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ECHR admits application against Slovenia over judicial recusal

Ljubljana – The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has admitted an application against Slovenia over an alleged violation of the right to a fair hearing. The case concerns Constitutional Court judge Rok Čeferin’s failure to exclude himself from a case, the STA has learnt from the State Attorney’s Office.

Bulgarian Regulator to Look at IBEX on Complaints About Major Power Price Changes

Sofia. IBEX (Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange) will be inspected because of recent complaints about major changes in the price of electricity, particularly in the short-term segment, Energy and Water Regulatory Commission Chair Ivan Ivanov told reporters, quoted by Focus News Agency.

President Iohannis asks Parliament to reexamine amendments to ANI law

President Klaus Iohannis has called on Parliament to reexamine a law supplementing Law 176/2010 on integrity in the discharge of public duties, amending and supplementing Law 144/2007 on the establishment, organisation and operation of the National Integrity Agency (ANI).