Numerous experts appointed by Kiril Petkov's reformist former government have been removed since the change of government in June, undermining the fight against corruption.
According to historian Adam Tooze, we are currently potentially facing a “polycrisis”: a number of smaller to medium-sized crises in the world that have the potential to combine and reinforce each other.
Serbian municipality to offer plots of land to IT companies as Serbia seeks to boost its tech sector.
Seven parties have passed the 4% threshold and will enter Bulgaria’s new parliament, making the formation of a ruling coalition a virtually impossible task.
As the current rotating president of the European Union, Prague has convened a meeting of the long moribund EU Israel Association to try to boost EU links with the Jewish state.
Exit polls indicate Bulgaria will get its most fragmented parliament ever and comments from the key parties in the run-up to the vote offer little hope of a stable majority being formed in parliament.
The EU’s Fitfor55 efforts to reduce CO2 emissions by 55% by 2030 are woefully inadequate and unable to contain global warming to the 1.5°C target, with reductions of up to 77% needed instead to stand any chance of averting a climate catastrophe.
Gazprom unit that operates pipeline said to be withdrawing all technical support.
Old alliances have broken down, with Russian vs Western orientation becoming the biggest dividing line in Bulgarian politics.
Government efforts to shield populations from the energy crisis and rampant inflation have shifted the economic impact to next year, says the EBRD as it downgrades GDP growth forecasts for 2023.
Sofia paid over €1.5bn for its section of the Balkan Stream pipeline, which has never delivered any gas to Bulgaria.
The current increase in wholesale energy prices in Europe has prompted governments to try to shield consumers from the direct impact of an energy crisis that is sweeping the Continent and the rising prices that are costing hundreds of billions.
The third decline in a row for the eurozone PMI indicates that business activity has been contracting throughout the quarter. This confirms our view that a recession could have already started.
Facing a cold winter, Southeast European countries look to coal from Indonesia, gas from Azerbaijan and oil from Iran.
French e-gaming company 52 Entertainment aims to improve its regional capabilities in board and card games.
With the deepening energy crisis in the West triggered by Russia's intervention in Ukraine, European countries including Bulgaria and Serbia are eyeing alternative suppliers for additional natural gas volumes.
Alcatraz AI has raised nearly $50mn in total to develop its autonomous access control system using 3D facial authentication and artificial intelligence.
As Sofia struggles to secure gas for the winter, caretaker Economy Minister Nikola Stoyanov offers to export electricity to Azerbaijan in exchange for more natural gas.
Caretaker Energy Minister Rossen Hristov accused of trying to bring Bulgaria back into Russia’s sphere of influence as he seeks to resume gas deliveries from Gazprom.
The European Central Bank has decided on the largest rate hike since the start of the monetary union and has given the impression that it is fully determined to do more on September 7.