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Greece Hit by 5-Magniture Earthquake

A strong quake that hit northern Greece early on Saturday was also felt across Southern Bulgaria, local media outlets report.

Society » Environment | November 19, 2016, Saturday // 09:01 | Viewed: 2965

Sofia University Ranks 1st in Bulgaria’s Higher-Education Rating

For yet another consecutive year, Sofia University St.

Society » Education | November 18, 2016, Friday // 21:32 | Viewed: 4242

Bulgaria Nominates Stoyanka Mutafova for Guinness Book of Records

A proposal for listing the name of Stoyanka Mutafova in the Guinness Book of Records has been officially submitted by the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London with the support of the outgoing Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov.

Society » Culture | November 18, 2016, Friday // 16:25 | Viewed: 42355

Artists from Finland Show Bulgarian Folk Proverbs in 'Cabinets of Wisdom' Exhibition

How one Finland artist understands Bulgarian folk wisdom like ''Drop by drop, a whole lake becomes'' or ,,The tongue has no bones but is strong enough to break bones''?

Society » Culture | November 18, 2016, Friday // 15:28 | Viewed: 3707

Bulgaria's Health Minister To Be Indicted Over Vaccines Scandal

Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office is preparing an indictment against Health Minister Moskov in relation to the vaccines scandal which took place at the beginning of 2016.

Society » Health | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 17:11 | Viewed: 2002

Hungary Mulls Using Only Daylight Saving Time

Hungary's parliamentary committee approved a draft law providing the country to not change their time and to stay on Daylight Saving Time (DST) all year.

Society | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 13:56 | Viewed: 2181

Number of Migrants Seeking Protection Increased in October

The number of migrants seeking protection from Bulgaria is 2526 for October 2016, according to data from the State Agency for Refugees.

Society | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2282

4.3-Magnitude Quake Registered in Greece, Felt in Southwest Bulgaria

An earthquake with 4.3 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered in Greece and felt in Macedonia and in the region of Southwest Bulgaria, according to correspondent of BGNES.

Society | November 16, 2016, Wednesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1459

Bulgaria's Weather Service Warns of Strong Winds

The weather will be stable in only three of Bulgaria's 28 regions on Sunday, authorities say.

Society » Environment | November 13, 2016, Sunday // 09:02 | Viewed: 1775

Orthodox Church Honours St. Mina

On Friday, the Orthodox Church honours St Mina (285-309 A.

Society | November 11, 2016, Friday // 11:01 | Viewed: 2525

Bulgaria, Romania Sign Agreement on Negotiating Expensive Medicines Discounts

The Health Ministers of Bulgaria and Romania have signed a bi-lateral agreement on negotiating discounts for expensive medicines.

Society » Health | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 19:06 | Viewed: 1931

Trump's Election Casts Doubt Over Paris Environmental Agreement

After the presidential elections in the USA, the negotiations of the UN on climate change continue in Morocco and member-states have stated their readiness to honour their commitments in order to deal with climate change even without the participation of

Society » Environment | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1419

HippieLandia Festival To Come Back with Club Event on November 12

For the second time this year  HippieLandia Festival will gather at one place a great number of  foreign and local artist from the electronic  music scene  - DBridge, Skeptical, The Hacker, Birben, Soulnd AATM, D-Mental, Roboknob Live and JVDB.

Society » Culture | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 15:25 | Viewed: 5708

Woody Allen, Emir Kusturica with Their New Hits during Kinomania in Plovdiv

The 11th edition of Kinomania in Plovdiv will be held from November 18 until December 1, 2016.

Society » Culture | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1538

Аrchaeologists Discover 4th Century Roman Bath in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

Archaeologists have discovered a Roman bath dated back to the 4th century in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv.

Society » Archaeology | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2022

Bulgaria's Bansko Slowly Recovering after Massive Flood

Authorities are to life the state of emergency in the southwestern Bulgarian ski resort of Bansko on Thursday as the situation is getting back to normal after heavy floods.

Society » Environment | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 12:01 | Viewed: 2341

November 10: It's Bulgarian Democracy's Birthday

Bulgarians mark on November 10 the 27th anniversary of events that led to the demise of the communist regime.

Society | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 07:34 | Viewed: 1940

Bulgaria Ranks 57th in Legatum's Prosperity Index

In ten years, Bulgaria has climbed three positions in the Prosperity Index of the London-based Legatum Institute, but bad scores in the management, health care and personal freedom sub-indices leave the country at the bottom of the ranking among EU member

Society | November 8, 2016, Tuesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1394

Code Orange Warning in Bulgaria over Severe Weather Conditions

A Code Orange alert has been announced by Bulgarian weather authorities for many of the counry's regions.

Society » Environment | November 8, 2016, Tuesday // 07:53 | Viewed: 6397

Israeli Nationals 'Attacked' Near Bulgaria Presidency

An assault was committed on four Israeli nationals in downtown Sofia, Bulgaria, the public broadcaster says.

Society » Incidents | November 6, 2016, Sunday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1707

Bulgaria Medics Trial: Libya Ex-Official Blames Gaddafi Regime in HIV Scandal

Two high-profile officials of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime deliberately infected more than 400 children with HIV, the notes of former Libyan PM Shukri Ghanem read, AFP says.

Society | November 6, 2016, Sunday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1443
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