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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: 1502

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: 1656

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

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: 47247

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: 2049

Bulgaria Education Min, Illusionist Juggle on April Fools' Day

Bulgaria's Education Minister Daniel Valchev and the famous illusionist Antranik Arabadzhiyan - Astor amused students by doing conjuring tricks to mark April Fools' Day on Tuesday. The show took place in Astor's Magic Theatre in Sofia as some of the youn

Society | April 1, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1763

Bulgarian Driver Hit by Bulldozer in Spain, Dies

A Bulgarian driver died on spot after being hit on the head by a bulldozer that was trying to dig up his lorry, buried after a landslide in Spain. Mario Dechov, 48, asked authorities for help and they have immediately responded, sending a heavy machine t

Society | April 1, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1318

Smiling Eyes on Bulgaria's Kingdom of Laughter

The town of Gabrovo, located some 220 km north-east from the capital Sofia and known as the biggest kingdom of laughter on earth, is celebrating today the Day of Humour.

Society | April 1, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2096

Bulgaria-made Device Measures Cosmic Radiation

A device, made in a laboratory of Bulgaria's Academy of Science, has been put into orbit with Atlantis shuttle to measure the levels of cosmic radiation. The research to be conducted by the apparatus will continue for one year and a half.

Society | March 31, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1407

Depardieu to Shoot in Bulgaria - Reports

The French cinema star and movie director Gerard Depardieu will arrive in Bulgaria in six months to shoot a movie, media reports said, citing producer Gianfranco Pierantoni from Nimar Studios Ltd. Depardieu and Pierantoni are working on a new co-producti

Society | March 31, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1635

Sofia Hikes Public Transport Fares May 1

Sofia Deputy Mayor Velizar Stoilov proposed Monday that the public transport fares should be increased, starting May 1.

Society | March 31, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1349

5 Killed in Crashes on Bulgaria Roads Overnight

Five lives were claimed in 13 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 30 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | March 31, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1077

Bulgaria Capital Turns off Lights for Earth Hour

Streets and major buildings in Bulgaria's capital Sofia went dark for five minutes on Saturday evening as skylines dimmed around the world to show concern with global warming. The capital was the only Bulgarian town to sign up for the "Earth Hour" campai

Society | March 30, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1876

Bulgaria Goes on Daylight Saving Time

If you are in Bulgaria don't forget to put the hands of your clocks one hour forward on Sunday.

Society | March 30, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1546

Exhibition Gathers Europe's Best Cats in Sofia

Bulgarian cat lovers enjoyed a chance to see the best breeds from across Europe in a traditional feline exhibition in Sofia that started on Saturday. Three foreign judges from the International Feline Federation FIFe will value the merits of the cats, wh

Society | March 29, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3165

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Two Lives Overnight

Two people died as 21 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 28 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | March 29, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1071
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