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Circumcision "Reduces" HIV Risk

Circumcision at male individuals can cut the rate of HIV infection in heterosexual men by 50%, according to results from two African trials. The findings are so striking that the US National Institutes of Health decided it would be unethical to continue

Society | December 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3375

Cranberry-Lime Tart

Ingredients: Lime curd: 1/2 cup fresh lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch, 3/4 cup sugar, 6 large egg yolks, 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 8 pieces, 2 1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel

Society | December 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 764

Bulgaria's Wine Party Marks Anniversary

Bulgaria's Wine Party, which is seated in the southwestern town of Simitli, marks Friday its 10th anniversary. The party's 10th congress is held to celebrate the occasion.

Society | December 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 652

Violent Solar Storm Headed Towards Earth

A violent explosion in the Sun's atmosphere is bombarding the Earth at over 1 M km/h, which will cause a brilliant light show while threatening to damage power grids and communications systems.

Society | December 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4375

Bulgaria's Visages Birthdays with Pageant Show

Visages fashion agency of Bulgaria and its supermodel chief Evgenia Kalkandzhieva celebrated 12th anniversary on the wings of another contest. A birthday cake pinnacled the festive mood after winners in Visages Models 2006 competition were announced.

Society | December 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1297

Bulgaria's National Opera Shines Brighter than Ever

Bulgaria's National Opera will shine brighter than ever after artistic lights were installed on her fa?§ade, one of the most beautiful in Sofia. Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov and the head of the National Opera and Ballet Borislav Ivanov turned on the lights

Society | December 14, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 999

Sofia Seminary Receives St Modest's Relics

The Sofia Seminary received Thursday the relics of Saint Modest, which will be left there lying in state. The relics were taken from the National Historical Museum and transferred to the Sofia Seminary's temple St Ivan Rilsky in the with a special church

Society | December 14, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1792

Free Mobile Medical Check-ups for Roma Launched in Bulgaria

Five mobile medical cabinets with all the necessary equipment and two fluorographs will travel around Bulgaria to check up Roma minority.

Society | December 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 840

Jolie Fell for Pitt while He Was Still Married

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has admitted she fell for Brad while he was still married to Jennifer Aniston but denies anything happened before he divorced. Jolie says in the January issue of Vogue she has never wanted to ruin Pitt's marriage but a de

Society | December 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7880

Winnie The Pooh Inspirational for Bulgarian Kids

Bulgarian children flocked Tuesday to see "the sweetest" lives performance of their favourite Winnie the Pooh story. The theatrical event was organised by local honey producer BulMed to mark the 80-th anniversary of the popular character of A.

Society | December 12, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 986

First Female Winner in Bulgaria's Big Brother 3

A female participant has won for the first time Bulgaria's Big Brother.

Society | December 11, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1403

Bee-Keeping Expo Kicks off in Sofia

The third national bee-keeping expo was launched on Monday in Sofia. The honey expo will continue until December 17, 2006 at the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB).

Society | December 11, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 771

Famous Bulgarian Singer Dies at 50

The famous Bulgarian singer and musician Tsvetan Vladovski, known to his fans as Chocho, has died on Sunday after a serious illness, his family announced. Chocho Vladovski, who died at the age of 50, became very popular in the middle of the 70's as a lea

Society | December 10, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2155

Citizens Raise Funds for Oldest Monastery in Sofia

Bulgarian believers organized Saturday a charity event for raising funds for the oldest monastery in the Sofia suburbs.

Society | December 10, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1103

Jolie, Pitt Prepare South Africa Wedding Party

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, often referred to as Brangelina pair, are reportedly planning a Christmas wedding in South Africa. The pair will marry in a small village just outside Johannesburg, according to US media reports.

Society | December 9, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6478

Chicken Muffuletta Salad

Ingredients: 1/3 cup purchased olive oil vinaigrette

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 507

To Do

Buy some elegant shoes, learn to dance tango and celebrate the International Tango day on December 11... ...Grab your camera and go to take some quality pictures of the Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia some night, as after its new lighting renovation

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

To Go

Visit the unique Boyana Church, on the outskirts of Sofia, which reopened after thorough restoration work for over 50 years... ... Go to the concert for the promo of jazz-funk singer Arabel Karajan's debut album Kalinachi and her Please Shut Up Band on D

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 660

British Jurors Side with Men in Drunken Women Rape Cases

British jurors are inclined to clear men of rape charges if the women who bring the allegation were drunk, a survey shows.

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1811

Bulgarian Students Throw Year's Biggest Party

All Bulgarian students celebrate on December 8 their holiday. The Day of the Bulgarian students was first marked in 1903 in the country's Sofia University and has been celebrated ever since by both current and former students.

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1159

2006 Launches Woman of Bulgaria Awards

Lady stars of cinema, television, business, theatre, sports and politics were given recognition as Bulgarian Women 2006 in apparent rivalry for the traditional male awards. TV anchors from both state-run and private channels - Veneta Raykova, Mila Dobrev

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2055