Turkey-Greece crisis in Eastern Mediterranean continues NATO has not made any headway in halting the escalation of tension between Turkey and Greece in the Eastern Mediterranean. Turkey wants negotiations without preconditions. Greece is..
The start of the autumn political season in Bulgaria was given on September 2 with a sitting of the MPs from the 44 th National Assembly, strong public discontent and increased police presence. Citizens protesting against the country's government,..
The autumn session of the 44th National Assembly has started turbulently. Tension was high both in front of the Parliament building, where a clash broke out an hour earlier between protesters against the ruling party and gendarmerie forces, as..
The outcome of the political crisis in Bulgaria remains unclear against the backdrop of ongoing antigovernment protests and at the start of the new political season. This country’s cabinet refused to resign and proposed amendments to..
Today, the ruling GERB party begins parliamentary consultations over convening Grand National Assembly, aimed at making changes to the state's major law. Constitutional reforms also envisage major changes in the judiciary, including reducing the..
There are probably many hypotheses about the intertwining of interests between business, politics and services in the documents of the Bulgarian services, especially those about the 1990’s. If they have no legal value, they will have at least..
I see a new generation growing up in Bulgaria that looks a lot like their coevals in the Netherlands. I call it the Erasmus generation- young people who can travel, know the world, speak foreign languages, studied abroad. It fills me with hope..
The Bulgarian Constitution is about to fall victim to GERB's tactical political considerations, argues political scientist Daniel Smilov from the Centre for Liberal Strategies. In an interview for the BNR, Smilov said that GERB has a plan about how to..
The leader of the "Together for Change" movement, Prof. Alexander Tomov, one of the creators of the current Constitution of Bulgaria, insisted at a briefing on amending GERB's project for changes in the Constitution. "The new draft constitution allows..
"Last night’s events are not a way of out of the crisis, but a black hole, from which there is no way out! Who wants that?", Bulgaria’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs and current UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay..
The 77th evening of anti-government protests in Bulgaria began with an action of the Justice for Everyone NGO in front of the Sofia Court House, BNR has..
Tensions between protesters and police marked the "Third Great People's Uprising" rally, with protesters calling for the resignation of the..
The Covid-19 pandemic brought about a sharp decline in the number of foreign tourists coming to Bulgaria. The travel restrictions also stopped..