Polar Cold Wave to Hit Bulgaria Next Week

The blizzards, which hit hard Bulgaria, blocking highways and leaving thousands of people without electricity, will be tailing off only to be replaced by polar cold next week.

Society » Environment | January 27, 2012, Friday // 10:52 | Viewed: 3481

Bulgaria Bids Farewell to Beloved Actor Kosta Tsonev

Bulgaria bids Friday last farewell to beloved movie and theater actor, Kosta Tsonev.

Society | January 27, 2012, Friday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1845

Bulgaria, World Mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Bulgaria joins Friday many countries worldwide in marking International Holocaust Memorial Day (January 27) - a day dedicated to the remembrance of the victims of The Holocaust.

Society | January 27, 2012, Friday // 08:50 | Viewed: 2972

Bulgaria Still under Code Red over Heavy Snow

The situation in Bulgaria remains difficult and serious Friday in the aftermath of the blizzard that gripped the country Wednesday and Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 27, 2012, Friday // 08:20 | Viewed: 3879

Bulgaria, Greece Turn WD Teen Patient Nightmare into Happy Ending

A thirteen-year-old Bulgarian comatose patient, who was saved after authorities and doctors in Bulgaria and Greece pooled their efforts for a liver transplant, took the first step toward his new life on Thursday.

Society » Health | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2491

Sofia University Snubs Raising Fees, Deplores Funding

The Academic Council of Bulgaria's Sofia University has decided to not raise student fees in 2012, in spite it was allowed to do so by the government.

Society » Education | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1615

Snow Freezes Freight Traffic on Bulgaria's Roads

Heavy freight trucks have been banned from travelling in and through Bulgaria, as heavy snowfall that started overnight is continuing throughout the country Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 14:39 | Viewed: 8810

Bulgaria Joins Romania in Danube Sturgeon Protection

Bulgaria has officially extended its one-year ban on Danube sturgeon fishing for a further four year, thus joining its northern neighbor Romania.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1867

Sofia City Hall Convenes Emergency Headquarters over Snow

The Sofia City Hall has called emergency headquarters to coordinate the cleaning of snow-covered roads.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 12:35 | Viewed: 2410

Blizzard Grips Bulgaria, Staggering Power Outages Reported

About 53 000 customers of the Power Utility CEZ, serving western and southwestern Bulgaria, are without electricity over the heavy snowfall, the company announces.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 11:44 | Viewed: 3256

Sofia Airport Reports Delays over Heavy Snow

The airport authority at Sofia International reports that flights are delayed with about half an hour to an hour over the heavy snow.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 11:03 | Viewed: 2311

Bulgaria Last in EU Media Freedom, Slumps Further

Bulgaria has reached the shameful 80th place in the latest Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Index.

Society | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 2071

14 Bulgarian Districts under Code Orange over Severe Weather

Code Orange has been announced in 14 Bulgarian districts due to the ongoing snowfall and the heavy winter conditions in the country.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 08:44 | Viewed: 2574

Bulgarian-Romanian Border Closed over Harsh Weather

The border between Bulgaria and Romania has been closed due to the Code Red weather warning implemented in Romania, Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has announced.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 08:13 | Viewed: 4849

Legendary Bulgarian Actor Kosta Tsonev Dies at 82

Kosta Tsonev, one of the most beloved Bulgarian actors, has passed away at the age of 82, his family announced.

Society » Obituaries | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 19:31 | Viewed: 5231

Bulgaria Braces up for More Heavy Snowfalls, Freezing Cold

Bulgaria is to see another wave of heavy snowfalls in most parts of the country, as well as strong winds in the east during the next few days, weather forecasts have warned.

Society » Environment | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1803

Bulgaria Moves to Up its Highway Speed Limit

Bulgaria's government has proposed an increase of the country's highway speed limit to 140 km/h, it was made clear on Wednesday.

Society | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1904

Brown Bear Gives Birth to 3 Cubs in Bulgarian Zoo

A 15-year-old brown bear called Bella has given birth to three cubs in the Ayazmoto park zoo in the Southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora.

Society » Environment | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 15:33 | Viewed: 6878

EuroChigago Launches 2nd 'Bulgarian Event of Year in US' Contest

The editorial team of, with the support of the Bulgarian Embassy in Washington DC and all Bulgarian Consulate offices in the US, announces the launch of the second edition of the contest "Bulgarian Event of the Year in the US."

Society | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1958

Bulgaria to Welcome France's Anggun at Eurovision National Final

Anggun, France's representative in the Eurovision Song Contest this year, has agreed to perform as guest artist at the Bulgarian national final on the last day of February.

Society » Culture | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 4234

Greek Director Theo Angelopolous Dies in Road Accident

Award-winning Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopolous, 76, died late on Tuesday after a road accident.

Society » Obituaries | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1570
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