A short trip to Bulgaria is the only thing Greeks have to do to circumvent capital controls, German weekly Der Spiegel says.
Bulgaria remains one of the primary source countries of human trafficking in the European Union and government corruption creates an environment enabling some trafficking crimes, the US State Department has said.
Bulgaria "has become a magnet for tech start–ups' since joining the European Union in 2007, Lilia Stoyanov argues on techinasia.
Bulgaria’s Slanchev Bryag (Sunny Beach) is the second cheapest destination for British holidaymakers in Europe after Turkey’s Marmaris in terms of in-resort costs this summer, The Telegraph has reported.
With banks in Greece closed since 29 June and cash withdrawals rationed at up to EUR 60 per day, the Bulgarian lev has gained the status of a ‘dependable and stable’ currency at shops, hotels and restaurants in northern Greece, the Financial Times has sai
The Greek debt crisis has sparked fears of contagion in neighboring countries and across Europe but in the Bulgarian town of Sandanski contagion is already real, reads an article in the Wall Street Journal.
Ex-communist countries in Central and Eastern Europe are vulnerable to the crisis in Greece, a Reuters report reads, citing examples from Bulgaria.
A speeding up of the insolvency lawsuit procedures, providing of correct law implementation, improvement of the mechanisms of dealing with corruption and an improvement in the monitoring of the judiciary are all among the main recommendations of the World
Bulgaria is among the countries with highest fiscal risk in the light of a possible Grexit scenario according to a Bloomberg report.
It should be of great concern in the West that Bulgaria is one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's targets as he is trying to "reassemble as much of the former Soviet Union as he can," the WSJ said on Sunday.
Bulgaria "has found itself under unwelcome scrutiny from financial experts and Western banks worried that Greece’s troubles could spread havoc farther afield," the New York Times writes in an article on Bulgaria.
"Looks vary greatly, from chalga (a popular music genre based on Balkan rhythms, associated with simple lyrics and provocative clothes) to sporty and from hippy to hipster," The Guardian says.
The new border policy of Bulgaria has been discussed in the BBC article.
“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.
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.
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.
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
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