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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: 2087

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: 900

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: 868

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: 1733

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: 1128

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: 1270

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: 1450

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: 1251

Romanians in Bulgaria Mark Day of Culture

Romanians in Bulgaria and worldwide celebrated their day of national culture on Monday.

Society » Culture | January 16, 2015, Friday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1539

13 Bulgarians Injured in Traffic Accident in Serbia

Four Bulgarians were seriously injured and nine others suffered lighter injuries in a serious traffic accident after midnight.

Society | January 15, 2015, Thursday // 14:53 | Viewed: 872

Fire at Hotel in Bulgaria's Bansko Ski Resort Extinguished

A hotel in the ski resort in Bansko was on fire, with flames raging on  its 3rd and 4th floor.

Society » Incidents | January 14, 2015, Wednesday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1674

Bulgaria Nominates Magurata Cave to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Bulgaria has nominated its Magurata Cave to be put on UNESCO’s list of world cultural and natural heritage sites.

Society » Culture | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 2098

Bulgarian Cinema Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Bulgarian cinema celebrates its centenary on Tuesday, its birthday being the first screening of the movie “Balgaran e galant” (“The Bulgarian Is Gallant”) in 1915.

Society » Culture | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1181

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria Registers Record Drop for December

The unemployment rate for the month of December decreased for the first time in Bulgaria since 1991.

Society | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 973

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova Declared Honorary Citizen of Sofia

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has been declared Honorary Citizen of Sofia.

Society » Culture | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 09:10 | Viewed: 812

Bulgarian City Clinic to Invest BGN 200 M in Construction of Three Hospitals

Bulgarian provider of healthcare services City Clinic starts an investment programme, which exceeds BGN 200 M.

Society » Health | January 12, 2015, Monday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1009

Missing Bulgaria Intelligence Service ex-Head Surprisingly Returns

Petko Sertov, the former head of Bulgaria's security service DANS, has crossed into Bulgaria from the Greek border, a news agency claims.

Society » Incidents | January 12, 2015, Monday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1400

Bulgaria 'Unable to Receive More Refugees' - Deputy PM Kalfin

Bulgaria must state very clearly it has no capacity to accept more refugees, the country's Deputy PM and Social Policy Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Society | January 12, 2015, Monday // 09:37 | Viewed: 973

Arson Attack Targets German Daily That Ran Charlie Hebdo Cartoons

A German newspaper that reprinted controversial cartoons from French paper Charlie Hebdo depicting Prophet Mohammed has been the target of an arson attack early on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | January 11, 2015, Sunday // 11:32 | Viewed: 918