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Bulgaria Marks Earth Day with Countrywide Celebrations

The coalition of 30 non-governmental organization and civil groups "For nature to remain in Bulgaria" is celebrating Earth Day on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 12:16 | Viewed: 2128

Bulgaria Children Among Unhappiest in Europe

Bulgarian children are among the unhappiest in Europe according to the latest UK research results announced late Tuesday.

Society | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 09:25 | Viewed: 3101

Bulgaria Unemployment Rate Hits 7% in April 2009

Unemployment rate in Bulgaria has passed 7% in April 2009 according to the Labor Market Directorate in the Labor Ministry.

Society | April 21, 2009, Tuesday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1856

Official Legal Claim Filed against Astrologer-Doomsayer

A legal claim has been filed against the astrologer, Emil Leshtanski, the Haskovo Regional Prosecutor informed Tuesday.

Society | April 21, 2009, Tuesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1304

US Air Force Rock Band “Direct Hit” to Stage Three Concerts in Bulgaria

"Direct Hit", an eight member rock ensemble, made up of musicians from the United States Air Forces in Europe Band, will embark on a Bulgarian concert tour from April 24 to April 26.

Society » Culture | April 21, 2009, Tuesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1347

Bulgarian Astrologer-Doomsayer Apologizes

The Bulgarian astrologer, who wrongly predicted a devastating earthquake on Easter at the southern Bulgarian town of Haskovo, has offered his apologies to the citizens.

Society | April 21, 2009, Tuesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1474

Bulgaria Remembers Holocaust Victims

Bulgaria and Bulgaria's Jewish community mark Monday Yom HaShoah, or the Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Society | April 20, 2009, Monday // 19:22 | Viewed: 3944

Bulgaria Medics to Demand Damage Compensations from Libya

The five Bulgarian medics and the Palestinian doctor, who were held in a Libyan jail will ask Libya to pay them EUR millions as compensations.

Society | April 20, 2009, Monday // 18:44 | Viewed: 1326

Russia Famous Lubeh Musician Kuleshov Dies in Tragic Accident

Prominent Russian musician, Anatoli Kuleshov, has died during a traffic accident in Moscow Sunday.

Society » Obituaries | April 20, 2009, Monday // 18:05 | Viewed: 7597

Legal Woes Loom for Bulgarian Astrologer-Doomsayer

Citizens of the southern Bulgarian town of Haskovo can take a sigh of relief as there are no indications that an astrologer's prediction about a devastating earthquake on Easter will prove right.

Society | April 19, 2009, Sunday // 12:39 | Viewed: 1711

Orthodox Bulgarians Celebrate Easter

Thousands of Orthodox Christian worshipers in Bulgaria clutching candles crowded into churches Saturday night to hear the Holy Mass that celebrates Easter, the day when Jesus resurrected from the dead.

Society | April 19, 2009, Sunday // 07:19 | Viewed: 2905

UK Guardian: Bulgarians Speak Macedonian, Turkish

The British newspaper The Guardian states that Bulgaria's main languages are Bulgarian, Macedonian and Turkish, and the highest mountain peak is 2925 meters Stalin.

Society | April 18, 2009, Saturday // 16:58 | Viewed: 3094

Bulgaria Church Delegation to Bring Holy Easter Fire from Jerusalem

A delegation of clergymen from the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is expected to land at Sofia Airport in the evening on Holy Saturday bringing the Holy Easter Fire from Jerusalem.

Society » Culture | April 18, 2009, Saturday // 12:48 | Viewed: 4081

Gospel Read in Bulgarian, Turkish in Southern Bulgaria on Easter

The Gospel will be read in both Bulgarian and Turkish in the southern Bulgarian cities of Plovdiv and Kardzhali for the Orthodox Easter service.

Society | April 17, 2009, Friday // 19:00 | Viewed: 3681

Bulgaria Universities Admit 10% More Students to Meet Market Demand

Bulgaria's universities are going to boost their admission numbers by 10% in order to meet demands on the labor market.

Society » Education | April 17, 2009, Friday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1765

Scientist, Clairvoyant Deny Haskovo Earthquake Predictions

Renowned geophysicist, Iordan Georgiev, and earthquake clairvoyant, Maya Popova, denied predications about a devastating earthquake in Haskovo on Easter Sunday.

Society | April 17, 2009, Friday // 15:57 | Viewed: 6837

Number of Bulgaria Youth Using Internet Skyrockets

The percentage of Bulgaria's children and adolescents using internet daily has increased by one third in the last three years.

Society | April 17, 2009, Friday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1006

Prominent Bulgaria Writer Victor Paskov Dies at 59

Victor Paskov, one of the most successful Bulgarian writers, passed away Thursday just months before turning 60.

Society » Obituaries | April 17, 2009, Friday // 10:33 | Viewed: 3653

World Famous Bulgarian Surgeon Shoilev Dies at 73

The world-known Bulgarian surgeon, Dimitar Shoilev, died at the age of 73 in Sofia on Thursday.

Society » Obituaries | April 16, 2009, Thursday // 19:55 | Viewed: 2261

Psychic Earthquake Prediction Rattles Bulgaria's Haskovo

The southern Bulgarian city of Haskovo is in a state of panic due to a prediction of a devastating earthquake due to happen Easter Sunday.

Society | April 16, 2009, Thursday // 15:49 | Viewed: 5526

Bulgaria Population Shows Steady Decline

The number of people in Bulgaria is showing steady decline, according to data published by the National Statistics Institute (NIS).

Society | April 16, 2009, Thursday // 13:45 | Viewed: 1675
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