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Scottish Independence Referendum - Yes or No

Voters in Scotland will vote in a referendum on the 18th September 2014 in what may be described as a Destiny Day in the country`s long history. Pro-independence campaigners took a narrow lead with 51% of those surveyed in favor of leaving the 300-year-old union, while 49% were opposed. ...

September 10, 2014, Wednesday

Street Art In Tunisia

Street art project `Djerbahood` in the village of Erriadh on the island of Djerba, Tunisia. Djerbahood is an open-air museum, created by international artists from July to August 2014. ...

September 3, 2014, Wednesday

Ukraine's Independence Day: A Tale of Two Parades

Ukraine celebrated its 23rd Independence Day on August 24, with a military parade in its capital Kiev held to mark the anniversary.Although the event divided opinions among Ukrainians (or those considering themselves Ukrainians) themselves, it did not seem to provoke huge outrage among the ranks of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic representatives....

August 24, 2014, Sunday

Tank Biathlon World Championship 2014: Russia's Latest Invention

The so-called "tank biathlon" discipline was invented by the Russian military in August 2013. It is analogous to Olympic biathlon, with a single difference: it includes tanks....

August 7, 2014, Thursday

Up In The Sky

The paragliding enthusiasts used the perfect weather conditions on August 3 at the Vitosha mountain near Bulgaria's capital Sofia to soar in the skies. Photos: Hristina Dimitrova...

August 3, 2014, Sunday

The San Diego Comic-Con Visitors

San Diego Comic-Con International is a multigenre entertainment and comic convention that is held annually since 1970 (as the Golden State Comic Book Convention). It attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from the US and across the world. ...

July 31, 2014, Thursday

Shiny Happy People: The Smiling Outgoing Bulgarian Ministers

Novinite.com went through the photo archives of the government of Plamen Oresharski whose resignation was passed by Parliament on July 24. ...

July 24, 2014, Thursday

The World Mourns Nelson Mandela's Death

Former South African President, human rights activist, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95. He will be remembered with his restless fight against racism and inequality, and by leading South Africans against the apartheid regime. ...

December 6, 2013, Friday

Vilnius Summit Moves Ex-Soviet States West, Ukraine Ties with Moscow

European leaders have gathered in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius for the Eastern Partnership Summit (November 28-29). Ukraine, which was expected to sign an Association Agreement with the EU, decided to pull out of the deal last week....

November 29, 2013, Friday

Latvia Supermarket Roof Collapse Kills Over 30

The death toll from the collapse of a roof at a supermarket in Latvia's capital has climbed to 33. The death toll is expected to keep rising as there are still people trapped inside. ...

November 22, 2013, Friday

Protesters Try to Storm Parliament Building in Sofia On Tuesday 12 November

Protesters tore down the metal railings, seeking to get as close to the Parliament building as possible, while riot police was pushing them back in the evening of Tuesday. Later on Tuesday night the railings were back in place and clashes between the police and the protesters in front of the Parliament have been ceased. ...

November 13, 2013, Wednesday

Bulgarian Students Protest In Front Of Parliament

Students gathered on the adjacent square to the Parliament and sat down together in a peaceful ‘OCCUPY’ protest on Tuesday, November 12th. Surrounded by riot Police the students blocked traffic in the streets nearby the Parliament. ...

November 12, 2013, Tuesday

Bulgarian Students Occupying Lecture Halls In Various Universities

Friday, November 8th marks the 17th consecutive day of the “OCCPY” protest campaign against the current Bulgarian government. Students from Bulgaria's “OCCUPY” protest movement spend their time in discussions, guitar playing and poster preparation. ...

November 8, 2013, Friday

Film & Theater Academy Students Stage Anti-Govt Flash Mob in Sofia

Students from Bulgaria's National Academy for Theater and Film Arts in Sofia blocked traffic for a third day in a row on Friday morning in an anti-government protest. The street performance on Friday, November 1 was a tribute to National Enlighteners Day on which all those committed to culture and education, including historical figures and present-day enlighteners are honored in Bulgaria....

November 1, 2013, Friday

Bulgarian Students Abroad Supporting ‘OCCUPY’ Protest Movement

Bulgarian students studying in foreign universities in Europe and USA are posting photos on Facebook in support of the “occupy universities” protest movement in Bulgaria, informs offnews.bg...

October 31, 2013, Thursday