All posts in Perspectives

March 25, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The Sofia Globe has a message to the trolls posting Facebook comments in response to our stories, especially those about Covid-19. We are doing our level best, with strained and […]

Covid-19 pushes Bulgaria’s Bansko onto hazardous slope

March 16, 2020, by Lance Nelson

Bansko’s lifts are now closed. It’s happened on probably the best day of the season. But Covid-19 has come to Bansko and finally the decision was ...

Opinion: Without a migrant deal with Turkey, the EU is naked

March 5, 2020, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

In March 2016, the European Union struck a deal with Turkey that the country would block migrants and asylum-seekers from heading westwards. And until ...

Idlib chaos: The latest test for Turkish-Russian ties

March 1, 2020, by Asli Aydintasbas of the ECFR

Eight long years of proxy war between Turkey and the Syrian regime have now morphed into direct confrontation between the two sides. In recent weeks, ...

  • The makings of a ‘geopolitical’ European Commission
    November 29, 2019, by Mark Leonard of the ECFR

    On December 1, Ursula von der Leyen will finally take office as president of the European Commission. She has promised to lead a commission that will avoid a scenario in […]

  • Comment: Tourism and the missing word ‘Bulgaria’
    November 26, 2019, by Mark Thomas

    As winter draws nearer, tourism folk seem more concerned with the ongoing fallout from the collapse of tour operating giant Thomas Cook and the perceived potential impact that will have […]