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How Bulgaria's Nessebar Failed to Make Michael Jackson Its Resident

The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, who died at the age of 50 Thursday night, was at one point a desired resident by the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Nessebar.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 13:44 | Viewed: 3200

Sofia Metro Passengers Complain of Suffocating Smog

A dense, thick smog of suffocating dust enveloped Sofia's central metro station "Serdika", sending scores of passengers running outside.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2278

Thousands Expected to Rally in Bulgaria Capital

A total of 15,000 people are expected to rally on Friday along the streets of the Bulgarian capital Sofia to express their discontent with life in the European Union's poorest and most corrupt nation.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 09:38 | Viewed: 1080

Quake Shakes Southern Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3 on the Richter scale struck about 170 kilometers southeast of the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 07:44 | Viewed: 991

WHO IS WHO: Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009)

Jackson's blazing rise to stardom -- and later fall from grace -- is among the most startling of show business tales.

Society » Obituaries | June 26, 2009, Friday // 07:14 | Viewed: 3505

US Actress Farrah Fawcett Dies of Cancer at 62

American actress Farrah Fawcett died Thursday in Los Angeles at the age of 62.

Society » Obituaries | June 25, 2009, Thursday // 20:21 | Viewed: 5464

US Nu Metal Band Limp Bizkit to Perform in Bulgaria Capital Sofia

The US nu metal band, Limp Bizkit, will perform a concert on Monday, June 29, in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Culture | June 25, 2009, Thursday // 18:55 | Viewed: 2744

Bulgaria 2008 Birth-Rate Highest in 14 Years

The highest birth-rate in Bulgaria in the last 14 years has been registered in 2008.

Society | June 25, 2009, Thursday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1625

Russian Satellite Discovers Volga Bulgaria's Khan Palace

The presumable location of the Khan palace in the capital of the ancient Volga Bulgaria State has been discovered with the help of a Russian satellite.

Society » Archaeology | June 25, 2009, Thursday // 13:07 | Viewed: 3905

Bulgaria PM Stanishev Witnesses Crash of His Aides’ Car

A car of the Bulgarian Council of Ministers crashed in Southwest Bulgaria Wednesday with Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev being a close witness of the accident.

Society | June 24, 2009, Wednesday // 18:59 | Viewed: 2835

5 People Injured in Building Collapse in Sofia

Five people have been injured as a building collapsed in the Boyana Quarter of the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society | June 24, 2009, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1755

Bulgaria H1N1 Cases Go up to Seven

A day after confirming three more swine flu cases, Bulgarian health officials reported about another two infected patients.

Society | June 24, 2009, Wednesday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1258

Bulgaria Expects H1N1 Strain to Spread Further

A day after confirming three more swine flu cases, Bulgarian health officials assured they are ready to deal with the spreading of the H1N1 strain.

Society | June 24, 2009, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1487

Maxim Behar Bible about Life with 2nd Opening and Edition

The long-time Bulgarian journalist, businessman, and PR expert, Maxim Behar, held Tuesday the second Sofia presentation of his best-seller book "111 Rules on Facebook".

Society » Culture | June 24, 2009, Wednesday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1908

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, 2009, Wednesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 917

Vienna Museum with Exhibit Dedicated to Bulgaria in World War I

The Military History Museum in Austrian capital Vienna is opening an exhibit dedicated to Bulgaria during World War I.

Society » Culture | June 23, 2009, Tuesday // 18:48 | Viewed: 2257

Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Intact Thracian Settlement

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists has uncovered a Thracian settlement close to the southeast town of Nova Zagora.

Society » Archaeology | June 23, 2009, Tuesday // 18:11 | Viewed: 8679

Bulgaria Holy Synod Revokes Church School Pedophile Charges

Bulgaria's Holy Synod reinstated Monday the rights of the former Rector of Sofia's Ecclesiastic School, bishop Sionii.

Society | June 23, 2009, Tuesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1525

Bulgaria Registers 3 New Swine Flu Cases

Bulgaria's Health Ministry confirmed Tuesday three more swine flu A(H1N1) cases with the first case where the virus has been transmitted from one person to another.

Society | June 23, 2009, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1622

American Artist Opens "Conversation with Humanity" Exhibit in Sofia

Los Angeles-based artist Sigal Bussel will open her solo exhibition "Conversation with Humanity" at the National Gallery for Foreign Art in Sofia, Bulgaria on June 24, the American Embassy announced.

Society » Culture | June 23, 2009, Tuesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1499

Saudi Prince to Fund Bulgarian Archeological Thracian City Project

The nephew of the Saudi King Abdullah is going to take part in the project for the exposure of the Thracian city, Sevtopolis.

Society » Archaeology | June 22, 2009, Monday // 20:17 | Viewed: 4394
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