On poverty and acquiescence of Bulgaria’s retired people

Being a retired person has meant poverty and negligence for a long time. The average Bulgarian pensioner receives some EUR 170 per month which means inequality, compared even to people from neighboring non-EU member-states. The..

published on 1/11/17 11:10 AM

City Slickers – a project delivering “first aid in the city” to foreigners in Bulgaria

Imagine you have to spend time in a foreign country, but you don’t speak the language or even understand it or local mores, and to top it all, there are so many things you have to take care of. Two friends in their 30s developed an online platform..

published on 1/10/17 12:14 PM

Balkan Developments

Talks on reunitifaciton of Cyprus renewed The talks on the reunification of Cyprus are being renewed at the UN office in Geneva today with a meeting between Mustafa Akinci, President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Nicos..

published on 1/9/17 2:52 PM

Do what you love to do, never give up on your dreams, Stoyan Yankov says

Everybody has certain dreams, hoping that some of those will become reality over a lifetime. The difficulties overcome along the path up are numerous and different in their nature, but at the same time they are valuable and precious experience,..

published on 1/9/17 11:38 AM

Any solution to air pollution issue across Bulgarian cities?

High air pollution was registered over many places across the country through the first days of 2017. In the capital Sofia the concentration of fine dust particlas in the air exceeded the norms up to five times. The towns of Shumen, Plovdiv,..

published on 1/6/17 1:28 PM

Balkan Developments

Crucial conference on Cyprus on 12 January Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras held a telephone conversation with his British counterpart Theresa May on the upcoming international conference on the reunification of Cyprus in Geneva on 12..

published on 1/5/17 1:23 PM

2017 – highlights and changes in geopolitics and security

Stable instability is what awaits us in 2017, but there will be a balance of power. This is the forecast Nina Dyulgerova, professor of international relations made at a press conference “2017 – highlights and changes in geopolitics and security”,..

published on 1/4/17 2:20 PM

The trolley car, a gatherer of myriad human fates

Public transportation and traffic are part of the daily round of urban people. While on a hurry going to work however, we sometimes fail to notice a few situations that we become part of. With his debut photo exhibition Hristo Rahnev has..

published on 1/4/17 12:00 PM

16 million euro – will it help rebuild Hitrino after the railway crash?

At the beginning of December a freight train of tanks containing flammable substances derailed in Hitrino, a village not far from Shoumen in Northeastern Bulgaria, and an explosion occured, razing to the ground everything around. It should be..

published on 1/3/17 1:44 PM

Balkan Developments

ISIS claims responsibility for New Year Istanbul nightclub attack The terrorist group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack on a nightclub in Istanbul in which 39 died during New Year celebrations. According to Hurriyet..

published on 1/3/17 11:27 AM