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2 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Two people died as 16 heavy car crashes were reported overnight on Saturday in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 19 people were injured in the hits, including one who is in critical condition.

Society | December 29, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1446

The News as It Was: Bulgarian Lifestyle

Elitza & Stundzhi Bring Bulgaria's Success at Eurovision 2007 Finals True, the Eurovision experience tends to be either sloppy or dire.

Society | December 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4171

The News as It Was: Bulgarian Society

Bulgarian Students out of Classrooms over 6-Week Teachers' Strike Bulgaria's teachers welcomed students back to the classrooms on November 6 after being off the job for six weeks in protest against low wages.

Society | December 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1599

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Blesses First 2008 Baby

Culture Minister Stefan Danailov and EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva are to bless Bulgaria's first and last babies born on the threshold of the New Year. Data about the new-born children from across the country will be collected from midnight on December

Society | December 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2305

Bulgaria's Road Carnage Claims Another 6 Lives Overnight

Six passengers died as 14 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 14 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | December 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1284

Truck Driver Dies behind the Wheel in Bulgaria

A Bulgarian driver passed away while driving a tank truck, carrying cooking oil, which toppled over out of the road. The incident happened on the Trakiya major highway in Bulgaria near the coastal city of Burgas on Thursday.

Society | December 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1365

2 Die on Bulgaria Roads on Christmas 2nd Day

Two people died as 20 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 29 passengers were injured in the hits, as one of them remains in critical condition.

Society | December 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1144

Bulgaria Celebrates St. Stefan's Day

Bulgaria celebrates Thursday the day of Saint Stefan, one of the saints, whose name is among the most common in the country. Translated the name means "a wreath", and is considered to bring the closure to the old year.

Society | December 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1844

New Traffic Headaches as Christmas Draws to Close in Bulgaria

Hundreds of cars have been lining up to make it through Sofia entry points and the two main Bulgarian highways as the Christmas holidays came to a close on Wednesday.

Society | December 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1578

1 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

One person died as eight heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of nine people were injured in the hits, but happily none of them is in critical condition.

Society | December 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1148

Bulgarian Christmas Charity Raises Record-High BGN 2,6 M

The fifth annual Bulgarian Christmas charity has collected BGN 2,6 M so far, setting a new record, organizers announced.

Society | December 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1509

Bulgarian Christmas Charity Collects BGN 1,6 M

The fifth annual Bulgarian Christmas charity campaign has collected BGN 1,6 M by Christmas Day, Bulgarian state television BNT said on Tuesday. The figure is expected to grow even more with a charity concert, during which stars will turn into phone recep

Society | December 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1054

Irishman Found on Train Tracks in Bulgaria

An Irish national was found lying on train tracks in a railway tunnel in Plovdiv region, central Bulgaria, late on Christmas Eve, authorities said on Tuesday. The man, who is aged 59, but whose identity was not disclosed, received first aid from the trai

Society | December 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1624

1 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

One person died as nine heavy car crashes were reported overnight on Christmas Eve in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 13 people were injured in the hits, including two who are in critical condition.

Society | December 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 899

Bulgaria's Patriarch Celebrates Christmas Mass

Bulgaria's Patriarch Maxim celebrated a special Mass on Christmas Day, leading the service in Sofia's Alexander Nevski cathedral. In his sermon, Maxim spoke of the intense spiritual crisis of the Bulgarian society and the diminishing importance placed on

Society | December 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1421

Bulgaria's Patriarch Serves Christmas Eve Mass

A solemn mass marking Christmas Eve was served by Bulgaria's Patriarch Maxim at Saint Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia. His Holiness read a passage from the Bible that proclaims the birth of Jesus Christ and prayed that the people preserved their fait

Society | December 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1454

2000 Cars Blocked at Turkey-Bulgaria Border

About 2000 cars are waiting on Christmas Eve at the Kapakule border checkpoint, unable to enter Bulgaria. The huge line has not moved a meter for hours, people who are stuck at the border complained.

Society | December 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2212

Bulgarian Traditions Revive on Christmas Eve

As Bulgarians prepare to meet Christmas, old traditions revive on the eve before the holy day. It is the time for Christians to remember the old customs passed from one generation to another and try to keep them alive waiting for the birth of Christ.

Society | December 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3283

Bulgaria's Firefighters Battle 59 Blazes Overnight

Bulgarian Firefighters have been kept busy during the last night with 59 fires across the country, which took one live and injured several others. An 85-year old woman died after a fire broke out in her house in the central Bulgarian town of Gabrovo.

Society | December 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1307

1 Killed in 19 Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

One man died as 19 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 30 people were injured in the hits, none of them in critical condition.

Society | December 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1301

Car Topples over on Sofia Major Thoroughfare

A car toppled over on Monday on the capital's busiest thoroughfare Tsarigradsko Shosse, which links Sofia downtown to the residential districts in the southeast of the city. The reasons of the accident are the high speed and slippery road, police have sa

Society | December 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7429
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