Murdered Boys' Mother Remains in Critical Condition; Killer Shows No Remorse

The condition of Bilyana Panyukova, the mother of the two boys who were slaughtered by their father Wednesday night, remains critical, the Sofia Institute for Emergency Medicine "Pirogov" reported for the Darik radio. Bilyana will undergo second surgery

Society | February 8, 2009, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1880

3,8 Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria's Gabrovo

An earthquake was felt Saturday evening (9:39 pm) in the central Bulgarian city of Gabrovo and adjacent areas, Bulgarian information agencies reported citing the Geophysics Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The earthquake had a magnitude of

Society | February 8, 2009, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1662

Bulgaria's' Veliko Turnovo Marks 130th Anniversary of Constituent Assembly

The 130th anniversary of the Bulgarian Constituent National Assembly is honored Sunday in the city of Veliko Turnovo, where the Assembly was originally held, Bulgarian information agencies report. The official ceremony takes place at the building where t

Society | February 8, 2009, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1235

CNN-Aired TV Report on Bulgaria's Gas Crisis Exposed as Misleading

The CNN-aired TV report on the condition of households in the Bulgaria's city of Pleven during the recent natural gas shortage crisis has been exposed by a reporter of the bTV channel as being fake and misleading.

Society | February 6, 2009, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5172

Strip-Searched UK Teachers in State of Shock after Bulgaria Visit

Three teachers from Northern Ireland are in "a state of shock" after they were detained and strip-searched, at Sofia airport, Bulgaria according to the school principal, the BBC reported . The teachers, from Rosstulla Special School in Newtownabbey, Nort

Society | February 6, 2009, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13487

Hillary Clinton Gives Accolades to Bulgarian Singer Dyana Dafova

The former US First Lady and newly appointed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is very impressed by Bulgarian singer Dyana Dafova and is one of her devoted fans, the singer's press center informs. Hillary Clinton received Dyana's newest album, "Charism

Society | February 6, 2009, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3963

Report Shows Bulgarian Free Press is Seriously Threatened

The watchdog Reporters Without Borders has severely criticized the amount of freedom given to the press in Bulgaria, in a report published Friday. The report states that "Investigative journalism and media pluralism in Bulgaria are under serious threat f

Society | February 6, 2009, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2846

Bulgarian Chukanova Wins Prestigious US Beauty Contest

Bulgarian, Laura Chukanova, has become Miss Utah USA 2009 and will now go on to represent the Beehive state in the prestigious Miss USA pageant on April 19, The Salt Lake Tribune reported Friday. Miss Utah USA 2009 wasn't Chukanova's first pageant.

Society | February 6, 2009, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4536

Three Bulgarian Teenagers, Driver Die in Horrific Car Accident

Four people died at dawn Friday, in a car accident between the villages of Isperihovo and Novo Selo, in the municipality of Pechtera in Southern Bulgaria, the National Medical Center reported. Five people have been traveling in a Toyota SUV when the driv

Society | February 6, 2009, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2287

Bulgaria Village of Osikovo to Bury Boys Killed by Own Father

The two boys, who were savagely slaughtered by their father Wednesday night are going to be buried Friday in their native village of Osikovo, the mayor of the Gurmen municipality reported, cited by Bulgarian information agencies. The funeral will take p

Society | February 6, 2009, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2145

Russia Anticipates Meeting with Bulgarian Culture with Great Interest

Active cultural exchange between Bulgaria and Russia is not going to be limited to "The Year of Bulgaria in Russia", but would include at least 2-3 major annual cultural events. The cultural agreement was reached between the Bulgarian Culture Minister St

Society | February 5, 2009, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1720

Bulgarian Calf Named after US President Barack Obama

?? calf in a cattle farm in the village of Tatarevo located in Haskovo District in Southeast Bulgaria has been named "Barack Obama", after the new US President, the TV channel bTV reported.

Society | February 5, 2009, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2071

Interior Ministry Chief Warns Bulgarian Farmers to Keep off Danube Crossings

In a new twist to the expected farmer's protests on the Bulgaria-Romania border on February 4, the Interior Ministry Chief Commissar, Pavlin Dimitrov, shockingly stated Tuesday that the police will not allow farmers to disturb traffic flows at any of the

Society | February 3, 2009, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2392

KAS SEE Media Program Receives Bulgarian Press Award

On the occasion of its 74th anniversary, the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) presented the 2008 "Sirak Sktinik" awards for media excellence. The awards were bestowed during an official ceremony at the "Bulgaria" concert hall.

Society | February 3, 2009, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1390

Crew of Hijacked Bus Awarded for Professionalism and Composure

The Bulgarian Transport Minister, Petar Mutafchiev, bestowed Tuesday the crew of the hijacked Sofia-Varna bus, the Ministry's official awards for showing professionalism and composure during the incident. The Minister congratulated the two bus drivers -

Society | February 3, 2009, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1560

Student Wannabes Sit for First Ever Pre-exam in Bulgarian Language, Literature

The student wannabes across Bulgaria will be given a second chance for a good performance at this year's exam session, as Sofia University announced it would hold the first ever pre-exam in Bulgarian language and literature. The contest's date fixed is M

Society | February 3, 2009, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1153

Vocalist Janice Harrington Honors US Black History Month with Concert in Sofia

The Lady of American Gospel, Jazz, and Blues, vocalist Janice Harrington, and her guitarist Dylan Vaughn are giving a free concert in Bulgaria's capital Sofia in honor of the US Black History Month.

Society | February 3, 2009, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2547

Bulgarian Films Look to Star at Berlinale Festival

The 2009 Berlin International Film Festival, which takes place from February 5 to 15, is set to screen three Bulgarian feature films, along with three films in which Bulgaria is involved, a Sofia International Film Festival press release stated. Peter Po

Society | February 2, 2009, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1748

One More Russian Grocery Label to Proudly Boost Putin's Name

Russian marketing specialists continue to believe that the name of the Russian Prime Minister sells, the Bulgarian information agency BGNES writes, citing international sources. A new, canned meal is being introduced on the grocery market, whose jar boos

Society | February 2, 2009, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 11992

Bulgaria High School Students to Copy 130-Year-Old Turnovo Constitution

Student's from the "Dimitar Blagoev" High school in the Bulgarian city of Veliko Turnovo have begun copying the text of the Turnovo Constitution, Bulgarian information agencies report. The initiative is dedicated to 130th anniversary of the ratification

Society | February 2, 2009, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1786

The Times: Young Bulgarian Employee is Bright, Educated, Delight to Work With

The young Bulgarian student Aleksander Todorov lives in a world of potatoes, the British daily "The Times" says in an article published Sunday. The young Bulgarian hopes to become one day a computer specialist in the US, but "in the meantime he is in eco

Society | February 2, 2009, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2473
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