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June 20, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s judicial system had enough funds in its maintenance budget to last for a further two weeks, after which courthouses across the country would have no more money left to […]

gavel Jason Morrison

Bulgaria among EU countries failing on rules on sharing previous convictions, fighting cross-border crime

June 2, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria is among European Union countries that have failed to conclusive information on the transposition of the legal effects attached to previous f ...

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Bulgaria’s SJC suspends judges indicted in EU funds embezzlement probe

May 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) ruled on May 15 to suspend two senior judges indicted in an EU funds embezzlement investigation – the h ...

Vesselin Pengezov BNT

Senior Bulgarian judge indicted in EU funds embezzlement probe

April 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian prosecutors indicted the head of the Sofia Court of Appeals, Vesselin Pengezov, on April 28, in a lawsuit that may soon also result in the i ...


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    Bulgaria second-bottom in EU in seeing judiciary as independent
    March 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria ranked second from bottom in a survey in European Union countries of perceptions of judicial independence. This was the second year running that Bulgaria ranked second-bottom, and perceptions of […]

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    Bulgaria’s SJC appoints Hristo Dinev as Sofia city prosecutor
    January 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Buglaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) appointed Hristo Dinev as Sofia City Prosecutor on January 16, filling the vacancy left by Nikolay Kokinov’s resignation in April 2012. Kokinov’s resignation came in […]

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    Bulgaria’s SJC appoints new investigative service chief
    December 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) appointed Evgeni Dikov as the new head of the country’s investigative service on December 18, replacing Boiko Naidenov, who resigned last month. Dikov was one […]

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    Bulgaria deputy prosecutor-general resigns
    November 4, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Boiko Naidenov, who heads Bulgaria’s National Investigative Service, resigned on November 4 as head of the service and as an investigative magistrate, the prosecutor’s office said in a statement. Naidenov […]