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ICANN Approves Bulgaria's National Domain .BG in Cyrillic

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved the national domain of Bulgaria, the Ministry of Transport and Communications said, Tuesday.

Society | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1045

Archaeologists Excavate Late Antiquity Basilica At Hisarluka

Archaeologists excavate remains of late antiquity basilica and a medieval fortress at the Hisaluka hill near Bulgaria's Kyustendil.

Society » Archaeology | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1098

Archaeologists Uncover Secret Tunnels Beneath Bulgaria's Pliska

The archaeological team of Mariela Inkova uncovered a network of secret tunnels under the first capital of Bulgaria – Pliska, reports BGNES.

Society » Archaeology | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1492

Nearly 80% Of Bulgarians Like Democracy, But Not How It Works

Nearly 80% of Bulgarians approve of the democratic system, but are not satisfied with how it functions in the country.

Society | October 13, 2014, Monday // 14:59 | Viewed: 780

Bulgaria's Youth Unemployment Decreases

The level of youth unemployment in Bulgaria decreases, said Elka Dimitrova, head of the Labour Market Policies department at the Labour and Social Policies Ministry, quoted by BTA.

Society | October 13, 2014, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 848

Sofia Zoo To Get Penguins, Kangaroos

The Sofia Zoo has arranged to get new animals, among which will be Humboldt Penguins and kangaroos, said the recently appointed director of the zoo Manol Neikov, quoted by the Standart daily.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2014, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 711

51 People Detained At Bulgaria's Borders Over Weekend

A total of 51 persons were apprehended at Bulgaria's border checkpoints over the weekend, the Ministry of Interior informs.

Society | October 13, 2014, Monday // 12:30 | Viewed: 836

Smart Traffic Lights To Regulate Public Transport In Sofia

The traffic lights at 20 of the busiest Sofia intersections will be updated to allow public transport vehicles to cross faster, reports the Pressa daily.

Society | October 13, 2014, Monday // 12:06 | Viewed: 762

Human Error Is Most Likely Cause Of Gorni Lom Blast

Human error is the most likely cause of the deadly blast in the Midzhur explosives factory in the village of Gorni Lom, which killed 15 people on October 1, said caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov.

Society » Incidents | October 13, 2014, Monday // 11:10 | Viewed: 688

Future of 38 Midzhur Plant Workers Uncertain after Blast Prompts Layoffs

At least 38 employees of the Mizdhur explosives factory leveled to the ground by a huge blast last week will be laid off after the incident, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 15:21 | Viewed: 831

Twenty Killed, Over 200 Injured in Car Accidents in Bulgaria 1-10 Oct

Twenty people have lost their lives and more than 200 others were injured in road traffic accidents in Bulgaria since the beginning of October, BTV reported on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1934

Gong Myoung Ensemble Performs During Days of Korean Culture in Sofia

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is hosting this year's Days of Korean Culture between October 9 and 19.

Society » Culture | October 10, 2014, Friday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1284

DANS Chief Admits Of Terrorists Trying To Enter Bulgaria

There were cases in which persons, connected to terrorist organisations, tried to enter Bulgaria as a part of the refugee wave, Vladimir Pisanchev, head of the National Security Agency (DANS) told journalists.

Society | October 10, 2014, Friday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1111

Bulgaria's Chief Health Inspector: Ebola Threat Is Not Imminent

The ebola threat, however real, is not imminent for Bulgaria, said the country's Chief Health Inspector Doctor Angel Kunchev for the BNT public broadcaster.

Society » Health | October 10, 2014, Friday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1386

Sofia’s Odeon Cinema Hosts Film Fest for Environmental Documentaries

The second edition of the documentary film festival “Gorichka Film Fest” will be held on October 9-15 at the Odeon cinema in Sofia.

Society » Culture | October 10, 2014, Friday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1994

'Vampire' Burial Uncovered In Perperikon

Grave of a young man on whom was performed an anti-vampire ritual was uncovered at archaeological excavations at the Perperikon site, reports News.

Society » Archaeology | October 10, 2014, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 2090

Bulgaria’s Unemployment Rate at 10.5% in September

Bulgaria’s unemployment rate stood at 10.5% in September, according to the Employment Agency.

Society | October 10, 2014, Friday // 10:55 | Viewed: 783

Tens Of Illegal Immigrants Apprehended In Sofia

Tens of illegal immigrants were apprehended by the police in Bulgaria's Sofia in the past several days, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1294

Warning Siren System To Be Tested On Oct. 13

Bulgaria's warning siren system will be tested on October 13, informs the Interior Ministry press centre.

Society | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1093

No Proof For Sabotage In Midzhur Explosives Plant - Top Prosecutor

There is not a single proof supporting the theory that the deadly blast that killed 15 people in the Midzhur explosives factory in Gorni Lom was a sabotage, said Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov for the Focus news agency.

Society » Incidents | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 11:27 | Viewed: 900

Medical Union Demands Update Of Health Insurance Fund Budget Update

The Union of Bulgarian Medics (BLS) demands an urgent update of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK), said the deputy chairperson Yulian Yordanov for the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Health | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 20:16 | Viewed: 1048