Simona Klodnischi

Members of top court five-judge panels established by random draw following Constitutional Court ruling

The High Court of Cassation and Justice appointed on Friday by public draw the members of the five-panel judges to sit on trials in 2018, following a relevant ruling by the Constitutional Court.

Top court President, justice Cristina Tarcea performed the draw, with the two court Vice Presidents attending.

Gaudeamus 2018 International Book Fair: 300 exhibitors, 900 events on the bill

The 25th edition of the Gaudeamus International Book Fair, running November 14 - 18 at Bucharest's Romexpo Central Pavilion, will host more than 300 exhibitors and about 900 editorial and professional events, all under the overarching 'Romania Centennial' theme.

Victor Negrescu: Romanian EUSDR Presidency seeks strategy reinvigoration, significant progress made since year-ago

Romania intends to reinvigorate the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), Minister Delegate for European Affairs Victor Negrescu told the EUSDR National Forum, an event organized on Monday at the Palace of Parliament, on the occasion of the launch of Romania's EUSDR Presidency.

PM Dancila conveys to visiting Albanian Defense Minister appreciation for NATO, EU missions cooperation

Premier Viorica Dancila conveyed on Wednesday to Albania's visiting Defense Minister Olta Xhacka her appreciation for the good cooperation of the two countries as part of NATO and EU missions, the government said in a release.

Viorica Dancila welcomed Olta Xhacka, who is on an official visit to Romania October 30 - 31, at the Victoria Palace of Government.

Speaker Dragnea: Any tentative minister removal is PSD's in-party decision, not instrumental to Opposition interests

Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Liviu Dragnea said on Wednesday that should the ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) decide to remove a minister from office, this will happen inside party structures, and will in no way be instrumental to the Opposition's plans.

DefMin Fifor: Gov't Defense allocation steady at 2 pct of GDP through 2026

For the second consecutive year the government allocates the National Ministry of Defense 2 percent of GDP and will steadily maintain this level until at least the year 2026, minister of National Defense Mihai Fifor announced on Wednesday at the military oath-taking ceremony organized at the 'Ferdinand I' Military Technical Academy for the military higher education institutions

First Romanian to cycle Americas from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego completes epic journey

Radu Paltineanu is the first Romanian to have cycled the Americas north to south from Alaska (US) to Tierra del Fuego - Argentine, in a more than 34,500 km journey that started on August 5, 2015 and saw him reach the finish in Ushuaia, at the 'End of the World' on the evening of October 22, 2018, after 3 years, 2 months and 17 days.

#DiplomaticCentennial/ Romania's Ambassador in Ankara, Gabriel Sopanda: Turkey - an ongoing strategic partner to Romania

Turkey has been and stays an important partner to Romania, both on political and economic ground, and this reality is also confirmed by the solid strategic partnership between the two countries, which is built on a close traditional friendship, Romania's ambassador to the Republic of Turkey, Gabriel Sopanda said in an interview with AGERPRES.

#FamilyReferendum / BEC partial results: 20.96 pct voter turnout, 3,461,581 say 'Yes'

Voter turnout in the referendum to redefine marriage in the Constitution of Romania was 20.96 percent, shows data released by the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) as of 09:00 hrs on Monday.

A total of 3,778,716 people turned out to the polls.

At meeting with President Iohannis, Polish, Turkish ForMins express support for goals of Romanian EU Presidency

President Klaus Iohannis welcomed at the Cotroceni Palace Polish and Turkish Foreign Ministers Jacek Czaputowicz and Mevlut Cavusoglu, as well as their Romanian counterpart Teodor Melescanu, on the occasion of their participation in the Romania - Poland - Turkey informal trilateral meeting organized in Bucharest, the Presidential Administration said in a release.

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