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Bulgaria Medical Association to Notify EP about Health Care Problems

On December 15, 50 Bulgarian physicians, members of the Bulgarian Medical Association (BLS) are going to submit to the European Parliament (EP) information about the country's numerous health care problems, the Association's Chair Doctor Andrey Kehayov an

Society | November 30, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2248

Bulgaria's Christmas Charity Sixth Edition Officially Underway in December

December 1, 2008, will mark the official start of the sixth edition of the charity campaign "The Bulgarian Christmas. Give hope to a child in need," to collect funds for the treatment of sick children, purchase of medical equipment and consumables for chi

Society | November 30, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2377

One Dies, 13 Injured on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

One passenger died as 10 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 13 passengers were injured in the hits as four of them are in critical condition.

Society | November 29, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1667

Bulgaria Ranks 4th in EU by Number of Traffic Related Fatalities

Bulgaria ranks fourth in the European Union, only behind Estonia, Greece and Poland, by the number of people killed in traffic accidents per one million of residents, the Bulgarian Minister of Regional Development Assen Gagauzov reported. The analysis o

Society | November 28, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2159

Sofia Municipality and UNICEF to Build Houses for Mogilino's Orphans

The Sofia municipality is going to sign a contract with UNICEF Bulgaria for BGN 600,000 to build two family type centers for the children from the orphanage in Mogilino, the Sofia Municipal Council decided on Thursday. The UNICEF fund are going to be use

Society | November 27, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1784

No Dead or Injured Bulgarians Reported in Mumbai Attacks

There are currently no reports about killed or injured Bulgarian nationals from the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, the spokesperson of the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry Dragovest Goranov reported for the Bulgarian information agency BTA. Goranov further expla

Society | November 27, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1456

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Six Lives Overnight

Six passengers died as 22 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 19 people were injured in the hits as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | November 27, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1195

Twilight Sequel in the Works

It has been confirmed there will be a sequel to the vampire blockbuster "Twilight" by adapting Stephenie Meyer's book "New Moon" for the big screen. The tale continues the passionate love story of high school student Bella and the beautiful vampire Edwar

Society | November 26, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2928

UK Expert: No Scientific Evidence about Possible Strong Earthquake on Balkans

There is no real scientific evidence to support rumors of a forthcoming, 7-point magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake on the Balkans, Rodger Masson, a seismologists with the British Geological Survey explained on Tuesday in a special interview for t

Society | November 25, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2595

Life of Latest Acid Attack Victim in Bulgaria out of Danger

Life of the 52-year-old man, who was splashed with hydrochloric acid in Bulgaria's town of Gorna Oryahovitsa, is out of danger, doctors reported Tuesday. Georgi Hadzhiivanchev suffered heavy burns on the face, the neck and the hand.

Society | November 25, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5568

Four Lives Lost on Bulgaria Roads Overnight

Four passengers died as 21 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 25 passengers were injured in the hits as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | November 25, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1254

Geography Professor Wins Sofia University Young Scientist Award

Sofia University bestowed Tuesday its special award for young scientists to the geography professor Steliyan Dimitrov. The prize's value is set at BGN 3,000 and was provided by Sofia Municipality budget.

Society | November 25, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1236

Businessmen and Higher Education System Officials Meet in Sofia

Businessmen and representatives of Bulgaria's higher education system are to gather at a discussion in Sofia on Tuesday. Among the main topics to be discussed will be the compatibility of the students' acceptance with the labour market's demand, knowledg

Society | November 25, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1078

Bulgaria Renowned Archaeologist Ovcharov to Lecture at US Universities

??he Thracian tomb near the village of Alexandrovo in the vicinity of the Southern Bulgarian town of Haskovo, the Orpheus sanctuary near the village of Tatul and the stone city of Perperikon are going to be presented by Professor Nikolay Ovcharov during l

Society | November 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1901

US Embassy in Sofia Hosts Forum About Human Trafficking Prevention

The United States Embassy in Sofia and the National Commission against Human Trafficking organized on Monday a discussion titled "The fight against women trafficking: challenges facing the efforts to prevent human trafficking."

Society | November 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1915

Four High Schools in Bulgaria City of Haskovo Sprayed with Graffiti in Turkish

Residents of the Southern Bulgarian city of Haskovo woke up on Monday morning to find out that the exterior walls of four of the city's high schools have been covered with graffiti written in Turkish and with the picture of the Turkish flag. The graffiti

Society | November 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2100

Bulgaria Capital Sofia Christmas Lights Begin Shining on Monday

At 5:30 pm on Monday, the first Christmas lights in Sofia will be lit on Sofia's main shopping thoroughfare - the "Vitoshka" boulevard, while most of the downtown will be sparkling by Wednesday. The decorations on "Vitoshka" are a donation from the Sofia

Society | November 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2522

Computer Chemistry Professor Grabs Sofia University Grand Science Prize

The Professor of Computer Chemistry at Sofia University, Boris Galabov, received Monday the Grand Science Prize of BGN 10 000, bestowed by the school as part of its 120th anniversary celebrations. The special awarding ceremony took place in the hall of A

Society | November 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 45551

Bulgaria Surveys Suggestions for .eu Internet Domain in Cyrillic

Bulgaria's State Agency for Information Technologies and Communication announced Monday a procedure for suggestions about the potential registration of a .eu Internet domain in Cyrillic.

Society | November 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2117

Samokov Residents Block Major Crossroad in Protest against Heavy Truck Traffic

More than 100 residents of Bulgaria's Samokov blocked Monday a major crossroad of the town as a sign of protest against the heavy truck traffic on the road, which connects the town with the capital city of Sofia.

Society | November 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1332

Sofia University "St. Kliment of Ohrid" Celebrates 120th Anniversary

Bulgaria's oldest institution of higher education, the Sofia University "St. Kliment of Ohrid" celebrated Monday the 120th anniversary since its founding with a variety of events.

Society | November 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1588
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