Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Money that the European Commission provides to Bulgaria to fund Roma inclusion projects is diverted elsewhere.
The recent attack on a Bulgarian politician who champions immigrant rights wasn't a clear-cut case of ultra-right nationalism.
As in: come home to roost.
Bulgaria naively embarked upon a ready-made Western model of change: neoliberalism.
Risk Monitor's Stefan Popov is trying to change the image of Bulgaria as the Wild East frontier of the European Union.
Afghans who have sacrificed their homes and futures to the U.S. occupation deserve the chance to make a new life abroad.
Daniel Bucan is not your usual run-of-the-mill Euroskeptic. He's a former diplomat whose last posting was in Strasbourg, at the Council of Europe.
Many of the same people from the Milosevic era have been returned to power.
Does conventional thinking that Afghanistan will revert to the Taliban upon U.S. and NATO withdrawal need to be reexamined?
In 2009, Bulgarian pessimism was worse than that of Iraqis and Afghans.