Wednesday, 06 July 2011 14:24

HÜZÜN ISTANBUL

According to Orhan Pamuk, the melancholy of Istanbul is hüzün, a word whose Arabic root indicates a sense of longing, a spiritual loss but also a bright and optimistic way of looking at life. The word appears five times in the Koran.

Published in Foreign Travel
Friday, 05 August 2011 14:17

NEW SCAMS ON THE BLOCK

Con artists thrive in difficult economic times
Published in Bulgaria Society
Saturday, 06 August 2011 14:12

POLYTHENE PEST

The government drags its feet on getting rid of Bulgaria's omnipresent plastic bags

Published in Bulgaria Society
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 14:03

SCHOOLING FOR REFUGEES

Bulgarian state education is free but can be difficult to navigate

Published in Bulgaria Society
Saturday, 06 August 2011 13:08

ORHAN PAMUK

On the importance of topography, politics and not changing your life
Published in Bulgaria Interviews
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 13:36

ESCAPE TO BULGARIA?

Would-be refugees get a rough ride in a detention centre not far from Central Sofia

Published in Bulgaria Society
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 13:18

NOT SO VESELIE*

The Bulgarian state will go to any lenght to prove that black is white

Published in Bulgaria Society
Tuesday, 05 July 2011 13:11

QUOTE-UNQUOTE

"It will become clear, when it becomes clear."

Finance Minister Simeon Dyankov on the topic if and when pensions will be increased

Published in Quote-Unquote
Tuesday, 05 July 2011 12:30

PRIME MINISTER REVEALS HYGIENE HABITS

Monday is a bad day not only for the Greeks, who have to wake up to the grim reality of having to go to work, but also for Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. This man, still idolised by many Bulgarian women in spite of his plummeting political popularity, revealed in an eye-opening interview for major newspaper Trud that he dreads Mondays and tries to avoid using the bathroom on such days.

Published in Joke of the month
Tuesday, 05 July 2011 12:21

WHERE IN BULGARIA ARE YOU?

The ancient fort crowned with a rock-hewn tomb near Momchilgrad, in the eastern Rhodope, has been overshadowed by nearby Perperikon, which is significantly larger.

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