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The Type of 'Vandalism' Bulgaria Cares for

All kinds of inscriptions can be seen on the walls of the Bulgarian capital Sofia – but mostly obscenities and xenophobic remarks.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 24, 2011, Friday // 11:19 | Viewed: 2230

Arbitration vs Belene

As time ticks away, Bulgaria faces an ever greater risk of being taken to arbitration by Russia's Rosatom as it will obviously miss the deadline for signing a final agreement for the construction of Belene nuclear plant.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 20:56 | Viewed: 2689

How to Smoke Out an Embattled Supreme Judicial Council

If you are a Bulgarian citizen who feels entitled to a democratic, three-pillar system of government,

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1998

Bulgarian Youth - Rolling with Time

This past Saturday, an unknown street artist painted the bronze figures of Soviet soldiers in downtown Sofia, turning them into various US superhero and other pop culture characters.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 11:11 | Viewed: 2115

Going Greece? Yes!

"No, I won't go there, I am sick of it.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 20, 2011, Monday // 16:02 | Viewed: 2499

Bulgaria's Road Massacre Deja Vu

More than 22 000 Bulgarians, or what is approximately the population of a medium-sized town, have been wiped out in traffic accidents on the country's roads over the last 20 years.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 17, 2011, Friday // 11:44 | Viewed: 2035

Bulgaria Stands on Pillars of Sand

Bulgaria in its current form does not make sense.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 16, 2011, Thursday // 16:15 | Viewed: 2110

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Borisov - Lonely and Lost

In the eve of his birthday, Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced he wanted to lock himself inside his house, dividing the nation into people feeling sorry for him and those wishing he would never come out again.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 16, 2011, Thursday // 14:22 | Viewed: 3617

Politics is Their Business

The mayor is the city's most successful CEO, while his councilors look like departmental heads, restless to make sure the boss knows they are not sitting on their hands. Italy? No.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 15, 2011, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1636

Berbatov at a Crossroad

As Manchester United forward Dimitar Berbatov is crossing a busy street, an elderly woman cannot help but start shouting at him: "Hurry up! You are still a young man!"

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 15, 2011, Wednesday // 13:04 | Viewed: 4163

Truth Hurts Your Stomach and Is At Times Poisonous

If it is true that you are what you eat, then I am fear.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 15, 2011, Wednesday // 11:10 | Viewed: 5181

Bulgarian Finance Minister Djankov's Neo-Liberal Banter

With recovery of the Bulgarian economy are fragile at best and state revenue coming under estimates, all that Bulgaria’s Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov can come up with is a buch of measures that divests the state of responsibility.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 12:24 | Viewed: 1992

Will Simeon Be Back?

Prior to June 2005 elections, it was all about whether the former king will become a former prime minister as well.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 13, 2011, Monday // 21:54 | Viewed: 3853

On Bulgarian Airports, Civil Society, and British Expats

The news story entitled "Brits, Bulgarians Rally on Facebook in Support of Gorna Oryahovitsa Airport", reported by Novinite.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 13, 2011, Monday // 11:18 | Viewed: 2056

Meglena Kuneva - Now Out to Conquer Bulgaria's Presidency

As Bulgaria has started gearing up for the presidential elections in the fall of 2011, supporters of Meglena Kuneva, former EU Commissioner and Bulgarian Minister of EU Affairs, are facing both good news and bad news.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 10, 2011, Friday // 18:27 | Viewed: 2068

The Injustice of Bulgaria's Justice Appointments

At the end of May, Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, selected Vladimira Yaneva as Head of the country's busiest Sofia City Court.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 10, 2011, Friday // 11:21 | Viewed: 1873

BB Stands for 'Busy Bee'

Building highways and sport halls, catching criminals, building more sport halls – Bulgaria's Prime Minister is a real workaholic, indeed.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 19:10 | Viewed: 1565

Bulgaria Pining for Socialism? Why?

To quote Orhan Pamuk, Turkey's best selling author and Noble laureate in literature, living on the Balkans can be a gift, but first you have to survive.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1401

Bulgaria's 2011 Presidential Race: Same Old Song?

The announcement of ex-EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva's bid for the fall presidential elections in Bulgaria has provoked comments from political competitors that throw negative light on the nature of pre-election debate.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 7, 2011, Tuesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 2429

Can Sofiyanski Retake Sofia?

He is back in the game.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 6, 2011, Monday // 18:15 | Viewed: 1567

Attention: Cretins Are in Charge of Bulgarian Education!

Resorting to insults to prove a point hardly ever works but the word "cretin" here suggests a medical condition rather than an offense.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | June 5, 2011, Sunday // 08:11 | Viewed: 3075
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