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10% of Bulgaria's Inmates Are Addicted to Drugs

Every tenth Bulgarian prisoner is addicted to drugs, the head of the prisons in the country Petar Vassilev said on Monday.

Society | September 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1539

4 Killed, 16 Injured in Chain Crash in Bulgaria

Four people, a mother and her child among them, were killed in a heavy chain crash on the road leading from the Predela region to the Bulgarian town of Blagoevgrad on Monday.

Society | September 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1063

3-Member Family Dies in Heavy Crash in Bulgaria

Parents and their daughter were killed in a hellish car accident near Bulgaria's town of Pazardzhik on Monday. The car, the family was riding, fell into a drain along the road between the villages of Apriltsi and Golemanovo.

Society | September 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1229

3 Dead in 19 Hellish Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Three people died as 19 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 19 passengers were injured in the accidents, including three whose condition is critical.

Society | September 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1394

Lymphoma Patients, Italy's Ambassador Plant Tree of Life

Italy's Ambassador to Bulgaria Gian Battista Campagnola, Social Minister Emiliya Maslarova and people suffering from the lymphoma disease planted on Sunday the Tree of Life in front of the Health Ministry.

Society | September 23, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1728

Bulgaria's Agrarian Parties Mark 60th Anniversary of Nikola Petkov's Death

The Bulgarian agrarian parties marked Sunday the 60th anniversary of the death of Nikola Petkov, the creator and leader of the agrarian movement. The priests in the Sveti Sedmochislenici Church in Sofia held a dirge on the occasion.

Society | September 23, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2723

Bulgaria Welcomes First Autumn Day

Autumn has finally come in Bulgaria on Sunday at 12:51 local time, putting an end to a dry and hot summer.

Society | September 23, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1987

2 Die in Crash between Car and Truck in Southern Bulgaria

Two men died in a car crash late on Saturday night on the E80 road near the southern Bulgarian town of Haskovo, Darik News reported.

Society | September 23, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2247

Sofia Renews Open-Air Stage in Central Park

The renovated open-air stage in Sofia's Borisova garden was opened Saturday as part of the celebrations on the occasion of Bulgaria's Independence Day. The facility has been renewed by the initiative of Our Home magazine.

Society | September 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1162

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims Another 2 Lives Overnight

Two people died as 21 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 28 passengers were injured in the accidents, including four whose condition is critical.

Society | September 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1111

Bike Rally in Sofia Marks Europe's Day without Cars

More than a hundred Sofia citizens gathered in front of Alexander Nevski Cathedral to take part in the bike rally, staged in the capital city for marking the European day without cars on Saturday. Bulgaria's tennis player Magdalena Maleeva, rap duo Ruman

Society | September 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1505

Independence Monument Opened in Bulgaria's Capital

Monument of independence was opened Saturday in the centre of Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia. The sight has been made by Bulgaria's famous sculptor Georgi Chapkanov and architect Stanislav Konstantinov.

Society | September 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1278

Bulgaria Celebrates Independence Day

Celebrations have been opened Saturday across the country on the Independence Day of Bulgaria, September 22. On this day, 99 years ago, the state proclaimed its independence from the Ottoman Empire and became sovereign kingdom.

Society | September 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3838

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** Bulgaria celebrates Independence Day***

Society | September 21, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 982

Miss Bulgaria '06 Wins Title in Balkan Beauty Ambassador Pageant

Miss Bulgaria 2006 Slavena Vatova won the second runner-up title in the Balkan Beauty Ambassador 2007 pageant, which took place in Greece during the week. The beauty pageant is held for a third consecutive year.

Society | September 21, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6053

Villagers Block Sofia-Pernik Road to Rally against Highway Construction

The citizens of three villages near the Bulgarian town of Pernik blocked the road to Sofia on Friday, Darik News reported.

Society | September 21, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1351

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: 944

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: 1009

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: 1876

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: 1060

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
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