dominated by Dancila’s Social Democratic party, is expected to offer a full endorsement. A different reaction could be seen on social media.

Europe's top rights body urges Romania to fight graft

2018-01-18 06:58:00
BUCHAREST, Romania – The Council of Europe's anti-corruption body has called on Romania to do more to prevent and combat high-level corruption. In a report published Thursday, the anti-corruption arm of Europe's leading human rights organization said ...

Romania making little progress fighting corruption, European agency says

2018-01-18 06:41:00
BUCHAREST, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Romania has made little progress against corruption in state institutions in 2017 and concern persists about lack of transparency in the legal process, a report by the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption agency, GRECO, said ...

Romania targets longer-lasting government with premier pick

2018-01-18 05:07:00
Romania’s political leaders quickly agreed on a new prime minister after this week’s shock government collapse, picking one who may last longer than her predecessors as the Black Sea nation gears up for the rotating European Union presidency and ...

The Latest: Europe storm: Romania closes schools, ports

2018-01-18 04:47:00
Snowstorms and high winds left dozens of schools, several main roads and ports closed in parts of Romania and thousands of people without electricity. Interior Minister Carmen Dan said Thursday that about 32,000 people had no power in 13 counties across ...

The Latest: Europe storm: Romania closes schools, ports

2018-01-18 03:16:00
BERLIN — The Latest on a storm affecting parts of Europe (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Snowstorms and high winds left dozens of schools, several main roads and ports closed in parts of Romania and thousands of people without electricity. Interior ...