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Pour la Peau d'un Finance Minister

One must be struck by naivety to believe that Bulgaria's finance minister Simeon Djankov was kicked out for delaying grain producers pay.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 19, 2013, Tuesday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1181

Something in Bulgaria Snapped, Election Campaign is On

"Polenta doesn't explode" is the gnomic phrase people in this part of Europe use to describe their attitude of resigned acceptance.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 18, 2013, Monday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1681

The Cheap Screenplay of the Bulgaria Movie

For the second time in the last few days the Bulgarian site for investigative journalism Bivol.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 11, 2013, Monday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1432

Bulgarian Buddha, Hezbollah, and National Insecurity

Previously classified documents from the 90s, just published by the independent site  for investigative journalism Bivol.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1578

Migrant Scare: UK's EU Membership Must Go to Independent Scotland

As EU discourse in the UK reached absurd pitches with the government fanned anti-immigrant craze, an equally absurd solution might appear logical.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2624

Chalga In, Chalga Out, and the Willful Blindness of (EU) Bureaucracy

Payner Media, the Bulgarian chalga music factory, has given up a project awarded BGN 3197324 in EU funds and BGN 287735 in national co-financing.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1757

Nuclear Energy vs. Nuclear Energy

Some media outlets in Bulgaria stated Monday that approximately 60% of Bulgarians voted in favor of the development of nuclear energy in the country.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 28, 2013, Monday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2047

Bulgaria’s Nuclear Referendum and Belene NPP: Who Is More and Most Corrupt?

3.997,4,5.5,6.3,10.2....Nope, these aren't lottery numbers but alleged price tags (EUR billions) for Bulgaria's Belene NPP.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 25, 2013, Friday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1298

Bulgaria's 'Post-Assassination' Dogan: Gas Pistol against Falcon's Wind

Ahmed "Falcon" Dogan, chieftain of Bulgaria's liberal-ethnic-Turkish "Movement for Rights and Freedoms" (DPS), survived an assassination attempt.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 16:45 | Viewed: 6115

Chalging Along

Provocative hip-shaking, scanty clothing, lewd lyrics, oriental motifs, tons of make-up.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 17, 2013, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1753

Bulgaria's Corporate Blackout?

To say that the restriction of public access to Bulgaria's Trade Registry, as of 2013, elicited mixed reactions would be an understatement.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 11, 2013, Friday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1766

Hell on Earth

As I somberly marked one year since the death of Teodora Zaharieva, the first Bulgarian who dared to wage a battle against the apathy and carelessness of the state towards cancer patients, the story of a young cancer-stricken lady shocked me.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 10, 2013, Thursday // 19:32 | Viewed: 1678

Novinite.com & Novinite.bg Wish You Happy New Year!

The Staff of Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) and Novinite.bg would like to wish a very Happy New Year to you, our readers from all over the world!

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 31, 2012, Monday // 20:20 | Viewed: 2410

Apocalypse: Why Bulgariаns Don't Buy It

Many believe the world will end Friday - 12/21/12 - when an important phase on the ancient calendar of the Mayan people terminates.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 20, 2012, Thursday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1620

Bulgaria's 2013 Hotch-Potch

Now, prior to Elections 2013, it is all about whether the former Sofia mayor will become a former prime minister as well.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 07:56 | Viewed: 1072

'Spineful' Bulgarian Position on Macedonia (and EU) At Last!

I couldn't believe it when PM Borisov and President Plevneliev negotiated Bulgaria's first policy towards Macedonia since Ivan Kostov that isn't spineless:

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 13, 2012, Thursday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1835

Lord of the Lady Flies?

Was he sleeping or was he texting? That was the question that triggered heated debates online as Bulgarians saw a picture of their prime minister, his head dropped to his chest, at the Nobel ceremony in Oslo.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 11, 2012, Tuesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1139

Bulgaria's Painful Constitution Court Election

Bulgaria sank in a serious constitutional crisis after two nominations for constitutional magistrates from the parliamentary quota crashed in a scandal sending shockwaves all the way to Brussels.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 11, 2012, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 835

Of Obama and the Outstanding Ally Bulgaria

A quick look at last week's Bulgarian newspapers and surprise: Borisov's meeting with Obama went down in history before it even took place!

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 5, 2012, Wednesday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1036

Matriarchy is Back, Kind of

When Nicole has to work late, her husband Gary slips a hot meal between her and her laptop.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 30, 2012, Friday // 14:07 | Viewed: 6958

Unprecedented Witch-Hunting

From hosanna to crucify him – this is in short the portrait of many Bulgarian leaders, but it holds particularly true for Ivan Kostov, leader of die-hard right-wingers DSB.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 26, 2012, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1433
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