News archive of January 2019

#Romania2019.eu/ Tudorel Toader at LIBE: Romania won't stray from observing rule of law principles

AGERPRES special correspondent Tudor Martalogu reports: The Romanian Presidency at the Council of the European Union will not stray from the principles of respecting the common European values, fundamental rights and freedoms and the rule of law, Justice Minister Tudorel Toader gave assurances on Wednesday in presenting the priorities in the field of justice in the Committee on Civil Liberties,

All fronts open with creditors

Bad loans, the reduction of the maximum value of properties protected from auction, and a possible fiscal derailment due to court decisions were the main issues discussed by the mission chiefs from the eurozone and Greek officials during the first day of talks for the second post-program assessment in Athens on Tuesday.

Moldovan Opposition Urge Romania to Probe 'Grand Theft'

The leader of opposition Action and Solidarity Party in Moldova, Maia Sandu, on Tuesday in Bucharest asked Romania to help investigate the "grand theft" of a billion US dollars from Moldova's banking system between 2011 and 2014, on the grounds that Romania was one of the destinations for the stolen cash.

Turkey's 3rd Antarctic expedition to kick off next week

Turkey's 3rd national scientific expedition to Antarctica is set to begin next week for meteorological researches on the coldest continent on earth, according to an official statement.

New protest in Greece over Macedonia name deal

A vote has been scheduled in the Greek parliament for Friday to ratify the Prespa Agreement, changing the name of Greece's neighbor to the north from "the Republic of Macedonia" to "the Republic of North Macedonia."

#Romania2019.eu/IntMin Dan: We will act for a prosperous, safe, united and closer to the citizens Europe

AGERPRES special correspondent Tudor Martalogu reports: The Romanian Presidency at the Council of the European Union will act for a prosperous, safe, united and closer to the citizens Europe, but one that will also be an important actor at global level, Interior Minister Carmen Dan stated on Wednesday when presenting the priorities of the home affairs area in the Committee on Civil Liberties, J

Orientalist discourse reflects on Ababri's paintings

It would be impossible to speak about Soufiane Ababri's works without thinking about queer culture, violence, manhood, Orientalist narrative and art history. The young artist, also known as the new David Hockney, is discovering the details of painting again and again.

EU funding 18 local government projects

At a meeting with representatives of local self-governments at Deputies' Club, the minister for EU integration emphasized that this is important for changing the investment and business environment in cities and municipalities.

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