Deal gives Central Europe's richest man significant influence on the Bulgarian media market, which is on the brink of a new wave of M&A.
March to commemorate pro-Nazi WW2 general was officially condemned by the authorities but one organiser claimed it had top level political support.
Growing rifts among the nationalist United Patriots put their future as the junior coalition partner of Boyko Borissov's Gerb at risk but the prime minister has other options to keep his government in office.
Boyko Borissov’s government attempts damage control after far-right coalition partner Valeri Simeonov calls for “green jihadist” Ska Keller to be deported to Turkey for joining protests against ski resort in Bulgarian national park.
Vassilev, the majority shareholder of bankrupt Corpbank through which billions of euros of taxpayers’ money were allegedly siphoned off, asked for help under the Magnitsky act after being indicted in Bulgaria.
The shadow economy accounts for almost 30% of Bulgaria's GDP, higher than in any other European country, finds a new IMF report.
The world is going through a digital transformation that could be as significant as the advent of the Internet and IBM is playing an active role in that change in CEE.
Series of killings that many suspect are political leave Bulgarians questioning the state of democracy in their country, while an overwhelming majority believe Bulgaria is poor and corrupt.
China becomes biggest foreign dealmaker in the region, making €7.7bn of acquisitions, up 78%.
NPLs have been a severe problem in both Central and Southeast Europe since the global financial crisis, and remain particularly high in Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia.