Interim head Jurma takes over at helm of Romania's anti-graft body, top prosecutor promises continuation of fight against corruption

2018-07-12 17:15:20 Hotnews.ro
Romania's prosecutor general Augustin Lazar said on Thursday that the fight against corruption in the country would continue in a strong manner as an interim head took over at the helm at the main body involved in fighting graft, the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA). New DNA head Anca Jurma took over following the departure of Laura Codruta Kovesi, who was dismissed by the president as a result of political struggles earlier this week. Kovesi would not leave far, however, as she was poised to take another DNA-related job.

Romania President Iohannis says Romania had good results at NATO summit, President Trump called things by their name

2018-07-12 17:14:12 Hotnews.ro
Romania reported results in three major objectives it had at the NATO summit this week, President Iohannis said as the Brussels summit ended on Thursday: a command center, upgrading a multinational brigade and a whole session on Black Sea issues. Iohannis also said President Trump did not initiate a conflict but "called things by their name" at the summit.

Romania's anti-corruption protests wither away

2018-07-12 16:35:00
The last three weeks have seen the Romanian justice system being shaken by a series of events that displayed how politicised the implementation of law in the EU nation has become. On Monday, President ...

Four charged in Romania over death of man in Meath

2018-07-12 12:50:00
Four men have been charged with the death of a Romanian man who died following a 20ft fall in Co Meath. Virgil Busa, who was living in Navan, Co Meath, was reported to have been fleeing from danger wh...

Romania Starts to Confront Holocaust Past, but ‘Cycle of Denial’ Remains

2018-07-12 08:15:00
BUCHAREST – While some in Eastern Europe are going to great lengths to whitewash their countries’ roles in the Holocaust, Romanian cinema seems determined to challenge false interpretations of the pas...

Heavy traffic on border with Romania and on Kalotina, Kulata, Makaza and Kapitan Andreevo checkpoints

2018-07-12 06:56:00
Sofia. As of 2.00 pm, there is heavy traffic in both directions on all checkpoints on the Bulgarian border with Romania, while on Kulata and Makaza there is heavy inbound traffic from Greece, Border P...

Microsoft Romania GM leaves company end-July

2018-07-12 05:59:00
Gabriela Matei, the general manager of Microsoft Romania, has decided to continue her career outside of Microsoft, the company said. She joined Microsoft Romania six years ago as Cloud Director. In 20...

CEZ Romania will have new CEO starting August

2018-07-12 04:14:00
Martin Zmelik, CEO and chairman of the Board at CEZ Romania, will leave the company’s management starting August 1. He was promoted and will go back to the Czech Republic, where he will coordinate str...

EUR 4.3 million available for cultural programs in Romania

2018-07-12 03:12:00
The Administration of the National Cultural Fund (AFCN) will allot RON 20 million (EUR 4.3 million) in the first session in 2019 to multi-annual cultural programs and to the 12 areas where projects ca...