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American University in Bulgaria Is USD 2,5 M Richer

The American University in Bulgaria is USD 2,5 M richer due to a generous donation by the Bulgarian-American Annie Chaprachikova, who had left in her will, almost her entire estate to the University. The funds have already been transferred into the Unive

Society | June 24, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1803

Bulgaria Orthodox Church Condemns Planned Gay Parade in Sofia

The Varna and Great Preslav Bishopric of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church denounced Tuesday the gay parade, which is planned to take place in Sofia on Saturday.

Society | June 24, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2153

Oil Spill Near Bulgaria's Varna Shipyard

An oil spill had appeared around 4 am Tuesday morning in the area adjacent to Varna's shipyard, where 250 liters of oil residue have leaked into the seawaters. The spill had happened during the refueling of the ship "Adalbert Antonov".

Society | June 24, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1707

Bulgaria Marks Midsummer Day

Bulgarians celebrate Monday the Midsummer Day, widely known as Enyovden, a holiday related to traditional beliefs about herbs and their healing power.

Society | June 24, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1508

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Four Lives Overnight

Four people died as 32 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 36 people were injured in the hits, as seven of them are in critical condition.

Society | June 24, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 945

Sofia University to Build High-Tech Science Park for EUR 10 M

The Sofia University "St. Kliment of Ohrid" is going to build a modern science park worth over EUR 10 M, the Bulgarian newspaper Trud Daily reported.

Society | June 23, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1302

Bulgaria Tables Request to Register Internet Domain in Cyrillic

Bulgaria became Monday the first nation to request the registration of an Internet domain in Cyrillic.

Society | June 23, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1230

Englishman Found Dead in Hotel Room in Bulgaria Mountain Resort Bansko

The 40-year old John McPherson was found deceased in his hotel room in the Bulgarian mountain resort of Bansko on Monday, the Bansko Police announced.

Society | June 23, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2998

Thousands of Sofia Residents Take Part in "Live Actively" Campaign

Thousands of residents of the Bulgarian capital Sofia participated Sunday in the Live Actively Campaign organized by the Sofia Municipality in order to make the walking more popular as a means of transportation in the city.

Society | June 22, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1826

Bulgaria Awards Student Winners in National Computer Networking Contest

Several Bulgarian educational institutions awarded Sunday the three high schools students who won their joint project - the national computer networking competition.

Society | June 22, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1038

Park Named after Bulgaria's Kurdzhali Opened in Its Sister City in USA

The Mayor of the southern Bulgarian city of Kurdzhali Hasan Azis opened Friday a park named "Kurdzhali" in the US city of Elkheart, Indiana.

Society | June 22, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 978

Bulgaria's Veliko Turnovo Hosts International Meeting of Knights Templars

The Bulgarian city of Veliko Turnovo hosted Saturday the sixth international convention of the Knights Templars' Order of Jerusalem in Bulgaria.

Society | June 22, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2157

Long Lines of Cars Form at Bulgarian-Greek Border

People travelling to Greece for the weekend had overwhelmed the Koulata border checkpoint with the traffic jam reaching four kilometres in length at its peak. Border authorities said the traffic jam started to form Friday afternoon but they expect that t

Society | June 21, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2455

One Dies on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

One man died as 21 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 23 people were injured in the hits, as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | June 21, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1447

Doctors in Bulgaria Danube City of Ruse Start Romanian Lessons

A private clinic in Bulgaria's city of Ruse has decided to train its staff to speak Romanian in order to communicate more easily with patients coming from the country's northern neighbor.

Society | June 20, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3263

Bulgaria Syndicate: Overall Trend in Country Is Catastrophic

The leader of the Bulgarian Trade Union "Podkrepa" ("Support") Dr. Konstantin Trenchev said Friday at a special press conference that the trend in the country's development was disastrous.

Society | June 20, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1672

Two More Bulgarians Killed in Nightmarish Road Accidents Overnight

Two people died in 22 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the Interior Ministry. Other 21 passangers were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | June 20, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1414

2-Year-Old Boy Flies off Third Floor of Bulgaria Residential Building, Survives

A two-year-old boy fell off a window of a flat on the third floor of a residential building in Bulgaria's town of Pernik late on Wednesday. The victim was taken to Pirogov Emergency Institute in Sofia with severe injuries all over his body.

Society | June 19, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1751

Oil Spill Threatens Bulgaria Black Sea Coast - Report

Satellite pictures show huge oil spill spots floating in the Black Sea, just 30 kilometres away from Bulgaria's coastal area.

Society | June 19, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2863

Bulgaria Municipalities to Get Extra Money for Volunteers' Training

Bulgaria's government is to allocate additional money to municipalities across the country for training of volunteers, who are to help disaster defense. A total of BGN 481 will be given to be paid for the training, the equipment and the insurance of each

Society | June 19, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1251

Ancient Jewelry Unearthed in Temple of Sun near Bulgaria's Sliven

The archaeologist team of Bulgaria's Georgi Kitov has unearthed precious jewels dating back to the second or third century A.D.

Society | June 19, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8280
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