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UK MP Asks Bulgaria to Continue Investigation of Markov's Murder

??he Conservative Member of the UK Parliament Julian Lewis asked Sunday the Bulgarian authorities not to terminate the investigation of the murder of the dissident writer Georgi Markov, the Bulgarian information agency BTA reported.

Society | September 7, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3183

France Sends Two Planes to Battle Fire in Bulgaria's Rila

France is to send two special planes that are to battle the flames raging in the national park of Rila in Bulgaria, officials reported. Bulgaria has requested urgent help from the EU and NATO for dealing with the forest fire in the mountain.

Society | September 6, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5280

Bulgaria Celebrates Unification Day

Bulgaria is celebrating on Saturday the 123rd anniversary since the unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Roumelia. Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov together with Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev and Chair of the Parliament Georgi Pi

Society | September 6, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3592

Two Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Two people died as 31 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 38 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | September 6, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1527

Bulgaria Might Have to Import Doctors

The Chair of the Bulgarian Doctors' Union Andrey Kehayov announced Friday in the northeast city of Razgrad that almost half of all medical specialists in the country were very close to the retiring age.

Society | September 5, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2914

Bulgaria's Singer Ilchev Grabs Special Jury Award at Euro Pop 2008

Bulgaria's young singer Stefan Ilchev has won the special award of the adjudicators at this year's Euro Pop music contest. The event, which was held for 16th year in a row, took place in Bosnia's town of Zenitsa attracting participants from 16 countries.

Society | September 5, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2445

Huge Fire Rages in Bulgaria's Rila National Park

A huge fire enveloped Bulgaria's national park of Rila to burn 1,300 decares of land in about two days, local authorities reported. A total of 100 policemen joined the teams of firefighters, forest-guards and servants of the local Civil Defense service,

Society | September 5, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1500

One Dies on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

One passenger died as 27 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 28 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | September 5, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1790

Bulgaria Expert Investigation of Fatal Train Fire Extended Again

The deadline for the investigation of the fatal fire in the Sofia- Kardam train has been extended by four months, according to the case's monitoring prosecutor Valery Mirchev, who spoke before Darik radio Thursday. The fire caused the deaths of nine peop

Society | September 4, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1940

International Ethnographic Conference Takes Place in Bulgaria Open Museum Etara

An international ethnographic conference entitled "The Folklore Crafts - Past, Present, and Future" started Thursday Bulgaria's open architectural museum Etara, located 8 km to the south of the city of Gabrovo in central Bulgaria.

Society | September 4, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2637

Suhodol Citizens Give up Peaceful Protests over Reopened Dumpsite

Citizens of the Sofia district of Suhodol declared they are giving up peaceful protests over the nearby dumpsite reopened in the end of 2007and are going to do everything possible to protect the environment and the health of the local people. The protest

Society | September 4, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1129

Wife of Bulgaria's Prince Kardam Discharged from Hospital after Heavy Crash

The wife of Bulgaria's Prince Kardam, Miriam Ungria, who was involved in a hellish car crash, likely caused by her husband, was discharged Thursday from the hospital in Madrid after about 20-day-long treatment. According to Spanish media, the princess le

Society | September 4, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3212

Two Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Two people died as 26 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 24 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | September 4, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1499

Bulgarian Representative at OSCE Commits Suicide

One of the Bulgarian representatives at the Vienna-based Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Emil Vasev committed suicide on Tuesday.

Society | September 3, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2433

DJ Tiesto to Electrify Bulgarian Fans Once Again

World famous DJ Tiesto is coming to Bulgaria for a second time to stage a unique show on September 17 in Sofia's Festivalna Hall. The mega party is part of Tiesto's In Search of Sunrise Summer Tour 2008 and promises to be one of the greatest dance events

Society | September 3, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5083

Bulgarian Milk Producers Block Roads Again

Bulgarian milk producers from all over the country are to stage yet another protest on Wednesday against the government policy in the sector by blocking main roads, Chair of the Milk Producers' Association Andrian Tsakonski announced. Farmers from the to

Society | September 3, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1910

One Dies, 30 Injured on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

A man died as 23 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 30 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | September 3, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1498

Sofia Problem Waste Might be Transported Outside Bulgaria

Sofia's waste would be transported abroad in case all Bulgarian municipalities refuse to take it into their local landfills, according to the Deputy Environmental Minster Chavdar Georgiev. The Environmental Ministry calculations show that the decontamina

Society | September 2, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2098

Bulgaria Gas Field Burning for Over 24 Hours

A serious fire is burning for over 24 hours now in the natural gas field near the northern Bulgarian town of Durankulak, located close to the Bulgarian-Romanian border. The fire broke around 12:30 pm on Monday and is the first such fire in the area, acco

Society | September 2, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2163

Bulgaria War on Wheels Claims 4 Lives Overnight

Four people died as 31 hellish car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 45 passengers were injured in the hits, as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | September 2, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1777

Bulgarian Milk Producers to Block International E-79 Road

Bulgarian milk producers from all over the country are to gather Wednesday on E-79 international road and threatened to block it for hours as yet another sign of protest over unpaid subsidies. The rally is being organized by a new established association

Society | September 2, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2106
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