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The New Face of Sofia’s Vrazhdebna Refugee Center

The refugee reception center in Sofia’s Vrazhdebna district opened doors in September 2013, on the premises of an old abandoned school.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | May 18, 2014, Sunday // 12:01 | Viewed: 2535

Bulgaria - in the Trap of the Wiretap, the Sequel

The wiretapping saga, dubbed the "Bulgarian Watergate," is doggedly sending shockwaves in the country.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | April 29, 2013, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 2605

Danube Bridge 2 between Bulgaria and Romania: The Bridge of Shame!

Of course, it is a nice thing that Danube Bridge 2 between Bulgaria and Romania will be completed after all.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | December 12, 2012, Wednesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 5436

Occupy Protests, Forests, Oligarchs: Trouble with Rule of Law in Bulgaria

Over the past 10 days, Bulgaria was present in world media largely due to rallies that blocked the center of capital Sofia in outrage against controversial amendments to the country's Forestry Act.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | June 23, 2012, Saturday // 14:14 | Viewed: 2996

Bulgaria as Inward Investment Location: Meeting with Aidan Manktelow, EIU

Report of the British Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce on Meeting with Aidan Manktelow of The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | June 4, 2012, Monday // 14:55 | Viewed: 2097

Time for Preemptive Division of Macedonia (?)

After five Macedonian men were found killed near Skopje last week, the ethnic tensions in the Republic of Macedonia seem to be getting worse by the hour.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | April 21, 2012, Saturday // 11:23 | Viewed: 11195

Striking (in) State Railways BDZ: Let's Amputate Bulgaria!

What would you think of a doctor amputating the legs of a car crash victim who has a 95% chance of walking again given the right treatment, efforts and patience?

Novinite Insider » Special Report | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 4101

Bulgaria's Passion for Dilma. A Bit over the Top?

If Kenya celebrated the victory of Barak Obama, Bulgaria had every right to celebrate 'Dilma' of Bulgarian descent.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | October 11, 2011, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 2666

The Amazing Story of Dilma Rousseff - Brazil's Bulgarian President*

Dilma Vana Rousseff, a Brazilian politician of Bulgarian origin, has been inaugurated as the new President of Brazil, overshadowing Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel for the title of most powerful woman in the world.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | October 5, 2011, Wednesday // 04:00 | Viewed: 10795

Poems for Brazil: Dilma Rousseff's Father and Bulgaria's Greatest Poetess between Friendship and Love?*

The relationship - whether it was friendship or something more - between Dilma Rousseff's Bulgarian father Petar Rusev (Pedro Rousseff) and Elisaveta Bagryana, the greatest Bulgarian poetess of all time, might have been one of the most beautiful stories o

Novinite Insider » Special Report | October 5, 2011, Wednesday // 01:00 | Viewed: 4009

Bulgarian Politicians: Don't Ask, Don't Tell - a Report from the Countryside

A pre-election scandal broke one week ago, triggered by stunning confessions, shared for the media by Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, head of the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party election he

Novinite Insider » Special Report | September 16, 2011, Friday // 01:31 | Viewed: 3026

Child Begging in Bulgaria's Capital - a Thing of the Past?

Do you give money to beggars? I don't. Do you still want to help? I sometimes do, especially when it comes to children. If you want to know more about what is being done about the issue or how you can help, read on.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | August 23, 2011, Tuesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 3276

A Phoenix Rising: Bulgaria's Electric Vehicles Industry

Bulgaria is set for a boom of its electric cars and converted vehicles industry, experts from the Bulgarian Electric Vehicles Industrial Cluster predict.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | July 18, 2011, Monday // 02:46 | Viewed: 11645

Stranded in Belarus - Or Is Your Call 'Very Important' to Bulgaria's Diplomats Abroad?

When the news broke last Friday that Bulgarian poet, journalist and translator Dimiter Kenarov, the author of the short poem cited above (originally in Bulgarian), had been arrested in Belarus on June 29, his friends and relatives were shocked.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | July 7, 2011, Thursday // 14:41 | Viewed: 3388

One Charger for All... and Nobel Economics Prize for Two Bulgarians!

I was very young when the democratic changes in Bulgaria occurred in 1989-1990 but I do remember vividly two dates.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | February 14, 2011, Monday // 15:20 | Viewed: 5464

Bulgaria - in the Trap of the Wiretap

A "Tapegate" scandal, revolving around leaked discrediting conversations of senior government officials, is raging in Bulgaria, making all January headlines, and giving clear indications what is to come in this yet-so-young election year.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 19:30 | Viewed: 4907

Poems for Brazil: Dilma Rousseff's Father and Bulgaria's Greatest Poetess between Friendship and Love?

The relationship - whether it was friendship or something more - between Dilma Rousseff's Bulgarian father Petar Rusev (Pedro Rousseff) and Elisaveta Bagryana, the greatest Bulgarian poetess of all time, might have been one of the most beautiful stories o

Novinite Insider » Special Report | January 17, 2011, Monday // 22:55 | Viewed: 6820

The Amazing Story of Dilma Rousseff - Brazil's Bulgarian President

Dilma Vana Rousseff, a Brazilian politician of Bulgarian origin, has been inaugurated as the new President of Brazil, overshadowing Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel for the title of most powerful woman in the world.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | January 9, 2011, Sunday // 22:10 | Viewed: 19473

Welcome to the Future: Bulgaria's Industrial Zones - and Why China Is Interested in Them

In June 2010, the Bulgarian government broke the news that it formally invited Chinese authorities and companies to set up and manage a joint industrial zone in Bozhurishte, right outside of Sofia, a development that can well be seen as revolutionary.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | November 22, 2010, Monday // 18:22 | Viewed: 7311

The Bulgarian Taxis That Will Take You for a Ride

The burly or, some would say, just fat cab driver is reading some of them cheap, bad-quality papers in his taxi parked in front of a large mall in downtown Sofia when a jeep with a tinted windshield slowly pulls over, and four young muscular guys in dark

Novinite Insider » Special Report | July 29, 2010, Thursday // 03:54 | Viewed: 6565

One Year of Borisov - Brussels Speaking

Boyko Borisov always wanted to make history and he did during the elections for European and national parliament in the summer of 2009.

Novinite Insider » Special Report | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 13:14 | Viewed: 4391