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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: 1112

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: 1512

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: 1280

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: 3848

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: 6084

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: 1356

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: 945

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: 1019

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: 1883

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: 1065

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: 875

Heavy Loaded Truck, Mini Bus Crash in Bulgaria, 3 Dead

A total of three people died and another one's life is in danger after a mini bus, they were travelling in, crashed against a heavy loaded truck on the road between Bulgaria's cities of Sofia and Pleven on Wednesday. After the hit, the mini bus veered in

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1266

Sofia University Closes Doors in Protest

Sofia University "Saint Kliment Ohridski" threatened to close its doors shortly after the opening of the new academic year on October 1 in protest against miserable state funding. A declaration to this effect was adopted by Alma Mater general meeting at

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1211

Archaeologist Finds Rare High Medieval Bulgarian Inscription in Monastery

Bulgarian archaeologist Professor Kazimir Popkonstantikov announced Wednesday he has found a thrilling inscription in ancient Bulgarian language at the wall of a stone tomb near the town of Veliki Preslav.

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6893

Car Crashes into Tree in Bulgaria, 2 Dead

Two men died and a woman was severely injured in a heavy car crash near Bulgaria's seaside city of Burgas late on Tuesday. The accident occurred after the vehicle veered into the opposite lane and hit against a tree along the road.

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 934

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims another 5 Lives Overnight

Five people died as 25 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 26 passengers were injured in the accidents, including one whose condition is critical.

Society | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1037

Earth from Above Exhibition Opens in Sofia

The famous Lovers' Bridge in Sofia became the stage of a photo exhibition named "Earth from above", which was officially opened on Monday night with an eco cocktail.

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2433

Bulgaria's Mtel Awards Top Swimmer Stoychev New BMW, BGN 20,000

Bulgaria's first mobile operator Mtel awarded Tuesday the top swimmer Petar Stoychev a brand new BMW and the sum of BGN 20,000 on the occasion of becoming the fastest man to swim across the English Channel. The sportsman managed to cross the 40 kilometre

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1601

Bulgaria Stamps out Smoking in 2009

A total ban on smoking in enclosed public places will come into effect in Bulgaria in 2009 at the earliest, health officials said.

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1756

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims another 6 Lives Overnight

Six people died as 26 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total 31 people were injured in the incidents, with two in critical condition.

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 892
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