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Bulgarian President Firm in Blasting Supreme Judicial Council

Bulgaria's President, Rosen Plevneliev, is standing firm behind his position that the Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, made a blunder with the decision to dismiss Miroslava Todorova, Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association, BJA, and Judge at the Sofia Cit

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2012, Monday // 18:13 | Viewed: 728

Bulgaria's Supreme Council Upholds Judge's Dismissal

The Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, upheld Monday its decision to dismiss Miroslava Todorova, Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association, BJA, and Judge at the Sofia City Court.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2012, Monday // 17:16 | Viewed: 605

Supreme Court Chair: Judge Ousting Is Heavy Blow for Bulgaria

The entire judicial system and Bulgaria suffered a heavy blow by the decision of the Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, to dismiss Miroslava Todorova, Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association, BJA, and Judge at the Sofia City Court.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2012, Monday // 12:26 | Viewed: 709

Bulgarian Top Cop Blasts President for Siding with Ousted Judge

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, voiced disbelief that President, Rosen Plevneliev, has sided with a judge with 50 delayed Court cases.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2012, Monday // 11:47 | Viewed: 773

Bulgaria's Supreme Council 'Cooks' Magistrates 'Black List'

Bulgaria's embattled Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, is preparing a "black list of all magistrates who have delayed their cases "for an unreasonably-long period of time.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2012, Monday // 10:08 | Viewed: 621

Karlovo Mayor Elected Leader of Bulgaria's Right-wing UDF

Karlovo Mayor Emil Kabaivanov is the new leader of Bulgaria's right-wing party Union of Democratic Forces, UDF.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2012, Monday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1064

Bulgarians to Watch Live Supreme Judicial Council Election

The entire procedure for nominating and electing the new 11 members of Bulgaria's embattled Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, from the parliamentary quota will be available for viewing online.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2012, Sunday // 15:03 | Viewed: 645

Bulgarian Justice Minister Calls Emergency Meeting of Supreme Council

Bulgaria's Justice Minister Diana Kovacheva, is calling an emergency meeting of the Supreme Judicial Council.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2012, Sunday // 13:17 | Viewed: 704

Bulgaria's Right-Wing UDF Elects New Leader

MP Vanyo Sharkov and Karlovo Mayor Emil Kabaivanov are facing each other in a runoff Sunday for the leadership position of Bulgarian right-wing party Union of Democratic Forces.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2012, Sunday // 12:02 | Viewed: 571

Northwestern Bulgarian City Stages French National Holiday Festivities

As part of a long-standing tradition, the Club Francophonie in the northwestern city of Vratsa marked Saturday France's National Holiday.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 15:28 | Viewed: 3939

Bulgarian President: Judge Dismissal Reverberated to Brussels

The Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, made a blunder that reverberated negatively across the country all the way to Brussels, according to Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 13:22 | Viewed: 2741

Ex Bulgarian President Probed for Illegal Hunting in Krichim

One of the first tasks of Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, after taking over the management of the former royal palace Krichim, is to check if ex President, Georgi Parvanov, hunted illegally there during his visits.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 10:51 | Viewed: 866

Bulgarian Govt 'Fires' Dismissed Judge from 1 More Position

The Bulgarian government's press office erroneously stated that Judge Miroslava Todorova has been fired as Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2012, Friday // 16:51 | Viewed: 558

Bulgarian Justice Minister Criticizes Controversial Dismissal of Judge

Bulgarian Justice Minister Diana Kovacheva has criticized the country's Supreme Judicial Council over the controversial dismissal of Judge Miroslava Todorova, Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2012, Friday // 15:40 | Viewed: 655

Bulgarian Top Cop Rejects External Influences on Judge's Dismissal

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has rejected accusations of personal and political involvement into the work of the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS).

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2012, Friday // 15:12 | Viewed: 523

Bulgarian Top Cop's Rival Says She Wasn't Fired for Incompetence

Bulgarian Judge Miroslava Todorova, Chair of her country's Judges Association, has ruled out incompetence as a possible reason for her controversial dismissal on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2012, Friday // 14:23 | Viewed: 545

Bulgarian President 'Alarmed' by Judge's Dismissal

Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, is alarmed by the decision of the Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, to dismiss Miroslava Todorova, Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association, BJA, and Judge at the Sofia City Court.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2012, Friday // 13:58 | Viewed: 564

Bulgarian PM Labels Judge's Ousting 'Provocation'

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has reacted to the dismissal of Miroslava Todorova, Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association and Judge at the Sofia City Court, saying it was a pure provocation.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2012, Friday // 10:19 | Viewed: 564

Bulgarian Judges to Stage Rally to Support Dismissed Colleague

Judges, representatives of NGOs and Bulgarian citizens will gather Friday in front of the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) office in Sofia to protest the dismissal of Miroslava Todorova, Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association and Judge at the Sofia City

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2012, Friday // 08:37 | Viewed: 1148

Bulgarian Top Cop Denies Personal Conflict with Dismissed Judge

Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has rejected having a personal conflict with Miroslava Todorova, Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association and Judge at the Sofia City Court, who was dismissed Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2012, Friday // 08:15 | Viewed: 434

Bulgarian Judges Rise against Unjustified Disciplinary Dismissal

Bulgarian magistrates from all over the country have risen against the dismissal of Judge Miroslava Todorova on disciplinary grounds, defining the step as a repressive measure targeting a critical voice.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2012, Thursday // 19:44 | Viewed: 867