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Bulgaria to Open 4 Human Trafficking Fight Centers

Bulgaria aims at opening of four centers for fight against human trafficking to be situated in the cities of Varna, Burgas, Pazardzhik and Sliven, the country's Education Minister Daniel Valchev announced on Tuesday. The statement was made at the officia

Society | April 8, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3972

Bulgaria Marks International Roma Day

A number of events dedicated to the International Roma Day (April 8) will take place in Bulgaria on Tuesday. The Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev is going to meet with notable representatives of the Roma community at the Council of Ministers in

Society | April 8, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1741

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Another Life Overnight

One passenger died as 13 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 19 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | April 8, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1374

Bulgaria's Health Min Opens Renovated Wards in Queen Giovanna Hospital

Bulgaria's Health Minister Radoslav Gaydarski opened Monday two renovated wards of the Queen Giovanna hospital in the capital city of Sofia. The renovation of the physiotherapy and gastroenterology wards and the new equipment bought have cost a total of

Society | April 7, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1839

Bulgaria Opens First Fitness Centre for Disabled People Training

The first fitness center for training of disabled people is to be opened in Bulgaria's coastal city of Varna. The idea of establishing the facility belongs to Stela Eneva - a track-and-field athletics champion and chairwoman of sport club for disabled pe

Society | April 7, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1503

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 6 Lives Overnight

A total of six lives were claimed in 20 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 29 people were injured in the hits, as four of them are in critical condition.

Society | April 7, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1340

Vulture Population in Eastern Bulgaria to Be Restored

The Sinite Kamani ("Blue Stones") Natural Park located close to the city of Sliven in Eastern Bulgaria is taking up action in order to restore the population of vultures there, the Bulgarian National Radio reported.

Society | April 6, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2562

Icelandic Tycoon Rushed to Hospital in Bulgaria Capital

Icelandic tycoon Thor Bjorgolfsson, former owner of the Bulgarian fixed-line telecom BTC, has been rushed to a hospital in the Bulgarian capital after suffering a bout of an ear infection, local press reported.

Society | April 5, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3811

Bulgarians Roll up Sleeves for E-Friendly Activities

It's officially spring and people from across Bulgaria have ditched the winter coats and rolled up their sleeves to enjoy the feel-good rituals of spring cleaning, as well as other environmentally friendly activities.

Society | April 5, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1702

Bulgaria Mountain to Become Natural Park

Bulgaria's Belasitsa Mountain located in the southwest corner of the country will be declared a natural park, the regional news website sandanski1.com reported.

Society | April 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2930

Sofia Opens Museum of History, Restores Emblematic Monument on 130th Anniversary

Sofia Municipality plans to open its Museum of History as well as to restore the monument in front of the National Palace of Culture on the occasion of the 130th anniversary since the city has been declared a capital of Bulgaria. The celebrations, which

Society | April 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1705

Bulgaria Afforests 40 000 Decares in 2008

A total of 40 000 decares in Bulgaria will be afforested in 2008. The news was announced Friday by the Deputy Executive Director of the State Forestry Agency Rosen Baltasarov before the Bulgarian private Darik Radio.

Society | April 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1499

Bulgaria Transport Min: Intermediate Report on Hellish Train Fire Ready

Bulgaria's Transport Minister Petar Mutafchiev announced Friday experts have already prepared the intermediate report on the huge blaze in Sofia-Kardam train that took the lives of nine people in the end of February.

Society | April 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1655

Bulgarian Film Fest Welcomes Fans in New York

More than 15 Bulgarian movies are included in the program of the film fest to be opened Friday evening in New York. The first film to be shown in the framework of the event is "Seamstresses", directed by Luydmil Todorov.

Society | April 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1822

3 Killed in Crashes on Bulgaria Roads Overnight

Three lives were claimed in 13 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 25 people were injured in the hits, as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | April 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1057

Bulgaria Parents Found Committee to Defend Bulgarian Language

Bulgarian parents set up an initiative committee Thursday, which is going to act in defense of a paragraph of the Public Education Act that was recently cast out by the Parliamentary Committee on Education.

Society | April 3, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1717

Bulgaria's Medics Prepare New Protests

Healthcare trade unions and organisations in Bulgaria discuss Thursday an eventual new round of protests over insufficient financing of health services. Several rallies have been staged by health-care workers since the beginning of the year over the heal

Society | April 3, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1399

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Another Life Overnight

One passenger died as 17 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 21 people were injured in the hits, as four of them are in critical condition.

Society | April 3, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1142

Porn Stars to Bulgarian Radio: We Want David Beckham in Bed

David Beckham is the most handsome football player and we want him in bed, Hungarian porn stars Dora Meszaros and Maria Bellucci confessed in an interview for Bulgarian Darik Radio. "We also know Dimitar Berbatov," the actresses said, adding: "Surfers ar

Society | April 2, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 47243

Legendary Bulgarian Drummer Petar Slavov Dies at 66

Famous Bulgarian drummer and music manager Petar Slavov died Tuesday at the age of 66. Slavov was one of the members of Bulgaria's legendary FSB rock formation since 1979.

Society » Obituaries | April 1, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6066

Bulgaria Eco-Activists: PM Must Stop Resort Construction in Rila Mountain

Representatives of Bulgarian environmental organizations called on PM Sergey Stanishev to take action in order to stop the illegal resort construction in the Rila Mountain. The two organizations "Citizens for Rila" and "Eco Rila" held a joint press confe

Society | April 1, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2048
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