Following the reprehensible terror attacks in Paris, politicians and the media have understandably concentrated on the security situation, the hunt for perpetrators and the fight against “Islamic State.” However, refugees […]
Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta resigned on November 4 following large protests against the authorities’ response in the aftermath of the f ...
Turnout was low, but respectable The official participation rate for Ukraine’s local elections was 46.5 per cent. This may sound low, but was not mu ...
This is an unprecedented moment in the 25 years of Polish democracy. The national-conservative Law and Justice Party won a landslide victory of 39 per ...
Facing the complete failure of the handling of the refugee crisis, key European Union (EU) states have agreed upon emergency measures. These need to work now, otherwise the EU is […]
A pattern of apparent collusion between Boiko Borissov’s GERB party and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms in recent votes in Parliament is raising questions about who is running the […]
Russia’s state media machine appears to have gone into conspiracy theory overdrive. A well-coordinated campaign appeared to be underway ahead of the July 29 U.N. Security Council vote on whether […]
Bulgarian Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov is on the receiving end of a sustained campaign against him as he seeks to reorganise judicial system management as a key step against corruption. […]
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has probably done his country the best service he can by stepping down. His move hugely facilitates new negotiations with the lenders about a third […]
A year after the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB) asked to be put under the central bank’s administration on June 20 2014, Bulgaria has made very little headway towards a satisfactory […]