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July 15, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Cabinet said on July 15 that it has submitted the memorandum updating the treaty on double taxation and tax avoidance with Romania, signed in April, for ratification in the […]

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Romanian PM’s assets impounded by prosecutors in corruption case

July 13, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta was named a defendant in a criminal case brought against a former minister in his cabinet, with anti-corruption p ...

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Romanian PM steps down as party leader over corruption probe

July 13, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta said on July 12 that he was stepping down as leader of the Social-Democrat party, the majority partner in the gov ...

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Romanian government survives motion of no confidence

June 12, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Romania’s government survived a motion of no confidence on June 12, as most MPs from the ruling coalition did not cast ballots in the vote. The ...


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    Romanian parliament rejects prosecutors’ request to indict PM
    June 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Romania’s lower house of parliament, the chamber of deputies, voted on June 9 against anti-corruption prosecution DNA’s request to allow indictment of social-democrat prime minister Victor Ponta on charges of […]

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    Romanian PM Ponta faces criminal charges in corruption case
    June 5, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Romania’s anti-corruption prosecution office DNA said on June 5 that it was asking parliament to approve a request to pursue criminal charges for conflict of interest against social-democrat prime minister […]