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Bulgarian Scientists Pack Suitcases for Protest Rally Downtown Sofia

Hundreds of scientists gathered Friday downtown Sofia to rally against their low payment and the negligence the state shows toward the education and science sphere. "Goodbye, my Bulgaria" was written on the suitcases and the bags, brought by the protesto

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1247

Bulgaria Braces up for Snow Storms in Forthcoming Weekend

Bulgaria is to see heavy snowfalls in the south-western part as well as strong winds in the east during the forthcoming weekend, meteorologists reported. The temperatures will drop sharply in the next two days but are expected to run higher, starting Mon

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2641

Supermodel Eva Herzigova to Open Chopard Boutique Downtown Sofia

World famous supermodel Eva Herzigova is to arrive November 30 for a two-day visit to Bulgaria to open the first Chopard boutique in Eastern Europe. The beauty, who is the brand's advertising face, will be accompanied by Chopar's Vice President Caroline

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13158

Bulgarian Beauty among 5 Finalists at Pageant in Las Vegas

The Bulgarian beauty Maria Radeva has reached the final stage of Image Model 2007 pageant, held in Las Vegas and now has to eliminate only four rivals to grab the title. One girl is to leave the contest every week after the results of an on-line voting a

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2094

Bulgarians Name Lord of the Rings Top Book of All Times

Bulgarian readers placed The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K.

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1723

Bulgarian Acrobat Hurt during Las Vegas Show

A 29-year-old Bulgarian woman has been injured in a fall during a performance of the "Zumanity" show at the New York-New York hotel-casino in Las Vegas.

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1903

Bartholomew I Meets Policemen's Orphans in Sofia

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I met Thursday with Bulgaria's Interior Minister Rumen Petkov and the orphans of police officers killed in action. At the meeting, the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians around the world invited the child

Society | November 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1142

Girl Jumps off Bridge in Bulgaria, Dies

A fourteen-year-old girl put an end to her life after jumping off a bridge in the Black Sea town of Varna.

Society | November 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2068

Bulgaria Environment Min OKs Re-opening Suhodol Dumpsite

Sofia's city hall faces another battle of wills against the residents of the city's Suhodol suburb after Bulgaria's cabinet authorised the re-opening of the nearby dumpsite. The dumpsite has been the main storage for the city's garbage, but has been shut

Society | November 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2115

Sofia University Rejects Matriculations as Entry

Obligatory matriculation exams, expected to be held for the first time by Bulgaria's high school students in 2008, will not be accepted as entry to Sofia's University St. Kliment Ohridski.

Society | November 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1091

Bulgaria Capital Pays Tribute to Modern Classic Radichkov

A monument of Yordan Radichkov, the most subtle and prolific Bulgarian writer of the previous century, was unveiled in the garden next to the National Art Gallery in Sofia on Wednesday.

Society | November 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1390

Sofia University Picks History Dept Dean for President

Sofia's St Kliment Ohridski University, Bulgaria's oldest and biggest university, elected Ivan Ilchev, 54, its department of history dean, to serve as its next president. He replaces incumbent Boyan Biolchev, who had to step down from the position he has

Society | November 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1298

Students from Yet Another Bulgarian Town Rally against Obligatory Matriculations

Students from southern Bulgaria's town of Petrich are to gather in front of the Municipality building on Wednesday to rally against the obligatory matriculation exams. The protestors called on the youngest students to join their rally, as they will have

Society | November 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1653

Patriarch Bartholomew I Pays Visit to Bulgaria

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians around the world, arrived in Bulgaria on Wednesday. The patriarch will stay in the country for two days at the invitation of the Holy Synod.

Society | November 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1919

Christmas Fast Invites Bulgarians to Repent Sins

Bulgarian Orthodox Church opens Wednesday the traditional Christmas fast, a forty-day period hailing the humbleness of soul and body to meet the birth of Jesus Christ. The Long Lent, as it is also known, is seeking to purify people's bodies and souls, to

Society | November 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1229

Miraculously No Victims Claimed in 19 Car Hits Overnight in Bulgaria

A total of 19 car accidents occurred Tuesday night across Bulgaria, miraculously claiming no victims. The number of the passengers injured in the hits is 24, as the lives of several of them are still in danger.

Society | November 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 900

Sofia University to Choose New President

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is to elect new president and members of the Academic Council on Wednesday.

Society | November 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1175

Sofia Moves to Quell Villager Fears over New Dumpsite

Sofia deputy mayor Minko Gerdzhikov tried on Tuesday to calm locals from the village of Gorni Bogrov, previously a likely dumpsite for Sofia's garbage, saying that the stinking bales won't be stored there. Tension flared after another deputy mayor, Maria

Society | November 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1163

Elderly Man Run over by Fast Train in Bulgaria

A fast train run over a 65-year-old man near the station in Bulgaria's village of Gavrailovo late on Monday. The man, whose identity has not been revealed yet, died on spot.

Society | November 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1202

Bulgarian Woman Hit by Car at Zebra Crossing

A 44-year-old woman was hit by a car at a zebra crossing in Bulgaria's town of Gabrovo late on Monday. The victim has been rushed to a nearby hospital with her pelvis and leg broken.

Society | November 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1504

1 Dies in 25 Hellish Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

One passenger died as 25 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 21 people were injured in the hits, one of them in critical condition.

Society | November 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 944
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