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Three Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Three passengers died as 38 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 14 passengers were injured in the hits as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | October 26, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1620

Mother Beats Teacher in Bulgaria's Kurdzhali

A 30-year-old mother was arrested in the southern Bulgarian city of Kurdzhali after beating her child's teacher.

Society | October 25, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4062

Light Earthquake Shakes Southwest Bulgaria

A light earthquake occurred in southwest Bulgaria around 4:22 p.m.

Society | October 25, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2897

Bulgaria Opens Cultural Center in Moldova's Region of Gagauzia

A Bulgarian Culture and Information Center was opened Saturday in Moldova's autonomous region of Gagauzia in order to serve as a connection with the historic Bulgarian minority there. The news was reported by the Bulgarian National Television, which also

Society | October 25, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2485

Global Warming Might Deprive Bulgaria of Its Agriculture

Bulgaria's agricultural sector might be destroyed by the consequences of the global warming, according to the Time Foundation expert Stoyan Faldzhiyski, who made this warning Thursday during a EU conference on climate change in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Society | October 24, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4989

Four Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Four passengers died as 20 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 20 passengers were injured in the hits as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | October 24, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1802

Bulgaria Among World Leaders in Obesity Rates

Bulgaria holds one of the top rankings in the world by the number of obese people, according to Professor Svetoslav Handzhiev, Chair of the Bulgarian Healthy Nutrition Association.

Society | October 23, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6002

Sofia City Council Moves to Provide Wireless Internet in Parks

The Sofia City Council allocated Thursday BGN 180 000 for the setting up of a wireless Internet system in the parks of the Bulgarian capital.

Society | October 23, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1702

Four Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Four passengers died as 23 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 25 passengers were injured in the hits as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | October 23, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1361

Czech Republic Holds Pivo Cocktail to Mark National Holiday in Bulgaria

Czech Embassy to Sofia organized Wednesday a special conference and a pivo cocktail to mark the Republic's National Holiday - the 90th anniversary since Czechoslovakia was granted its independence from Austria-Hungary. The event took place in the Czech C

Society | October 22, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2024

Zuco 103 back to Sofia

The Dutch band Zuco 103 is coming back to Bulgaria for another memorable Brazilian electro party on October 24, three years after they made Bulgarian fans dance their feet off to the sound. Zuco 103 have 6 albums and thousands of fans around the world an

Society | October 22, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2366

Students from Sofia's French High School Protest Headmistress Retirement

A group of students from the French Language School Alphonse de Lamartine in Sofia protested Wednesday in front of the Ministry of Education against their headmistress's sending into retirement. Students from the school are currently having talks with Ed

Society | October 22, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1440

Bulgaria Ranked behind Kosovo in Press Freedom

The international NGO Reporters without Borders has ranked Bulgaria 59th in the world in its 2008 Press Freedom Index.

Society | October 22, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2189

Four Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Four passengers died as 30 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 32 passengers were injured in the hits as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | October 22, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1161

Bulgaria Newest Gold Treasure on Display at National History Museum

A newly discovered gold treasure, including two spindle parts and 355 gold beads, is on display beginning Tuesday at the National History Museum in Sofia. The gold treasure has been discovered in a tomb near the town of Harmanli and until now has been ke

Society | October 21, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3338

OECD Report: Gap between Rich, Poor Growing

The gap between rich and poor in most wealthy nations has widened, according to a study, released Tuesday by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Over the past 20 years the cumulative rise in inequality across the 24 countri

Society | October 21, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 11986

Sofia Mayor Calls on Children Not to Kill Sparrows with Slings

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov called Tuesday on the children not to kill sparrows with slings. The rather odd appeal was made at the opening of the initiative "My Green City".

Society | October 21, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1895

High Ranking DPS Member's Suicide Note Addressed to Party Leader and Family

Ahmed Emin's suicide note has been addressed to Ahmed Dogan, leader of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish Party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), to Emin's father and to Emin's children, according to Darik radio private police sources. The letter was three

Society | October 21, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1615

Bulgaria Council for Electronic Media Discharges Lyudmil Staykov

The Bulgarian Council for Electronic Media (CEM) discharged on Tuesday as their member Academician Lyudmil Staykov, who has received his CEM membership from the presidential quota. On October 8, the so-called Files Commission, investigating Bulgaria's co

Society | October 21, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1409

CERN Sets up Physics Laboratory in Bulgaria's Varna

Bulgaria's Varna Municipality and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have signed a memorandum for cooperation, the local newpaper Narodno Delo reported Tuesday. The memorandum was signed in CERN's laboratory located on the France-Switz

Society | October 21, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2204

Potato Exhibition on Display in Bulgaria's Agriculture Ministry

Exhibition of potato figures and pictures was opened Monday in the building of Bulgaria's Agriculture Ministry in Sofia. The odd show, which is held under the patronage of the Agriculture Minister Valeri Tsvetanov, will last for two days.

Society | October 20, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3316
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