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Bulgaria Buries School Fight Victim

Relatives and friends paid Thursday their last respect to the 14-year-old boy, who was killed by a classmate of his in a fight in a school yard in Bulgaria's town of Razgrad. The funeral took place in the victim's home village of Bisertsi.

Society | December 13, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1179

River Overflows, Floods 1000 Decares of Land in Bulgarian Village

About 1000 decares of agriculture land have been flooded after Rusenski Lom River overflowed in Bulgaria's village of Krasen. The level of river increased as a result of the snow melting in the region.

Society | December 13, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1252

Harry Potter Hits the Shelves in Bulgaria

The last book of the Harry Potter series, which is expected to break all sales records so far, was released in Bulgaria on Thursday. Fervent fans of the magician are already able to buy Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at the price of BGN29,90 and th

Society | December 13, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3766

Road Carnage across Bulgaria Takes Another Life Overnight

One passenger died as 17 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 20 people were injured in the hits, as eight of them are in critical condition.

Society | December 13, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1054

British Woman Mauled to Death by Her Neighbors' Dogs in Bulgaria

The dogs that mauled to death a British woman last month in a village in south-eastern Bulgaria guarded her neighbors' home, a report said, denying initial claims that the foreigner fell victim to a pack of stray dogs.

Society | December 12, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4888

Norman Foster's Buildings Displayed in Sofia

Top British architect Norman Foster arrived Wednesday in Bulgaria for the opening of an exhibition of his works. Miniature models, drafts and videos of existing buildings, as well as projects that are still under construction are displayed at the Nationa

Society | December 12, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2739

Each Fourth Bulgarian Woman Is Domestic Violence Victim

One out of every four women in Bulgaria is a victim of domestic violence, Deputy Social Policy Minister Ivanka Hristova announced on Wednesday. The statement was made at a press conference held under the motto "Say No to Domestic Violence".

Society | December 12, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1433

2 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Two people died as 26 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 31 people were injured in the hits, including two who are in critical condition.

Society | December 12, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 978

Bulgaria Launches Transliteration Project

State Administration Minister Nikolay Vassilev and his Education counterpart Daniel Valchev launched Tuesday the transliteration project "Comprehensible Bulgaria". The initiative provides for strict rules of writing the names of geographical objects in L

Society | December 11, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1609

7 Injured in Hellish Car Crash in Bulgaria

A total of seven passengers have been injured in a heavy car crash that occurred on the main road E-79 near Bulgaria's village of Krupnik on Tuesday. All victims were rushed to a hospital in the nearby town of Blagoevgrad as the condition of one of them

Society | December 11, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2136

Spider Truck Smashes Luxurious Jeep in Bulgaria

Businessman from Bulgaria's Plovdiv is to institute proceedings against the municipal security service in the country's second largest city after his luxurious jeep was smashed by a spider truck on Monday. The car, whose value is set at BGN 142,000, was

Society | December 11, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2011

Mountain Rescuers Find Body of Missing Tourist in Bulgaria

Rescuers found Tuesday the body of a Bulgarian tourist, who had been missing since Saturday, lost in the Rila mountain. The body of Kiril Kirilov, 40, was found in the area around the famous lakes of glacial origins in the highest mountain on the Balkans

Society | December 11, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1643

2 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Two people died as 29 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 31 people were injured in the hits, including four who are in critical condition.

Society | December 11, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 865

Hollywood Screens Movie about Libya-Jailed Bulgarian Medics in 2009

Hollywood will screen a movie telling the story of the Bulgarian medics who spent eight years in Lybia's jails by 2009, producers announced Sunday in Sofia. At a press conference, Richard Harding and Sam Feuer from Sixth Sense Productions said the movie

Society | December 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3762

Bulgarian Healthcare Workers Demand Higher Wages

Trade unions demanded on Monday wage hikes for healthcare workers, threatening to launch work walkouts if their demands are not met. KNSB, one of Bulgaria's influential trade union blocs, demanded wage hikes of at least 20% across the board in January an

Society | December 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1218

Bulgaria Braces for Cold Spell, Snowfalls by End-Week

Moderate but cold winds are to start blowing over Bulgaria since Thursday, meteorologists reported. The rains that are expected to fall over Bulgaria will turn to snowfalls in most parts of the country on Wednesday.

Society | December 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1807

3 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Three 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 19 people were injured in the hits, including three who are in critical condition.

Society | December 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1194

Google Co-founder Page Marries on Caribbean Private Island

Google co-founder Larry Page has married his girlfriend, Lucy Southworth, this weekend on a tiny private island in the Caribbean, The Times reported.

Society | December 9, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9063

Suhodol Citizens Up in Arms Again, Say Sofia Mayor is Liar

Residents of Suhodol district in Sofia continued on Sunday their protests against reopening the nearby dumpsite on the western outskirts of Bulgaria's capital. About 100 people gathered in the early hours of the morning to march from the central square t

Society | December 9, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2026

Bulgarian Freed Nurse Recalls 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, will launch at the beginning of the week a book describing her ordeal.

Society | December 9, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2107

Bulgaria Students Warm up with Fancy Fake Weddings

Students from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" kept alive the tradition of untraditional wedding ceremonies to add an extra dose of romanticism in celebrating their holiday on December 8.

Society | December 8, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2788
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