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Artists Start Repainting Berlin Wall Art Gallery

Artists, who painted the largest remaining section of the Berlin Wall in 1990, began Tuesday repairing their works.

Society » Culture | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 10:21 | Viewed: 4013

Asteroid Named After Bulgaria Revolutionary Levski

The proposal of Bulgarian astronomers to call an asteroid they discovered Levski has been approved by the International Astronomical Union.

Society | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 08:37 | Viewed: 1948

EC Complains to Luxembourg over Bulgaria Qualifications

The European Commission has backed up Bulgaria by complaining to Luxembourg regarding the country's non-recognition of Bulgarian qualifications.

Society » Education | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 20:38 | Viewed: 1544

Bulgarian Cars Cause Concern in Eastern Macedonia

Up to 80% of the cars in Eastern Macedonia have Bulgarian number plates and most of their owners have Bulgarian citizenship.

Society | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 4204

More Bulgaria Millionaires despite Financial Crisis

The number of Bulgarians who became millionaires in the 2008 tax year rose dramatically despite the global financial crisis.

Society | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 5341

'70s Famous Porn Actress Marilyn Chambers Dies 56

Marilyn Chambers, the legendary adult movie queen who was the wholesome model on Ivory Snow detergent boxes in the early 1970s when she made her adult movie debut in the X-rated classic "Behind the Green Door", died 56.

Society » Obituaries | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 19846

Bulgaria Nominated to Host New 7 Wonders Р•vent in 2011

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is one of the 25 current nominees to become the official host for the declaration of the New Seven Wonders of Nature event in 2011.

Society » Culture | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 9023

US Army Invests in Bulgaria Humanitarian Projects in 2009

Around 15 humanitarian projects will be accomplished by the US army in 2009 in Bulgarian districts with military bases.

Society | April 13, 2009, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 5240

Bulgaria's Belogradchik Rocks Again Second in New 7 Wonders Provisional Ranking

The miraculous rock formations near the northwest Bulgarian town of Belogradchik are again on second place in the global campaign to select the world's new Seven Wonders.

Society » Culture | April 13, 2009, Monday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2424

Bulgarian Dies in Waste Truck Accident in Sofia

A man died in Bulgaria's capital Sofia Monday morning after a waste collecting truck of the "Chistota Iskar"(Iskar Cleaning) company smashed his car.

Society | April 13, 2009, Monday // 13:24 | Viewed: 3559

2009 Pritzker Honored to Swiss Architect Zumthor

The Swiss architect Peter Zumthor is the recipient of the 2009 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

Society » Culture | April 13, 2009, Monday // 12:44 | Viewed: 8001

Food Poisoning Outbreak Hits Bulgaria Village School

Seven boys from a school in the Bulgarian village of Kereka have been rushed to the Dryanovo hospital with expected food poisoning.

Society | April 13, 2009, Monday // 10:23 | Viewed: 5256

Varna Hosts Rally to Mourn Student Murder Victim

Over 700 people gathered Sunday in Bulgaria's Varna to protest against the Bulgarian judicial system and to mourn murdered student Radostina Evtimova.

Society | April 12, 2009, Sunday // 14:19 | Viewed: 2376

Willow Crowns Mark Bulgaria Palm Sunday Celebrations

Tsvetnitsa-Vrabnitsa (Palm Sunday) is celebrated Sunday in Bulgaria as the Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2009, Sunday // 09:54 | Viewed: 3789

Dungeons and Dragons Creator Dave Arneson Dies at 61

Dave Arneson's two-year battle with cancer ended Tuesday when the co-creators of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-play game died 61 in a hospice in St Paul, Minnesota.

Society » Obituaries | April 11, 2009, Saturday // 17:20 | Viewed: 2672

US Returns Renaissance Paintings to Jewish Heirs

The US state of California has returned three Renaissance paintings that were confiscated from Jewish art dealers in Nazi Germany in the 1930s.

Society » Culture | April 11, 2009, Saturday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1732

Bulgaria Celebrates Orthodox Church Lazar's Day

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Saturday the traditional St. Lazar's Day.

Society » Culture | April 11, 2009, Saturday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1951

Bulgaria National Folk Ensemble Set for New York Debut

The National Folk Ensemble of Bulgaria �Bulgare' (NFEB) is set to make its first performance in New York, Saturday with a large audience expected at Symphony Space.

Society » Culture | April 10, 2009, Friday // 16:06 | Viewed: 2326

Bulgarian Steel Workers Rally Grows into National Protests

Teachers and doctors say they will join the persistent protests of Kremikovtzi steel mill workers, driven to despair by the economic situation in the country.

Society | April 10, 2009, Friday // 12:04 | Viewed: 2751

Sofia Sees First English Language Scrabble Tournament

The American Corner at the Sofia City Library will host the First English Language Scrabble Tournament for High School students on April 13.

Society | April 10, 2009, Friday // 08:17 | Viewed: 2588

Bulgaria Hosts European Masters of Poker Championship

World's best poker players will gather together at the European Masters of Poker (EMOP) championship in Bulgaria's Black Sea coast city of Varna.

Society | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 20:01 | Viewed: 2339
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