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Bulgaria Sees Summer 2005 Hottest Day

Bulgaria saw Monday the hottest day so far in the summer 2005 with temperature rising to 39 degrees on Celsius in the southern parts of the country. Capital Sofia was overwhelmed by the heat as well with the temperatures reaching 42 degrees in the sun.

Society | August 1, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

NASA Considers Discovery Repair

NASA is considering sending two astronauts on an unprecedented spacewalk to the belly of space shuttle Discovery to smooth out rough spots in the ship's heat shield, US space agency officials said.

Society | August 1, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 934

Int'l Seminar Gathers Bulgarian Language, Folklore Fans

More than 100 students from 40 countries are to participate the 28th International Bulgarian Studies Seminar kicking off Monday. In the next three weeks the participants will be able to study the language, literature, history, culture and folklore of Bul

Society | August 1, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

US Media: Christo to 'Wrap' Bush Ranch in Camouflage

Bulgaria born conceptual artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude start work on their new project - wrapping of US President Bush ranch.

Society | July 30, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 944

Discovery Astronauts Take Walk in Space

Two astronauts stepped outside the shuttle Discovery on Saturday in the first US spacewalk since 2002 and set to work testing damage-repair techniques developed after the Columbia disaster. "What a view," Japan's Soichi Noguchi said as he drifted out int

Society | July 30, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 695

Scientists Find New Planet in Solar System

A US astronomer said he had discovered a 10th planet in the outer reaches of the solar system that could force redrawing of the astronomical map.

Society | July 30, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 794

New Single, Album Delight Madonna's Fans

Madonna's first single from her new studio album will be called Hung Up, world media reported.

Society | July 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 968

Science: US Agrees Climate Deal with Asia

The world's four largest coal-consuming countries have announced a pact to share technology for limiting emissions of greenhouse gases.

Society | July 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

Forks and Corks: Herbal Tuna Salad

Ingredients: 2 hard-cooked eggs

Society | July 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 322

Celebrities Tie "Human Ribbon" against Cancer

Bulgarian celebrity ladies used their bodies to form a human ribbon, a symbol of the fight against breast cancer. Pop diva Maria Ilieva, television stars Martina Vachkova, Radost Draganova, as well as popular actresses and journalists, put on pink t-shir

Society | July 28, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1090

Sexy Men Banned in UK Alcohol Ads

UK advertising watchdog has ordered drinks companies to hire uglier men for their alcohol ads in Britain, to avoid implying a link between boozing and sexual success. The unusual ruling is part of measures that the drinks industry takes to tackle binge-d

Society | July 28, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6987

"Tasty" Band Enters BG Talents Contest

A Plovdiv band with the tasty name "Tiramisu" was picked to be the first participant in the "BG Talents" contest. Three more young Bulgarian talents will be picked to take part in the contest and they will be able to records their music and present it in

Society | July 27, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

Thracian King's Gold Moves to Sofia

The unique Thracian treasure, discovered on Sunday in Bulgaria, was transported Tuesday to the National Historic Museum in Sofia. Archaeologists came across the grave of an ancient ruler, believed to be a Thracian king, near the village of Zlatinitsa.

Society | July 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3216

Russia to Offer USD 100 M Moon Trip

Russia is developing a project for offering lunar trips at a price of USD 100 million. Russian space shuttle manufacturer Energia has presented the plans to the Federal Space Agency this week, media reported.

Society | July 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 753

Bulgarian Pop-Folk Diva in Coma after Crash

One of Bulgaria's youngest pop-folk music stars is in coma after a heavy car crash, it was announced Tuesday. Reyhan, 19, is currently at a hospital in Gabrovo.

Society | July 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2414

"Richest" Grave of Thracian King Unearthed in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists came across a uniquely rich funeral of an ancient Thracian king.

Society | July 25, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2246

Scientists Hit HIV Drug's Track

A team of German and UK scientists have found a molecule that interferes with the formation of HIV, which they hope can lead to new drugs.

Society | July 25, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 590

Outgoing FM Presents Exhibition Catalogue

Bulgaria's outgoing Foreign Minister Solomon Passy, painter Svetlin Russev and State Institute of Culture Head, Tsvetoslav Hristov presented a sculpture collection catalogue.

Society | July 25, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 511

Bulgarian Resorts among World's Safest

Bulgaria's resorts topped German newspaper Bild's ranking of the world's safest vacation spots. Bulgaria's resorts are safe in terms of terrorist attacks, wrote the German newspaper.

Society | July 25, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1104

Bulgarian Film Honored at World Fest

A Bulgarian-Turkish film project won the Audience Award of the Palic Inetrnational Film festival in Serbia and Montenegro. "Stolen Eyes", directed by Bulgaria's Radoslav Spasov, is based on a story that was co-written by eminent journalist Neri Terzieva.

Society | July 24, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 511

Orpheus Grave Discovered in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists say that they have discovered Orpheus' grave near the village of Tatul. The archaeologists unearthed the entry to the Thracian temple in the Tatul sanctuary.

Society | July 23, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6193