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Moderate Earthquake Shakes Southeast Bulgaria

An earthquake measuring 4,8 on the Richter scale shook the territories of Dobrich and Silistra districts in South-eastern Bulgaria on Wednesday. The epicentre of the quake was registered 620 kilometres of the capital city of Sofia, out of Bulgaria's bord

Society | May 7, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1524

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Another Life Overnight

One passenger died as 28 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 40 people were injured in the hits, as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | May 7, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1016

Bulgaria's Tryavna Celebrates 200 Years since Legendary Wood-carvers' Bet

Together with St. George's Day, the Bulgarian mountain resort of Tryavna celebrated Tuesday the Day of the Wood-carver, and the 200th anniversary since the first bet of two wood-carver masters who competed into decorating the ceilings of the famous Daskal

Society | May 6, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3474

Roma Ghetto in Bulgaria Capital to Be Demolished with Aid by Police

The Roma shantytown, which has been built illegally on municipal property in the Mladost 4 Quarter of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, will be demolished and its inhabitants will be made to leave with aid from the local police if necessary.

Society | May 6, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3582

Bulgaria Celebrates St. George's Day

Bulgarians are celebrating Tuesday (May 6) "Gergyovden" - the day of one the most popular saints - St. George, who is among the few venerated by Christians and Muslims alike.

Society | May 6, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5112

Veterans Remember Victims of Bulgaria's Mission in Cambodia

Twenty veterans from Bulgaria's first peacekeeping mission - in Cambodia in 1991-1993 - gathered in Sofia on Monday exactly 16 years after the start of the mission in order to honor the memory of the ten Bulgarian soldiers who died in it.

Society | May 5, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2475

Thousands Remember Freedom Apostle Gotse Delchev around Bulgaria

Thousands of Bulgarians all over the country honored Sunday the memory of the Bulgarian revolutionary hero from Macedonia Gotse Delchev on the day he was murdered by Ottoman Turkey's troops 105 years ago.

Society | May 5, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2045

Tattoo Fest Opens in Sofia

The eight edition of Bulgaria's national Tattoo Fest has taken place during the weekend in Sofia. The colourful event has attracted many young people, eager to show their tattoo, deck with a new one, or just listen to the number of underground bands perf

Society | May 4, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7763

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Another Life Overnight

One passenger died as 15 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 17 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | May 4, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1251

Parade Rehearsal Closes Streets in Sofia

Military parade rehearsal ahead of March 6, the Day of Valour, would close some of the streets downtown Sofia, authorities reported. Vehicles will not be allowed Sunday on St.

Society | May 4, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1284

Spring Folklore Festival Starts in Sofia

International folklore festival is to delight visitors and citizens of Sofia during the weekend if they decide to go to the park in front the National Theatre Ivan Vazov downtown the capital. Folklore dance groups and singers from Russia, Greece, Croatia

Society | May 3, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3402

16 Injured in Crashes on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Sixteen people were injured in 11 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. One of the people injured in the hits remains in critical condition.

Society | May 3, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1268

4-Member Family Jumps off Burning Building in Sofia, 1 Dead

A man, a woman and their two children were injured after they jumped off the roof of the residential building they lived in, attempting to escape the flames that had enveloped their Sofia flat on Friday. The woman died in hospital shortly after the accid

Society | May 2, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2033

Rains, Thunders to Oust Sunny Weather in Bulgaria

Bulgarians will temporarily take leave of the sunny and warm weather they have recently enjoyed as rains and thunder storms are expected in the country, meteorologists predicted. Cooler winds are to start blowing first in the western part of the Danube P

Society | May 2, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2143

Tour Taxi Hits against a Tree in Sofia, 5 Hurt

A tour taxi hit against a tree in Sofia's Nadezhda neighborhood on Thursday afternoon, leaving five passengers injured. The victims, four women and a man have been immediately rushed to Pirogov Emergency Institute.

Society | May 1, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1223

Bulgarian National TV Bus Overturns, 6 Injured

A total of six employees of the Bulgarian National Television were injured after the bus they were riding in overturned near the town of Levski on Thursday. The lives of all the people hurt are not in danger, medical experts reported.

Society | May 1, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1353

279 Bulgarians Killed in Car Hits for 4 Months

The number of the Bulgarian passengers, who died on the roads across the country since the beginning of the year has already reached 279, data of the Interior Ministry revealed. More than 2,300 people suffered heavy injuries in all 2,165 crashes that occ

Society | May 1, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1592

Bulgaria Traffic Police Call on Holidaymakers to Avoid Driving on Main Roads

Bulgaria's Traffic Police Department called on the people, who have decided to travel in the next six free days, not to drive in the main roads and motorways across the country so that severe jams could be avoided. Clogging is expected on Hemus highway a

Society | May 1, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1635

Bulgaria Socialists Mark International Labour Day

Bulgaria's socialists celebrated Thursday the International Labour Day with a rally and a concert held in Sofia's Borissova Garden. As May 1 is also marked as the Day of the leftist press, Prime Minister and leader of the left-wingers in Bulgaria Sergey

Society | May 1, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1525

Mayor: Time of Repair Works in Sofia Streets Could be Extended

The time for completing the planned repairs in some Sofia centre streets could be extended for several hours, Mayor Boyko Borissov said Wednesday during an inspection of the construction works. "The prolonging will take place so that we can be sure the f

Society | April 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1555

Bulgaria's Bid Listed among Favourites at Eurovision 2008

The electronic dance song, which was surprisingly picked to represent Bulgaria at the Eurovision 2008, has recently appeared to be among the favourites in the music contest, critics claim. "DJ Take me away" of "Deep zone project" and Balthazar ranks eigh

Society | April 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4807
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