Marius Fratila

Romania favorably answers EC call, offers to take in migrants from Malta

Following the latest developments regarding Mediterranean migrants, Romania has favorably answered a call by the European Commission, which coordinates efforts to identify solutions for saving migrant lives, offering to take in 10 migrants from Malta, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed in a Friday statement.

ALDE Vice Chairman Vosganian says PNL, USR's push for early elections is just a bluff

Vice Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), deputy Varujan Vosganian, told a press conference in Iasi on Friday that the idea of holding early elections is a "bogy", and that no political party really wants the replacement of the current government. "I listened to yesterday (Thursday, ed. n.)'s statement by Mr Iohannis, which revealed what I was already suspecting.

Ambassador Mattli disappointed with progress of Swiss-funded works at Brasov highschool

Swiss Ambassador in Bucharest, Arthur Mattli, expressed his disappointment with the progress of the rehabilitation works at the Brasov High School of Informatics, which are being carried out as part of a project with Swiss funding, the Brasov municipality said in a Wednesday release.

Acting IntMin Firo on Galati case: I ordered the immediate verification, those responsible to be held accountable

Acting Interior Minister Mihai Fifor stated, in relation to the policemen from Galati who only intervened in a case of a minor covered in blood out on the street when the passers-by urged them too, that he ordered "immediate, firm verification measures," labeling the attitude of the policemen involved in this case as "inadmissible." "In respect to the Galati case, I ordered firm measures to imm

Blood stains found in avowed criminal Dinca's house (sources)

Investigators who went to Caracal on Friday, at Gheorghe Dinca's house, the man who admitted having killed teenage girls Alexandra Macesanu and Luiza Melencu, found blood stains and bone fragments, according to some judicial sources. The fragments appear to be of human bones and they were allegedly found in the same area where July 26 searches turned out some more of them.

Constanta Casino - refreshed by Jazz Up Casino concert, performed by three renowned musicians

Jazz enthusiasts and those enjoying fusion musical experiences are invited Sunday, on 4 August, starting 19:00hrs, at the JazzUp Casino concert, to be held in the Constanta Casino, a show performed by three renowned musicians, a local administration release informed on Wednesday.

Tariceanu: I have had talks with Mr. Ponta, and I am in favour of PRO Romania participating in gov't

Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu told on Sunday private TV broadcaster Antena 3 that he had talks with Victor Ponta and that he is in favour of the entry of PRO Romania to government, showing that this would strengthen this majority from the center left.