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Uruguay Criticizes Bulgaria-Shot US Action

Uruguay's government criticized the Hollywood action movie "Submerged", which was shot in Bulgaria, as it ruined the country's image abroad. Media reports that the government is considering legal actions against the producers of a Hollywood film "Submerg

Society | August 4, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1069

Specialists Identify Bulgaria-Found Thracian King's Body

Bulgarian archaeologists have identified the Thracian ruler, whose tomb was found on July 23rd near the village of Zlatinitsa. The king's name is Kerseblept, according to Daniela Agre, head of the archeological team, which discovered the ruler's body and

Society | August 3, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7767

Bulgaria's Church Enters Internet

Bulgaria's Orthodox Church inaugurated its official website, Dveribg.net.

Society | August 3, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 883

Unique Golden Wreath Delights Sofia

The unique Thracian golden wreath, which is a part of a Thracian treasure discovered last month in Bulgaria , has been put on display at Sofia's National History Museum. The entire treasure will be displayed to the public in the end of October, archaeolo

Society | August 3, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2519

Discovery Crew Set for Unprecedented Repair in Space

NASA plans an unprecedented repair to space shuttle Discovery's fragile heat shield later on Wednesday. "This is going to be a very delicate task," Mission Specialist Steve Robinson said during a news conference Tuesday, "but ...

Society | August 3, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 418

Beer Serving Contest Kicks off in Sofia

Barmen and bar owners measured skills in Sofia on Tuesday at the first round of the National Beer Serving contest.

Society | August 2, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 604

Bulgaria Sees Summer 2005 Hottest Day

Bulgaria saw Monday the hottest day so far in the summer 2005 with temperature rising to 39 degrees on Celsius in the southern parts of the country. Capital Sofia was overwhelmed by the heat as well with the temperatures reaching 42 degrees in the sun.

Society | August 1, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 767

NASA Considers Discovery Repair

NASA is considering sending two astronauts on an unprecedented spacewalk to the belly of space shuttle Discovery to smooth out rough spots in the ship's heat shield, US space agency officials said.

Society | August 1, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 934

Int'l Seminar Gathers Bulgarian Language, Folklore Fans

More than 100 students from 40 countries are to participate the 28th International Bulgarian Studies Seminar kicking off Monday. In the next three weeks the participants will be able to study the language, literature, history, culture and folklore of Bul

Society | August 1, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

US Media: Christo to 'Wrap' Bush Ranch in Camouflage

Bulgaria born conceptual artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude start work on their new project - wrapping of US President Bush ranch.

Society | July 30, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 944

Discovery Astronauts Take Walk in Space

Two astronauts stepped outside the shuttle Discovery on Saturday in the first US spacewalk since 2002 and set to work testing damage-repair techniques developed after the Columbia disaster. "What a view," Japan's Soichi Noguchi said as he drifted out int

Society | July 30, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 694

Scientists Find New Planet in Solar System

A US astronomer said he had discovered a 10th planet in the outer reaches of the solar system that could force redrawing of the astronomical map.

Society | July 30, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 794

New Single, Album Delight Madonna's Fans

Madonna's first single from her new studio album will be called Hung Up, world media reported.

Society | July 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 968

Science: US Agrees Climate Deal with Asia

The world's four largest coal-consuming countries have announced a pact to share technology for limiting emissions of greenhouse gases.

Society | July 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

Forks and Corks: Herbal Tuna Salad

Ingredients: 2 hard-cooked eggs

Society | July 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 322

Celebrities Tie "Human Ribbon" against Cancer

Bulgarian celebrity ladies used their bodies to form a human ribbon, a symbol of the fight against breast cancer. Pop diva Maria Ilieva, television stars Martina Vachkova, Radost Draganova, as well as popular actresses and journalists, put on pink t-shir

Society | July 28, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1083

Sexy Men Banned in UK Alcohol Ads

UK advertising watchdog has ordered drinks companies to hire uglier men for their alcohol ads in Britain, to avoid implying a link between boozing and sexual success. The unusual ruling is part of measures that the drinks industry takes to tackle binge-d

Society | July 28, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6959

"Tasty" Band Enters BG Talents Contest

A Plovdiv band with the tasty name "Tiramisu" was picked to be the first participant in the "BG Talents" contest. Three more young Bulgarian talents will be picked to take part in the contest and they will be able to records their music and present it in

Society | July 27, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

Thracian King's Gold Moves to Sofia

The unique Thracian treasure, discovered on Sunday in Bulgaria, was transported Tuesday to the National Historic Museum in Sofia. Archaeologists came across the grave of an ancient ruler, believed to be a Thracian king, near the village of Zlatinitsa.

Society | July 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3202

Russia to Offer USD 100 M Moon Trip

Russia is developing a project for offering lunar trips at a price of USD 100 million. Russian space shuttle manufacturer Energia has presented the plans to the Federal Space Agency this week, media reported.

Society | July 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 753

Bulgarian Pop-Folk Diva in Coma after Crash

One of Bulgaria's youngest pop-folk music stars is in coma after a heavy car crash, it was announced Tuesday. Reyhan, 19, is currently at a hospital in Gabrovo.

Society | July 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2401