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Bulgaria’s Smolyan Municipality Declares State of Emergency over Heavy Rain

The southern Bulgarian municipality of Smolyan is in a state of emergency over heavy rain and strong wind.

Society » Environment | 10 minutes ago | Viewed: 21

Six Bulgarians Held Captive in Sudan since Jan 26 Released

The six Bulgarian aid workers, who were held captive in Sudan since January 26, have been released.

Society » Incidents | 49 minutes ago | Viewed: 109

Bulgaria Holds Day of National Mourning for Ex President Zhelyu Zhelev

Bulgaria holds a day of national mourning for late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev.

Society » Obituaries | 1 hour ago | Viewed: 174

Bulgarian Presidency Lays Condolence Book in Memory of Zhelyu Zhelev

Condolence book in memory of late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev, who passed away on Friday, was unveiled in the building of the presidential administration on Saturday.

Society » Obituaries | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 10:28 | Viewed: 605

Bulgarian Helicopter Crew Remains Captured in Sudan

The six Bulgarians working for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), who were captured by Sudanese insurgents on Monday, have still not been released.

Society » Incidents | January 30, 2015, Friday // 21:37 | Viewed: 914

Sofia Hosts Future Shorts Festival in February

The Future Shorts Festival comes to Bulgaria for Winter Season 2015, welcoming the lovers of ''the best and most innovative short film, connecting global stories with global audiences.''

Society » Culture | January 30, 2015, Friday // 18:17 | Viewed: 660

Cost of Living in Bulgaria Drops for First Time in 25 Years – Trade Union

The cost of living in Bulgaria recorded a drop for the first time in 25 years, announced the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria (KNSB).

Society | January 30, 2015, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 886

International Media Pay Tribute to Late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev

The sudden death of former Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev, who died at the age of 79 on Friday, was widely reported in international media.

Society » Obituaries | January 30, 2015, Friday // 16:16 | Viewed: 888

Bulgaria Declares Day of Mourning for Late Ex-President Zhelyu Zhelev

Bulgaria’s government has declared a national day of mourning for former President Zhelyu Zhelev (1990-1997), who passed away on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | January 30, 2015, Friday // 14:28 | Viewed: 864

Bulgaria's Former President Zhelyu Zhelev Dies

Bulgaria's former President Zhelyu Zhelev (1990-1997) has died, according to online media reports published on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | January 30, 2015, Friday // 09:57 | Viewed: 9866

Bulgaria Records No Improvement in Freedom House Report

In 2014 Bulgaria has remained in the group of the free countries, but has not shown improvement for the last seven years.

Society | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1046

Captured Bulgarians in Sudan Expected to be Released Soon

It is expected that the six Bulgarian citizens that had been captured by insurgents in Sudan should be released on Thursday or Friday at the latest.

Society » Incidents | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 916

Bulgaria's Deputy Chief of Defense Dies Aged 53

Deputy Chief of Defense Neyko Nenov passed away on Wednessday, the Defense Ministry has said.

Society » Obituaries | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1158

Personalities in the News 2014 Poll Closes in Two Weeks

Voting is nearing its end in the "Personalities in the News" 2014 poll, organized Bulgaria's largest English-language news website Novinite.

Society | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1004

Bulgarians Held in Sudan 'Not Taken Hostage' - FM Daniel Mitov

The Bulgarian citizens held in Sudan are alive and well and are not taken hostage, said Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov in a speech at the Bulgarian National Assembly.

Society » Incidents | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1018

Chinese Cinema Festival to Take Place in Sofia

The Festival of Contemporary Chinese Cinema will take place in Bulgaria's capital between 6 and 13 February.

Society » Culture | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1227

Bulgarian Helicopter Crew Captured by Sudanese Rebels

Six Bulgarian citizens were captured by members of the ''Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North" (SPLM-North) on Monday.

Society » Incidents | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1306

Healthcare in Bulgaria Ranks Among Poorest in Europe

The healthcare services provided in Bulgaria rank among the poorest in Europe, according to the Euro Health Consumer Index (EHCI) released by the Health Consumer Powerhouse on Tuesday.

Society » Health | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1901

Fewer Bulgarians Went on Holiday Abroad at End of 2014

In December 2014 Bulgarians traveled more than 267 000 times abroad, which is an increase of 12.4 % compared to the same month in 2013.

Society | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 991

Bulgaria to Host Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2015

It was announced that Bulgaria will host the 2015 Junior Eurovision after the 2014 winners from Italy withdrew from the organziation of the event.

Society » Culture | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1356

Bulgaria’s 2011-2013 Refugee Integration Strategy Was Total Failure – Audit Office

Bulgaria’s National Audit Office has made clear that the implementation of the national program for the integration of refugees in the period 2011-2013 failed to produce any effect.

Society | January 26, 2015, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1086