Bulgaria’s National Assembly has shot down a piece of legislation that would help fight corruption at the country’s highest level upon a first reading of the bill.
Macedonia’s EU accession process is at critical stage after “one of the worst political crises since 2001”, the Progress Report for 2015 prepared by the European Commission says.
Bulgarian president Rosen Plevneliev said on Monday that the energy sector is the country’s most susceptible to corrupt practices during the Twelfth Anti-Corruption Policy Forum, held by the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD).
Accused of involvement in stealing billions from Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, Prime Minister Najib Razak did what autocratic leaders around the world do when scandal is in the air. He cleared house.