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Outraged Passengers Abduct Bulgarian Train

Outraged passengers have hijacked an express train of Bulgaria's embattled State Railway Company, BDZ.

Society | September 10, 2012, Monday // 09:53 | Viewed: 3618

Bulgaria Launches Supreme Judicial Council Hearings

The hearing of the candidates for Bulgaria's new Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, from the professional quota is being held Monday.

Society | September 10, 2012, Monday // 08:48 | Viewed: 914

Bulgaria, Israel to Mark 70 Years since Rescue of 50 000 Jews

In 2013, Bulgaria and Israel will jointly commemorate the 70th anniversary since the Balkan country's historic rescue of 50 000 Jews from Nazi concentration camp.

Society | September 9, 2012, Sunday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1467

Pilot of Crashed Bulgarian Plane Undergoes Surgery

The 43-year-old pilot who was injured in a crash landing of a small private plane near Bulgaria's Shumen on Saturday has undergone surgery, local media inform.

Society | September 9, 2012, Sunday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1979

Varna Bishop Admits Communist Takeover 'Bad' for Church

September 9 1944 is not a happy day for the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, bishop Kiril declared from Varna Sunday, in the first ever such admission of a Bulgarian Holy Synod member.

Society | September 9, 2012, Sunday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1817

Crash-Injured Bulgarian Pilot Stable but Critical

The condition of the 43-year-old pilot from Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna, who was injured in a crash landing of a small private plane Saturday, is stable, but critical.

Society | September 9, 2012, Sunday // 12:13 | Viewed: 2444

Bulgarian Play with Glorious Debut in NYC

The Eyes of Others, a contemporary Bulgarian play by young writer, poet and playwright Ivan Dimitrov, has made its successful debut in New York.

Society » Culture | September 9, 2012, Sunday // 11:48 | Viewed: 3044

Huge Reactor Arrives at Bulgaria's Burgas Refinery

The giant fuel reactor for the Lukoil Neftochim refinery has successfully reached the facility Saturday evening after being transported for two days in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas.

Society | September 9, 2012, Sunday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2738

Elderly Bulgarian Patriarch Listed in Hospital

Maxim, the elderly Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch, has been listed for treatment in the Government Hospital in Sofia.

Society | September 9, 2012, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1533

Divided Bulgaria Marks Communist Takeover Anniversary

The emblematic date of September 9, considered both the date of Bulgaria's anti-fascist uprising in 1944, and the beginning of the Communist regime, will be marked in polar ways by political forces here.

Society | September 9, 2012, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1713

Bulgaria's Burgas Entertained by Huge Fuel Reactor

The transportation of a giant fuel reactor for the Lukoil Neftochim refinery is going on for a second day in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas, much to the joy of local residents and visitors.

Society | September 8, 2012, Saturday // 18:45 | Viewed: 2249

Yet Unknown Gagarin Autograph Uncovered in Bulgaria

A before unknown autograph of first man in space, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, has been found in a hotel in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Society | September 8, 2012, Saturday // 15:58 | Viewed: 3859

Traffic Stalled at Main Bulgaria-Serbia Checkpoint

Intensive traffic has made passage through the Kalotina-Gradina checkpoint between Bulgaria and Serbia difficult, inform authorities Saturday.

Society | September 8, 2012, Saturday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1160

2 Injured in Small Plane Crash in Bulgaria

Two persons have been injured in a crash landing of a small private plane at Shumen airport in north-eastern Bulgaria Saturday morning.

Society | September 8, 2012, Saturday // 12:54 | Viewed: 2252

Bulgarian Christians Celebrate Nativity of Mary

Saturday Bulgarian Orthodox Christians celebrate the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Theotokos, or Holy Mother of Christ.

Society » Culture | September 8, 2012, Saturday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1475

Sofia University Fails to Recruit Students for 'Prestigious' Majors

Bulgaria's largest higher education institution, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", has failed to fill all of the spots it had announced for some of its "prestigious" majors.

Society » Education | September 7, 2012, Friday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1296

??Dozens of Dead Dolphins Washed Ashore in Bulgaria in Summer 2012

At least 68 dead dolphins have been washed ashore along Bulgaria's Southern Black Sea coast, the Regional Environmental Inspectorate in Burgas announced Friday.

Society » Environment | September 7, 2012, Friday // 17:08 | Viewed: 5364

Bulgaria Marks Unification Day 2 over Craiova Treaty

Bulgaria marks Friday the 72nd anniversary of the signing of the historical Craiova treaty under whose terms Romania returned the southern part of Dobrudza to Bulgaria.

Society | September 7, 2012, Friday // 14:53 | Viewed: 2774

80 Stranded at Sofia Airport for over 6 Hours

Over eighty passengers were stranded at Sofia International Airport Thursday evening for over six hours.

Society | September 7, 2012, Friday // 14:18 | Viewed: 1265

Murder of Dissident Bulgarian Writer Georgi Markov Turns 34

Bulgaria marks Friday the 34th anniversary since the murder of Georgi Markov, a Bulgarian emigrant broadcaster and dissident writer, who was poisoned in London in 1978.

Society | September 7, 2012, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 2397

Hometown Marks Bulgarian Communist Dictator Anniversary

The Bulgarian town of Pravets, near the capital Sofia, birth place of Communist dictator, Todor Zhivkov, is marking Friday the latter's 101st anniversary.

Society | September 7, 2012, Friday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1893
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