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Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Turns Down Donation of Pacific Island

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rejected a proposal to acquire an island drifting across the Pacific Ocean.

Society | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 1506

KTB Depositors Threaten to Foil Bulgaria's Elections

Depositors at troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) have demanded that the bank be open before October 5, the date of early elections for Parliament in Bulgaria.

Society | September 29, 2014, Monday // 21:22 | Viewed: 1174

Number of Asylum Seekers from Afghanistan Increased 4 Times – Bulgaria’s Refugee Agency

The number of asylum seekers from Afghanistan has increased more than four times in the last year, Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees told Dnevnik.bg.

Society | September 29, 2014, Monday // 08:55 | Viewed: 902

Thirty Illegal Immigrants Detained in Sofia

Police detained Sunday 30 illegal immigrants in the Druzhba-2 district of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, the Interior Ministry's press office has announced.

Society | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 12:07 | Viewed: 909

Sofia Police Apprehends 70 Illegal Immigrants

Sofia police apprehended 70 unidentified individuals – reportedly illegal immigrants - at two different locations in Bulgaria's capital on Saturday, reports Nova TV.

Society » Incidents | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1186

Plovdiv To Exhibit Mosaics From V c. Basilica

Bulgaria's city of Plovdiv is planning to exhibit almost 2 000 sq.

Society » Archaeology | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1803

Code Yellow For Bad Weather Declared Along Sea Coast

Code yellow for torrential rains and high winds is declared for Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast, said the National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute.

Society » Environment | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1458

Monument at Sofia’s NDK Will Most Likely Be Moved

No winner has been selected in the competition for the “13 Centuries Bulgaria” monument in front of the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in Sofia.

Society » Culture | September 26, 2014, Friday // 21:23 | Viewed: 1611

Heavy Rains Expected in 8 Bulgarian Districts on Friday

Code yellow warning for potentially dangerous weather conditions has been issued for eight Bulgarian districts for Friday, September 26.

Society » Environment | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 20:44 | Viewed: 1736

Bulgaria’s National Health Insurance Fund Seeks Budget Update by BGN 100 M

Bulgaria’s National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) will request a budget update by BGN 100 M, according to Kiril Ananiev, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the NHIF and caretaker Deputy Finance Minister.

Society » Health | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 17:38 | Viewed: 908

Bulgaria Vows Support for Deinstitutionalization Efforts of UNICEF

President Rosen Plevneliev has assured that Bulgaria will continue to support the UNICEF mission aimed at deinstitutionalization in the child care system.

Society | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1716

Parov Stelar Band To Swing In Sofia On October 3

The popular electro swing band Parov Stelar Band will play in Sofia's Arena Armeec hall on October 3.

Society » Culture | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1201

Flu Epidemic Most Likely To Peak In January – February

This winter's flu strains will most likely be the same as last year's, said Dr Mayda Tiholova, national consultant on infectious diseases, for the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Health | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 11:05 | Viewed: 921

Bulgarian Environmentalists Hold Protests Against Shale Gas

Bulgarian environment protection activists protested on Wednesday against prospecting for shale and coal gas and their extraction in Bulgaria’s northeastern Dobrudzha region.

Society » Environment | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 07:59 | Viewed: 1483

Fourth Edition Of Gorgon Fest To Take Place On Sept. 27

The fourth edition of Gorgon Fest will take place in Sofia's Terminal 1 club on September 27.

Society » Culture | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1103

European Researchers' Night To Take Place In 6 Bulgarian Cities

This year's edition of the European Researchers' Night will take place on September 26 in six Bulgarian cities from the early afternoon till around midnight.

Society » Culture | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1264

Eco Experts: Bulgaria's Zoos Don't Cover EU Standards

Bulgaria's zoos do not cover EU standards and most of them even work in violation of Bulgarian law, according to Yavor Gechev of the Four Paws foundation and Ruslan Serbezov of the Environment Ministry.

Society » Environment | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 987

Number of Refugees in Bulgaria Doubles in 2014

The refugee influx to Bulgaria doubled in the last few months, the State Agency for Refugees informs.

Society | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1166

Heart Disease Remains Leading Cause of Death in Bulgaria

Nearly one third of all deaths worldwide are caused by cardiovascular diseases, announced by the Bulgarian Society of Cardiology.

Society » Health | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1351

32km Section of Kalotina-Sofia Motorway To Be Built in 3 Years

The motorway section from Kalotina to road junction Hrabarsko may be completed in 3 years, according to Lazar Lazarov, Chair of the Management Board of Bulgaria’s Road Infrastructure Agency.

Society | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1005

45% of Bulgarian Pensioners Still Working – Eurostat

Some 45% of Bulgarian pensioners continue to work, the European Union’s statistics arm Eurostat has claimed.

Society | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1072