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Two Killed on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Two people died as 14 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 15 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | April 10, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 961

Sofia Enjoys First Ever Yacht Show

Yacht and water sports maniacs will be given the opportunity to enjoy the first ever Sofia specialized expo to be held in the period April 9-13. The show will take place in Inter Expo Center in downtown the capital city.

Society | April 9, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1543

223 Passengers Die on Bulgarian Roads since Beginning of 2008

A total of 223 people lost their lives in 1739 hellish car crashed that occurred on roads across Bulgaria since the beginning of 2008, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. The number of the passengers, who suffered serious injuries i

Society | April 9, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1315

Sofia Medical University Marks Patronal Holiday

Sofia Medical University organized a parade in downtown the capital city to mark its patronal holiday on Tuesday. The event is traditionally held on the International Health Day.

Society | April 8, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2209

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: 3973

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: 1375

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: 1841

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: 1341

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: 2564

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: 3815

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: 2932

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: 1503

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: 1657

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: 1825

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: 1400
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