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30 Bulgarians in Mexico Fear Swine Flu

Thirty Bulgarians, who are currently on a vacation in Mexico, have approached Bulgarian health authorities, searching for advice whether to cut short their trip.

Society | April 29, 2009, Wednesday // 19:21 | Viewed: 1181

Sofia Airport Ready to Isolate Swine Flu Cases

Sofia airport has plans in place to deal with any suspected cases of swine flu, though none have been reported in the country, officials announced.

Society | April 29, 2009, Wednesday // 17:59 | Viewed: 2117

Bulgaria Police Seize Hidden Ancient Treasure in Nessebar

The regional unit for combating organized crime in Bulgaria's Burgas have seized a hidden treasure dating back to 3rd century BC.

Society » Culture | April 29, 2009, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 4135

Bulgaria Set for Day of Protests

Three separate protest rallies across Bulgaria are expected to bring thousands of unhappy citizens on to the streets on Wednesday.

Society | April 29, 2009, Wednesday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1260

Bulgaria Education Ministry to Reinforce Literary Language Use

Literary Bulgarian language is mandatory in all Bulgarian public schools, the Bulgarian Education Ministry declared Tuesday.

Society » Education | April 28, 2009, Tuesday // 20:45 | Viewed: 1779

Health Minister: Bulgaria Unable to Identify Swine Flu

Bulgarian Health Minister, Evgeni Zhelev, has stated that Bulgaria will not be able to identify swine flu if it arrives in the country.

Society | April 28, 2009, Tuesday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1575

Court Backs Bulgaria Govt Decision on Garbage Crisis

The Supreme Administrative Court rejected the appeal of Sofia municipality against the decision of the government to declare an emergency situation over the waste crisis.

Society | April 27, 2009, Monday // 18:42 | Viewed: 1136

Pop Diva Autobiography Finally Hits Bulgaria's Bookstores

The long anticipated biography of Bulgarian Pop Diva, Lili Ivanova, finally hit the bookstores Monday.

Society » Culture | April 27, 2009, Monday // 17:27 | Viewed: 3995

Bulgaria Tightens Border Control over Swine Flu Concerns

Bulgaria will step up control at all border checkpoints as a preventive measure against the spread of swine flu to the country, the national veterinary medical service announced.

Society | April 27, 2009, Monday // 15:28 | Viewed: 2425

Sofia Airport Equipped with Thermal Scanners over Swine Flu Fears

Arriving passengers at Sofia airport will pass through thermal scanners as a preventive measure against the spread of swine flu to the country.

Society | April 27, 2009, Monday // 14:05 | Viewed: 2880

Spring Snow Springs Surprise in Southern Bulgaria

The citizens of the southern Bulgarian town of Smolyan woke up to a snowy morning on Sunday.

Society | April 26, 2009, Sunday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1089

Bulgaria Assuages Swine Flu Fears

Bulgarian authorities have said there is no direct risk of an outbreak of a human swine flu virus in the country amids warnings that the infection could become a pandemic.

Society | April 26, 2009, Sunday // 12:41 | Viewed: 2403

Bulgaria Registers 3 Aftershocks in the Wake of Romanian Strong Quake

The earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 that struck eastern and central Romania on Saturday and was also felt in neighboring Moldova and Bulgaria was followed by three aftershocks.

Society | April 26, 2009, Sunday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1566

Bulgaria Seismology Expert: Earthquake Damage Impossible

The Deputy Director of the Geophysics Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Dimo Solakov, stated it was impossible an earthquake with the magnitude of the Saturday evening one, would cause any damages and injuries.

Society | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 22:38 | Viewed: 2324

Romania Earthquake Sparks Panic in Northern Bulgaria

The 5.3 earthquake Saturday evening reportedly caused panic in many northern Bulgarian cities, sending scores of people on the streets.

Society | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 22:07 | Viewed: 6204

Romanian Quake Felt in Bulgaria, Moldova

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 struck eastern and central Romania on Saturday and was also felt in neighboring Moldova and Bulgaria. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Society | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 21:58 | Viewed: 2240

No Reports of Casualties, Damage from Northern Bulgaria Earthquake

Bulgaria's Civil Defense informed Saturday evening that they have not received any reports of injured people or damages form the Vrancea earthquake.

Society | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 21:20 | Viewed: 1428

Saturday Quake Brings Grim Memories of 1977 Vrancea Shocks

The latest earthquake in Bulgaria Saturday night is a grim reminiscence of March 4, 1977 when a strong earthquake brought mass destruction in northern Bulgaria.

Society | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 21:11 | Viewed: 4057

Strong Earthquake Shakes Northern Bulgaria, Epicenter in Romania

A powerful 5.3 earthquake has hit northern Bulgaria in the areas of the cities of Dobrich, Pleven, Varna.

Society | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 20:45 | Viewed: 4394

Armenian Monument Opened in Bulgaria's General Toshevo

The Armenian Union in Bulgaria and the Ovsepyan family donated to Bulgaria's northeastern town of General Toshevo a monument of the Russian Emperor, Alexander II.

Society | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 19:40 | Viewed: 1877

Bulgaria Musicians Named Artists of Month by Obama Organization

The New York Empire Trio and Bulgarian Virtuosi Artists are featured as artists of the month by the Obama Music, Arts and Entertainment Organization.

Society » Culture | April 24, 2009, Friday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1515
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