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  1. Hayek for EverybodyRead the original story

    Yesterday | AEI

    ... primer on the foundational thought of the great economist, Friedrich Hayek. His timing is good. For sadly, as Vaclav Klaus, the free-market president of the Czech Republic from 2003 to 2013, says in the book's foreword: "State interventionism is ...

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  2. President Iohannis on U.S. Independence Day: The United States are an ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Nine O'Clock

    President Klaus Iohannis says the rule of law, the separation of state powers, the guarantee of fundamental freedoms and rights and the correct representation of citizens' interests by politicians are "true pillars of nations with strong democracies." In a speech at the United States embassy - which hosted a reception on Thursday to celebrate the Independence Day - the President said: "Today we are in a complicated international context.

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  3. Parliament validates Mihai Razvan Ungureanu as SIE head. PSD defeated ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Nine O'Clock

    On Tuesday, PNL scored an important victory on PSD in Parliament on the subject of the new SIE chief: Mihai-Razvan Ungureanu was appointed Foreign Intelligence Service director, in Parliament's plenary sitting with an overwhelming majority by 278 votes to 6. The joint meeting of the Chambers of Parliament for the vote on President Klaus Iohannis' proposal for the head of SIE fulfilled the quorum requirement. The PSD strategy to boycott the nomination of Mihai Razvan Ungureanu by not attending the meeting did not work.

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  4. Acting PM Oprea's party supports President "as a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Nine O'Clock

    Acting Prime Minister and head of the National Union for Romania's Progress Gabriel Oprea said that "as a principle," his political formation supports President Klaus Iohannis's nominee for head of the Foreign Intelligence Service Mihai Razvan Ungureanu, but that as far as governing is concerned, UNPR is "fully into the ruling coalition." "In matters of national security, we support the President regardless who he is.

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  5. Mihai Razvan Ungureanu's appointment to SIE causes wave of controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Nine O'Clock

    The designation of Mihai Razvan Ungureanu as head of Romania's Foreign Intelligence Service by President Klaus Iohannis has inflamed spirits in the ruling coalition and the vote in Parliament is expected to be rather tensed. The members of the Standing Bureaus of the Chamber of Deputies and Senate on Thursday came to an agreement regarding the calling in meeting of the Joint Standing Bureau on Monday, at 13:00, according to political sources stiripesurse.ro quotes.

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  6. Acting PM Oprea: Arrival of troops and weaponry in Romania means safety and securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Nine O'Clock

    Acting Prime Minister Gabriel Oprea on Wednesday stated that deployment of heavy weaponry and US troops in Romania means total security for the Romanian state. 'The arrival of troops and weaponry in Romania means safety and security, means military training and experience, and it means total security for Romania and the EU.

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  7. President Iohannis 6 month into his term: 'I'm not very...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Nine O'Clock

    President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday stroke a balance sheet of his six months of presidential term, confessing to not being very happy with all results. The head of state notes that, when he took over as president, he proposed to Parliament a partnership designed to restore the trust of the general public and that some projects have been carried out.

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  8. Czech press survey - June 24Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Czech Happenings

    ... writes. Mynar s property statement follows up the dubious presidential tradition - while the previous president Vaclav Klaus had his Viktor Kozeny, fugitive financier accused of extensive frauds, whom Klaus defended, "Zeman has his Mynar," Koutnik ...

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  9. President Iohannis signs decree appointing Gabriel Oprea as interim Prime MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Nine O'Clock

    President Klaus Iohannis has signed on Monday a decree to designate Vice PM Gabriel Oprea as interim Prime Minister, during the period of impossibility of exercising the prerogatives of Prime Minister by Victor Ponta, the Presidetial Administration informs. The Head of State had a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Gabriel Oprea on Monday at the Presidential Palace, against the backdrop of the letter sent by Premier Victor Ponta concerning the proposed appointment of Deputy Prime Minister Gabriel Oprea as interim Prime Minister.

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  10. President's subtle attack against Prime Minister upon presenting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Nine O'Clock

    President Klaus Iohannis told on Monday the plenary sitting of the Parliament that having a position in Romania was not a privilege, but a responsibility that involved a certain conduct; he added that when a politician harms the country's image, it would be normal for them to step back. "I've said in the beginning that Romania would gradually find that the state where observing the law is normal, where having a minimum of decency in politics is normal, as is stepping back when harming the image of one's own country, where it is normal to separate the institutions from the private persons.

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  11. President Iohannis to present National Defense Strategy in ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Nine O'Clock

    According to an announcement made by the Presidential Administration on Sunday, on Monday starting at 5 p.m. President Klaus Iohannis will present before the joint Chambers of Parliament a message concerning Romania's National Defense Strategy. The National Defense Strategy was sent by President Klaus Iohannis to Parliament on June 12 and the Parliament's special commissions unanimously approved it last Wednesday, the report of the commissions set to be voted during the Parliament's plenum meeting on Monday after the Head of State's speech.

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  12. The fault line between PalacesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Nine O'Clock

    From a geographic and topographic standpoint, the distance between the country's two fundamental institutions - the headquarters of the Presidency and the headquarters of the Government - is not substantial. On the contrary, they are located at a very small distance of each other, being separated by just a few kilometres that can be covered by the motorcade in just a few minutes.

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  13. President promulgates personal bankruptcy lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Nine O'Clock

    President Klaus Iohannis signed the decree on the promulgation of the Law regulating the procedure of insolvency in the case of individual persons, on Thursday. According to a Presidential Administration release, the decree on the law on personal bankruptcy was signed on Thursday.

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  14. The Essential HayekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | AEI

    ... tank) and includes a new book by George Mason Professor Don Boudreaux ( The Essential Hayek, with a forward by Vaclav Klaus, available here ), an Essential Hayek website including a great collection of Hayek resources and a series of videos (watch ...

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  15. Playing with fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | AEI

    ... the Tory MEP David Campbell Bannerman presented his book, Time to Jump, at the Heritage Foundation last year. Vaclav Klaus, the former President of the Czech Republic and a hero of many American conservatives, has long used the DC think-tank circuit ...

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  16. Klaus Iohannis proposes British PM David Cameron to consider freedom...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Nine O'Clock

    President Klaus Iohannis met British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday, on the sides of the EU-CELAC . The Romanian head of state used the opportunity to point out that the exit of the United Kingdom would weaken both the country and the European Union; in this context, he proposed considering the freedom of movement separately from the social benefits.

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  17. Oprea-Iohannis secret meeting ahead of Cotroceni consultations .UNPR...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Nine O'Clock

    Monday night, before the official consultations at Cotroceni, the President of the National Union for the Progress of Romania , Gabriel Oprea, had a one-to-one meeting with President Klaus Iohannis. His arrival to the palace 15 minutes before the time set for the consultations of the president with the leaders of political parties on the national security strategy was captured by the journalists accredited to the Presidency.

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  18. Czech press survey - June 10Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Czech Happenings

    ... should not have been trivialised, Neff writes, reminding of the attack by an airsoft pistol on then President Vaclav Klaus and throwing eggs at current President Milos Zeman. If protests are an inseparable part of the life in a free society, law and ...

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  19. Iohannis: It's a sad day for democracy, Ponta chooses to sacrifice Romania's interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Nine O'Clock

    President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday in reference to the vote in the Parliament regarding Prime minister Victor Ponta's case, that it is a sad day for democracy, showing that 'to destroy institutions and principles in order to save the career of one single person is unacceptable.' 'Today, it is a sad day for Romania's democracy.

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  20. National Defence Council mandates Government to act against illegal forest clearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Nine O'Clock

    President Klaus Iohannis announced on Tuesday that the Supreme Council for Country's Defence has decided that the Government must take steps to change the legislation, to provide "coherent, clear and rigorous" measures against the illegal forest clearing. "We all agreed that the illegal forest clearing is a matter of national security," the President said in a press conference after the CSAT sitting.

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