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Romanian President Iohannis claims 42% of voters support, new poll shows

2019-08-06 17:03:31 Hotnews.ro
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis would receive 42% of the votes, should presidential elections take place tomorrow, according to a new poll by polling institute IMAS, which comes with striking results for other top politicians.

​Officer investigated over riot police violence due to return at helm of Bucharest Gendarmes

2019-08-06 16:54:13 Hotnews.ro
A top officer of the Romanian Gendarmerie, who is the subject of a criminal inquiry into violence committed by riot police during protests a year ago, is due to return at the helm of the Bucharest Gendarmerie, Interior Ministry sources have told HotNews.ro. Colonel Sebastian Cucos was holding the job of Gendarmerie commander when the violence of the August 10, 2018 anti-government protests spiraled out of control.

President of Romania to visit White House this month

2019-08-06 12:54:00
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will welcome the president of Romania to the White House later this month. The White House says that at their meeting set for Aug. 20, Trump and Klaus Iohannis will ...

President of Romania to Visit White House This Month

2019-08-06 12:02:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will welcome the president of Romania to the White House later this month. The White House says that at their meeting set for Aug. 20, Trump and Klaus Iohannis ...

President of Romania to Visit White House This Month

2019-08-06 11:54:00
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will welcome the president of Romania to the White House later this month. The White House says that at their meeting set for Aug. 20, Trump and Klaus Iohannis will ...

Romanian government official criticized for comparing president Iohannis to Adolf Hitler

2019-08-06 10:06:20 Hotnews.ro
The institute studying the Holocaust in Romania has criticised the gesture of a government official who has published a photo collage comparing President Klaus Iohannis to Adolf Hitler.

Police officers sent walking as "sanction" for failing to get out of car and help suspected rape victim

2019-08-06 09:55:00 Hotnews.ro
Police officers in the Eastern Romanian city of Galati, who refused to get off their car and failed to help a teenage girl who was bloodied and in state of shock, have received a first "sanction": until a disciplinary inquiry is ended, they will have to walk while on duty, without the right to use their police vehicle, as police sources told news agency Mediafax.

Timeless Drama launches in Romania with UPC

2019-08-06 09:31:00
SPI/FilmBox has announced the launch of their global Turkish drama channel, Timeless Drama Channel (TDC), in Romania in partnership with UPC. The channel will be available in the basic package for all ...

Romania plans anti-obesity tax on sugary drinks

2019-08-06 07:06:00
Romania announced Tuesday plans to levy a tax on sugary soft drinks to combat obesity, following the lead of other European countries such as France. "This tax is aimed at discouraging consumption ...