Romania’s ruling Social Democratic Party head Liviu Dragnea faces new corruption probe

Head of the ruling Social Democratic Party, Liviu Dragnea reacts during a press conference, following a six-hour meeting of the ruling Social Democratic Party in Bucharest, Romania, Oct. 12, 2017. (Photo by AP) Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors on Monday opened a new criminal investigation into the chairman of the ruling party on suspicion that he misused […]

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Thousands of Romanians hold rally in Bucharest to blast judicial overhaul plan

More than ten thousand Romanians demonstrated in Bucharest on Sunday to “defend the independence of the judiciary” in protest against a government bill that critics say will weaken anti-corruption measures. The protesters gathered in front of the government headquarters in the capital and then marched to the parliament chanting “thieves.” Protests were also held in […]

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