The Turkish government is pushing through legislation extending the powers of the country’s National Intelligence Agency, or MIT, and increasing the agency’s protection from prosecution. The move has drawn widespread […]
Visiting Sofia on February 27, Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu expressed confidence that bilateral trade with Bulgaria – currently at about ...
Bulgaria’s National Assembly rejected a proposal by centre-right opposition party GERB to set up a special committee to investigate spending on an a ...
Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a leaked recording of conversations he allegedly had with his son about hidden funds was fabricated. ...
The cost of 9.6 million leva for a fence at Bulgaria’s border with Turkey to keep out would-be refugees has led to rows within the government and criticism from the […]
With the Turkish government mired in corruption allegations, it has found an unlikely ally. Leading members of the pro-Kurdish movement are backing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s claim that he […]
Eight hours of talks between the transport ministers of Bulgaria and Turkey have produced an agreement to come up with a new deal on a road transport licensing system to […]
The Turkish government has approved controversial plans to reform the country’s top judicial body. The government wants the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors to come under greater justice ministry […]
The United Nations human rights office has expressed concerns about a bill allowing Turkey’s telecommunications authority (Turkish Telecommunications Directorate) the power to block websites without having to seek a court […]
Turkey’s parliament has approved a law giving the government more power over the council that appoints and oversees judges and prosecutors. The opposition said the law will limit the judiciary’s […]