Solidarity in crisis

The idea of a joint borrowing tool to help Europe get back on its feet and reboot the economies of its member-states after the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic is extremely important.

Secretary of state Arafat: It's possible next week to prolong emergency state by another month

Secretary of state with the Ministry of Interior (MAI) Raed Arafat on Saturday stated that it's very possible the emergency state declared in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic to be prolonged by another month, with the actual decision to be taken next week. "It's very possible that we prolong the state of emergency by another month.

Coronavirus kills off neoliberalism

The responses to crises come in two phases. First, governments respond in predictable ways, consistent with how they have acted before. But then crises have a longer-lasting power, and that is to shift our thinking about what governments should do. The coronavirus is a totemic case in this respect.

President Radev Calls for Return to Normal Life the Soonest Possible, PM Borissov Said he will Pull GERB out of Parliament If the President Vetoes the State of Emergency

Reacting to the government's proposal to extend the national emergency by another month, President Rumen Radev said in a statement Friday that the government should tell people what the effect has been of the first month in a state of emergency and reiterated that return to normal life the soonest possible should be a national objective.

Hazelnut exports reap $1.65 bln in Sept-March

Turkey, the world's biggest hazelnut supplier, yielded revenues of $1.65 billion from the nuts exports between September 2019 and this March, according to a regional trade group on April 2.

The Black Sea Hazelnut and Products Exporters' Association data showed that the seven months figure jumped 52 percent from the same period last year.