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Bulgaria Pharmacies Refuse to Sell Insulin over Software Failure

A large number of the pharmacies in Bulgaria are not selling insulin due to problems with the new National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) prescription software.

Society | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 19:51 | Viewed: 2167

Bulgaria's Black Sea Capital Varna Considers Construction of Metro

The Municipal Administration of the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna is considering the construction of a subway.

Society | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 18:27 | Viewed: 5216

Sofia under Highest Security over World Cup Qualifier, EP Elections

Over 1000 policemen will work round-the-clock during the weekend to provide security for two major events taking place in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1118

Bulgaria Ranks 56 in Global Peace Index

Bulgaria is ranked 56th in the Global Peace Index for 2009 after receiving low marks for respect of human rights and military expenditure.

Society | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 4732

Transparency International: Bulgaria Still with High Corruption

The judiciary system is the most corrupt sector in Bulgaria, according to the results of the 2009 Global Corruption Barometer of Transparency International.

Society | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 6737

3 More Bulgarians Tested for Swine Flu

Bulgaria's Deputy Health Minister, Valery Tsekov, reported Wednesday that they are three more possible swine flu A(H1N1) cases tested in the country.

Society | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1439

Bulgaria Holocaust Survivors to Receive Israel Compensation

An Israeli court has confirmed that Holocaust survivors from Bulgaria who were confined to their homes during World War II will be entitled to survivors' compensation from Israel.

Society | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 12133

Foreign Ministry: No Bulgarians Were on Air France Flight

There weren't any Bulgarians among the passengers of the Airbus A330 that disappeared over the Atlantic Monday in route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris.

Society | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1114

World Bank Warns of Bulgaria Black Sea-Level Rise

The World Bank has stated that Bulgaria and other former Soviet bloc countries face huge challenges to avoid the worst ravages of climate change over the next 10 years.

Society » Environment | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 3429

Kidnapped Bulgaria Sailors Request Increased Compensation

Four of the 16 Bulgarian sailors who were held hostage for over 1 month by Somali pirates on board the Malaspina Castle have asked for greater compensation.

Society | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 11:10 | Viewed: 1528

Bulgaria Dairy Farmers to Protest over State Aid

A new protest rally of Bulgarian stock-farmers is expected to be held in front of the Agriculture Ministry around noon Wednesday.

Society | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 969

World Bank Approves USD 500 M Line for Swine Flu Fight

The World Bank approved Tuesday a USD 500 M fast-track facility to help countries control the spread of the swine flu virus.

Society | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 08:56 | Viewed: 1384

Bulgaria Belogradchik Slip to 3rd Place in New Wonders Ranking

The miraculous rock formations near the northwest Bulgarian town of Belogradchik moved down one place to third position in the global campaign to select the world's new Seven Wonders.

Society » Culture | June 2, 2009, Tuesday // 19:49 | Viewed: 1701

Contacts of Bulgaria A(H1N1) Patient Get Clean Bill of Health

The four people that have been in contact with 21-year-old Ivan Dimitrov have not been infected with the swine flu Рђ(Рќ1N1) virus.

Society | June 2, 2009, Tuesday // 18:49 | Viewed: 1169

Relative of Bulgaria's Former Tsar Was on Air France Flight

A relative of Bulgaria's former Tsar and Prime Minister, Simeon Saxe-Coburg, has been among the passengers of the ill-fated Air France flight 447.

Society | June 2, 2009, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1990

Wikipedia's Father Jimmy Wells Arrives in Bulgaria

Jimmy Wales, founder of the most extensive online encyclopedia "Wikipedia", is going to visit Bulgaria between June 4 and 6.

Society | June 2, 2009, Tuesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 3190

Authorities Acted "Perfectly" in Bulgaria-Poland Custody Drama

Court procedures have not been violated by authorities during their attempt to take away the two Bulgarian children from their father in Asenovgrad.

Society | June 2, 2009, Tuesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 2340

History Channel Set for Bulgaria Launch

A localized service of the factual History channel will be launched in Bulgaria later this week.

Society | June 2, 2009, Tuesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 2251

One of Bulgaria Varna Race Spectators Dies

37-year-old, Dimitar Nikolov, who was the most seriously injured after the an accident during the Varna Rally on Sunday, died Monday night.

Society | June 2, 2009, Tuesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1126

Bulgaria's Emergency Ministry Issues Thunderstorm Warning

Bulgaria's Ministry of Emergency Situations and Disasters has warned its regional offices about possible heavy downpours, strong thunderstorms and localized hail.

Society » Environment | June 2, 2009, Tuesday // 13:01 | Viewed: 2477

Bulgarian Student with Swine Flu Stable

The student who has been diagnosed as the first person in Bulgaria to have swine flu is in a stable condition.

Society | June 2, 2009, Tuesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1042
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