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Pre-summer Heat Explodes WWII-Era Munitions in German Town

WWII munitions stored illegally by a German collector have blown up amid high temperatures, injuring no one, but causing a police operation, Deutsche Welle. The collector said they were bought at a flea market....

May 30, 2017, Tuesday

In New York Auction Sold Drawings of John Lennon and Kurt Cobain

The drawings of the leader of the British band The Beatles (the Beatles) John Lennon (1940-1980) and the frontman of the American band Nirvana (Nirvana) Kurt Cobain (1967-1994) was sold at auction held Saturday at the new York auction house Julien’s Auctions. This is stated in message posted on his official website, quoted by Russian Reality. ...

May 22, 2017, Monday

What is the Antikythera Mechanism and How Was This Ancient 'Computer' Discovered 115 Years Ago?

On May 17 in 1902, Greek archaeologist Valerios Stais found a corroded chunk of metal which turned out to be part of the world's first computer and became known as the Antikythera Mechanism, writes the Telegraph. ...

May 17, 2017, Wednesday

Hackers Threaten to Post Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Online Unless Disney Pays Ransom

Hackers claim to have plundered Walt Disney’s upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean film and are threatening to release it unless the studio pays a ransom, it was reported on Monday.Hollywood Reporter says CEO Bob Iger has told employees that film would be released in segments online unless hackers were paid in bitcoin. ...

May 16, 2017, Tuesday

Institute For Bulgarian Language Celebrates 75th Anniversary

With series of events on May 15-16 the Institute for Bulgarian Language at the Bulgarian Academy of Science marks its 75th anniversary. ...

May 15, 2017, Monday

Bulgarian Army Day, May 06, 2017

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May 7, 2017, Sunday

14 People to Watch Carefully in Bulgarian Politics This Year

The year 2017 will be quite a dynamic one for Bulgaria. A new - and still little known - President is taking over, early elections are due in the spring, a new electoral system may be introduced, and all of this before the country assumes the rotating EU presidency on January 01 of next year. ...

January 11, 2017, Wednesday

New Graffiti Painting Greets Students in Varna School

A fresh mural has marked the return of students for the new school year in Varna, Bulgaria's largest seaside city. It can be seen in Joan Ekzarch ("John the Exarch") school in Varna....

September 20, 2016, Tuesday

Italy launches massive rescue effort following Aug 24 quake

Italy launches massive rescue effort following Aug 24 quake...

August 26, 2016, Friday

Skopje Floods Leave 22 Dead, Thousands Affected

At least twenty-two people have lost their lives as a result of the deadly floods caused by torrential rains in the area of Macedonia's capital Skopje. Cleanup operations have been ongoing for days, with thousands of families being affected by the disaster. ...

August 10, 2016, Wednesday

Turkey Coup Attempt: Tanks, Deaths and Celebrations

Turkey's failed coup attempt and its aftermath in pictures. ...

July 17, 2016, Sunday

US Anti-Violence Demos

At least five police officers lost their lives after being shot by gunmen during peaceful protests against police violence targeting Black people. Another six were wounded....

July 8, 2016, Friday

Moscow Parade Marks 71 Years of Soviet Victory in WWII

A military parade marking the 71st anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War II took place in Moscow on May 9. About 10,000 military personnel marched in the Red Square. ...

May 9, 2016, Monday

Bulgaria Re-enacts Events of April 1876 Uprising

Bulgaria marked on 2 May 2016 the 140th anniversary of the April Uprising against Ottoman rule. The uprising had been put down but helped pave the way for the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 that led to the restoration of Bulgarian statehood after almost 500 years of Ottoman domination. ...

May 3, 2016, Tuesday

Bulgarian Motorbike Riders Rally to Demand Seasonal Insurance Policies

Motorbike riders from around Bulgaria gathered in front of Parliament building in Sofia on 13 April 2016 to demand payment for third-party liability insurance policies pegged to the number of months the vehicles are on the roads. The motorbike riders say they should be entitled to paying just a portion of the mandatory full-year insurance policies against third-party liability as they only use the vehicles from spring until autumn. ...

April 13, 2016, Wednesday
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