The trial of sixty-four defendants charged with bribery, money laundering and being accessories to offenses related to the Siemens cash-for-contracts scandal is set to restart in Athens on Friday, ANA-MPA reports.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's legal counsel Sakib Softic on Thursday submitted a request to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, for a review of a judgement in the genocide suit against Serbia, Hina reports.
Romania's upper house of parliament, the Senate, on Tuesday unanimously endorsed a government order to scrap a graft decree that triggered mass street protests, international criticism and finally an embarrassing U-turn by the month-old cabinet, Reuters reports.
Tens of thousands of Romanians continued their protests in central Bucharest, calling on the Government to resign, while a smaller group of protesters demands that the outcome of the recent general elections is respected.
Hungarian Chief of Defence Gen. Dr Tibor Benkő announced that the Kelebia border protection base of the Hungarian Defence Forces has been completed, and the installations at Bácsalmás, Madaras and Hercegszántó are expected to be finished by the spring.
Romania's constitutional court said on Thursday it would not rule on a decree decriminalizing some corruption offences that was introduced by the government but then rescinded following mass public protests, Reuters reports.
Romania's Social Democrat-led government easily survived a no-confidence motion in parliament on Wednesday, three days after mass street protests forced it into an embarrassing U-turn over a graft decree, Reuters reports.
Romania's president told lawmakers Tuesday the country is in a "fully-fledged" political crisis, after hundreds of thousands demonstrated against a government measure that would weaken the country's anti-corruption drive.