In the wake of Apartment-gate, the fire at Notre-Dame in Paris and the sacks of pure Latin American cocaine getting washed up at the northern Bulgarian Black Sea shores, Bulgarians have manifested no lack of their inimitable, often bitter-sweet sense…
"The apartment scandal started as a Kompromat attack against Mr Tsvetanov and mutated into a hysterical mudfight." Krasen Kralev, Minister of Youth and Sport
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Aficionados of ancient Bulgarian history are probably well-familiar with the Thracians, the pre-Christian tribes that inhabited these lands and that went on to become a constituent ethnicity of the first Bulgarian state.
One agency of the state that without any doubt has improved its functions under Boyko Borisov is Bulgaria's Inland Revenue service. Agents are now being sent, sometimes clandestinely, to make probes into anyone's financial activities – for years back. At…
"Our institutions can spin even the Ten Commandments. I think we are on the way to autocracy." Lozan Panov, chairman of the Supreme Court of Cassation
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This mountain range is perhaps Bulgaria's most beautiful. It is to be visited time and again, through all seasons – though spring, when all trees and flowers are in full blossom, may be the most enchanting.
As Nikolina Angelkova, the minister of tourism, recently explained, tourism to the Bulgarian Black Sea coast is expected to be at a record low in 2019. The reasons are probably many and varied, and surely they have nothing to do…
"People just think that there is corruption."  Rumyana Bachvarova, the chief of the Office of the Prime Minister
Those with knowledge of the off-the-beaten-track areas in Bulgaria will know that this country abounds in strange, bizarre sites and locations that are sometimes whims of nature but often the result of human activity.
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AMERICA FOR BULGARIA FOUNDATION CELEBRATES BULGARIAN SUPERHEROES

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Over 500 representatives of the Bulgarian NGO sector, entrepreneurs and diplomats attended the annual meeting of the America for Bulgaria Foundation with its grantees in Sofia, on 30 January. Everyday...

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