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The Daily Beast: Bulgaria's Vampire Graveyards

More than 100 graves showing skeletons with stakes through the hearts and mutilated bones have been uncovered in a 7000-year-old town in Bulgaria, the Daily Beast reports.

Views on BG | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:04 | Viewed: 484

Bulgaria 'Is Mafia with Democracy on the Inside' - Italian journalist

Italy is a democracy with a mafia on the inside, while Bulgaria is mafia with democracy on the inside, journalist and writer Roberto Saviano believes.

Views on BG | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 12:06 | Viewed: 2398

The Economist: Bulgaria Likely to Get Another Shaky Cabinet

Bulgaria looks likely to get yet another unstable, divided government following October 5 snap general election, The Economist has said.

Views on BG | October 10, 2014, Friday // 16:27 | Viewed: 909

Frankfurter Rundschau: PM Borisov, the Bull of Bulgaria

German daily newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau has published an article on the situation in Bulgaria after the early elections on October 15.

Views on BG | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 17:03 | Viewed: 1219

Der Kurier: Ex-PM Borisov, the Brutal Buddha, Makes Comeback

Austrian daily newspaper Der Kurier has published an article devoted to the return to power of former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov after the early elections in Bulgaria.

Views on BG | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1248

NYT: Bulgaria Likely to Have Another ‘Shaky Governing Coalition’

With no clear majority party emerging in Sunday’s early general election Bulgaria is facing the prospect of yet another unstable government coalition, the New York Times has said.

Views on BG | October 6, 2014, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1006

AP: Bulgarian Elections Set to Influence South Stream’s Fate

  

Views on BG | October 3, 2014, Friday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1716

Reuters: Bulgaria’s PM Urges Radical Reforms to Ensure Development

Bulgaria needs ‘urgent, radical reforms’ after October 5 snap vote to achieve sustainable development like other ex-communist EU members, caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki has said.

Views on BG | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 08:23 | Viewed: 1546

AFP: 'New Government Will Have Its Work Cut Out'

Bulgaria's new government will face serious challenges, comments AFP in an article entitled “Winter of discontent looms over Bulgarian election”.

Views on BG | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 17:19 | Viewed: 690

HRW Claims Bulgaria Mistreating Syrian Refugees at Border with Turkey

Bulgarian border police have forced Syrian asylum seekers back to Turkey and has beaten some of them over the past month, a new report released by Human Rights Watch claims.

Views on BG | September 20, 2014, Saturday // 14:10 | Viewed: 1356

Le Monde: Bulgaria's Georgieva 'Rare Good Surprise' from Former Commission

Kristalina Georgieva was among the "rare good surprises" coming from the outgoing EU Commission, the French daily Le Monde wrote Wednesday.

Views on BG | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 12:48 | Viewed: 808

Wirtschaftsblatt: Bulgaria 'Could Gain Advantage' from South Stream Deadlock

Bulgaria could use the situation with the South Stream project and secure the capacity to pump its own gas through the pipeline, Austrian daily Wirtschaftsblatt argues.

Views on BG | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 22:08 | Viewed: 1606

Reuters: GERB Pledges to Expand Energy Benefits, Kick-start Economy

Expanding energy benefits, unlocking frozen EU funding and boosting energy efficiency of old buildings were the key election pledges of GERB party on Sunday, Reuters said.

Views on BG | September 8, 2014, Monday // 10:47 | Viewed: 584

Bulgaria Shows ‘Early Success’ in Raising Revenue from Online Gaming

‘Reasonable’ licensing fees and taxes and liberal legislation are key to Bulgaria’s ‘early success’ in generating revenue from online gaming, an industry insider has opined.

Views on BG | September 5, 2014, Friday // 14:55 | Viewed: 923

NYT: KTB Crisis Hits Thousands of Bulgarians

For some 200,000 individuals and businesses with deposits at Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) “financial life has hardly returned to normal” since June, the New York Times has said.

Views on BG | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1179

Bulgaria, Russia Discuss Exempting South Stream from EU Restrictions

Bulgaria and Russia are discussing the possibility of reclassifying the Bulgarian section of the South Stream gas pipeline into a field pipe to exempt it from EU restrictions.

Views on BG | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2350

Haqqani: Is It Worth for Azerbaijan to Take a Risk over Bulgaria?

Gas flow from Azerbaijan to Bulgaria has never been more feasible economically, but is hardly plausible from a political perspective, an Azeri think-tank believes.

Views on BG | September 1, 2014, Monday // 20:22 | Viewed: 1844

FT: Bulgaria, Baltics Face Threat from Russia’s ‘Hybrid War’ Tactics

Russia’s unorthodox tactics in the conflict in Ukraine have raised fears of a repeat of such tactics elsewhere in eastern Europe, including Bulgaria, the FT has said.

Views on BG | August 29, 2014, Friday // 18:27 | Viewed: 2924

Euromoney: Analysts Say KTB Woes to Hit Bulgaria Standing in Brussels

The crisis at Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) is likely to delay Bulgaria’s intention to join the Eurozone event further, Euromoney magazine has reported, quoting analysts.

Views on BG | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1040

FT: South Stream’s Future 'Looking Increasingly Murky'

The future of Moscow-backed South Stream gas project “is looking increasingly murky” amidst the East-West tensions over Ukraine, the FT’s energy editor Guy Chazan has opined.

Views on BG | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1699

Al Jazeera: Bulgaria Struggling to Cope with Mideast Refugee Influx

Bulgaria is grappling with an influx of refugees, mostly fleeing the war in Syria, that has caught authorities by surprise, Al Jazeera has said in a feature story.

Views on BG | August 22, 2014, Friday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1002