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The Price Tag of Prevailing at All Cost

Bulgaria is in turmoil with relentless, record-long anti and pro-government protests, a relentless government and Sofia on lockdown by riot squads.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 15, 2013, Friday // 10:24 | Viewed: 2384

While Police Are Busy Protecting the Government from People...

Hardly a day passes without a xenophobic incident occurring in Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 2105

How to Start Bulgaria's Much-Desired Integrity Upgrade

The central building of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" has been under student occupation since October 23.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1523

With or Without Blockades, Hard Times Ahead for Bulgaria

Protesting students are still considering whether to lift or not the blockade of Bulgaria's oldest and most prestigious school, Sofia University.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1714

Nationalism is Dangerous, Dragons in Love Not

The chaos and division, which run deep in Bulgaria's society, bore a sad, but expected fruit - new nationalist formations.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 11, 2013, Monday // 09:59 | Viewed: 15462

Forget Halloween, Bulgaria Needs Enlighteners!

Previously completely ignored in Bulgaria, Halloween has enjoyed escalating popularity over the years as the country made a transition to Western-like lifestyle.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 1, 2013, Friday // 14:55 | Viewed: 2344

Bulgarian Students Want to Take the Helm

A university lecturer told me once that only a nation that is asleep needs leaders to awake it.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 28, 2013, Monday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2592

Bulgaria's Blond Angel - Vindication for Roma, Shame for Media

"Look how we live in total misery. Years ago a man was murdered in our neighborhood and nobody paid attention, while now there are crowds of concerned people here because of one girl."

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 28, 2013, Monday // 12:13 | Viewed: 4992

The Mysterious Boevski

Unexpectedly, former weightlifting champion Galabin Boevski returned to Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 24, 2013, Thursday // 11:18 | Viewed: 13752

Greece Mystery Girl Opens Bulgaria's Old Wound

A blond girl with green eyes found in a Roma family in Greece made headlines around the world.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 22, 2013, Tuesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2696

Bulgaria's Nationalist Leader - a True Gulliver

Bulgaria's opposition GERB party has got into the habit of calling votes of no-confidence against the Socialist-led government every other day.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 16, 2013, Wednesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2441

State Sector Layoffs - A Mere Shift of Expenses

On Sunday, Bulgaria’s government revealed its plans to lay off 40 000 state servants, starting 2014.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 14, 2013, Monday // 12:14 | Viewed: 2507

Who Killed Laura Palmer?

“Who killed Laura Palmer?” This is the question that drove "Peaksmania" throughout 1990 and 1991.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 10:09 | Viewed: 2726

Come Autumn, It's Penev Time

The autumn of 1993 is a memorable one for Bulgarian football.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 9, 2013, Wednesday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1427

Bulgaria Can Benefit from Refugees

Thousands of refugees have fled to Bulgaria via Turkey since the outbreak of the Syrian civil war and locals are getting more and more hostile.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 8, 2013, Tuesday // 11:18 | Viewed: 2521

Alone in the Dark with No TV

Between 350 thousand and one million Bulgarians will be left without TV signal, because digital coverage won't reach them.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 1, 2013, Tuesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1437

The 'Datebook' of Bulgaria's No-Confidence Vote

The latest quorum melodrama in the Parliament raised many eyebrows, with Bulgarians wondering if they can trust at all elected representatives.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 27, 2013, Friday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1982

Europe Will Help if We Help Ourselves First

Bulgaria's Ministry of Agriculture has proposed a way to aid local vegetable growers.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 24, 2013, Tuesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1544

Bulgaria Should Stand Up for Its Roma People

Europe's nationalist parties leaders Marine Le Pen of the French National Front party and Nigel Farage of the UK Independence party have attacked once again Bulgaria over its Roma citizens.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 23, 2013, Monday // 16:39 | Viewed: 2572

Queuing for Visas - How Much Longer?

Visa requirements for Romanian citizens traveling to the US and Canada may be lifted.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 13, 2013, Friday // 10:37 | Viewed: 4049

Refugees in Bulgaria: Urgent Accord, Action Needed

Bulgaria’s embattled rulers seem to have finally got down to work – Socialists are revising their political program, new heads have been appointed at an endless series of state agencies.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | September 2, 2013, Monday // 09:20 | Viewed: 3144
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