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Massive Search Underway for Hiker Missing in Bulgaria's Stara Planina

A search and rescue operation is to be renewed on Tuesday in the Stara Planina mountain for a 34-year-old man who went missing last week.

Society » Incidents | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 07:34 | Viewed: 1989

R&D Spending in Bulgaria Up in 2015, Mostly Driven by Businesses

Expenditure on research and development (R&D) activity in Bulgaria increased by nearly a quarter compared to the year before, preliminary national statistics show.

Society » Education | October 31, 2016, Monday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1937

Bulgaria Ranked 1st by Road Fatalities in Europe

Bulgaria had the biggest number of road fatalities in the EU last year, European Commission data shows.

Society » Incidents | October 29, 2016, Saturday // 16:25 | Viewed: 3658

Protest Held in Bulgarian Village over Migrant Center Plans

Several hundred people have demonstrated against government plans to accommodate migrats near the village of Boyanovo, Southern Bulgaria.

Society | October 29, 2016, Saturday // 14:25 | Viewed: 3944

Sofia Central Area Effectively Blocked over 'Referendum Concert'

Sofia's downtown area is being subjected to a blockade for most of the weekend ahead of a concert staged by talkshow host Slavi Trifonov.

Society | October 29, 2016, Saturday // 12:39 | Viewed: 2430

Bulgaria Switches to Winter Time on Sunday

Bulgaria will change to winter time on 04:00 EEST October 30, with clocks going back to 03:00 (EET).

Society | October 29, 2016, Saturday // 10:42 | Viewed: 3219

Scottish Extremist Hunting Down Migrants in Bulgaria

Ultra-right winger Jim Dowson has joined a Bulgarian nationalist movement pursuing migrants who cross into the country from Turkey, the Daily Record says.

Society | October 29, 2016, Saturday // 10:25 | Viewed: 4149

Emergency Medical Aid To Be Provided Within 30 Minutes

The Health Ministry intends for every Bulgarian citizen to have access to emergency medical aid within 30 minutes, reported bTV.

Society » Health | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 19:32 | Viewed: 7965

Bulgaria's Nuclear Institute: New Cyclotron To Become Operational in 2 Years

The new modern cyclotron at the Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN) is expected to become operational within two years.

Society » Health | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 16:54 | Viewed: 1914

Bulgarian Parliament to Begin Every Session with National Anthem

Lawmakers have agreed to open every session of Bulgaria's Parliament with the national anthem.

Society | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2909

Bulgarian MPs Approve Aid for Unemployed Who Find Work Far from Hometown

Lawmakers in Bulgaria have passed amendments aimed at providing incentives to unemployed people looking for work across the country.

Society | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 12:51 | Viewed: 2691

Orthodox Christians Hail St Demetrius

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria, Greece and other churches observing the Gregorian calendar are celebrating Wednesday the holiday of St Demetrius.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 10612

Bulgaria's President: New Education Models Must Reflect Migration, Demographic Problems

New education models must guarantee a faster and more effective achievement of the purposes of education accepted worldwide.

Society » Education | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 21:41 | Viewed: 1803

Over 60 Cases of Pedophiles Online Uncovered So Far in 2016 in Bulgaria

Over 60 cases of pedophiles on the Internet have been uncovered by units of the General Directorate for Combating Organised Crime (GDBOP) since the beginning of 2016, stated the chief of the Transborder Organised Crime department, Yavor Kolev, cited by BN

Society | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1295

Bulgaria's Rakursi Gallery To Present Moonlight Reflections-Guanlan by Veliko Marinchevski

The Rakursi Gallery will present the exhibition Moonlight Reflections – Guanlan by Veliko Marinchevski.

Society » Culture | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1726

Roma to Make Up 1/4 of New Entries into Bulgaria's Labour Market in 2020

Bulgaria needs measures to mitigate cases of social exclusion in view of the growing number of Roma people who are to join the labour market, Deputy PM and Education Minister Meglena Kuneva has said.

Society | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2966

Asylum Seekers Protest in Bulgaria over Poor Conditions

Hundreds of asylum seekers demonstrated in the accommodation center in Harmanli, southern Bulgaria, over the conditions offered to them.

Society | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 17711

Unique 4th Century Mosaics Discovered in Plovdiv's Large Basilica

Unique mosaics from the second half of the 4th century AD and frescoes from the 10th and 11th century were discovered by archaeologists during excavations of the Large Basilica on Maria Luisa Blvd in Plovdiv.

Society » Archaeology | October 24, 2016, Monday // 16:51 | Viewed: 2256

Dordrecht Museum To Host Oldest Gold of Humankind Exhibition, Varna Treasure

The exhibition The Oldest Gold of Humankind presenting a part of the famous Varna treasure will take place in the Dordrecht Museum in Holland from October 28, 2016 to April 28, 2017.

Society » Archaeology | October 24, 2016, Monday // 16:11 | Viewed: 2017

Zamunda.Net, Zamunda.SE Become Inaccessible

Two of the largest and most popular torrent sites in Bulgaria have become inaccessible.

Society | October 24, 2016, Monday // 15:53 | Viewed: 4623

Bulgaria Ransk Last in Europe in Terms of Organ Donors

More than 30 transplants have been carried out in Bulgaria since the beginning of 2016.

Society » Health | October 24, 2016, Monday // 14:25 | Viewed: 8839
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