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Rumen Porozhanov: Revised 2014 Budget Gap Seen at 2.6%-2.8%

Bulgaria’s caretaker government plans to propose to parliament that will be formed after October 5 snap vote to raise this year’s budget deficit to just below 3% of GDP.

Novinite Insider » Interview | September 5, 2014, Friday // 12:53 | Viewed: 529

What's Right, What's Left In Bulgarian Politics

Political studies tend to describe parties and policies into two basic broad categories: left and right.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 5, 2014, Friday // 12:34 | Viewed: 316

Is It for Money, Mr General... Is It for a Lot of Money?

It strikes one that, especially lately, more and more generals are taking part in politics - from the armed forces, from the police, from the fire brigade.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 21:44 | Viewed: 529

Konstantin Papazov: Save KTB, Give Helping Hand to 500,000 Bulgarians

Rescuing Bulgaria’s troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) should be a priority for the state, the head coach of Levski Sofia basketball team Konstantin Papazov has said.

Novinite Insider » Interview | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 09:35 | Viewed: 739

Georgi Parvanov: Without Russia There Is No Security

Without Russia there cannot be modern architecture of peace and security not only in Europe, but globally, said former Bulgarian president Georgi Parvanov.

Novinite Insider » Interview | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 17:03 | Viewed: 679

Bulgaria Proposes Dual Accreditation for Marin Raikov as Envoy to Malta

Bulgaria’s caretaker cabinet is proposing a dual acreditation for Bulgaria’s ambassador to Italy Marin Raykov as ambassador to Malta.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 786

Lech Walesa: EU Assistance to Ukraine Could Result in Nuclear War

A Russia-NATO nuclear conflict is possible if Europe provides military assistance to Ukraine, legendary Polish politician and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa believes.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 744

Georgi Parvanov: Bulgaria 'Cannot Be a Hawk' on Russia

Bulgarian cannot afford to be hawkish in its relations with Russia, President (2002-2011) Georgi Parvanov said on Monday.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 1, 2014, Monday // 18:56 | Viewed: 1043

Tusk and Mogherini – Good Lesson To Be Learned

Poland’s Donald Tusk is the new EU Council President and Italy’s Federica Mogherini is the new foreign policy chief of an increasingly variegated but still united Europe.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 31, 2014, Sunday // 12:38 | Viewed: 824

Mohamed Khalaf: Jihadist Group IS Reveals Pure Essence of Islam

An interview of Novinite.com with Mohamed Khalaf, an Iraqi-born journalist and correspondent in Bulgaria of a Kuwaiti newspaper, on the Sunni militant group called Islamic State (IS) acting in Iraq and Syria.

Novinite Insider » Interview | August 30, 2014, Saturday // 10:47 | Viewed: 3042

About ‘the King's property’, economic freedom, our values and future

It says something, in fact rather a lot I should say, that after the end of the communist regime in Bulgaria the Bulgarian King and Royal Family, exiled from their Fatherland and expropriated by the very same soviet-installed communist regime, have been t

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 14:58 | Viewed: 631

Mohamed Khalaf: Bashar Assad's Regime Was 'Biggest Helper' of IS

An interview of Novinite.com with Mohamed Khalaf, an Iraqi-born journalist and correspondent in Bulgaria of a Kuwaiti newspaper, on the Sunni militant group called Islamic State (IS) acting in Iraq and Syria.

Novinite Insider » Interview | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1615

Maxim Behar: Ice Bucket Challenge Has Made Us Better

Maxim Behar’s idea to introduce a Bulgarian tone to the Ice Bucket Challenge has drawn an unexpectedly wide response, the leading Bulgarian PR expert has said for Sofia's daily newspaper 24 hours..

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 399

Maya Manolova: Caretaker Gov't Reinstates GERB Cadres

Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)'s Maya Manolova has argued the interim government will fail to complete its most crucial task, which is the preparation of fair elections.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 24, 2014, Sunday // 15:11 | Viewed: 341

Iraq Eyes Bulgarian Invention to Protect Oil Pipelines from Attacks

Iraq is working on a project for protecting its oil pipelines against terrorist attacks that uses Bulgarian know-how, Iraq’s Ambassador in Sofia has said.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | August 22, 2014, Friday // 17:58 | Viewed: 1123

Mariyana Kukusheva: Bulgaria Unable to React to Russian Food Ban

An interview of Novinite.com with Mariyana Kukusheva, head of the Federation of Bakers and Confectioners in Bulgaria, about the impact that Russia's decision to restrict food imports from the EU is having on Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Interview | August 21, 2014, Thursday // 22:04 | Viewed: 1503

Ognyan Minchev: We Need Political Programmes, Not Personal Squabbles

We should realize how deeply the Bulgarian democratic system has been eroded, Bulgarian political scientist Ognyan Minchev has opined.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 21, 2014, Thursday // 17:49 | Viewed: 400

Tsvetozar Tomov: Surprising Turnout to Be Expected at Early Elections

The forthcoming snap poll on October 5 is likely to attract 3.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 21, 2014, Thursday // 09:21 | Viewed: 246

Momchil Doychev: South Stream Violates both EU and Bulgarian Law

Political scientist Momchil Doychev shared with Novinite.com his views on current developments in Bulgaria with regard to the country's place in the EU and in regional politics as well.

Novinite Insider » Interview | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 15:58 | Viewed: 806

Ivan Ivanov: BEH Board of Directors Should be Fully Overhauled

Ivan Ivanov, energy expert, has suggested that the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) must be replaced.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 232

David Hampson: Through the telescope backwards: Ferguson, Missouri

It came as a shock to many Americans to turn on their televisions and see armored vehicles and body armor clad gun toting police moving onto the streets of Ferguson Missouri.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1390