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Greece's Exceptional Access to IMF Funding

The International Monetary Fund's "imprudent over-commitment of funds" leaves the institution "no choice but to pull the plug" on Athens, a renowned economist has said.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | June 16, 2015, Tuesday // 23:31 | Viewed: 4175

Bulgaria-Roma Tensions Show Politicians are Quite Good at Doing Nothing

Looking at developments in Roma neighborhoods over the past two months, one might assume this is owed to a rising "Balkan" nationalism - just like anywhere else in Southeast Europe.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 16, 2015, Tuesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 2393

Julian Popov for FT: Southeast Europe Can Become Champion of Clean Energy

With a great renewable energy potential and a booming IT sector Southeast Europe can position itself as a champion of clean energy and new technology, former Bulgarian Environment Minister Julian Popov has opined.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 5, 2015, Friday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1947

Prof. Steve Hanke: Venezuela "Dangerously Close" to Hyperinflation

Venezuela is "dangerously close" to hyperinflation with its inflation rate currently at 45% per month, Prof.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 5, 2015, Friday // 11:54 | Viewed: 1383

Yoav Chudnoff: a Tale of Bulgaria, US and a Talking Imperial Eagle

We met Yoav Chudnoff, who has been actively contributing to Sofia News Agency in the past few months, to ask him about his life in Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Interview | June 3, 2015, Wednesday // 07:12 | Viewed: 6524

Ellis Shuman: I'm in Bulgaria, I'm Home!

We met Israeli author Ellis Shuman while he was in Bulgaria in may to meet friends and visit the Rhodope Mountains.

Novinite Insider » Interview | June 1, 2015, Monday // 16:05 | Viewed: 9024

Natural Gas Europe Points to Clashing Gas Hub Ambitions of Bulgaria, Greece

Natural Gas Europe pointed to the clashing gas hub ambitions of Bulgaria and Greece in a publication, which was released on Monday.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 1, 2015, Monday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2120

Mykola Baltazhy: Failed Reform Would Be No Smaller Threat to Ukraine than Russia

Your Excellency, soon after the Eastern Partnership Summit a number of analyses said that a number of Eastern Partnership states, especially the first group of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, scored a victory as the EU participants accepted the wording abou

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | June 1, 2015, Monday // 13:45 | Viewed: 8199

Zurab Beridze: In Our Mentality We Georgians Are Europeans

Novinite has asked the ambassadors of the six Eastern Partnership countries working with the EU to boost ties to comment on the outcome of the May 22 Riga Summit, EU membership prospects and whether Bulgaria could play any role in their European integrati

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 12:27 | Viewed: 2278

'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: 2295

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: 2589

'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: 3128

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: 1327

'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: 1341

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: 1441

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: 4362

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: 3271

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: 4929

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: 5963

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: 1515

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: 3053