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Bulgaria in 2013 - as Novinite.com Saw It

We regard it as our job to entertain, as well as inform readers.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 26, 2013, Thursday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1274

We Want in England, But Syrians Out

A majority, 59% of Bulgarians are against refugees living in their country, according to latest surveys.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 19, 2013, Thursday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1071

How Bulgaria Fell in Between EU's Muscle-Flexing with Russia

Last week, the European Commission urged Bulgaria and other member states to re-negotiate their bilateral agreements with Russia for the South Stream gas pipeline.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 10, 2013, Tuesday // 17:38 | Viewed: 2322

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be Like Mandela

"We lost a hero," "Man of unquestioned integrity," "Giant of justice and human inspiration.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 6, 2013, Friday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1032

Why Novinite.com Scrapped Bulgaria's Politician of 2013 Category

The last month of the year is strange time.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 5, 2013, Thursday // 19:57 | Viewed: 1152

Is Bulgaria's Smoking Ban 'Door in the Fields'?

There is a popular saying in Bulgarian that 'the law is like a door in the fields, and only fools choose to go through it'.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 3, 2013, Tuesday // 09:20 | Viewed: 904

The End of EUphoria - in Kiev and in Sofia

The news of Ukraine's EU treaty debacle echoed in Bulgaria with particular strength.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 25, 2013, Monday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1713

When Silence is More than Gold

Hristo Biserov, former deputy speaker of Bulgaria's Parliament, who has been charged with money laundering and document fraud, left Sofia investigative office on Friday without uttering a single word.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 18, 2013, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 1065

The Price Tag of Prevailing at All Cost

Bulgaria is in turmoil with relentless, record-long anti and pro-government protests, a relentless government and Sofia on lockdown by riot squads.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 15, 2013, Friday // 10:24 | Viewed: 2275

While Police Are Busy Protecting the Government from People...

Hardly a day passes without a xenophobic incident occurring in Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1968

How to Start Bulgaria's Much-Desired Integrity Upgrade

The central building of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" has been under student occupation since October 23.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1455

With or Without Blockades, Hard Times Ahead for Bulgaria

Protesting students are still considering whether to lift or not the blockade of Bulgaria's oldest and most prestigious school, Sofia University.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1625

Nationalism is Dangerous, Dragons in Love Not

The chaos and division, which run deep in Bulgaria's society, bore a sad, but expected fruit - new nationalist formations.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 11, 2013, Monday // 09:59 | Viewed: 15269

Forget Halloween, Bulgaria Needs Enlighteners!

Previously completely ignored in Bulgaria, Halloween has enjoyed escalating popularity over the years as the country made a transition to Western-like lifestyle.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 1, 2013, Friday // 14:55 | Viewed: 2207

Bulgarian Students Want to Take the Helm

A university lecturer told me once that only a nation that is asleep needs leaders to awake it.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 28, 2013, Monday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2470

Bulgaria's Blond Angel - Vindication for Roma, Shame for Media

"Look how we live in total misery. Years ago a man was murdered in our neighborhood and nobody paid attention, while now there are crowds of concerned people here because of one girl."

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 28, 2013, Monday // 12:13 | Viewed: 4848

The Mysterious Boevski

Unexpectedly, former weightlifting champion Galabin Boevski returned to Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 24, 2013, Thursday // 11:18 | Viewed: 13599

Greece Mystery Girl Opens Bulgaria's Old Wound

A blond girl with green eyes found in a Roma family in Greece made headlines around the world.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 22, 2013, Tuesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2542

Bulgaria's Nationalist Leader - a True Gulliver

Bulgaria's opposition GERB party has got into the habit of calling votes of no-confidence against the Socialist-led government every other day.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 16, 2013, Wednesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2300

State Sector Layoffs - A Mere Shift of Expenses

On Sunday, Bulgaria’s government revealed its plans to lay off 40 000 state servants, starting 2014.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 14, 2013, Monday // 12:14 | Viewed: 2403

Who Killed Laura Palmer?

“Who killed Laura Palmer?” This is the question that drove "Peaksmania" throughout 1990 and 1991.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 10:09 | Viewed: 2607
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