The Speaker of the National Assembly, Rosen Zhelyazkov, is convening an extraordinary parliamentary meeting today with three points - electing of Prime Minister, adopting of the structure of the Council of Ministers and electing the Council of Ministers..
The prosecutor's office has brought charges against MP Radostin Vasilev, accusing him of trying to force former MP Hristinka Ivanova to leave the parliamentary group of ITN (There is Such a People) and the parliament. The information about the..
The National Investigation Service (NIS) is no longer part of the prosecutor’s office, and is now an independent structure by force of the amendments to the Judicial System Act, approved by parliament at second reading. The NIS will now have a..
The sitting of the National Assembly started today with mounting tension in front of the parliamentary rostrum, insults and physical confrontation, after which the quaestors had to intervene. The escalation started as MPs read out parliamentary..
“We are not going to take part in this sitting which is the epitome of backroom dealings in Bulgaria,” said Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leader Kornelyia Ninova, after which the BSP MPs walked out of the parliamentary sitting which was debating..
The agreement on forming a government on a rotating basis is not a coalition between the first and the second political force, GERB leader Boyko Borisov told reporters. In his words it is responsible behavior because otherwise in June “we shall have..
The parliamentary committee on legal affairs approved, at first reading, the amendments putting in place a mechanism for investigating the prosecutor general of Bulgaria. The bill was passed with 191 votes in favour, none against and 33 abstentions..
GERB will return the government forming mandate to the president fulfilled and the names of the ministers will become clear on Monday, MP Denitsa Sacheva has told BNT. According to her, the party is currently negotiating with all..
On Tuesday, Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev will submit a request to the Supreme Judicial Council for dismissal of his deputy Borislav Sarafov. Council chair Boyan Magdalinchev told BNT that Geshev received the proposal for his early..
Mustafa Karadayi, leader of the MRF, described the statement of Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev, in which he said he would not resign, as a "personal choice". "However, we are the ones who have to do the judicial reform, including with changes in the..