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Drunk Wedding Guest Chases Female US Ranger in Bulgarian Hotel

A drunk Bulgarian man caused turmoil in a hotel complex in the town of Sliven after he decided to search for a beautiful ranger from the US contingent by knocking on all room doors in the building. The 32-year-old man saw the military official having a d

Society | June 6, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3409

CSKA Fans Gather in Sofia, Protests Expected

Bosses of the CSKA fan clubs across Bulgaria have gathered Friday in a pub downtown Sofia in order to discuss the situation in the football club, which failed to get a license to participate in UEFA's Champions League due to bad management. The meeting w

Society | June 6, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1498

Search for Bulgarian Sailor Suspended

The search for the missing Bulgarian sailor who fell over board has been suspended by the Romanian side on Thursday, around 5:30 pm. The end of the rescue operation was announced for Darik radio by Zlatko Kuzmanov, Director of the "Search and Rescue" Dep

Society | June 6, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1089

Bulgaria Government to Improve Socio-Economical Status of Young Scholars

The Cabinet approved Thursday higher stipends for students, doctoral candidates and post-graduate students at state secondary schools and scientific organizations. This decision comes in connection with the government's commitment to improve the socio-ec

Society | June 6, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1112

Bulgaria DarikWeb Wins Three First Prizes at Prestigious Media Event

The group DarikWeb, part of the Darik radio media group has received 3 first prices at the international web festival in Albena. The festival is included in the prestigious media conference taking place at the sea resort from June 4 to the 8.

Society | June 6, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1309

Mormons Rush into Orthodox Church in Bulgaria's Burgas, Interrupt Service

Two mormon preachers rushed Thursday into "Saints Cyril and Methodius" orthodox church in Bulgaria's coastal city of Burgas to interrupt the morning service, held to mark the Ascension of Jesus. The missionaries entered the temple and announced in Bulgar

Society | June 5, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8043

Seychelles Party Takes Place in Bulgaria Capital Sofia

The Consulate of the Seychelles in Bulgaria organized Wednesday night a special party with the support of the island republic's Honorary Consul to Sofia Maxim Behar.

Society | June 5, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2655

Sofia Opens Europe's First Laughter Therapy Clinic

Two clowns are to help treatment little children in the first laughter therapy clinic in Europe, which was opened Thursday in Sofia's Pirogov Emergency Institute. The actor Nikolay Nikolaev, aka Professor Koko and his assistant Roko are to entertain the

Society | June 5, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1198

GEO Magazine Photo Exhibition on Display Downtown Sofia

GEO magazine opened Thursday a unique photo exhibition in front of the National Palace of Culture in Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia. The display, called "Many-sided Planet" consists of 80 photographs taken by more than 30 professionals, which have caug

Society | June 5, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2710

Search for Missing Bulgarian Sailor Continues

Rescue teams continue to search for a Bulgarian sailor who was working on the Slovak ship Norden and went missing on Tuesday, the Maritime Administration reported. According to officials, the seaman probably fell off board Tuesday afternoon as the crew f

Society | June 5, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1202

Woman Dies Hit by Bus in Sofia

A young woman died early on Thursday after she was hit by a public transport bus on a busy intersection downtown Sofia.

Society | June 5, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2895

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Five Lives Overnight

Five people died as 28 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 35 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | June 5, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1139

Bulgaria Prepares to Celebrate 100 Years of Independence in September

A National Committee for the Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Bulgaria's Independence was established Wednesday at a meeting held in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. Participants in the meeting included representatives of State institution

Society | June 4, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2294

Bulgarian Sailor Falls off Ship, Search Launched

A Bulgarian sailor working on the Slovak ship Norden has been missing since Tuesday, the Maritime Administration reported. According to officials, the seaman probably fell off board Tuesday afternoon as the crew found out the Bulgarian was missing about

Society | June 4, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1144

Roma Ghetto in Sofia's Studentski Grad Quarter Demolished

The Roma shantytown located close to apartment building No. 55 in Sofia's Studentski Grad Quarter was demolished Wednesday under tightened security measures.

Society | June 4, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4598

3 More Die in Crasjes on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Three people were killed and 23 more injured in 19 automobile accidents in Bulgaria in the last 24 hours, according to the press center of the Interior Ministry.

Society | June 4, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 964

Anglo-American School of Sofia Turns 40

The Anglo-American School of Sofia celebrated its 40th Anniversary over the weekend.

Society | June 3, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2559

Bulgaria High School Seniors Take Second Mandatory Exit Exam Tuesday

The second round of the new high school exit exam in Bulgaria is taking place Tuesday. Like the first one, the second exam is mandatory as well, however, students can choose the school subject to be tested on.

Society | June 3, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1173

Three Professors Compete for Bulgaria's Science Academy Chair Post

Three candidates are to fight for the position of the Chair of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) as their applications were submitted Monday, which is the last day for nominations.

Society | June 2, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1298

Kool & the Gang to Thrill Bulgarian Fans

The world famous group Kool & the Gang arrived in Sofia to stage a concert to remember to the delight of their Bulgarian fans. One of the group's main members, Robert "Kool" Bell, landed in Bulgaria's capital on Monday, a day before all the others as he

Society | June 2, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2460

Bulgaria Town Predicted to Become Balkan Jerusalem

Bulgaria's southwestern town of Petrich is soon to become the Jerusalem of the Balkans according to the Standart Daily. Only in the past month the town has been visited by tourists from Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Romania, Russia, England, Germany, Italy,

Society | June 2, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2479
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