[JURIST] The Constitutional Court of Romania [official website, in Romanian] on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Victor Ponta [BBC profile] and his leftist party, the Social Liberal Union (SLU), of attempting to seize control over the judiciary system. The court announced that it has alerted the European authorities [Reuters report] of the situation. The prime minister had ignored last week's decision by the court which found that his opponent, President Traian Basescu [official website, in Romanian], should represent the country at...

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