Obligatory matriculation exams, expected to be held for the first time by Bulgaria's high school students in 2008, will not be accepted as entry to Sofia's University St. Kliment Ohridski.
A monument of Yordan Radichkov, the most subtle and prolific Bulgarian writer of the previous century, was unveiled in the garden next to the National Art Gallery in Sofia on Wednesday.
Sofia's St Kliment Ohridski University, Bulgaria's oldest and biggest university, elected Ivan Ilchev, 54, its department of history dean, to serve as its next president. He replaces incumbent Boyan Biolchev, who had to step down from the position he has
Students from southern Bulgaria's town of Petrich are to gather in front of the Municipality building on Wednesday to rally against the obligatory matriculation exams. The protestors called on the youngest students to join their rally, as they will have
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians around the world, arrived in Bulgaria on Wednesday. The patriarch will stay in the country for two days at the invitation of the Holy Synod.
Bulgarian Orthodox Church opens Wednesday the traditional Christmas fast, a forty-day period hailing the humbleness of soul and body to meet the birth of Jesus Christ. The Long Lent, as it is also known, is seeking to purify people's bodies and souls, to
A total of 19 car accidents occurred Tuesday night across Bulgaria, miraculously claiming no victims. The number of the passengers injured in the hits is 24, as the lives of several of them are still in danger.
Sofia deputy mayor Minko Gerdzhikov tried on Tuesday to calm locals from the village of Gorni Bogrov, previously a likely dumpsite for Sofia's garbage, saying that the stinking bales won't be stored there. Tension flared after another deputy mayor, Maria
One passenger died as 25 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 21 people were injured in the hits, one of them in critical condition.
A worker was killed after being caught in a conveyor belt in an open coal mine near Bulgaria's town of Pernik on Monday. The tragic accident happened in Republika mine where the electrician Georgi Gyorev got pinned between the coal transporting conveyor
Petar Stoychev, Bulgaria's best swimmer and the fastest man to swim across the English Channel, said "I do" to his beloved, the reporter Asya Anastasova in the capital city of Sofia on Sunday.
A heavy car crash has blocked the traffic at the Kresna defile near Bulgaria's town of Blagoevgrad on Monday. One of the passengers was rushed to a hospital in the nearby town of Sandanski with serious injuries.
After a weekend of snows and high winds, the new week set in with heavy downpours only to bring more freezing cold temperatures, according to weather forecasts.
Kristiyana Valcheva, one of the five Bulgarian nurses who spent more than eight years in a Libyan jail accused of deliberately infecting children with the HIV, has launched her biography describing her ordeal in Sofia on Sunday. Ghost-written by Bulgaria
Dozens of villages and thousands of people have been left without electricity and water after the first significant snowfall in Bulgaria at the weekend, Darik News reported on Sunday. The worst hit were the regions in northeastern Bulgaria - Varna, Shume
Seven people died as 17 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. The first significant snowfalls have caused traffic problems for motorists all over Bulgaria at the weekend.
Five buses ended up stuck in the Rhodopi Mountain, Southern Bulgaria, at the end of a day of snows, winds and cold temperatures. The buses, part of the fleet of a Plovdiv-based company, were travelling to the villages of Dedevo, Bojkovo, Gulubovo and a h
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