27 March 2017
Hello, Again, Sofia

Long-serving, pro-EU prime minister wins Bulgarian elections, but might need support of populist, anti-migrant party.

21 March 2017
Bulgarian Rightists Block Turkish Border

Barricades embody many Bulgarians’ fury with Ankara over alleged meddling in next weekend’s election.

15 March 2017
Bulgaria Caught in the War of Words between Turkey and EU

Turkish president used the Srebrenica massacre to rile the Netherlands, while Bulgaria braces for possible refugee influx from Turkey. 

9 March 2017
Multi-Speed Europe Plan Scrutinized Premium

Some Central and Eastern Europeans fear ending up on the periphery of the EU.

9 February 2017
Bulgaria Wants Recognition for Ethnic Kin in Albania Premium

The intricate ethnic mosaic of the Balkans comes up for debate – with help from a U.S. congressman.

26 January 2017
Bulgaria Headed for Fresh Elections

Socialist president names a centrist cabinet to oversee run-up to third early elections since 2013.

19 December 2016
In Bulgaria, An Oasis of Play and Learning

Two British women set out to add color and creativity to the lives of children in a large refugee center.  

By Boryana Dzhambazova
18 November 2016
Crimebusters Make News in Romania, Bulgaria Premium

Bucharest busts cybercrime gang, sentences Israeli for intimidating corruption agency head; two Bulgarian ministers face charges.


14 November 2016
Socialist-backed Candidate Wins Bulgarian Presidential Election Premium
Prime Minister resigns after heavy defeat of his party’s candidate to military man seen as pro-Russian.
8 November 2016
Presidential Race Underlines Bulgaria’s East-West Divide Premium

‘We lost a lot by more or less declaring Russia our enemy,’ says front-runner in contest to replace pro-Western head of state Plevneliev.





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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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