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Test of Europeanness

By Ivelina Puhaleva Besides the Cyrillic alphabet, banitsa, boza and rakiya, Bulgaria stands a good chance to open for the growing European diplomacy a unique field to perform - sooner than many have expected.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 710

Surreally about the EU? Not Really!

By Milena Hristova When Marina Vladi travelled with her husband Vladimir Vysotsky on his first trip outside the Soviet Union, she took him to a supermarket in Austria.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 15, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 838

Moving Up a Class

By Petya Sabinova Unlike the citizens of many bigger and more powerful countries, when Bulgarians go abroad, they rarely take the time to research where the Bulgarian embassy in the country of their choice is.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 14, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 615

"You are not alone!" Aren't they?

By Ivelina Puhaleva The nationwide campaign "You are not alone!" calling for the release of long-time jailed Bulgarian medics in Libya is gaining speed and promises to decorate the national three-colours on the lapels of foreign diplomats and friends of

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 12, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 699

Bulgaria's Ex-FM: I Don't Feel Personal Responsibility on Nurses' Verdicts

Nadezhda Mihailova is Bulgaria's former foreign minister. She was on the position when the AIDS case, in which five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor were accused of deliberately infecting more than 400 Libyan children with HIV.

Novinite Insider » Interview | January 12, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2252

2000 Issues Later

By Milena Hristova 1 June, 2001.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 11, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 748

Going Pro

By Lora Petrova The mayor of Bulgaria's town of Elin Pelin, near Sofia, was murdered late on Tuesday night.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 10, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 475

Lost in Statistics

By Ivelina Puhaleva Tired of recent celebrations, looking forward to new challenges, Bulgaria has faced its EU realities and new neighbours - including the farthest, Britain - with new eyes.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 672

Crossing the Deadline Before it's Too Late

By Petya Sabinova It's Monday and instead of taking their sweet time recovering from two nights of heavy name-day partying many Bulgarians seem to be in a hurry to get somewhere, neglecting their safety and that of others in the process.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 8, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 754

Logopaedist Wanted for Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry

By Milena Hristova They were among the first staunch allies of the US-led coalition.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 7, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 963

Free (of) Market

By Ivelina Puhaleva If we could have held an inquiry on the most widely used word to describe this week's general sentiment it might be "freedom".

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 5, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 728

Bulgaria: Unready for EU, Successful in Private Enterprise

Reform-weary, riddled with crime and corruption and wholly unready for EU membership - it seems the European Commission will have to keep the pressure up on Bulgaria after accession. Nevertheless, private enterprise has been successful, with far faster gr

Novinite Insider » Destinations | | Viewed: 2443

Nuke Fallout in Bulgaria

By Milena Hristova A debate on a possible revival of the shelved EU constitution re-emerges in Europe.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 4, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4108

Feels like Spring

By Zlatka Velichkova Everything in Bulgaria reminds of spring at the moment.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 3, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 882

H.E. Campagnola: Europe is Dead without Enlargement

Italy's Ambassador to Bulgaria Gian Battista Campagnola was born in Rome. He graduated Political Sciences at the University of Rome.

Novinite Insider » Interview | January 3, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6131

In the Club of Decision-Makers

By Ivelina Puhaleva A new year has came in and along with it the European Union gains two new members - in a move that has sealed a long period of transition from old communist past to new EU-orientated future.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3544

Bulgaria in 2007

By Milena Hristova Bulgaria in 2007 will in every way be a tale of one event - the accession of the country to the European Union.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 29, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5221

Bulgaria's First Test for Brussels

By Milena Hristova Three days before Bulgaria's accession to the EU and one day before we offer you, our readers, a round-up of the events in 2006 and a forecast for 2007, I will dare make the forecast that the trial in Libya will be Sofia's first test f

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 28, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7856

Donate, the Budget Needs YOU!

By Petya Sabinova With the coming of Christmas time this year, just as tradition has it, Bulgarians were urged to help a child in need and shown heart-wrecking footage of ill young ones, all part of "The Bulgarian Christmas" initiative.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 27, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 726

Forget Christmas, We are (Anti)-Socially Active

by Lora Petrova Christmas day is now come and gone, leaving in the past the one-day-long charity mood, the forgiveness, the "let's be good on Christmas" thing and all that is good, bright and God pleasing.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 26, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 652

Energy Drink after the Holidays

By Milena Hristova Amid relentless headlines about death in Libya and post-EU shocking hikes, an important and full of energy topic faded into oblivion this week.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 22, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1081