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New Virus Attacks Windows Flaws

A new virus targeting flaws in Microsoft's Windows operating system is circulating on the Internet. The Zotob virus is said to exploit security holes in Windows 95, 98, ME, NE, 2000 and XP platforms and can give hackers remote access to affected systems.

Society | August 16, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 784

Bulgaria's Outgoing FM Presents Livingston Isle Map

Bulgaria's outgoing foreign minister presented Tuesday a unique map of the Livingston island. Minister Solomon Passy presented the map prepared by the members of the Bulgarian expedition headed by doctor Lyubomir Ivanov.

Society | August 16, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 873

New Sex Scandal Hits Tyson

Notorious boxer Mike Tyson is facing new legal trouble after a reported incident in Italy. Florence Botoli, 33, has said that Tyson assaulted her at a nightclub, after she refused to have sex with him.

Society | August 15, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1633

Bulgarians Celebrate Virgin Mary's Day

Bulgarians joined the world Monday to mark one of the major Christian holidays - the Assumption of Virgin Mary. According to Christian tradition the body and soul of Mary, the mother of Jesus was taken into Heaven after the end of her earthly life.

Society | August 15, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 858

Symphony Farewell for Dutch Envoy in Sofia

The New Symphonic Orchestra mastered by the internationally-recognised American conductor Karl St. Clair performed Sunday evening to see off Dutch Ambassador to Sofia.

Society | August 15, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

Bansko Reels in Jazz Music Fest

The mountainous pearl of Bansko, nestled in Pirin, makes the best of summertime by attracting jazz fans from all over the world in August. The opening of 8th International Bansko Jazz Festival earlier in August brought in musicians from the Netherlands,

Society | August 14, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 956

Thracian Tomb Taken to Pieces, Removed to Save from Forays

A unique removal of a 2,600-year Thracian tomb was carried out in the town of Borovo, near the city of Russe. Archeologists decided on the transfer to the center of Borovo to save the ancient tomb from forays.

Society | August 13, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1744

Bulgarian Women, Food Please Morgan Freeman

Bulgaria's many beautiful women are what impressed me the most, acting ace Morgan Freeman said in Sofia Friday. The celebrity, who is now shooting "The Contract" in Sofia, held his first official meeting with the press since arriving last month.

Society | August 12, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2390

Bulgarian Plans to Turn the Red Planet Green

Bulgarian Margarita Marinova, a graduate student at the California Institute of Technology and co-author of a NASA study, is planning to turn the Red Planet into a green one, one that could support life.

Society | August 12, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 718

Science: NASA postponed Mars Mission

NASA has put off the launch of a probe to Mars. Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) was due to take off Thursday, after a previous delay.

Society | August 12, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 273

Forks and Corks: Potato Pouches

Ingredients: 4 large red potatoes

Society | August 12, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

Erotic Fest Entertains Varna

Bulgaria's main seaside city has entered a second day of sexy entertainment. The city is hosting the Eros Show, the first of its kind to be held in the country.

Society | August 11, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8188

Hunting Season Opens up Saturday

Bulgaria will open up the official hunting season on Saturday, August 13, the chief o the National Hunting and Fishery Association Hristo Mihaylov told Bulgarain News Agency. More than 100 hunters and fishermen will be allowed to go for their game - dove

Society | August 11, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

3,000-Year-Old Artefacts Displayed in Sofia Gallery

The National Gallery for Foreign Art presented Wednesday part of the donations made by Ivan Drenikov, a prominent Bulgarian researcher living abroad.

Society | August 10, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2024

Rap Star Shamara Arrested

Bulgaria's most popular rap artist Misho Shamara has been arrested because he played music too loud. The performer was handcuffed because unlawful decibels were measured at his Varna nightclub.

Society | August 9, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1901

Ancient Labrys Unearthed in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archeologists accidentally unearthed a bronze labrys, a double headed ritual axe, symbol of the King's authority in the history of the Thracian tribes. The labrys was found during rescue opearions at the Ada Tepe hill, near Krumovgrad.

Society | August 9, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6756

Jazz Fiesta Kicks off in Bulgaria's Bansko

The Eight International Jazz Fest Bansko 2005 kicked off Monday evening in Bulgaria's top winter resorts. Artists from Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Serbia and Montenegro are joining Bulgarian colleagues in t

Society | August 9, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 688

Bulgaria's Bansko Resort Jazzed Up

Performers from all over Europe are coming together Monday in Bansko, Bulgaria's top winter resort. The place opens the eight edition of the International Jazz Festival.

Society | August 8, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 673

Bulgaria Sees Koprivshtitsa Folklore Fest End

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Nina Chilova put the end of the 9th National Festival of Bulgarian Folklore in Koprivshtitsa on Sunday. Minister Chilova expressed her respect to the talent of all 17,000 participants.

Society | August 7, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1157

Bulgarian Astronomers Join Thracian Tombs Excavations

Bulgarian astronomers have joined the archaeological team TEMP excavating the Valley of Thracian Kings near Bulgaria's city Kazanlak. The astronomers are set to make a spatial photo of the 15 found graves found at the valley so far.

Society | August 7, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3918

Buena Vista Legend Ibrahim Ferrer Dies Aged 78

Ibrahim Ferrer, the mild-mannered singer of the Buena Vista Social Club group that took him from shining shoes to world fame late in life, has died in Havana at the age of 78. The Grammy winner known for his trademark cap and grey moustache died of multi

Society | August 7, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 610