The US presidential election is still months away, but the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has the whole world holding its breath - particularly Bulgaria, where the people go to the polls just two days before the Americans…
It's 10 years after Bulgaria joined the EU, and not much seems to be changing. Prices keep going up, wages are stagnating, and there's little improvement in quality of life. Yet even the poorest country in the Union is pitching for Britain to stay. Will they step up to the plate? Opinion piece.
The Panama Papers unveiled a world of universal greed where the law simply doesn’t apply to everyone. The leaked documents serve as yet more proof of what we have long known – many rich, privileged people may love to talk about solidarity, but they fail to demonstrate it when paying their taxes. Is it legal? Probably. Is it moral? Definitely not! Opinion piece.
It is 65 years since the Council of Europe affirmed that "freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers" was a requirement. In today's Bulgaria this is still wishful thinking.
A deadly shot echoed worldwide and showed the lack of strategy and political will in Bulgaria to deal with the refugee crisis. At the same time, the EU's expectancy that eastern states take in ever increasing numbers of refugees is, in this author's opinion, its own political ricochet.