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Bulgaria Reveals 7,000-Aged Coded Letters

A stone tile in coded letters dating back since 5,000 BC was made public for the first time on Thursday. Prominent archaeologist Professor Nikolay Ovcharov held a special news conference in Sofia to show the finding reportedly unearthed 20 years ago.

Society | August 3, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1802

HIV Strikes Every Third African - WHO

The fatal HIV virus has hit one in every three Africans, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report.

Society | August 2, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 746

Fear Factory to Storm Sofia

US industrial metal legends Fear Factory are readying for their first concert in Bulgaria. The four will hit the stage in capital Sofia on August 11, organizers announced Wednesday.

Society | August 2, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 899

Bulgarian Lady Wins Dublin City University Grant

Stefka Djumalieva from the central Bulgarian city of Veliko Turnovo has won a grant for a Business Information master program in the Irish Dublin City University. The grant, which is only one per academic year, envisages one-year university education, Da

Society | August 2, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 828

Bulgarian Town Breastfeeds Together

Mothers in a town in southern Bulgaria are coming together in the open on Wednesday, to breastfeed their babies together. The public event aims to teach the local community the benefits of breastfeeding.

Society | August 2, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 837

Bulgarian Celebs Flock to See IMAX

Political and showbiz celebrities flocked Tuesday afternoon to see a movie at the first on the Balkans IMAX cinema.

Society | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1551

Brit Funk Band Gigs in Bulgaria

Brit funk band Level 42 is packing up for a major gig in Sofia to mark the fifth birthday of local Jazz FM radio.

Society | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2092

Bulgaria to Promote Breastfeeding

Bulgaria has joined a traditional world event to promote the benefits of breastfeeding babies, starting on Tuesday. The World Breastfeeding Week will continue until August 7, to facilitate and strengthen social mobilization for breastfeeding.

Society | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1180

Sofia Monkeys Enjoy Artful Cells

Monkeys and other animals in the Sofia Zoo have enjoyed renovated and artful dwellings reconstructed specially for them by students in arts.

Society | July 31, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 918

Bulgaria Introduces Revolutionary Apoplexy Treatment

Bulgarian hospitals have started treating apoplexy through a revolutionary method that shows "phenomenal" results reports say. Seaside Varna's Saint Marina hospital is already treating patients, who have had a stroke, using this method, bTV channel repor

Society | July 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 689

Ancient Bikini-Clad Statue Unearthed in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archeologists have stumbled upon an ancient female cult figurine, visibly dressed in a bikini, Darik News reported. The sculpture dates back to the Vth century B.

Society | July 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2817

2,500 Groove with Victor Calderone at Bulgaria's Seaside

House legend Victor Calderone made the night of some 2,500 at Bulgaria's seaside resort of Sunny Beach, where he turned tables for several hours on Saturday.

Society | July 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 819

"Horror-Struck" Mena Suvari Shoots in Sofia

Petite Hollywood blonde Mena Suvari has arrived in Sofia for the shooting of her latest movie - a blood-chilling horror titled Day of the Dead. Suvari's frightened screams are filling the capital's Iskar Station where producer Nu Image has built the set

Society | July 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5542

Gothic Designers Take Lingerie to Sofia Streets

Extravagant Bulgarian designer duo Vampila heated up the passions in Sofia with a nighttime fashion-show presenting their new lingerie collection. The two also showed off some of their new fashion line, which will appear in the debut video of industrial

Society | July 29, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3401

Gay Activists Open "Pink Point" Info Campaign in Sofia

Bulgarian's gay organization Gemini launched its traditional Summer informational campaign in Sofia on Saturday. A "Pink Point" information bureau has been opened in a garden next to Parliament, where activists will hand out brochures on the matters of h

Society | July 29, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 993

Beautiful Bulgaria Restores Historic Pub

A historic pub, which was frequented by Yordan Yovkov, one of greatest Bulgarian novelists, has opened doors with fresh outlook.

Society | July 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1161

Hepatitis Advances in Bulgarian Roma District

A total of 105 people from the Roma-populated district of Stolipinovo are already infected with Hepatitis A in Bulgaria's second city of Plovdiv, reports say. Three to five persons fell ill each day, the head of Plovdiv's Regional Health Inspection Ani E

Society | July 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 893

Big-Brother- Famed Italian Promotes Bulgarian Beer

Italian-born Leonardo, famed with his appearance in the second season of Big Brother in Bulgaria, landed a spot in a local beer commercial. With his appearance in the TV-spot promoting Kamenitza, Leonardo Bianki states his aspirations for the big screen

Society | July 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1134

Sofia Garden Bathed in New Light

Sofia woke up Friday with a newly lit garden, right behind the National Arts Gallery. Located in the very heart of the city, the Gallery's garden had been quite grim at night for a long time, but now new lighting fixtures have made it shine again.

Society | July 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 918

Forks&Corks: Herbed Goat-Cheese Toasts

Ingredients: 40 (1/4-inch-thick) slices from 1 baguette

Society | July 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 661

Health: Sun Kills 60,000 Annually

Sun radiation causes 60,000 deaths every year, the World Health Organization has warned. Of the 60,000 deaths, 48,000 are caused by malignant melanomas and 12,000 by other skin cancers, the report Global Burden of Disease of Solar Ultraviolet Radiation s

Society | July 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 986