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Matt Taylor: Rosetta Might Be Followed by Mission to Asteroids

Dr Taylor was in Bulgaria for the Sofia Science Festival, an annual event which is now a traditional way of telling there is much more to science than quiet people looking through a microscope. He spoke to Novinite just before his presentation.

Novinite Insider » Interview | May 16, 2016, Monday // 13:32 | Viewed: 9350

Bulgaria ex-EconMin to Head Slovenia's Honorary Consulate

Former Economy and later State Administration Minister Nikolay Vasilev is to head the newly-opened Honorary Consulate of Slovenia in Bulgaria, the government has decided.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 3438

Ombudsman: Burqas Ban Should Be about Discrimination, Not National Security

Bulgaria's National Ombudsman Maya Manolova has warned that restrictions to wearing full-face veils, introduced on some cities, should not be justified with national security as they are unlikely to address the issue.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 6620

Bulgarian Intelligence ex-Head: Free Visa Regime w/ Turkey 'Threatens National Security'

Visa liberalization with Turkey poses a new threat to Bulgarian national security, Kircho Kirov, the former chair of the national security service, has said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 9, 2016, Monday // 12:30 | Viewed: 2687

The Zero-Sum Game of Bulgaria's Election Rules

Bulgarian lawmakers passed so many changes to the country's election laws in the last couple of weeks that protesters sounded a bit unsure which new rule to slam first.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 7282

Rafael Catalá: Spain Stands Ready to Help Bulgaria in Judicial Reform

A Spanish prosecutor will be incorporated as part of the European Commission’s supervision on the Bulgarian judicial system, Spain’s acting Justice Minister Rafael Catalá told Bulgarian journalists on Thursday.

Novinite Insider | April 22, 2016, Friday // 09:53 | Viewed: 9278

H.E. Anick Van Calster: Blaming Refugees Will Not Help Combat Terror

Novinite has asked Belgium's Ambassador to Bulgaria, H.E. Anick van Calster, to comment on how Brussels is recovering following the deadly attacks at the city's Zaventem airport and at a metro station that killed 32 people from around the world and left h

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | April 13, 2016, Wednesday // 22:10 | Viewed: 15838

Bulgaria's Migrant Hunters: Just a Symptom of Flawed Governance

Bulgaria increasingly looks like a land left to the mercy of fate.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 14:23 | Viewed: 13674

Netherlands on Bike Exhibition Unveiled in Central Sofia

Starting Friday, the Lovers' Bridge in the center of Bulgaria's capital Sofia is hosting an exhibition of posters showing images of the Netherlands and its bikes.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | April 8, 2016, Friday // 14:11 | Viewed: 14732

Fabio Tambone: Projects Like TAP Ease the Construction of a Common Market

An interview with Fabio Tambone, Head of Institutional International Relations Unit, Directorate for Institutional and External Relations at the Italian Regulatory Authority for Electricity, Gas and Water.

Novinite Insider » Interview | April 8, 2016, Friday // 11:36 | Viewed: 3446

Ilian Todorov: EU Doesn't Bar Us from Building Fence with Greece

An interview with Iliyan Todorov, an MP from ATAKA party.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 7, 2016, Thursday // 17:16 | Viewed: 6013

Bulgaria's Honorary Consuls 'Deeply Offended' by Govt Attitude

The Associations of Honorary Consuls in Bulgaria has said it is deeply offended by the way the government evaluates their work in the country.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | April 7, 2016, Thursday // 14:31 | Viewed: 6408

Bulgaria Mulls Opening Honorary Consulate in Ukraine's Kharkiv

A Bulgarian Honorary Consulate might be opened in the Eastern Ukrainian region of Kharkiv that will also have a mandate for Dnipropetrovsk to the south, local media outlets report.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 11:03 | Viewed: 5480

US Embassy Withdraws Sofia 'Threats' Warning

The United States Embassy in Sofia has announced the its security message distributed to US citizens on Wednesday is "no longer in effect".

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 12:16 | Viewed: 6571

US Embassy Warns of 'Possible Threat' against Bus Line in Sofia

The US Embassy says it has received information of a "possible threat against an unspecified bus line or bus lines" in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 07:37 | Viewed: 7334

South African Movie 'Ayanda' to Be Screened at Sofia Film Fest

The South African Embassy in Sofia has said it is hosting the screening of Ayanda, a South African movie, as part of the Sofia International Film Fest.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | March 17, 2016, Thursday // 11:00 | Viewed: 5586

Graham Watson: Time for Europe to take Closer Look at Bokova

UNESCO head Irina Bokova is the best candidate to take over the United Nations Secretary General, Sir Graham Watson, MEP and former head of the liberal party, writes.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 17, 2016, Thursday // 10:27 | Viewed: 8857

Mehmet Ömer: Turkey's Political Islam Brings Harm to Pious People

Political Islam in Turkey has brought heavy harm on devout religious people in Turkey, Mehmet Ömer, Editor-in-Chief of Zaman Bulgaria, has said in an opinion piece for BGNES wire service.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 8, 2016, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 7077

Manal El Shinnawi: Egyptians Could Come to Bulgaria's Ski Resorts

Novinite has interviewed Egypt's Ambassador to Bulgaria, H.E. Manal El Shinnawi, on the occasion of the 90th anniversary since diplomatic relations were established between the two countries which has celebrated in February.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | March 2, 2016, Wednesday // 09:21 | Viewed: 10951

Lost in Lack of Translation: Svetlana, Bulgaria and the Conflict in Ukraine

Novinite is introducing Svetlana Belenets, a Ukrainian national seeking asylum in Bulgaria, and Carl Spate, a Briton who has been helping her along the way and who contacted us to tell their story.

Novinite Insider » Features | March 2, 2016, Wednesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 14982

Ex-Ambassador to Moscow: Bulgaria Is Battleground for Turkey, Russia

Bulgaria should not be surprised by its role as an area of collision between Turkey and Russia, former Ambassador to Moscow Ilian Vassilev opined.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 25, 2016, Thursday // 11:23 | Viewed: 9662