Video footage shows 19-year-old Syrian citizen Abdullah Mohammed was shot at close range at Bulgaria’s border with Turkey.
Scandal-hit former prime minister Boyko Borrissov expects nomination to form government, and says there is “no one better” to lead the country.
Foreign investment will continue to have a vital role to play in the region’s development, particularly now that international companies are rethinking their supply chains.
A final decision – formal approval – on the new regulation may occur at another emergency meeting on December 13.
Bulgarians are more likely to be struggling with rising living costs than their peers in other EU countries.
Austria and Sweden are expected to veto enlargement of the Schengen are to Romania and Bulgaria at the EU Council meeting in December.
Euro sustainable bond issuance in 2023 is not likely to repeat the growth rates seen in the last few years. While governments and agencies could slightly accelerate ESG issuance in 2023, financial institutions' ESG bond supply will lose some steam.
As hopes of a positive decision on December 8 fade, the three Southeast European countries are making a final push to persuade Schengen members to admit them.
Caretaker government accepts offer despite warnings it could breach the EU sanctions regime.
The contraction in Ukraine’s GDP will be among the worst 10-20% of those in conflicts in the last 200 years, the development bank predicts in its 2022/23 Transition Report.
Development bank recommends countries should now gradually dial down help to vulnerable companies, so they can either learn to adapt to the new climate of higher interest rates or exit the market by going into insolvency.
AmonRa wants to raise funds to finance its expansion in Romania and in other Southeast European countries.
Thousands turn out in protest against return to paper ballots that is expected to make it easier to buy votes and rig elections.
Parties say scrapping new electronic voting system would make it easier to buy votes and commit election fraud.
Fund managers surveyed by Bain & Company point to region’s strong macroeconomic fundamentals and catch-up potential.
The European Parliament has approved temporary emergency regulations to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy across the EU, but gas investment is still allowed
In rare moment of unity, most of the parties in Bulgaria's fragmented new parliament backed decision to provide military aid to Ukraine.
Bulgarian parliament and central bank governor urge caretaker government to speed up talks on euro adoption to meet January 2024 target date.
For 2023 the wiiw has revised its forecasts down, and overall Emerging Europe growth will average just 0.3%, barely above the 0.2% predicted for the Eurozone.
Siemens Gamesa, the leading wind-turbine manufacturer, has called for a quota system on the amount of EU-produced turbines installed in the trade bloc, reports the Financial Times.