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Miraculously No Victims Claimed in 12 Car Hits Overnight in Bulgaria

A total of 12 car accidents occurred Thursday night across Bulgaria, miraculously claiming no victims. The number of the passengers injured in the hits is 15, as the lives of three of them are still in danger.

Society | November 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 897

Power Grid Substation in Bulgaria Rocked by Blast

An explosion rocked the power grid substation near the town of Veliko Tarnovo in northern Bulgaria, causing a fire but claiming no victims. The blast on Thursday evening caused a voltage spike in the town of 200 000, with a fire breaking out subsequently

Society | November 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1248

World's Most Acclaimed Mountain Climber Visits Bulgaria

Reinhold Messner, widely acclaimed as the greatest mountain climber in the world, arrived in Bulgaria on Wednesday on the eve of the season opening in ski resort Bansko. Messner will be a VIP guest to the International Mountain Film Festival that starts

Society | November 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1917

14 Children in Hospital after Taking Pills in Bulgarian Kindergarden

A total of 14 children are in hospital after they swallowed high blood pressure medications in their kindergarden in Sofia. Seven children were hospitalized with symptoms of poisoning Wednesday and seven more were brought later to the Pirogov hospital by

Society | November 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2482

Bulgaria Grain Producers Block Roads over Missing Subsidies

Bulgaria's grain producers are to set up road blocks on Thursday, protesting against the lack of state subsidies for grain production. Heavy tractors will crawl at noon on the road between northern town of Pleven and capital Sofia and traffic will be gre

Society | November 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 949

3 Killed in Mine Accident in Bulgaria

Three miners died and at least two others were injured in a puzzling mine accident early Thursday near the southern town of Laki.

Society | November 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1059

3 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Three people died as 16 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 23 people were injured in the hits.

Society | November 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1082

Bulgarian Paleontologists Stumble upon Prehistoric Tooth

A team of scientists with Bulgaria's Natural History Museum have unearthed a tooth dated back to the Late Miocene, the head of the fossil and recent Mammalia museum department Dr. Nikolay Spasov announced on Wednesday.

Society | November 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3892

Bulgaria Ranks 53rd in Human Development

Bulgaria ranks 53rd in a United Nations' chart of the world's human development for 2007, up one spot over last year.

Society | November 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 983

2 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Two people died as 17 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 18 people were injured in the hits, including one who is in critical condition.

Society | November 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 926

Bulgarian Migrants Mostly Young People - Survey

Middle-aged people, until recently representing the typical Bulgarian migrant, have been replaced by much younger ones, a brand new survey shows. The survey, conducted at the request of the Labour Ministry, aims to draw the profile of the Bulgarian migra

Society | November 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1299

HIV Positive Men Alarmingly on the Rise in Bulgaria

One hundred and fourteen new cases of HIV positive Bulgarians have been added to the deadly statistics since the beginning of the year, more than 80% of whom are men, officials said. The newly registered cases take the total up to 803, but the real numbe

Society | November 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1811

Gas Bottle Explosion in Bulgaria Claims One More Kid's Life

A 6-year-old girl, one of the four siblings, who were injured in a gas bottle explosion in Bulgaria's town of Devnya, died of severe burn in a hospital on Tuesday. Evelina, who suffered 90% burns, passed away several days after her younger brother Rossen

Society | November 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1005

No Victims Claimed in 29 Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

No lives have been claimed in 29 severe car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 34 people were injured in the hits, including one, whose condition is critical.

Society | November 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 930

200 Houses in Bulgaria's Kostinbrod Flooded after Heavy Downpours

A total of 200 houses in Bulgaria's municipality of Kostinbrod have been flooded after the torrential rains that poured over some parts of the country in the past few days. "The municipal authorities were forced to declare state of emergency for the seco

Society | November 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1103

Torrential Rains Flood Bulgaria's Vratsa

Main streets in Bulgaria's Vratsa have been flooded after torrential rains poured over the town on Monday afternoon. The high level of collected water closed major boulevards, Civil Defence service reported.

Society | November 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1374

Photographer Schiller Shows Full Monroe's Session in Sofia for First Time Ever

The legendary US photographer Lawrence Schiller is to show for the first time ever all the pictures of Marilyn Monroe he included in an exhibition to be opened on November 30 in Sofia. The 70-piece photo session was made while the actress was swimming in

Society | November 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1563

Sofia Airport: No Cancellations over Bad Weather

Planes take off and land at Sofia Airport without disturbances as the thick fog that covered the capital city started to lift on Monday.

Society | November 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2429

Bulgarian Crew Members of Sunk Antarctic Cruiser Coming Home

The two Bulgarian nationals who were among the crew members aboard the ship that sank after hitting an iceberg off Antarctica are on their way back home, according to relatives of the sailors. Stanko Mihalev and his wife Svetlana, who were together on bo

Society | November 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1147

1 Killed in 9 Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

One passenger died as 9 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Another 11 people were injured in the hits.

Society | November 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 698

Bulgarian Helped Prevent "Titanic" Repeat

Bulgarian Stanko Mihalev, a senior maintenance technician aboard the Canadian cruise liner that struck an iceberg and sank in Antarctica, was among the men who helped prevent a repeat of the Titanic tragedy. The man entered the news around the world as o

Society | November 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1810
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