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Bulgaria Weightlifting Champ's Son Wounded Playing Russian Roulette

The 15-year-old son of Bulgaria's weightlifter Galabin Boevski was taken Friday to Sofia's Pirogov Emergency Institute after he shot himself with a gas pistol while playing Russian roulette, police say. The teenager's life is out of danger, although he s

Society | April 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3624

Bulgaria War on Wheels Claim 3 more Victims Overnight

A total of four lives were claimed in 12 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 14 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | April 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1124

Sofia Hosts Lagerfeld's Photo Exhibition for 7 Hours

A unique photo exhibition of the world famous fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld will be on display in Sofia for only seven hours on Thursday. The exhibition, which includes black-and-white pictures of 60 of the greatest Hollywood stars, is dedicated to the

Society | April 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1964

Bulgaria Capital Requires Green Roofs, Extends Green Areas

The extending of the green areas in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, and the introduction of green building roofs will become a priority for its administration.

Society | April 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2246

Green Cities Conference Takes Place in Bulgaria Capital

A two-day international conference on the topic "Green Areas - Key to Sustainable Cities" will start in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Thursday.

Society | April 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1251

Bulgaria Thracian Gold Treasure to Delight Plovdiv Fair Visitors

Bulgaria's world-famous Panagyurishte gold treasure dating back to Thracian times is to turn into the sensation of this year's spring Plovdiv Fair to be held May 12 -17. The nine unique gold artefacts, seven wine rhytons, an amphora and a food dish, will

Society | April 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2713

Bulgaria Eco Minister Orders Environmental Restoration at Black Sea Coast

Bulgaria's Environmental Minister Dzhevdet Chakurov ordered Wednesday the removal of all construction facilities in the Sand Dunes area around the Black Sea resort of Nessebar.

Society | April 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1795

Sofia Launches Ombudsman Election Campaign

Sofia Municipal Council announced Wednesday the start of the campaign for electing a regional ombudsman. Each and every Bulgarian national, who has a university diploma and permanent residence in Sofia, could run for the post, the municipality said.

Society | April 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1396

Frontal Collision Kills 1, Injures 4 in Bulgaria

One man was killed and four more suffered serious injuries in a hellish car crash that occurred Wednesday morning near Bulgaria's village of Gradets. The lives of all passengers hurt are already out of danger, doctors reported.

Society | April 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1100

Bulgaria Marks 83 Years since Gravest Terror Act

Bulgaria commemorates Wednesday 83 years since the terrorism act, committed in Sofia's Saint Nedelya Church, which left 213 people killed and another 500 injured.

Society | April 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1891

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 4 Lives Overnight

A total of four lives were claimed in 19 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 24 people were injured in the hits, as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | April 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 902

Pop Folk Icon Lepa Brena Arrives in Sofia

Serbia's pop-folk legend Lepa Brena and her band Sladki Greh arrived Tuesday in Sofia to thrill fans after more than 17 years since her last concert in the country. Lepa Brena is to stage a two-hour show in Sofia's Nai Club on Wednesday.

Society | April 15, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 17801

Bulgarian Teens' Boozing Toll among Highest in Europe - Report

Teen drinking rate in Bulgaria is among the highest in Europe, while the number of youngsters going in for a sport is one of the lowest, a survey by European Cities against Drugs (ECAD) shows. The research conducted in nine European cities, among them Vi

Society | April 15, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2989

Earthquake Shakes Central Bulgaria

An earthquake with magnitude of 4,2 on the Richter scale shook central Bulgaria at 6:43 a.m.

Society | April 15, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1863

Bulgarian Theatre Director Successful in Israel

Bulgarian director Mitko Bozakov has achieved enormous success in Israel staging Luigi Pirandello's play "As You Desire Me" in Sifria theatre in Tel Aviv. The play is staged for the first time in the country and Bozakov's avant-garde reading of the work

Society | April 14, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1278

Bulgarian Authorities Take Safety Measures over Torrential Rains Forecast

Bulgaria Ministry of State Policy for Disasters and Incidents informed Monday local institutions in the western and central parts of the country over the meteorological forecasts of expected torrential rains in the next 24 hours. The notifications sent t

Society | April 14, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1302

13 Injured in Crashes on Bulgaria Roads Overnight

Thirteen people were injured in 12 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 | April 14, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1025

Bulgaria War on Wheels Takes 3 Lives Overnight

A total of three passengers died as 26 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 33 people were injured in the hits, as six of them remain critical.

Society | April 13, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1162

Bulgaria Capital Sofia Holds Spring Cleaning Campaign

A cleaning campaign organized by Sofia Municipality is taking place in the Bulgarian capital on Saturday.

Society | April 12, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2110

Citizens Drift on Boats in Ariana Pond Downtown Sofia

Sofia citizens got yet another entertainment opportunity on Friday as the emblematic Ariana artificial lake was finally filled with water after 20 years of drought, allowing boats to drift in the center of the busy capital city. The project for the recon

Society | April 11, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1827

Girl, Policemen Injured in Chase of Drunk Driver in Bulgaria

An 18-year-old girl and a police officer suffered injuries in a crash that occurred while the patrol was chasing a car, driven by a drunk man in Bulgaria's town of Smolyan early on Friday. The hit was caused by the driver, who sat behind the wheel with 1

Society | April 11, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1522
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