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Bulgaria Slated to Join European Space Community

Bulgaria's PM Sergey Stanishev announced Thursday Bulgaria was in the process of joining the European Space Agency (ESA).

Society | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 18:49 | Viewed: 2986

Third Quake Shakes Southern Bulgaria

A third light earthquake in less than twelve hours has been registered in the region of Kardzhali, Southern Bulgaria.

Society | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 10:31 | Viewed: 1439

Two Light Quakes Rattle Bulgaria

Two light earthquakes rattled southern Bulgaria late on Wednesday, causing no damage or casualties.

Society | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1162

Sofia Municipality Beats Moscow Govt 2:0 in Football Friendly

The team of Sofia Municipality defeated 2:0 the team of the government of Moscow in a football match played in Russia's capital on Wednesday.

Society | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 1783

"Caprichos" by Francisco Goya Exhibited in Sofia

An exhibit of the "Caprichos" by Spanish painted Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (1746 -1828) is opening in Sofia Wednesday. The exhibition is hosted by the Cervantes Institute in Sofia, and will be open until May 18.

Society » Culture | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 20403

Bulgaria Farmers Protest Rally Foils

The scheduled protest rally of milk producers foiled Wednesday after only about 10 individuals showed-up in front of the Agriculture Ministry building in downtown Sofia.

Society | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 13:28 | Viewed: 2117

Sofia Mayor Orders Removal of Controversial Hitler Billboard

Sofia's Mayor, Boyko Borisov, has ordered the immediate dismantle of the controversial billboards displaying Hitler's portrait.

Society | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 4159

US Ambassador Greets Bulgaria Roma for International Roma Day

The US Ambassador to Bulgaria, Nancy McEldowney, has congratulated the Bulgarian Roma for International Roma Day, which is celebrated all across the country.

Society | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1934

82% of Bulgaria Households Suffer Destitution

82% of households in Bulgarian households live in destitution and cannot afford even one major expense.

Society | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 08:52 | Viewed: 2301

Hitler Billboard Causes Outrage in Bulgaria Capital

A huge billboard with the picture of the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in Sofia has been officially complained about by the Israeli Embassy in the Bulgarian capital.

Society | April 7, 2009, Tuesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 4970

Bulgaria Traffic Tickets Go Online

Starting Monday Bulgarians can pay their traffic violations' fines electronically, the Interior Ministry announced.

Society | April 7, 2009, Tuesday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1659

Bulgaria Education Minister Demands Education Reform Referendum

Bulgaria's Deputy PM and Education Minister, Daniel Valchev, requested Tuesday a referendum on education reform.

Society » Education | April 7, 2009, Tuesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 3364

Bulgaria Rescue Teams Ready to Help Italy Earthquake Victims

Bulgarian rescue teams are ready to leave for Italy, to help in the search for survivors after the earthquake Monday that destroyed much of the historic town of L'Aquila.

Society | April 7, 2009, Tuesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 2899

Bulgarian Government Gives Chance to Young University Graduates

The Bulgarian Government will provide a total of 750 administration jobs for unemployed young university graduates.

Society | April 6, 2009, Monday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1637

Bulgarian Journalists Stricken by Anti-NATO Protests

Bulgarian journalists from two TV channels were stricken by the anti-NATO riots in Strasbourg Saturday.

Society | April 5, 2009, Sunday // 20:28 | Viewed: 2306

Traffic Accident Takes Two Lives in Southern Bulgaria

One person died on the spot Sunday during a serious traffic accident in Southern Bulgaria.

Society | April 5, 2009, Sunday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2172

Sofia University Launches 2009 Admission Campaign

606 high school seniors sat for the preliminary geography exam at Sofia's University "St. Kliment Ohridski" Sunday.

Society » Education | April 5, 2009, Sunday // 11:57 | Viewed: 4208

Dangerous Melamine Content Discovered in Bulgarian-made Wafers

Dangerous doses of the organic base melanine have been discovered in wafers and other candy made by a large-scale Bulgarian producer.

Society | April 4, 2009, Saturday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1646

Bulgaria Roma Want to Adopt Palestinian Orphans

Ten Roma families from the southern Bulgarian city of Plovdiv have stated their desire to adopt recently orphaned kids from Palestine.

Society | April 3, 2009, Friday // 19:04 | Viewed: 2619

Number of Bulgaria Abused Minors on Rise

The number of abused juveniles in Bulgaria has gone up by a staggering 27% in 2008.

Society | April 3, 2009, Friday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1761

Play Opening Night Fires up Sofia Audience

Dimitar Bozakov, the most successful Bulgarian theatrical director in Israel, fired up the audience at the National Theater "Ivan Vazov" Thursday evening.

Society » Culture | April 3, 2009, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 2045
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