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Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Another Life Overnight

One passenger died as 16 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 17 people were injured in the hits, as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | April 23, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1025

Voltaic Arc Burns Youngster in Bulgaria

A 16-year-old boy suffered 23 percent burns on his arms and legs after he was hit by a powerful voltaic arc in Bulgaria's town of Kyustendil late on Monday. The accident occurred while the youngster was climbing an electrical post just off the town.

Society | April 22, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1396

Eco Events, Bike Parade Mark World Earth Day in Bulgaria

A number of ecological initiatives are to be the accent of the celebrations of the World Earth Day in Bulgaria on Tuesday. A photo exhibition, called "Earth from Beneath", will be opened near Ariana pond in Sofia's central Borissova Garden.

Society | April 22, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1425

Bulgaria's Capital in for Holidays of Street Repairs

Many drivers and pedestrians will have a reason to be angry with Sofia municipality in the biggest part of the upcoming holidays as major repair works will disrupt traffic along a number of central streets and boulevards.

Society | April 21, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1378

Bulgaria Centrists Discuss Road Safety

One of the players in Bulgaria's ruling three-way coalition, centrist NMSP party, have been engaged in discussions over road safety in the country. Deputy-chair of the party, Milen Velchev, commented that a public discussion with the participation of gov

Society | April 21, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1313

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 3 Lives Overnight

After Sunday's dreadful crash in which seven young people lost their lives, three more lives were claimed in 22 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 24 people were injured i

Society | April 21, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1064

7 Die in Horror Car Crash in Bulgaria

Seven people died in a dreadful car crash near Bulgaria's city of Plovdiv on Sunday morning. Police reported that an Opel Vectra crashed headlong into a Ford Tourneo and burst into flames.

Society | April 20, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8622

Two Killed on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Two people died as 24 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 25 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | April 20, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1085

Bulgaria Celebrates Palm Sunday

Christians in Bulgaria celebrate Palm Sunday, the last Sunday of Lent before Easter. The feast commemorates the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, before the Holy Week, when believers commemorate the suffering and crucifixion of Jesus.

Society | April 20, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2036

Bulgaria Weightlifter Resigns as Municipal Councilor over Son's Blunder

Bulgaria's weightlifting champion Galabin Boevski announced Saturday he is to hand in his resignation as a municipal councilor after his son shot at himself with a gas pistol while playing Russian roulette in a classroom. "I talked to the local parliamen

Society | April 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3041

30 More Bulgarians Adopt Sofia Zoo Animals

A total of 30 new adopters received Saturday their passports, certifying they are to take care of some of the animals in Sofia's zoo. "The adopters are both physical and juridical persons," the park's Director Ivan Ivanov said.

Society | April 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1736

Muslims in Bulgaria Re-elect Chief Mufti

Mustafa Alish Hadji was re-elected Bulgaria's Chief Mufti at an extraordinary National Muslim Conference in Sofia on Saturday.

Society | April 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2182

Patient Jumps off Tenth Floor of Bulgarian Hospital, Dies

A 75-year-old patient died on spot after he jumped off the tenth floor of a hospital in Bulgaria's town of Gabrovo on Saturday. The man was taken to the urology ward and was to be discharged in a day after undergoing a surgery, doctors reported.

Society | April 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1529

Boy Falls with Tractor in Bulgarian River, Still Missing

Rescue teams are still searching a 17-year-old boy, who fell in Iskar River after he tried to drive a tractor in Bulgaria's village of Stavertsi on Wednesday evening. The youngster, Iliya Assenov, was working together with his elder brothers in a timber

Society | April 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1679

Miraculously No Lives Claimed in 13 Crashes in Bulgaria Overnight

A total of 13 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria fortunately took no lives, data of Bulgarian Automobilists Union show. The number of the passengers, who suffered injuries in the hits, is 15, as two of them are still in critical conditi

Society | April 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 987

Sofia Hosts International Cardiology Forum

More than 700 cardiologists from all over the world gather Saturday in Sofia to join the third in a row annual forum, hosted by Bulgaria's capital. The event has been organized by Tchaikapharma Company, Pleven University Cardiology Hospital and Bulgaria'

Society | April 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1740

Bulgaria Celebrates Spring, Maidens on St Lazar's Day

Festivities on St Lazar's Day, devoted to young girls, pastures, fields and woods, may have long lost their ritual significance, but remain one of the best-loved and known traditions in Bulgaria.

Society | April 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4232

Bulgaria Police Officers Banned from Dying Their Hair

Bulgarian policemen have been banned from dying their hairs as well as from wearing jewels according to a decree for defining the categories of the employees, who work in the system. The officials should also regularly cut their hairs and the men could n

Society | April 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1667

Bulgaria Issues Rifle Practice Commemorating Coin

Bulgaria's National Bank presented Friday its 45th sports coin commemorating the rifle practice.

Society | April 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1274

Bulgaria Weightlifting Champ's Son Wounded Playing Russian Roulette

The 15-year-old son of Bulgaria's weightlifter Galabin Boevski was taken Friday to Sofia's Pirogov Emergency Institute after he shot himself with a gas pistol while playing Russian roulette, police say. The teenager's life is out of danger, although he s

Society | April 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3623

Bulgaria War on Wheels Claim 3 more Victims Overnight

A total of four lives were claimed in 12 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 14 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | April 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1122
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