"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
The European Commission has called on Romania to respect the legal procedure to reinstate Traian Basescu as president.
The US says Tuesday’s
Romania’s reinstated president Traian Basescu has appealed for unity after the constitutional court overturned the results of last month’s
Traian Basescu is set to return as Romania’s president after the Constitutional Court ruled that last month’s impeachment referendum was
A ruling over the validity of a referendum to impeach Romania’s president is due today.
The constitutional court is expected to reject the vote on
Romania’s Prime Minister has reshuffled his cabinet after his interior minister resigned.
Victor Ponta also replaced his justice and foreign
Romania’s constitutional court is to decide if a referendum to impeach the president is valid on August 31st – two weeks earlier than originally
Members of Romania’s ruling coalition are challenging official results, which confirm that the country’s president, Traian Basescu, has survived a
Romania’s Prime Minister Victor Ponta has pledged not to continue his efforts to oust president Traian Basescu, after he survived an impeachment
Romania’s president may have survived a referendum on his impeachment, but there is a prediction of further political turbulence ahead.
Romanian President Traian Basescu has vowed to unify his country after surviving his second impeachment referendum in five years.
Figures from the
Throughout the night demonstrators in Bucharest voiced their opposition to Romanian president Traian Basescu.
He appears to have survived a
Despite initial estimates suggesting Romania’s President Triane Basescu had escaped impeachment in the country’s referendum his political foe, Prime
In Romania, suspended President Traian Basescu has declared victory following a referendum to oust him from office.
Speaking to jubilant
Romania’s suspended centre-right President Triane Basescu’s political future was finely balanced on Sunday as the country held a referendum over
A turbulent spring and summer in Romanian politics left Traian Basescu badly in need of friends.
On July 6 his lack of support in parliament cost
The fate of Romania’s suspended President Traian Basescu hangs in the balance as people vote in a referendum on whether to remove him from
Romanians are voting in a referendum today that will decide the fate of the country’s president.
Traian Basescu was suspended by Prime Minister
In the run-up to Romania’s referendum on whether or not to impeach the president, both Prime Minister Victor Ponta and President Traian Basescu are
The EU has publicly slammed Romania’s new centre-left government over what it says is its lack of respect for democratic values.
In a new report
The European Commission has accused Romania of failing to respect democratic values.
Its damning verdict on the state of the rule of law there