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Shooting at Charlie Hebdo Not Surprising, Prof. Chukov Says

Armed attacks against media outlets like Wednesday’s shooting at the Paris offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo are often being carried out by radically-minded people who aren’t necessarily affiliated to a specific terrorist organization, Bu

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 18:37 | Viewed: 1915

'Islam Needs Reform,' Journalist Ivo Indzhev Says after French Magazine Attack

The problem with Islam is not just fundamentalist, but also fundamental, the well-known Bulgarian journalist Ivo Indzhev told Novinite after the attack on France's satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1863

2014: The Conflict with Islamic State Should Teach the West a Lesson

At a first glance the militant group Islamic State's gains in Syria and Iraq caught the world by surprise.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 3, 2015, Saturday // 00:15 | Viewed: 2375

Bulgaria's Borisov 2.0 Cabinet: Bringing Opponents Together

Novinite's team is publishing brief daily comments about major events that have taken place in Bulgaria and abroad this year.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 31, 2014, Wednesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1087

2014: General Elections Resulted in Fragmented Parliament

The instability of the ruling BSP-DPS majority in the 42nd National Assembly, the anti-government protests that lasted for a whole year, and the low public confidence in the institutions, led to the resignation of the Oresharski Cabinet and early parliame

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 30, 2014, Tuesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 806

2014: The Year When Floods Hit Bulgaria

Novinite's team is publishing brief daily comments about major events that have taken place in Bulgaria and abroad this year.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 29, 2014, Monday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1658

2014: How the Ukraine Crisis Began

The events in Ukraine threaten to turn into the most serious crisis that the world has faced in years.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 28, 2014, Sunday // 22:20 | Viewed: 1383

2014: Disrespect for Labor Safety Claimed 15 Lives at Bulgaria's Gorni Lom Plant

On October 1 a deadly blast in the Midzhur ammunition factory in the village of Gorni Lom, north eastern Bulgaria, killed 15 workers – 13 men and two women.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 27, 2014, Saturday // 21:05 | Viewed: 1140

2014: Immigrants Still Posing Challenge to Bulgarian Society

After the dramatic increase of the number of illegal immigrants arriving in Bulgaria in 2013, which caught the authorities totally unprepared, the situation in 2014 slowly improved.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 26, 2014, Friday // 14:29 | Viewed: 1255

2014: The Attack on Bulgaria's Corpbank Leaves Everyone a Loser

Novinite's team is publishing brief daily comments about how 2014 unfolded in Bulgaria and elsewhere.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 25, 2014, Thursday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1606

Drop in Oil Prices: Blessing for Some, Curse for Others

Novinite's team is publishing brief daily comments about how 2014 unfolded in Bulgaria and elsewhere.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 24, 2014, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1611

South Stream: Opaque Deal Falling Through

Novinite's team is publishing brief daily comments about how 2014 unfolded in Bulgaria and elsewhere.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 23, 2014, Tuesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1225

Bulgaria, the Most Faithful Satellite

Prime Minister Borisov must have already been an official guest of top European politicians more often within his five weeks in office than his elected predecessor, Plamen Oresharski, in the fourteen months he spent in office.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 19:20 | Viewed: 3763

Mikhail Gorbachev: EU, US Should Thaw Relations with Russia Despite Ukraine Tensions

The Soviet Union's last leader Mikhail Gorbachev has called on both Brussels and Washington to improve relations with Moscow despite tensions over Ukraine.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 10, 2014, Wednesday // 12:10 | Viewed: 2086

Iliyan Vassilev: Russia Dropped South Stream for Economic Reasons

The decision to abandon South Stream was prompted by Russia’s current economic difficulties as well as desire to focus investment on joint energy projects with China, Bulgaria's former ambassador in Moscow Iliyan Vassilev has said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1877

Bulgarian Politicians Don't Believe South Stream Is Over

"We should concentrate and look into this, and if the project is as profitable as EUR 400 M a year, we should save it.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 22:12 | Viewed: 1563

Bulgaria to Lose USD 600 M over Suspension of South Stream – Ex-Minister

Former Energy Minister Rumen Ovcharov has estimated Bulgaria’s losses from the suspension of the South Stream gas pipeline at around USD 600 M.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2991

Bulgaria’s Industrial Capital Association Opposes Minimum Wage Hike

Vasil Velev, Chair of the Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association (BICA), has pointed out that all associations of employers adamantly oppose the proposal for an increase in the minimum wage.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 1, 2014, Monday // 09:23 | Viewed: 1378

Bulgarian Authorities Popularizing Radical Islam - Expert

Everything around the anti-terrorist operation conducted in Bulgaria this week is helping radical Islam to rise to popularity, a former security official says.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1853

Should Bulgaria Be Afraid of Patriotic Front's 'Ethnic Tune'?

From the first days of the recent Bulgarian government the nationalist coalition called Patriotic Front has made numerous attempts at crossing the line of ethnic and religious tolerance. But this should be nothing to worry about.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2302

Chair of Bulgarian Industrial Assoc. Urges Swift Reforms in Administration, Pension System

Bozhidar Danev, Chair of the Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA), has recommended swift reforms in the sphere of administration and the pension system.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 21, 2014, Friday // 19:36 | Viewed: 1270
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