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UN Calls for Global Ceasefire on International Day of Peace

The United Nations called for a global ceasefire on Friday's International Day of Peace as it concentrates this year's observance on Afghanistan .

Society | September 21, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 939

Sofia Hospital Gets First-Class Equipment for Renovated Newborn Ward

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov officially opened Thursday the renovated newborn ward in the First Obstetrics Hospital in the capital, Darik News reported.

Society | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1000

Poor Britons Urged to Relocate to Bulgaria

Britons who want to reduce their cost of living have been advised to consider relocating to Bulgaria. The Metro newspaper said the eastern European country had much lower prices than the UK in many areas, such as its property market.

Society | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1867

Bull Kills Herdsman in Bulgarian Town

An elderly man died after he was treaded by a bull near Bulgaria's town of Sredets late on Wednesday. Stoyan Stalev, 65, took the cowherd of his brother out to graze, when a bull pushed him on the ground.

Society | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1054

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Another 6 Lives Overnight

Six people died as 25 car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 33 people were injured in the accidents, including three, whose condition is critical.

Society | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 868

Heavy Loaded Truck, Mini Bus Crash in Bulgaria, 3 Dead

A total of three people died and another one's life is in danger after a mini bus, they were travelling in, crashed against a heavy loaded truck on the road between Bulgaria's cities of Sofia and Pleven on Wednesday. After the hit, the mini bus veered in

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1256

Sofia University Closes Doors in Protest

Sofia University "Saint Kliment Ohridski" threatened to close its doors shortly after the opening of the new academic year on October 1 in protest against miserable state funding. A declaration to this effect was adopted by Alma Mater general meeting at

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1200

Archaeologist Finds Rare High Medieval Bulgarian Inscription in Monastery

Bulgarian archaeologist Professor Kazimir Popkonstantikov announced Wednesday he has found a thrilling inscription in ancient Bulgarian language at the wall of a stone tomb near the town of Veliki Preslav.

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6856

Car Crashes into Tree in Bulgaria, 2 Dead

Two men died and a woman was severely injured in a heavy car crash near Bulgaria's seaside city of Burgas late on Tuesday. The accident occurred after the vehicle veered into the opposite lane and hit against a tree along the road.

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 930

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims another 5 Lives Overnight

Five people died as 25 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 26 passengers were injured in the accidents, including one whose condition is critical.

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1029

Earth from Above Exhibition Opens in Sofia

The famous Lovers' Bridge in Sofia became the stage of a photo exhibition named "Earth from above", which was officially opened on Monday night with an eco cocktail.

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2382

Bulgaria's Mtel Awards Top Swimmer Stoychev New BMW, BGN 20,000

Bulgaria's first mobile operator Mtel awarded Tuesday the top swimmer Petar Stoychev a brand new BMW and the sum of BGN 20,000 on the occasion of becoming the fastest man to swim across the English Channel. The sportsman managed to cross the 40 kilometre

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1578

Bulgaria Stamps out Smoking in 2009

A total ban on smoking in enclosed public places will come into effect in Bulgaria in 2009 at the earliest, health officials said.

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1736

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims another 6 Lives Overnight

Six people died as 26 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total 31 people were injured in the incidents, with two in critical condition.

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 885

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Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 911

Yet Another Thracian Tomb Unearthed in Bulgarian Village

Bulgarian archaeologists unearthed an ancient Thracian tomb during the weekend while making urgent excavations near the village of Cherniche.

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5862

Sofia's Famous Ariana Pond Finally Open

Sofia citizens got a gift from the capital municipality on Monday at the day of the city's holiday when the emblematic Ariana artificial lake was finally filled with water after so many years.

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1250

Bulgaria's Capital Celebrates St Sofia Day

Bulgaria's capital celebrates Monday St. Sofia Day, the date when the Orthodox world pays homage to the Holy Martyrs Sofia and her three daughters Faith, Hope and Love.

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1647

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 4 Lives Overnight

Four people died as 24 car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 25 passengers were injured in the accidents, including two whose condition is critical.

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 849

Young Woman Dies, 3 Injured in Bus, Truck Crash on Major Bulgarian Highway

A 22-year-old woman died on spot and another three were seriously injured in a heavy crash between a bus and a truck on Bulgaria's Hemus highway on Sunday night. The accident happened at a road fork near the village of Kaspichan.

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1090

Russian President Putin's Wife Opens Teachers Forum in Bulgaria

The wife of the Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ludmila Putina, is to open a congress of the International Association of the Teachers in Russian language and literature in Bulgaria's seaside city of Varna on Monday. Russia's first lady, accompanied by

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1237
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