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Freed Bulgarian Nurse Presents Story of Life in Qaddafi's Cell

Snezhana Dimitrova, one of the five Bulgarian nurses who spent more than eight years in a Libyan jail accused of deliberately infecting children with HIV, presented Thursday at the beginning of the week a book describing her ordeal. The work, called "In

Society | December 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1405

Lives of All Victims of Chain Crash in Bulgaria out of Danger

The condition of the man, who suffered heavy injuries in the chain crash near Bulgaria's town of Simitli, was stabilized after he has undergone a surgery, doctors reported Thursday. The bus driver, who is claimed to have caused the hellish accident, was

Society | December 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1038

Bulgaria's Kardzhali to Spend BGN 48,6 M on Anti-flooding Project

The mayor of Kardzhali in southern Bulgaria, Hasan Azis, gave on Thursday the go-ahead for a project to reinforce the banks of the river Arda against future flooding, the city hall's press service said. The project, worth BGN 48,6 M, will be carried out

Society | December 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 877

Bulgaria's Police Gives "Officer of the Year" Awards

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry awarded the best policemen at the annual ceremony "Officer of the Year" on Thursday. A total of 10 police officers and 10 police teams were given prizes by the Interior Minister Rumen Petkov.

Society | December 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 881

Tank Truck Topples over, Closes Main Seaside Road in Bulgaria

A tank truck has toppled over Thursdya morning closing the road between Bulgaria's seaside cities of Varna and Burgas. There are no casualties in the accident.

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Discarded Cigarette Set Bulgarian High School on Fire

A discarded cigarette has sparked the blaze that enveloped a high school in Bulgaria's town of Cherven Bryag at noon on Wednesday.

Society | December 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1187

One Injured in City Bus Crash in Bulgaria

A city bus veered into the opposite lane and hit several cars, injuring one in the southern city of Plovdiv on Thursday. According to the police, the driver fainted behind the wheel and that is the main reason of the crash.

Society | December 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 828

2 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Two people died as 15 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 21 people were injured in the hits, including two who are in critical condition.

Society | December 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 888

Condition of Driver who Caused Hellish Chain Crash in Bulgaria Stabilized

The condition of the bus driver, who caused the chain crash near Bulgaria's town of Simitli, was stabilized after he gained consciousness, doctors reported Wednesday. The 39-year-old man suffered serious head injuries and had his elbow broken but has not

Society | December 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1252

Flames Envelope High School in Bulgaria

A huge fire burst out in a high school in Bulgaria's town of Cherven Bryag at noon on Wednesday.

Society | December 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1025

Bulgaria Braces for Foggy Christmas, Snowy New Year's Day

Bulgarians will see thick fog during their Christmas holiday and are to enjoy a snow blanket to cover the ground in the first days of the New Year, according to the forecasts. Mountain holiday-makers will be able to walk and ski in sunny weather with tem

Society | December 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1675

Bulgaria Fears Rise in Chain Crash Death Toll

The death toll from Tuesday's hellish chain crash in Southwestern Bulgaria may rise as two of the casualties were reported to be in critical condition.

Society | December 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1004

3 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Three people died as five heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Another eleven people were injured in the hits.

Society | December 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 785

Chain Crash on Intl Road in Bulgaria Leaves 3 Dead, 14 Injured

Three passengers were killed and another 14 injured in a chain crash between a bus, a minibus and several cars near Bulgaria's town of Simitli late on Tuesday. Two of the victims died on spot and the third one passed away on his way to a local hospital.

Society | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1143

Fatal Cigarette Blaze Kills 1 in Bulgaria

A discarded cigarette is believed to have sparked the blaze that killed an elderly man in the coastal town of Varna early on Tuesday. The 61-year-old man was pulled from his burning apartment at Hushove street stifled to death.

Society | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1659

Truck Topples over on E80 Route in Bulgaria

A truck toppled over at the entry of the southern Bulgaria's town of Harmanli blocking the international E80 route on Tuesday. Police advise drivers to use by-pass roads as a long line of cars has been building up, waiting for the heavy machine to be mov

Society | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1503

Bulgaria's Education Minister Visits CERN Research Centre

Bulgaria's Education Minister Daniel Valchev visits Tuesday one of the world's largest and most respected centres for nuclear scientific research in Switzerland. The delegation going to the CERN research centre near Geneva also includes renowned Bulgaria

Society | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 978

Bulgarian Road Carnage Claims No Victims Overnight

No lives were claimed in 15 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 16 people were injured in the hits, one of them in critical condition.

Society | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 723

Monument of Lies Raised, Destroyed in Sofia

A monument of the lies of parties and politicians of Bulgaria's period of transition to free market economy was symbolically raised and destroyed Monday in a park in Sofia. The event was organized by the Vidovden civil association who chose to put the mo

Society | December 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1364

Bulgarians Are The Most Discontent People in EU - Study

Bulgarians are the people within the European Union most discontent of their living standard, according to the results of a new social study. Bulgarians are unsatisfied of their lives and often worry about being able to cope with their problems at old ag

Society | December 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1586

Bulgaria Culture Min Opens Christmas Crafts Bazaar

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Stefan Danailov opened Monday a Christmas crafts bazaar in the Sredets Hall in the ministry's building. More than 30 masters are to present their works in the spheres of art ceramics, jewelry, embroidery, ancient weapons, icon

Society | December 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2021
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