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  1. Romania's ex-President Basescu may run in the parliamentary elections in MoldovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 |

    Traian Basescu , Romania's former President and the current head of the National Movement Party , considers running in the parliamentary elections in the Republic of Moldova if he gets his Moldovan citizenship back, said Anatol Salaru, the executive president of Moldova's National Unity Party , reports . "If Basescu will get the citizenship, he will run for the position of deputy and will be elected president of the party.


  2. Basescu: Dragnea is ever more embarrassing, Tudose and the branches...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 27 | Nine O'Clock

    Popular Movement Party President Traian Basescu wrote on Facebook that PSD leader Liviu Dragnea is becoming "ever more embarrassing" because the measures included in the governing platform are not being implemented by the Government, being detrimental for the economy, and party branches are not obeying his orders to exclude Victor Ponta and Sorin Grindeanu, a sign that "nobody pays any attention to him anymore." "Dragnea, ever more embarrassing! Dragnea wanted to create the National Investment Fund.


  3. Mediafax analysis: Victor Ponta follows in the footsteps of Mircea...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Nine O'Clock

    ... brought together the "independent" lawmakers that had left their parties, and backed the PD-L Government and Traian Basescu, at the expense of the PSD, which remained in the Opposition. Oprea split PSD because of internal disputes that occurred ...


  4. Basescu on Dragnea - Iohannis trade-off: Mihai Tudose's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Nine O'Clock

    Former President Traian Basescu says that Mihai Tudose's appointment as Prime Minister was part of a trade-off between President Klaus Iohannis and leader of the Social Democratic Party Liviu Dragnea, who guaranteed that the government would allocate 2 percent of GDP for the Army's equipment. "Tudose's appointment was part of the deal package.


  5. Former Romanian President's brother can be released conditionallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 |

    Mircea Basescu, the brother of former Romanian president Traian Basescu, can be released conditionally, the judges of the Medgidia court decided yesterday. Last fall and at the beginning of this year, the Medgidia Court decided that the former president's brother can be released conditionally.


  6. Media: New draft law in Romania allows convicted people to become Govt. members if rehabilitatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 |

    ... last year to 2 years of probation for electoral fraud in the 2012 referendum to suspend former president Traian Basescu. In January this year, after the parliamentary elections, Romania's Ombudsman Victor Ciorbea raised the objection of ...


  7. PNL'S ambitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    ... were both strategical and ideological. First of all, he took advantage of the political agenda of President Traian Basescu, who, after he tried to build a great presidential party, opted for the image of a populist politician above the parties. To ...


  8. Internal conflict threatens Romania's powerful anticorruption departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 |

    ... politicians, such as former PM Calin Popescu Tariceanu, the current Senate president, former President Traian Basescu, and others, have accused DNA of abuses. They claim that DNA has been working too close with the Romanian Intelligence Service ...


  9. Tutuianu, asked what Iohannis told the ministers after they were...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    ... not to go to Parliament in order to avoid being "taken" again. In her letter, she claimed that then-President Traian Basescu called her and told her she could be arrested in the 2012 impeachment referendum dossier. She deemed that she was detained ...


  10. Romanian prosecutors close case on 2009 presidential electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 |

    The General Prosecutor's office near Romania's High Court of Cassation and Justice yesterday decided to classify the case on the 2009 presidential elections. The General Prosecutor's office decided to start this investigation after local journalist Dan Andronic, who worked as a campaign consultant for former President Traian Basescu in those elections, said he attended a meeting on elections night at the home of former interior minister Gabriel Oprea.


  11. Former Romanian President elected honorary president of Moldova's National Unity PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 |

    Traian Basescu, Romania's former President and the current head of the National Movement Party , was elected honorary president of the Republic of Moldova's National Unity Party . A PMP delegation went to the Republic of Moldova on Sunday, June 25, to attend the extraordinary Congress of the National Unity Party.


  12. PMP's Basescu: Dragnea's gov't programme should be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    National leader of the opposition People's Movement Party , former President Traian Basescu says the next Romanian government should abandon the programme of the Social Democratic Party , major at rule, because it hampers Romania's development, and opt instead for a programme that will allow Romania to benefit from a favourable European economic cycle. "Liviu Dragnea's governing programme should be abandoned, because it hampers Romania's development pure and simple, by sacrificing investment in the short and medium run.


  13. How many Governments were toppled in Romania by no-confidence motions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    ... After the Boc II Government fell, on the verge of the presidential elections campaign, then-President Traian Basescu nominated Lucian Croitoru (rejected by Parliament) and Liviu Negoita (investiture procedure frozen until the elections) for the ...


  14. A favorable conjunctureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    ... revenge. More so since there are no alternatives: ALDE will collapse before PSD does, PMP will go down with Traian Basescu, and USR risks not growing after its spectacular jump in the elections. PNL has a clear running lane and only its lack of ...


  15. Romanian currency further weakens amid political tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 |

    ... affected by political tensions. Back then, the Parliamentary majority was trying to impeach former President Traian Basescu. This time, the exchange rate is affected by the political crisis triggered by the governing coalition, which last week ...


  16. Final calculations and negotiations ahead of 'PSD vs. PSD'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    ... out, the result was swept under the rug," Grindeanu explained. He denied recently having meetings with Traian Basescu. "I did not. But still incumbent PSD President Liviu Dragnea may have. They are linked by a common history they have," Sorin ...


  17. PSD's no-confidence motion to be read in Parliament on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    ... not carried out, the result was hidden under the rug." Grindeanu explained. He denied having meetings with Traian Basescu over the last period. "I, do no. But, still in office chairman of the PSD Liviu Dragnea could have had. It ties them a common ...


  18. Supreme Court reopens 'Flora' dossier in which Traian Basescu is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    Supreme Court magistrates have decided to reopen the 'Flora' dossier in which ex-President Traian Basescu is accused of illegal restitution of a plot of land, guilty act he allegedly committed while he was Bucharest Mayor. "Admits the request filed by the Prosecutor's Office attached to the Bucharest Court.


  19. Romania's chief anticorruption prosecutor rejects call to Parliament hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 |

    Laura Codruta Kovesi , the chief prosecutor of Romania's National Anticorruption Directorate , will not go to the hearings organized by the parliamentary committee that is investigating the 2009 presidential elections, which brought Traian Basescu his second presidential mandate. The MPs invited Kovesi to hearings on June 14, according to Social Democrat MP Mihai Fifor, the head of this committee.


  20. Fifor: We'll ask for 60-day extension of committee of inquiry into presidential electionsRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | Nine O'Clock

    ... as not to be "taken away" again. In her letter, she wrote that she received a phone call from then-President Traian Basescu, telling her she could be arrested in the case concerning the 2012 impeachment referendum. She deemed she was detained not ...