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Council of Europe is ready to provide its expertise on fight against corruption to Romania
Romania’s parliament on Monday unanimously endorsed a presidential proposal for a nationwide referendum to get public support for the fight against corruption.
Anti-corruption protesters in Romania are determined to force their government to drop the idea of weakening the fight against graft, but say they need the EU's support to bring about change.
Anti-government protests continue in freezing temperatures in Romania's capital Bucharest. Some pro-government demonstrators are also out.
Demonstrations against Romania’s government show no signs of ending despite temperatures dropping as low as minus seven.
Tensions continue to boil in Romania, with the country’s political system in deadlock.
Romanian justice minister resigns over corruption decree and public outrage
Large cut-outs of Romania’s leaders dressed as convicts have appeared at protests in Bucharest.
Romania’s government has easily survived a parliamentary no-confidence vote, three days after mass protests forced it to ditch a controversial corruption decree.
The people were out on the streets because they felt it was a crucial moment for the country, lying at the crossroads: either corruption and oligarchs will take over the country or transparency, good governance, anticorruption and rule of law will prevail.
Romania has seen its biggest protests since the 1989 revolution after the new leftist government pushed through controversial anti-corruption reforms.
Though the numbers are reportedly dwindling, demonstrations in Romania continue as the government awaits a vote of no confidence
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Social Democrat lawmakers walked out of the Romanian parliament on February 7 as President Klaus Iohannis was addressing the room.
President Klaus Iohannis has told parliament the government should act for the whole country, not just for 'politicians with problems'.
Denmark remains the least corrupt country in the world (tied with New Zealand) and Somalia (176) the most, and yet Romania (57), which has indicted eighteen ministers, plus two former prime ministers and a former president in the last five years alone, is still behind Namibia (53) and Malaysia (55)
By Raluca Besliu, Romanian journalist and social commentator Through massive daily street demonstrations, hundreds of thousands of Romanian
As Romanians call for the government to go and with a vote of no confidence on the cards, the prime minister says he may sack his justice minister.
There is confusion in Romania over the government’s plans on corruption: first the Justice Minister Florin Iordache spoke on Monday morning of presenting a new, alternative bill after the withdrawal o
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An estimated 500,000 people have again held rallies across Romania despite the government backing down over a controversial corruption decree.
Protesters in Romania are calling for the resignation of the government, despite the repeal of a controversial corruption decree.
The Romanian government has officially repealed a decree decriminalising some corruption offences.
The country's prime minister said on Saturday he would scrap a decree that would have shielded dozens of politicians from prosecution for corruption. But there are calls for the government to go.
The question remains if Romania’s tough repressive strategy against corruption is sustainable against its own Parliament. MPs sometimes allow the prosecution of their colleagues, but they often withhold their permission.