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Remains of Romania's king Michael return home for final farewell

2017-12-14 12:00:00
Thousands turn out for the state funeral of Romania's beloved former king Michael, who recently died in Switzerland aged 96.

Romania King's Funeral

2017-12-14 10:46:00
A priest bows next to the coffin of late Romanian King Michael, at the former royal palace, in Bucharest, Romania, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Thousands waited in line to pay their respects to Former King Michael, who ruled Romania during WWII, and died on ...

Romania: prosecutors slam proposals to change justice system

2017-12-14 10:45:00
BUCHAREST, Romania – Romania's top prosecutors have sharply criticized proposed changes to the legal system they say will make it hard to carry out prosecutions. Among the changes are a move to ban public statements about investigations and trials and a ...

Planned changes to criminal code in Romania seen as weakening anti-graft fight

2017-12-14 10:43:00
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - A fresh row over judicial changes in Romania broke out on Thursday with prosecutors and the political opposition warning that proposed amendments to the criminal code would weaken the fight against corruption and other crimes.

Romania: prosecutors slam proposals to change justice system

2017-12-14 09:08:00
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's top prosecutors have sharply criticized proposed changes to the legal system they say will make it hard to carry out prosecutions. Among the changes are a move to ban public statements about investigations and trials ...

Romania's judiciary amendments likely to be adopted, increasing corruption risk; mass protests to probably involve low-level violence

2017-12-14 09:00:00
On 11 December, the Chamber of Deputies, the lower chamber of Romania's parliament, adopted amendments to the law on the statute of judges and prosecutors, requiring the state to initiate judicial proceedings against magistrates found to have deliberately ...

Thousands of mourners say farewell to Romania's King Michael

2017-12-14 08:48:00
Thousands of Romanians on Thursday paid their respects to King Michael I, whose body is lying in state at the Royal Palace before his funeral this weekend. Michael, who ruled Romania twice and was forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, died Dec. 5 ...

Ex-king Michael's coffin arrives in Romania ahead of funeral

2017-12-14 07:45:00
A coffin carrying the body of the late Romanian King Michael I arrived Wednesday at Bucharest's airport from Switzerland ahead of his funeral this weekend. The former king, who ruled Romania twice and was forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, died ...

Thousands of mourners say farewell to Romania's King Michael

2017-12-14 06:48:00
BUCHAREST, Romania – Thousands of Romanians have paid their respects to the late King Michael I whose coffin is lying in state at the Royal Palace before his funeral this weekend. Michael, who ruled Romania twice and was forced to abdicate by the ...