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'Africa Rising' Is a Tangible Reality, Dean of African Ambassadors Says

Mutual effort in Africa-Bulgaria ties could bring about cross-investment, more substantial economic exchange and closer human relations, the Dean of the Group of African Ambassadors to Bulgaria has said.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 2282

Solomon Passy: EU, NATO Need to Incorporate Macedonia

The West and the EU and NATO in particular must do their best to incorporate Macedonia, Bulgaria’s former Foreign Minister Solomon Passy has said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 2525

'The International Community Needs the African Vision to Address Challenges'

Africa as a continent has a total surface area of 30.2 million square kilometers – bigger than China, India, Europe and the United States combined. And yet too many people associate it only with poverty, conflicts and – more recently – Ebola.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | May 22, 2015, Friday // 09:53 | Viewed: 3088

Internet Trolls Not Credible, PR Expert Maxim Behar Says

"How could you believe a lie said by an anonymous person?" PR Expert and Novinite publisher Maxim Behar has said during a TV discussion about Internet trolls.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | May 22, 2015, Friday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1289

'Macedonians Only Wish to Live Normally'

Macedonians in Macedonia place much more importance on living well than on nationality, an emphasis Russia cannot understand, a Bulgarian journalist wrote Friday.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 22, 2015, Friday // 07:39 | Viewed: 1308

Terror Attack 'Unlikely' in Prague-Varna Bus Incident

A terror attack is the least likely version to explain the incident with a suspected "homemade bomb" found in a bus traveling from Prague (Czech Rep.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1417

Georgia FM: Visa Liberalization Will Provide Reward for Reforms

 Novinite is publishing a statement by Georgia's Foreign Minister H.E. Tamar Beruchashvili ahead of the Riga Eastern Partnership Summit due on May 21-22, 2015.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | May 18, 2015, Monday // 13:17 | Viewed: 4340

Marinela Petreska: Anti-Gruevski Sentiment in Macedonia Runs High

The pro-government demonstration planned by Macedonian authorities for Monday is an attempt to beguile those who still refuse to realize the depth of the current political crisis in the country, the head of a Macedonian NGO said on Sunday.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 18:33 | Viewed: 3250

To GM or Not to GM: A Few Words in Defense of Genetic Modification

"It's the poor who suffer" due to European reluctance to GMOs, since solutions which could help meet needs of the poor "are stopped by the rich"...

Novinite Insider » Special Report | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 00:13 | Viewed: 4905

Simon Watt, the Man Who Brought Love for Ugly Animals to Sofia

Pandas are so cuddly… and are given too much attention, whilst there are many other, unknown and “aesthetically challenging” animals we should work more to preserve.

Novinite Insider » Interview | May 16, 2015, Saturday // 17:21 | Viewed: 5913

Turkish Stream to Make Turkey “Middleman for Europe’s Energy Buyers”

The agreement between Moscow and Ankara to launch the construction of Turkish Stream gas pipeline “suggest Turkey’s patience with Brussels is wearing thin…and Ankara’s willingness to support Europe’s foreign-policy priorities…is diminishing,” Keith Johnso

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 13, 2015, Wednesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1508

Macedonia: Imagining the Unimaginable about Kumanovo

The tragic events in the Macedonian town of Kumanovo are now history - and this leaves time for reflections.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 10, 2015, Sunday // 23:50 | Viewed: 3037

Ukraine 'Was Just Occasion to Square Old Accounts'

Russia's Victory Day parade on May 9 reflects mass attitudes in the country, Grigori Nedyalkov, a Bulgarian journalist, has said.

Novinite Insider | May 10, 2015, Sunday // 15:56 | Viewed: 2061

Boycott of Moscow's Victory Day Parade Helps New Iron Curtain Fall

The term “Iron Curtain” was not coined by Winston Churchill, but it was he who turned it into one of the symbols of the latter part of the twentieth century by using it in his famous Fulton speech of 1946.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | May 8, 2015, Friday // 23:42 | Viewed: 1420

Europe's Problem Are Not Green Men but Jeeps with Black Flags

Russia is not such a problem for Europe as the EU believes, with the fundemental problems lying within the 28-nation bloc, Simeon Nikolov, an expert and former Deputy Defense Minister, opines in an analysis for Novinite.

Novinite Insider | May 8, 2015, Friday // 06:46 | Viewed: 2015

Protests Highlight Need for Change in EU Candidate Macedonia, MEP Says

Macedonia’s problems lie in the policies pursued by its own government rather than in the attitude of Greece, Bulgaria or the EU, the Bulgarian member of the European Parliament (MEP) Andrey Kovatchev has told Novinite.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1195

Prof.  Hanke: ‘Phantom Assets’ Spell Trouble for Greek Banks  

Greece’s four largest banks, which control 88% of total assets in the banking system, could be in for a much bigger shock than initially deduced, a renowned economist has said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 20:32 | Viewed: 6395

New UK Ambassador to Bulgaria Calls for Judicial Reform, Crackdown on Corruption

The new British Ambassador to Sofia Emma Hopkins demonstrated her knowledge of the Bulgarian language in a video address, which was published on the Facebook page of the embassy on Monday.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | May 4, 2015, Monday // 17:05 | Viewed: 6332

Is There any Hope for Freedom of Speech in Bulgaria?

Public broadcasters in Bulgaria are still "islands of pluralism" within the public environment, Georgi Lozanov, who heads the country's highest-ranking media watchdog, has opined.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 4, 2015, Monday // 11:41 | Viewed: 859

Meet Pepi, a Bulgarian Robot for Which Crossing Mazes Is a Piece of Cake

Three young inventors were received with much applause by the public at the opening ceremony of CEEDS’15 by Webit, the biggest IT event in Eastern Europe.

Novinite Insider » Features | May 3, 2015, Sunday // 00:27 | Viewed: 5624

Attempt to Shutter Bulgaria's TV7 Exposes Darker Side of State and Society

Actions of Bulgarian authorities with regard to the private TV7 channel are just yet another example that when it comes to disputes, neither side is perfect.

Novinite Insider | April 29, 2015, Wednesday // 23:23 | Viewed: 4824