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Light Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria Capital Sofia

A 3,3-magnitude earthquake shook Bulgaria's capital Sofia at 6:25 a.m.

Society | August 9, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2427

Bulgarian Farmers Set off for Greece with Their Herds of Sheep

Bulgarian farmers from the southern District of Kurdzhali have headed south in order to cross the border into Greece with four herds of sheep - a total of 8 000 animals.

Society | August 9, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2808

Bulgaria's Cave "Magurata" Renovated with EUR 400 000 from EEA

One of the most famous caves in Bulgaria, Magurata, which is a top tourist attraction famous for its drawings by prehistoric people, will be renovated with money from the European Economic Area financial mechanism.

Society | August 8, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9390

Bulgarian Sailor Goes Missing in Mediterranean Close to African Coast

The Bulgarian boatswain from the city of Varna Rusin Kostov has gone missing in the Mediterranean close to the shores of Algeria and Tunisia.

Society | August 8, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1839

Oil Spill Floating Near Beach in Varna Area

A large oil spill floating in the seawaters near the Bulgarian Black Sea capital Varna has been noticed Friday afternoon. The oil spill is very close to the beach area known as Kabakum.

Society | August 8, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2802

Palace of Medieval Bulgarian Governor Discovered at Perperikon

The palace of the Bulgarian governor of the Rhodoppe region located at the ancient sanctuary on the mount of Perperikon.

Society | August 8, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5337

Sofia Municipality Undertakes Large Scale Road and Park Improvements

The largest boulevards in Sofia that are currently being repaired were going to be completed by September 15 as one of the main priorities of the capital's municipality presented by Sofia's Mayor Boyko Borisov Friday. Those boulevards include "Slivnitsa"

Society | August 8, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1397

Sulphur Dioxide Poisons Bulgaria's Dimitrovgrad Once Again

High concentration of sulphur dioxide in Bulgaria's town of Dimitrovgrad was reported Friday for yet another time.

Society | August 8, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1295

Four Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Four people died as 29 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 41 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | August 8, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1400

Bulgaria Milk Producers Prepare New Protests

Bulgarian milk producers across the country are to protest again on Friday against unpaid subsidies by blocking roads and staging rallies. Farmers from the region of Vratsa said they are to block the Vratsa - Oryahovo main road for 45 minutes today.

Society | August 8, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1189

Morgan Freeman and Wife Divorcing after 24 Years of Marriage

Hollywood star Morgan Freeman is divorcing his wife of 24-years just days after he was involved in a serious car accident, according to statements of one of the actor's friends made for Access Hollywood.

Society | August 7, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4693

Bulgaria Students Win Three Medals at International Physics Olympiad

Bulgaria's National Physics Students' Team won three medals at the 39th International Physics Olympiad in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Society | August 7, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2708

Fire Rages Near Exploded Chelopechene Munitions Warehouse

A fire broke Thursday afternoon in a wheat field near the military warehouse in Chelopechene that exploded one July 3rd, as announced by the Defense Ministry. The fire had caused explosions of munitions and shells remaining in the area of the field that

Society | August 7, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1564

Bulgaria Consumers' Confidence Significantly Down in July

The confidence of Bulgarian consumers has gone down by 2,7 points in July compared to April, according to data published by the National Statistics Institute. The July poll registers an increase of the pessimism regarding assessment and expectations of c

Society | August 7, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1210

1400 More Babies Born in Bulgaria in 2007

1400 more babies were born in Bulgaria in 2007 than in 2006 according to a report included in National Strategy for Demographic Development, which was approved by the Bulgarian government on Thursday. Over 76 000 babies were born in Bulgaria in 2007, whi

Society | August 7, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1635

Empire State Building to Be Spotlit in Bulgaria Flag Colors

??he most famous building in New York City, Empire State Building, will be illuminated in the colors of the Bulgarian flag on August 18.

Society | August 7, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9990

Sofia Mayor: Municipality Is Renovating All City Parks

All food establishments and coffee shops with temporary status were going to be removed from Sofia's parks, according to Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov. Borisov spoke during the official ceremony Thursday dedicated to the inauguration of the newly asphalt-pav

Society | August 7, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1573

Bulgaria Roma File Complaint with UN

The Human Rights Council at the United Nations (UN) had initiated verification in Bulgaria of a discrimination complaint filed by Roma from the Plovdiv quarter "Stolipinovo" and the Bourgas quarter "Meden Rudnik."

Society | August 7, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2743

29 Injured on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Twenty-nine people were injured as 25 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Luckily no lives were claimed, but doctors said two people are in critical condition.

Society | August 7, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1168

Bulgaria Archeologists Unearth 1900-Year-Old Thracian Chariot

A team of Bulgarian archeologists has discovered a unique, fully preserved four-wheeled Thracian chariot, which is more than 1900 years old.

Society | August 6, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6150

Bulgaria Defense Ministry to Safely Detonate Chelopechene Unexploded Munitions

An 85-millimeter shell that has not exploded during the July 3 blast at the military warehouse near Chelopechene had been safely detonated Wednesday as Darik radio reports. The announcement was made by Colonel Valentin Radev, Munitions Expert at the Bulg

Society | August 6, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1326
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