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Helmut Schwärzler Appointed Bulgarian Honorary Consul to Liechtenstein

Helmut Schwärzler, a lawyer also running business projects in the tourist sector, is Bulgaria's honorary consul to Liechtenstein, local media outlets report.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1371

Prof. Hanke: ‘Ukraine’s Brutal Inflation’

The collapse of Ukraine’s hryvnia currency, which has lost half of its value against the US dollar since the start of 2015, has resulted in a surge of inflation, Economics Professor Steve Hanke wrote in a recent blog.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 20:17 | Viewed: 2015

EU 'Should Involve Turkey in Energy Talks with Russia'

Turkey and Russia do not have common interests in energy in the long-term, and EU could boost cooperation with Ankara through its nascent Energy Union, a recent report argues.

Novinite Insider | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 09:04 | Viewed: 2569

Serge Schmidt: Competent Work Force is Key Bulgarian Advantage

Serge Schmidt, General Manager Bulgaria and Greece at Italcementi Group, has won the contest in the Business section of the 2014 Personality in the News, a poll conducted by Novinite.

Novinite Insider » Interview | February 20, 2015, Friday // 21:16 | Viewed: 2191

Let's Talk about Debt, Baby!

"To say they will convince coalition partners...

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 20, 2015, Friday // 14:10 | Viewed: 1195

Hashim Thaci: Even Serbia Will Recognize Kosovo in the Not So Distant Future

An interview of Novinite with Kosovo's Foreign Minister Deputy Prime Minister Hashim Thaci following the anniversary of Kosovo's independence which was proclaimed in 2008.

Novinite Insider » Interview | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1630

InvestBulgaria Agency Chair: Bulgaria to Draw Investors Using Concrete Projects

We will base our strategy on an analysis of the process of drawing investment in the past ten years, the government promotioon agency's new CEO Stamen Yanev has told Novinite.

Novinite Insider » Interview | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1730

EU Ambassadors Expect Judicial Reforms in Bulgaria by Mid-2015

The ambassadors of seven EU member states issued a joint statement on Tuesday, calling on the Bulgarian government to implement the judicial reforms it had set out to achieve.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 20:07 | Viewed: 931

Dr Mohd Abuasi: The Motivations of ISIS Are Social, Political and Economic

Doctor Abuasi commenting on the eminent terrorist threats in Europe and the actions of Islamic State.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 16, 2015, Monday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1034

Kristalina Georgieva: Bulgaria Is Having Unprecedented EU Funding at Disposal

European Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, has been nominated in the "Politics" category of Novinite's 2014 Personalities in the News poll.

Novinite Insider » Interview | February 15, 2015, Sunday // 17:03 | Viewed: 4701

EIRI CEO Lyubomir Kyuchukov: Will Ukraine Peace Deal Hold?

There are at least two perspectives, from which one can consider the potential risks to the Ukraine ceasefire agreement and seek guarantees for its implementation, according to the CEO of Sofia-based NGO Economics and International Relations Institute (EI

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 18:42 | Viewed: 793

Spanish Ambassador: Bulgaria Needs to Boost Legal Security to Increase FDI

Bulgaria and Spain have ample opportunities for collaboration according to Spanish Ambassador.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | February 9, 2015, Monday // 06:56 | Viewed: 2017

Hanke Praises China’s Recent Move, Foresees Troubles for Greece

Economics Professor Steve Hanke praised China’s recent move to lower its reserve requirements and predicted further troubles for Greek banks unless recapitalised.

Novinite Insider » Interview | February 7, 2015, Saturday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1249

Ex-Foreign Min Passy: NATO Does Not Want War with Russia

Bulgaria's Atlantic Club Chairman Solomon Passy has reiterated that, though no-one wants a military conflict with Russia, the country has to be restrained in its "aggression".

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 6, 2015, Friday // 09:23 | Viewed: 1128

Bulgaria Not Ready to Join 'Eurozone Waiting Room' Anymore - Former FinMin Djankov

It will take three or four year for Bulgaria to return to the progress it had on the path to Eurozone accession in 2012, Simeon Djankov, the country's Finance Minister at the time, has said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1088

Greek Foreign Policy: Drilling into Europe's Patience

Strangely enough for many observers, the leftist SYRIZA party and its leader, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, did not stop surprising its European partners after ascending to power in Greece.

Novinite Insider | February 2, 2015, Monday // 12:04 | Viewed: 2309

Zhelev, or Why We Shouldn’t Feel Anguished

Anyone among us will be constrained by time to say something historic about Zhelyu Zhelev.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 30, 2015, Friday // 16:57 | Viewed: 745

Turkey Commemorates Holocaust Victims

Commemorating the Holocaust victims, Turkey is calling on the international community to participate in the efforts to increase awareness of the Holocaust so that such a tragedy never occurs in the future.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | January 30, 2015, Friday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1232

Is Greece 'Uniquely Deserving of Assistance'?

Greece’s new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his radical leftist SYRIZA party rose to power largely thanks to pledges to renegotiate the country’s debt and put an end to the austerity measures demanded by its creditors in exchange for bailout aid.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 21:31 | Viewed: 808

Sofia Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day with Education, Memory on Focus

"It's difficult in times like these: ideals, dreams and cherished hopes rise within us, only to be crushed by grim reality.

Novinite Insider | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 20:02 | Viewed: 1448