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Disabled People Gather in Sofia to Protest against Genocide

More than 200 handicapped people gathered Thursday in front of the Bulgarian parliament to protest against the genocide of the people with disabilities.

Society | October 25, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1325

2 Die on Roads across Bulgaria Overnight

Two more Bulgarians lost their lives as 16 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across the country, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Another 16 people were injured in the hits, including one, whose condition is critical.

Society | October 25, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1012

Bus, Car Crash Kills Councillor Wife in Bulgaria

A 38-year-old woman died on spot after the car she was driving bumped against a bus on the road between Bulgaria's seaside cities of Burgas and Pomorie on Wednesday. The victim was the wife of the councillor Todor Stamboliev from Burgas municipality.

Society | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2427

Construction Worker Killed in Land Collapse in Sofia

A 28-year-old worker was killed after moist-laden land buried him on a construction site in Druzhba district in Sofia.

Society | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1136

Bulgarian Students Protest against Obligatory Matriculations

Bulgarian students staged a protest against the introduction of the obligatory matriculations in front of Education Ministry building in downtown Sofia on Wednesday. The students claimed they have not been adequately prepared for passing such exams becau

Society | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1122

Beckham, Zidane Join St. Petersburg's Waxworks Collection on Display in Sofia

The figures of the legendary football players David Beckham and Zinedine Zidane joined the exhibition of Saint Petersburg's museum of waxworks collection, which is still on display in Sofia.

Society | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4595

2 Killed in Mine Collapse in Bulgaria

The two miners, who were buried under piles of earth in a mine near the south-western Bulgarian town of Simitli at noon, have died, Darik News reported. Vassil Blagoev was the first miner to be found by the rescue teams in a gallery in the Oranovo mine a

Society | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1213

Cockroaches Conceived in Space are Born

A Russian cockroach called Nadezhda (Hope) has given birth to the first creatures ever conceived in space, scientists in Voronezh, central Russia, said Wednesday. Nadezhda conceived while on the Foton-M bio-satellite September 14-26 flight.

Society | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1235

Bulgarian Mine Accident Claims First Miner's Life

One of the miners, who were buried under piles of earth in a gallery in the Oranovo mine near the southwest Bulgarian town Simitli on Wedneday at noon, has died, Darik News reported. The killed miner is Vassil Blagoev.

Society | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 947

Shuttle Discovery Lifts Off to Challenging Mission

The space shuttle Discovery rocketed into space Tuesday, carrying a crew of seven on a challenging two-week mission to continue construction of the International Space Station. The flight includes five spacewalks, the most of any shuttle mission.

Society | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1329

2 Miners Buried in Mine in Bulgaria, Still Alive

Two miners were buried under piles of earth in a gallery in the Oranovo mine near the southwest Bulgarian town Simitli on Wedneday at noon, Darik News reported. One of the miners has already been taken out from under the heap, but is still in the mine.

Society | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 935

Taxi Driver Causes Chain Crash in Bulgaria, Dies

A 27-year-old taxi driver died on spot after he caused a chain crash near Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv on Wednesday. In an attempt to overtake another vehicle on the road, the cab hit against a Mercedes, which was moving in the opposite lane

Society | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1026

Flood-Hit Town in Bulgaria Gets Financial Help

The people from the small town of Tsar Kaloyan, which was the worst hit by the floods that swept northeastern Bulgaria at the beginning of August, will start receiving financial help from Wednesday. They will get BGN 5,000 for each damaged house, the may

Society | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1080

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims 2 Lives Overnight

Only two passengers died as 27 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Another 28 people were injured in the hits.

Society | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 992

Visions from Bulgaria Caught in Video, Photo-Etching Exhibition

A unique video and photo-etching exhibition, inspired by images of old buildings and young people in Bulgaria, was opened Tuesday in Sofia's Cervantes Centre to delight modern art maniacs. The author, Eva Davidova, says she aimed at presenting her ideas

Society | October 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1985

Bulgarians Get One Hour More of Sleep on Election Day

Bulgarians will set clocks back one hour at 4.00 am sharp on October 28 when they are voting in nationwide local elections.

Society | October 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1048

World's Best Drummer Billy Cobham Arrives in Sofia to Jazz Up the Fall

Billy Cobham, one of the world's best and most influential drummers known for his jazz fusion in the 1970s, arrived on the Sofia Airport on Tuesday afternoon for his concert in the capital.

Society | October 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2324

Rainfalls Cause Floods in Northwestern Bulgaria

The heavy rainfall overnight in Bulgaria caused floods in the north-western part of the country, leaving several villages and towns submerged and without water supplies, Darik News reported.

Society | October 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1080

Taxi Catches Fire, Clogs Traffic on Major Sofia Boulevard

A taxi car caught fire on Sofia major Tsarigradsko Shose Boulevard Tuesday morning, clogging the traffic in city's center. The car has burnt down and no victims were reported according to information given by the Interior Ministry.

Society | October 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1067

4 Killed, 38 Injured in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

A total of four passengers died as 28 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Another 38 people were injured in the hits.

Society | October 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1095

Bulgarian Family Accuses Spanish Doctors for Their Daughter's Death

A two-year-old Bulgarian girl has died last week in Spain after doctors wrongfully diagnosed her with gastroenteritis.

Society | October 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1265
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