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Bulgarian PM Reshuffles Deputy Ministers in Education Ministry

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has reshuffled deputy ministers in the country's education ministry.

Society » Education | March 29, 2016, Tuesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 4448

Protest of General Practitioners Spreads to Five Other Bulgarian Regions

General practitioners (GPs) from five other Bulgarian regions will join the actions of their colleagues from the first four regions who began protesting by closing their practices on Monday.

Society » Health | March 29, 2016, Tuesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 4542

Abandoned Luggage Triggers Bomb Scare in Central Sofia

An alert sent to the emergency hotline 112 left a key junction in the center of Bulgaria's capital Sofia sealed off for nearly an hour on Monday evening.

Society » Incidents | March 28, 2016, Monday // 22:52 | Viewed: 4369

Bulgaria Boasts First-Ever Prison Adapted to 'World Standards'

The first Bulgarian prison "meeting all European and world requirements" was opened in the town of Stara Zagora in the country's south, the Justice Ministry has said.

Society | March 28, 2016, Monday // 20:29 | Viewed: 4199

Bulgarians among Injured in Austria Crash

Seven people, including three children, have been left injured in a crash in the area of Weisskirchen, Austria, local media reports.

Society » Incidents | March 28, 2016, Monday // 20:15 | Viewed: 4419

US Deporting Bulgarian Violinist and His Family

Yuliyan Stoyanov, a Bulgarian violinist living in the US, is to leave the States with his family on Wednesday after being refused a petition to stay as a permanent worker.

Society | March 28, 2016, Monday // 18:34 | Viewed: 5209

Sofia Hosts 16th Edition of European Music Festival

The Bulgarian capital will host the 16th edition of the European Music Festival, which will last between March 28 and June 8.

Society » Culture | March 28, 2016, Monday // 14:57 | Viewed: 6131

Bulgaria to Step up Security at Schools, Kindergartens

The participants in a national meeting dedicated to security in schools and kindergartens, vowed to step up security at educational establishments in Bulgaria.

Society » Education | March 28, 2016, Monday // 13:56 | Viewed: 4812

General Practitioners to Stage Protests Across Bulgaria

General practitioners (GPs) will stage protests across Bulgaria starting from Monday.

Society » Health | March 28, 2016, Monday // 09:56 | Viewed: 4969

Dutch Football Legend Johan Cruyff Dies of Cancer Aged 68

Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff passed away at the age of 68 in Barcelona on Thursday, the cause of his death being cancer.

Society » Obituaries | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 15:29 | Viewed: 5038

Students Tour Bulgaria to Perform Broadway Musical

Students from the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) are going on a tour around Bulgaria to perform an adapted version of the Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can with nine performances in five Bulgarian cities - Blagoevgrad, Sofia, Varna, Ruse and Pl

Society » Culture | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 08:17 | Viewed: 4889

Bulgaria Warns of Intensive Rainfall in Southern Regions on Thursday

Bulgaria’s weather service has issued a Code Yellow alert for five of the country’s southern and southeastern regions, warning of potentially dangerous rainfall in on Thursday.

Society » Environment | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 21:17 | Viewed: 5157

Bulgaria Govt to Upload New Open Data Sets

As many as 304 data sets will be published by the end of 2016 on the Bulgarian government's open data website, the cabinet has announced.

Society | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 13:36 | Viewed: 4175

Excavation of Bulgaria's Largest Thracian Mound to Begin in May

The excavation of the largest unstudied Thracian mound in Bulgaria and the Balkan peninsula will begin in May.

Society » Archaeology | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 6882

Some Sofia-Brussels Flights Cancelled on Wednesday

Sofia Airport has announced no Bulgaria Air flights to Brussels will take place on Wednesday, after the measure was in force the day before.

Society | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 09:36 | Viewed: 3914

Bulgarian-Directed German Movie Wins Grand Prix Award at Sofia Film Fest

The German movie “Zhaleika” directed by Bulgarian Eliza Petkova won the grand prix award for best film in the international competition of the Sofia International Film Festival.

Society » Culture | March 20, 2016, Sunday // 16:11 | Viewed: 5313

Vatican's State Secretary Visits Bulgaria as Catholics Celebrate Palm Sunday

The Secretary of State of the Vatican, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, arrived in Bulgaria on Sunday as Catholics around the world are celebrating Palm Sunday.

Society | March 20, 2016, Sunday // 15:23 | Viewed: 5031

Bulgaria Honors St Theodore with Horse Racing

Bulgarians mark on Saturday the holiday known as Todorovden (the day of Todor or Theodore), also called the Horse Easter.

Society » Culture | March 19, 2016, Saturday // 12:38 | Viewed: 5349

Bulgaria Court Overturns Denial of Asylum to Iranian Woman

A court in the Black Sea city of Burgas has ruled an Iranian woman living in Bulgaria should be granted asylum.

Society | March 19, 2016, Saturday // 11:24 | Viewed: 4832

US Director Ted Kotcheff Granted Bulgarian Citizenship

Bulgarian Justice Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva on Friday granted citizenship to Ted Kotcheff, a US director born to Bulgarian parents.

Society » Culture | March 19, 2016, Saturday // 10:44 | Viewed: 4703

Bulgarian MPs Move to Make Higher Education Compulsory for High-Level Officials

The Bulgarian parliament adopted at first reading on Thursday amendments to the Administration Act, which will make it compulsory for high-level state officials to hold higher education.

Society » Education | March 17, 2016, Thursday // 14:02 | Viewed: 4805