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BBC: 'Bulgaria's Fortified Frontier a Staging Post for Migrants'

The new border policy of Bulgaria has been discussed in the BBC article.

Views on BG | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 14:31 | Viewed: 3423

Foreign Affairs: ‘’Sofia Gives Moscow Some Attitude”

“What Sofia appears to finally understand is that dependence on Russia is not a viable development model and Russia’s aggression in Ukraine is a direct security threat,” Dariusz Kalan writes in the Foreign Affairs magazine.

Views on BG | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 10:40 | Viewed: 2923

Politico.eu: Migrants Flocking to Route Through EU’s Poorest State

Bulgaria, the poorest country in the European Union, is turning into “the next frontier in Europe’s migrant crisis” after the Mediterranean, according to an article by politico.

Views on BG | June 8, 2015, Monday // 17:36 | Viewed: 4920

FT: Foreign Connections Help Bulgaria's Plovdiv 'Restore Past Glory'

And IT and outsourcing boom is helping Bulgaria's second-largest city Plovdiv regain part of its former cultural and economic prominence, the FT reports in an article about Bulgaria.

Views on BG | June 5, 2015, Friday // 09:35 | Viewed: 4768

Rosinvest.com: Bulgaria Pins Diversification Hopes on Azeri Gas via IGB

A landmark event, part of the project to bring Azeri gas supplies to Europe, could take place next month – the signing of the final investment decision on the construction of the interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB), according to an article carried by ros

Views on BG | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 16:07 | Viewed: 5079

Blick.ch: Who Will Stop Scrap Bulgarians?

What are Bulgarians regularly coming in pickups doing here, residents of the Herzogenbuchsee municipality in Northern Switzerland ask themselves according to Swiss website Blick.

Views on BG | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 08:43 | Viewed: 3070

Le Monde: Bulgaria Is Weak Link in Fight Against Jihadist Networks

Kapitan Andreevo, the checkpoint on Bulgaria’s border with Turkey, has turned into the new front line in the war against the jihadist networks being waged by the West, according to an article published by Le Monde on Tuesday.

Views on BG | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 2061

Bloomberg: Bulgaria More at Risk from Grexit Contagion

Bulgaria is potentially exposed to a Grexit contagion more than its neighbors in Southeast Europe, a Morgan Stanley report argues.

Views on BG | May 12, 2015, Tuesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 2797

Bulgaria 'Has Huge Problem with Financial Illiteracy'

There is a huge problem with financial illiteracy in Bulgaria, renowned economist Prof Steve Hanke has opined.

Views on BG | May 11, 2015, Monday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1698

Bulgaria Narrow-Gauge Train 'Could Face the Axe'

A narrow-gauge train in Southwestern Bulgaria "is a lifeline for surrounding villages, but could face the axe," Channel News Asia warns in a report.

Views on BG | May 11, 2015, Monday // 09:25 | Viewed: 1541

Neo-Nazism Present in Bulgaria, Russian Foreign Ministry Believes

Several nationalist structures, including the Bulgarian National Movement and the Bulgarian National Union, show signs of "neo-Nazism", a report by the Russian Foreign Ministry argues.

Views on BG | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1490

AFP: Bulgaria's Working Poor Struggle to Make Ends Meet

Some 48% of Bulgaria's 7.

Views on BG | May 4, 2015, Monday // 10:24 | Viewed: 3939

Bulgarian Resorts Named Europe's Cheapest

Bulgaria's resorts are now named cheapest in Europe "for a meal out, cup of coffee and sun cream", a report run by the Daily Mail reads.

Views on BG | April 24, 2015, Friday // 07:58 | Viewed: 3212

BBC: Is Bulgaria Europe's Silicon Valley?

Bulgaria could become Europe's Silicon Valley if it tackles corruption and changes the attitudes of politicians, a Bulgarian IT entrepreneur tells the BBC in a report of the British broadcaster.

Views on BG | April 20, 2015, Monday // 11:57 | Viewed: 4699

Newsweek: Iron Curtain Back in Bulgaria, Migrants Face Brutality

"The Iron Curtain is back...

Views on BG | April 19, 2015, Sunday // 12:12 | Viewed: 2468

German NGO Calls on Berlin not to Send Asylum Seekers Back to Bulgaria

Mistreatment, accommodation centers that are unfit for human beings and month-long detentions are just some aspect of Bulgarian authorities' attitude to refugees, a German NGO argues.

Views on BG | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1475

Is Bulgaria a 16th Republic or a 51st State?

"Bulgaria is now an unhappy country.

Views on BG | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 3314

NY Times: Bulgaria Puts Up a New Wall, but This One Keeps People Out

Bulgaria is bracing for new refugee influx as the weather gets milder in the spring, the New York Times says in a recent article summarizing Bulgaria's effort to curb the flow through border security measures.

Views on BG | April 6, 2015, Monday // 09:10 | Viewed: 3255

Reuters: Bulgaria Struggling to Deal with Pension System's Strain on Economy

For all the noisy debate in Western Europe about foreign workers, mass emigration puts economies of former Eastern Bloc members under pressure, a recent report on EurActiv argues while discussing Bulgaria's demographic problems.

Views on BG | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 2384

BBC: Only Qualified Musicians Allowed to Plovdiv's Main Street

The recent decision of authorities in Bulgaria's second largest city Plovdiv to allow only qualified musicians to play on its main street, appeared in an article of the BBC on Thursday.

Views on BG | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 21:47 | Viewed: 2040

Euronews: Why Is Bulgaria the EU's Most Unhappy Country?

There are various reasons that make Bulgarians the most unhappy EU citizens, according to an article that appeared on the website of Euronews earlier this week.

Views on BG | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 14:44 | Viewed: 8297