Local government in the United States

Supreme Court rules taxman can knock at all times, as long as prosecutor is present

Tax inspectors can call at homes and businesses outside normal hours as long as they have a prosecutor’s order and the search is carried out in the presence of a prosecutor, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday.

Deputy Supreme Court prosecutor Nikos Pantelis said that it was illegal for these inspections to be carried out without a prosecutor.

Higher Prosecutor's Office takes over Andrej Vucic case

BELGRADE - The Higher Prosecutor's Office in Belgrade has taken over the conduct of criminal proceedings related to an incident in which members of the Serbian Gendarmerie beat Andrej Vucic, brother to the Serbian prime minister, Predrag Mali, brother to the mayor of Belgrade, and two members of Cobras, a military police special operation battalion.

President Basescu: Ponta must admit he was covert officer of Foreign Information Service (SIE)

President Traian Basescu has stated on Monday evening that Prime Minister Victor Ponta was a covert officer of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE) between 1997 - 2001, which explains his 'ascension' in the General Prosecutor's Office.