Tuesday, 02 January 2018 15:05

WITH BULGARIA AT THE HELM

A first for the poor Balkan country, but also a first for the EU

Published in Bulgaria Politics
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 15:01

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"This law protects corruption."
Kornelia Ninova, leader of the BSP, on the government's new anticorruption legislation

Published in Quote-Unquote
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 14:40

BULGARIA INCREASINGLY SLIDES INTO AUTOCRACY

GERB wants Constitutional amendments to penalise privatisation deals

Published in Bulgaria Politics

As Bulgaria, a member of the EU since 2007, braces up to take over its first ever rotating presidency of the union, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has warned: "There are members of parliament who are involved in drugs trafficking, there are individuals who have been buying the votes of prisoners, and there are people who call Bulgarians imbeciles."

Published in Joke of the month
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 13:52

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"People with power control the channels for human traffic."
Elena Yoncheva, former TV journalist, now an MP from the BSP

Published in Quote-Unquote
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 14:23

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"This is the Great Wall of Bulgaria."
Deputy Prime Minister Valery Simeonov, on completing the fence on the border with Turkey, in June

Published in Quote-Unquote
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 13:31

PRIME MINISTER GOES INTO RESTAURANT BUSINESS

Unless you've already had too many beers or Rakiya, this country's "national drink," you will sooner or later notice that restaurant service in Bulgaria is often bad. Sometimes it can get even worse.

Published in Joke of the month
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 13:29

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The summer of the Bulgarian Prime Minister

Published in Quote-Unquote
Monday, 31 July 2017 15:14

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"We are surprised with the incidents of aggression during the past few days."
Interior Minister Valentin Radev on the street beatings of a mother and daughter on Monday, of a TV journalist on Tuesday and the assassination of a businessman on Wednesday

Published in Quote-Unquote
Monday, 03 July 2017 12:40

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"We should be proud with the border fence, the Great Wall of Bulgaria."
Deputy Prime Minister Valery Simeonov, on the fence on the border with Turkey

Published in Quote-Unquote
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