Balkan Developments

Macedonia accuses Albania of interfering in its internal affairs It is improper and inappropriate when a Premier of a neighboring country interferes directly in our internal affairs, especially when Macedonia held democratic elections,..

published on 1/12/17 2:50 PM

National Palace of Culture preparing for initial Bulgarian EU presidency

Segments of an old outfall, an old chair, outdated film rolls, an outworn plastic letter ‘S’ from an old Sofia inscription and lots of other different stuff, lined up in an exhibition can be seen currently at the central lobby of the National..

published on 1/12/17 2:25 PM

Pre-election drama with Bulgarian electoral system

The dissolution of parliament and scheduling early elections in Bulgaria is a matter of days. However, political tensions in the legislative body, regarding the voting system, have not been decreasing, but have actually been rising. On Tuesday,..

published on 1/11/17 1:39 PM

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