"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
the global conversation
The presidential election results in Bulgaria and Moldova show a distinct pro-Russian political trend.
As official results confirm, Rumen Radev will become Bulgaria’s next president while the ruling government has resigned.
Russia-friendly newcomer to politics, Rumen Radev defeats Bulgarian government candidate in presidential vote
Opposition socialist Rumen Radev appears to have narrowly won the first round of presidential elections in Bulgaria.
the global conversation
In this edition of The Global Conversation, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev talks migration, Ukraine and relations with the European Union and
The leader of Bulgaria’s nationalist Attack Party has been arrested along with a party colleague after the latest in a series of highly publicised
One of the challenges facing Europe is developing education for entrepreneurs. And in Bulgaria, for some years now they have been training young
Police in Bulgaria are searching for former spy chief Petko Sertov. His wife reported him missing on Friday. He was last seen driving an Opel Astra
Bulgaria’s new prime minister Boiko Borisov has been voted in by parliament and has promised immediate reforms to grow the economy and bring in
Bulgaria inched closer towards getting a new government on Tuesday, nearly a month after an inconclusive parliamentary election, after the biggest
A Bulgarian court has refused a request from Moscow to extradite a prominent opponent of President Vladimir Putin.
Nikolay Koblyakov, a businessman
In Bulgaria, the centre-right GERB party looks set to be the winner after a snap election.
Exit polls, however, show the party will fall short of a
On Sunday, Bulgaria will vote in a general election for a fifth government in under two rocky years.
The vote could produce another fragile
Bulgaria faces its third election in two years on Sunday, with Boiko Borisov’s centre-right GERB coaliton leading in the polls, but maybe unable to
Bulgarian authorities have announced the completion of a 33-kilometre fence along the country’s border with Turkey.
Sofia has said the reason
A year after a security scandal prompted calls for Bulgaria’s government to resign, protesters are keeping up the pressure.
They gathered outside
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev proposed on Wednesday to ask the public how election rules might be changed and boost their low trust in
Bulgaria’s top court has revoked a ban on selling arable land to investors from the EU. It said Parliament had breached basic constitutional
Volen Siderov, a right-wing Bulgarian MP who allegedly verbally assaulted a French cultural attaché during a airplane trip, has given up his
Members of Bulgaria’s nationalist party Ataka protested outside the US Embassy in Sofia on the 70th anniversary of an Allied bombing raid.