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Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council Mulls Short-Term Reform Measures

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to discuss short-term measures for the implementation of the recommendations of the European Commission in the sphere of judicial reform.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 07:40 | Viewed: 910

Bulgaria’s Govt Transfers Ownership of Ruse Airport to Municipality

The ownership of the Ruse Airport has been officially transferred to Bulgaria’s Ruse Municipality.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 20:31 | Viewed: 1014

Bulgaria’s Deputy PM Backs Establishment of Single Anti-Corruption Authority

Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva has made clear that the new anti-corruption strategy of the government envisages the establishment of a single entity tasked with countering the illegal practice.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 20:02 | Viewed: 1019

Bulgarian Stockbreeders Protest Against Low Farm-Gate Milk Prices

Animal breeders from the Blagoevgrad region started a protest on the main motorway E 79 close to Simitli on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 1183

Bulgarian Parliament Rejects Proposed Limitation of Sanctions on Russia

The Bulgarian Parliament rejected the proposal of the opposition BSP party to discuss the possible limitation of further EU sanctions against Russia on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1242

GERB MPs Voice Support for Bulgaria's Environment Minister

The parliamentary group of Bulgaria's main ruling party GERB restated its firm support for Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 943

Bulgarian Former FinMin Djankov Presents Book on the Euro Crisis

Finance minister in the first center-right party GERB, Simeon Djankov gathered Bulgaria's political elite at a sophisticated book premiere at the Sofia City Gallery on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1172

Bulgarian President Signs Decree on Appointment of Top Judge

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev singed a decree on the appointment of Lozan Panov as chairperson of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 08:50 | Viewed: 773

Bulgarian Cabinet to Adopt Its Legislative Programme

The Bulgarian government is to adopt its legislative programme for the first six months of the year at its regular meeting on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 07:20 | Viewed: 764

Bulgaria Opposition Socialists Demand Resignation of Environment Minister

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) demanded the resignation of the Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva due to the damages caused by the torrential rains in the recent days.

Politics » Domestic | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1123

Justice Minister Proposes Better Coordination with Supreme Judicial Council

Bulgaria's Justice Ministry will establish a special directorate which will provide better coordination between the minister and the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) and the bodies of the judiciary.

Politics » Domestic | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 880

Bulgaria's IntMin to Propose New Chief Secretary

Bulgarian Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov announced on Monday that he plans to propose to the government a new candidate for the position of Chief Secretary.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2015, Monday // 12:56 | Viewed: 817

Bulgarian Energy Effectiveness Programme Worth BGN 1 B Starts Monday

The application for participation in the National Programme for Energy Effectiveness starts on Monday, as announced by the Bulgarian Ministry of Regional Development.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2015, Monday // 10:17 | Viewed: 968

Bulgarian Government Dismisses Director of Employment Agency

The Bulgarian government dismissed the director of the National Employment Agency Asen Angelov.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2015, Friday // 21:50 | Viewed: 919

Bulgaria, Switzerland to Cooperate on Raising Motivation of Prosecutors

Bulgarian Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov presented on Friday a project on “increasing the integrity and motivation of prosecutors in the context of the new challenges presented to the fight against organised crime”.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2015, Friday // 21:00 | Viewed: 1354

Bulgaria Has Capacity To Host More Refugees

Merely 61% of the capacity of Bulgarian refugee accommodation centers is currently used, stated Tatyana Kulinova, senior counsel to the State agency for the Refugees (DAB) on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2015, Friday // 15:08 | Viewed: 996

Bulgaria Shows no Progress in Addressing Prison System Deficiencies - Report

Ill-treatment of individuals both by the police and prison staff in Bulgaria remains a serious problem which require urgent action by the authorities, the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) has said.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2015, Friday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1105

Yane Yanev to Advise Bulgaria’s PM Borisov on Fight against Corruption

Yane Yanev, leader of the marginal conservative Order Law and Justice (RZS) party, has been appointed advisor at the Council of Ministers.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2015, Friday // 08:21 | Viewed: 928

Lozan Panov Elected as Bulgaria’s Top Judge

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council on Thursday elected Lozan Panov as chairman of the Supreme Court of Cassation.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 19:08 | Viewed: 1185

Three in Five Bulgarians Want Current Government to Complete Its Term - Poll

Sixty-one percent of Bulgarians believe the minority coalition government led by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov should complete its four-year term of office, a new survey showed on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 17:22 | Viewed: 908

Bulgaria's Judicial Council to Seek Election Court of Cassation Chair Thursday

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to make another attempt at electing a Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 08:53 | Viewed: 906