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Independence Monument Opened in Bulgaria's Capital

Monument of independence was opened Saturday in the centre of Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia. The sight has been made by Bulgaria's famous sculptor Georgi Chapkanov and architect Stanislav Konstantinov.

Society | September 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1260

Bulgaria Celebrates Independence Day

Celebrations have been opened Saturday across the country on the Independence Day of Bulgaria, September 22. On this day, 99 years ago, the state proclaimed its independence from the Ottoman Empire and became sovereign kingdom.

Society | September 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3807

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** Bulgaria celebrates Independence Day***

Society | September 21, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 972

Miss Bulgaria '06 Wins Title in Balkan Beauty Ambassador Pageant

Miss Bulgaria 2006 Slavena Vatova won the second runner-up title in the Balkan Beauty Ambassador 2007 pageant, which took place in Greece during the week. The beauty pageant is held for a third consecutive year.

Society | September 21, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5978

Villagers Block Sofia-Pernik Road to Rally against Highway Construction

The citizens of three villages near the Bulgarian town of Pernik blocked the road to Sofia on Friday, Darik News reported.

Society | September 21, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1335

UN Calls for Global Ceasefire on International Day of Peace

The United Nations called for a global ceasefire on Friday's International Day of Peace as it concentrates this year's observance on Afghanistan .

Society | September 21, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 938

Sofia Hospital Gets First-Class Equipment for Renovated Newborn Ward

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov officially opened Thursday the renovated newborn ward in the First Obstetrics Hospital in the capital, Darik News reported.

Society | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 992

Poor Britons Urged to Relocate to Bulgaria

Britons who want to reduce their cost of living have been advised to consider relocating to Bulgaria. The Metro newspaper said the eastern European country had much lower prices than the UK in many areas, such as its property market.

Society | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1854

Bull Kills Herdsman in Bulgarian Town

An elderly man died after he was treaded by a bull near Bulgaria's town of Sredets late on Wednesday. Stoyan Stalev, 65, took the cowherd of his brother out to graze, when a bull pushed him on the ground.

Society | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1047

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Another 6 Lives Overnight

Six people died as 25 car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 33 people were injured in the accidents, including three, whose condition is critical.

Society | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 865

Heavy Loaded Truck, Mini Bus Crash in Bulgaria, 3 Dead

A total of three people died and another one's life is in danger after a mini bus, they were travelling in, crashed against a heavy loaded truck on the road between Bulgaria's cities of Sofia and Pleven on Wednesday. After the hit, the mini bus veered in

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1252

Sofia University Closes Doors in Protest

Sofia University "Saint Kliment Ohridski" threatened to close its doors shortly after the opening of the new academic year on October 1 in protest against miserable state funding. A declaration to this effect was adopted by Alma Mater general meeting at

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1191

Archaeologist Finds Rare High Medieval Bulgarian Inscription in Monastery

Bulgarian archaeologist Professor Kazimir Popkonstantikov announced Wednesday he has found a thrilling inscription in ancient Bulgarian language at the wall of a stone tomb near the town of Veliki Preslav.

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6824

Car Crashes into Tree in Bulgaria, 2 Dead

Two men died and a woman was severely injured in a heavy car crash near Bulgaria's seaside city of Burgas late on Tuesday. The accident occurred after the vehicle veered into the opposite lane and hit against a tree along the road.

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 923

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims another 5 Lives Overnight

Five people died as 25 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 26 passengers were injured in the accidents, including one whose condition is critical.

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1019

Earth from Above Exhibition Opens in Sofia

The famous Lovers' Bridge in Sofia became the stage of a photo exhibition named "Earth from above", which was officially opened on Monday night with an eco cocktail.

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2341

Bulgaria's Mtel Awards Top Swimmer Stoychev New BMW, BGN 20,000

Bulgaria's first mobile operator Mtel awarded Tuesday the top swimmer Petar Stoychev a brand new BMW and the sum of BGN 20,000 on the occasion of becoming the fastest man to swim across the English Channel. The sportsman managed to cross the 40 kilometre

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1563

Bulgaria Stamps out Smoking in 2009

A total ban on smoking in enclosed public places will come into effect in Bulgaria in 2009 at the earliest, health officials said.

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1729

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims another 6 Lives Overnight

Six people died as 26 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total 31 people were injured in the incidents, with two in critical condition.

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 880

Popcorn Soup (Corn Chowder)

INGREDIENTS * 1/2 cup butter

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 910

Yet Another Thracian Tomb Unearthed in Bulgarian Village

Bulgarian archaeologists unearthed an ancient Thracian tomb during the weekend while making urgent excavations near the village of Cherniche.

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5824
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