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Snow Blanket to Cover Sofia in 10 Days

Sofia braces up for the first snowfall this season, which is to be seen in about ten days after the cold spell has already come. The authorities in Bulgaria's capital and its neighbouring district are taking the necessary measures to improve the conditio

Society | November 7, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2330

Mother of Kidnapped in Somalia Bulgarian Unaware of Daughter Whereabouts

The mother of Danka Panchova, the Bulgaria Aid worker, who was kidnapped in Somalia stated on Wednesday that she last heart from her daughter a month ago and was unaware of her current whereabouts. In a special interview for the Darik radio Zorka Panchov

Society | November 6, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2626

Bulgarian Grain Producers on Protest over Unpaid Subsidies

Bulgaria's grain producers are to stage protests all across the country on Thursday over the lack of state subsidies for grain production. Heavy tractors are already crawling to different meeting points, coming from the towns Haskovo, Vratsa, Rakovski, e

Society | November 6, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1222

One Dies on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

One passenger died as 17 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 18 passengers were injured in the hits as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | November 6, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1139

Sunken Ship Tolstoy Examined by Bulgarian Aquanauts

A team of Bulgarian aquanauts have examined the Ukrainian ship Tolstoy that sank on September 27 in the Black Sea near Bulgaria's Cape Emine. They reported the ship is split in two halves lying 76 meters deep under the surface as the distance between the

Society | November 5, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1666

Japan's Obama Town Celebrates Barack's Win

As Democrat Barack Obama was elected US president, wild celebrations erupted in the small Japanese town of Obama. Residents of the fishing town gathered to watch the vote count on television and chanted "Obama, Obama!" as the result was announced.

Society | November 5, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3220

Picasso Exhibit to Open Doors in Sofia

An exhibit presenting masterpieces of the great artist Pablo Picasso is going to open doors at the National Gallery of Foreign Art in Sofia on December 17. The exhibit is going to remain in Bulgaria's capital until March 15, 2009 and includes 86 masterpi

Society | November 4, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3598

Singer Seal, Supermodel Wife Heidi Klum to Leave US if McCain Wins

British singer Seal has vowed to leave the US with his wife Heidi Klum if Republican presidential candidate John McCain wins the election on Tuesday. "If McCain is elected and America staggers on further towards the abyss, then we will leave the country.

Society | November 4, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5596

Environmental Program Held in Globe-shaped Classroom in Bulgaria's Galabovo

"Travelling classroom - Earth Balloon" - an interactive training programme in social science, natural sciences and environmental protection "arrived" in Bulgaria's town of Galabovo on Monday at the invitation of the US energy company AES. More than 450 c

Society | November 3, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1845

Bulgaria PM Awards Renowned Bulgarian Movie Maker

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev bestowed on Monday the "Paysiy Hilendarsky" state award to the renowned Bulgarian movie maker Rangel Vulchanov for his exceptional contributions to the development and the popularization of the Bulgarian film.

Society | November 3, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2374

Bulgaria's GPs Brace for Protests

General practitioners in Bulgaria consider launching effective protests in the end of November if the budget proposed by the National Health Insurance Fund is not approved by the Financial Ministry. The budget for the GPs proposed by the Financial Minist

Society | November 3, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1666

10 Poisoned by Mushrooms in Bulgarian Town

Ten people from the southern Bulgarian town of Kjustendil have been hospitalized after eating poisonous mushrooms.

Society | November 3, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2118

One Dies on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

One passenger died as 13 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 18 passengers were injured in the hits as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | November 3, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1282

3,5-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southeast Bulgaria

A 3,5-magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale jolted southeast Bulgaria at 2:32 a.m.

Society | November 2, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3542

Bulgarians around the World Hold 1st Great Council

The first great fair of the Bulgarians, who live abroad, was opened Saturday in the seaside city of Varna. The event aims at the spiritual unification the Bulgarians, living across the whole world, the organizers said.

Society | November 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2375

Bulgarian University Rectors, Inventors Awarded Honorary Diplomas

Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev awarded Saturday honorary diplomas to renowned Bulgarian professors, inventors and university rectors at a special ceremony on the National Enlighteners Day. Professor Kamen Vesselinov, rector of the Technical University

Society | November 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2382

Bulgaria Commemorates Warriors Killed in Battlers on All Souls' Day

Bulgaria honoured its warriors killed in battles or on duty on the day for commemoration of the dead in the orthodox calendar.

Society | November 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1839

Bulgaria's Ex-State Administration Min Dies at 62

Bulgaria's former State Administration Minister and ex-mayor of Russe Municipality, Dimitar Kalchev, passed away on Saturday after a long illness. Kalchev, 62, died while going through medical treatment in Sofia's Governmental Hospital.

Society » Obituaries | November 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3479

Bulgaria to Issue Register of Specialized Schools

Bulgarian authorities are to launch a new system of selecting students that need to be taught in schools with specialized programs. The announcement was made by the Education Minister Daniel Valchev in his speech delivered in a high school in Bulgaria's

Society | November 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgarians Bow Heads to Enlighteners Deed

Bulgaria marked Saturday, November 1, the National Enlighteners Day with a series of events organized all across the country.

Society | November 1, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1947

Bulgaria Marks International Black Sea Action Day

Bulgaria marked Friday International Black Sea Action Day, which commemorates the signing of the Black Sea Strategic Action Plan on October 31, 1996.

Society | October 31, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1469
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