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Fatih Ali: Agca Loves Previous, Dislikes New Pope

Amid the much controversial Turkey visit of Pope Benedict XVI Bulgarian private Darik Radio sought to know the opinion of Ali Agca, the Turk who attempted to kill Pope John Paul II, on the late pontiff's successor. Fatih Ali, a man responsible for Ali Agc

Novinite Insider » Interview | November 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1582

Wings of Glory

By Petya Sabinova Several days ago I met a guy in a bar, who told me, yawning, that he was dead tired but had a couple of more hours to go because he wanted to see the Bulgarians' volleyball game against Cuba.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 742

A European Consumer Diary

By Ivelina Puhaleva Promoting consumers' rights, prosperity and well-being are core values of the European Union (EU), and this was strictly emphasized during the hearing of Bulgaria's EU commissioner designate Meglena Kuneva.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 27, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3288

Romantic Candles

By Zlatka Velichkova I've been thinking lately that instead of mounting my trust in foreign giant companies is beginning to slump faster than ever despite my inborn optimism.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 26, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 952

IAEA's Yanko Yanev: EU's Stance on Bulgaria's Nuke is Apartheid

Bulgaria-born Yanko Yanev heads the Nuclear Knowledge department in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). He discussed the EU's hesitant stance on the closure of Units 3&4 of the Nuclear Power Plant in Kozloduy with Darik News' Miya Mihailova.

Novinite Insider » Interview | November 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6509

Me, Myself and Democracy

By Milena Hristova Politicians will not soon stop pretending that Bulgaria is a flourishing democracy.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 649

Poetry in a Bottle

The cultivation of grapes and wine-producing throughout the Bulgarian lands find their origin in the high antiquity. Indisputable proofs about that are the archaeological finds, preserved until nowadays.

Novinite Insider » Destinations | | Viewed: 3409

Bulgaria's Interior Minister: Meeting Qaddafi was Pleasant Surprise

Rumen Petkov is Bulgaria's Interior Minister. He was invited at an urgent meeting with Libya's leader Muammar Qaddafi together with other participants in the EU-Africa Ministerial Conference on Migration and Development, held in Libya.

Novinite Insider » Interview | November 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 992

Unconditional Thanksgiving

by Lora Petrova I want to use the Thanksgiving occasion to express some sort of gratitude to a tiny part of the world.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 661

A Dish Too Late

By Petya Sabinova Ever since the case of the Christie's auction of a Bulgarian ancient dish, attention has been focused on all issues revolving around pilfered antiques.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 682

Natura(l) 2000

By Ivelina Puhaleva Whoever whatever says the protests against the EU-wide environmental initiative NATURA 2000 is more than groundless and reveals dramatic faults and wrong actions (or omissions) on both sides.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 21, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 581


By Zlatka Velichkova The huge drama of young people in Bulgaria is that they experience great difficulty in making choices.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 20, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 746

BG Junk Food for UK

By Milena Hristova "We, British, still lead the world in something.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 19, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1287

A Troubled Threesome

By Milena Hristova Prior to October elections, it was all about whether the Socialist president will win a second term and secure the survival of the three-party ruling coalition.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 729

Steve Hanke: Bulgaria's Government is Inefficient

Steve Hanke is a Member of the advisory board of the IMF Assessment Project and a special counsellor to the Economic and Monetary Resilience Council of Indonesia. He was approached by Darik Radio to comment Bulgaria's new state budget for 2007.

Novinite Insider » Interview | November 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1491

Arrival in Sofia. What's Next?

Foreigners used to call it a run-down Vienna. Local visionaries now claim it is bound to flourish into a second Lisbon.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1237

Open the Window to "Bulgaria in Miniature"!

The thousand-century history and rich cultural traditions of Bulgaria have offered vast creative ground to the promoters and developers of a unique project. The mobile exhibition "Bulgaria in Miniatures" presents three-dimensional reproductions of Bulgari

Novinite Insider » Destinations | | Viewed: 2196

Ex- Ambassador in Russia: Bulgaria Must Change Energy Consumption Structure

Iliyan Vassilev is former Bulgarian Ambassador in Russia. He was approached by Darik Radio to comment the issue of the new nuclear power plant in Belene and the negotiations with Russia's Gazprom.

Novinite Insider » Interview | November 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1575

Munching on the Banitsa

By Petya Sabinova A violent death is a public event, Patricia Cornwell writes in one of her books, explaining that violations on the defenceless dead only begin with their murder.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 759

As Na??ve as MEP Can Be

By Ivelina Puhaleva I would have never paid attention to another scrap of news adding to the old-fashioned and ineffective compote of poorly learnt nationalism tackling the issue of a Macedonian minority in Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 15, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3408

Verheugen's Spokesman: Bulgaria Part of the Better Regulation Program

Ton van Lierop is spokesperson of the cabinet of Commissioner Gunter Verheugen, who is responsible for industry and enterprise. He was approached by Darik Radio to comment the launch of the Better Regulation Program of the European Commission.

Novinite Insider » Interview | November 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5269