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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: 2150

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: 1404

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: 2050

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: 1078

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: 1549

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: 1181

Greek Singer Demis Roussos Dies

Famous Greek pop and rock singer Demis Roussos has died in an Athens hospital.

Society » Obituaries | January 26, 2015, Monday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1252

Bulgaria Deputy Parliament Speaker Dies Aged 60

Deputy Parliament Speaker Rositsa Yanakieva passed away in the small hours of Monday, her party ABV's press office reports.

Society » Obituaries | January 26, 2015, Monday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1415

Turkish Tourist Suffers Injuries While Skiing in Bulgaria’s Bansko

A male Turkish tourist has been taken to hospital in Razlog, in southwestern Bulgaria, after suffering severe injuries while skiing in the nearby resort of Bansko on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1572

Summer Floods Caused Damages Amounting to EUR 400 M

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov announced during the parliamentary control on Friday that the summer floods caused damages amounting to EUR 400 M.

Society » Environment | January 23, 2015, Friday // 18:10 | Viewed: 1135

Man Barricades Himself in His Home, Opens Fire on Neighbors’ House, Police

A 35-old-year man, who had barricaded himself in a house in the Sofia district of Gorna Banya after a quarrel with the neighbors, opened fire on the windows of his neighbors and a police patrol.

Society | January 23, 2015, Friday // 07:43 | Viewed: 1261

Bulgarian Customs Prevent Smuggling of Two Million European Eels

Customs officers at Sofia International Airport have thwarted an attempt to smuggle into Bulgaria two million European baby eels, a critically endangered species.

Society » Environment | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 19:00 | Viewed: 1905

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Oldest Cyrillic Inscription

The oldest preserved Cyrillic inscription was discovered at the "All Bulgarian Saints" rock monastery near the village of Krepcha in the Bulgarian municipality of Opaka.

Society » Archaeology | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 17:29 | Viewed: 2064

Confidence in Bulgarian Parliament, Government Increases – Gallup

Bulgarians increased their confidence in the parliament and government in January, shows Gallup's monthly political and economic index, which was released on Wednesday.

Society | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 15:50 | Viewed: 896

Mayor of Bulgaria's Haskovo Proposes Gated Refugee Camps

Harmanli Mayor Hristo Liskov has sent a letter to Bulgarian PM and all political parties in Parliament.

Society | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 11:57 | Viewed: 866

Bulgarian Actress Stoyanka Mutafova Storms Guiness Book of World Records

The tireless Stoyanka Mutafova, also famous for her nickname ''Misis Natural Disaster'', could be entered into The Guinness Book of World Records as the actress with the longest active professional career, reported by Tema Daily.

Society » Culture | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1725

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Crashed Due to Ascending Too Fast

Indonesia's Transport Minister Ignasius Jonan announced on Tuesday that the crashed AirAsia plane climbed too fast before stalling.

Society » Incidents | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 928

Fourteen Wounded in Bus Attack in Tel Aviv

An attacker has stabbed fourteen people traveling in a bus in central Tel Aviv, Israel's Embassy in Sofia has confirmed for Novinite.

Society » Incidents | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1116

Bulgaria to Build Two Additional Refugee Accommodation Centres

Chairman of the State Agency for the Refugees Nikola Kazakov announced on Monday that two new centres for the accommodation of refugees will be built in southern Bulgaria.

Society | January 19, 2015, Monday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1269

Protests Over Suspended Trains Continue Across Bulgaria

Hundreds of citizens participated in protests against the suspension of trains and the shortening of railway routes, which the Transport Ministry has been implementing since the beginning of the year.

Society | January 17, 2015, Saturday // 16:53 | Viewed: 1440

Man Dies After Falling in Elevator Shaft in Sofia

Man died after falling from the 14th floor into an elevator shaft in Sofia's residential quarter Serdika on Friday evening.

Society » Incidents | January 17, 2015, Saturday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1249