Society

Car Falls on Railroad Tracks, Halts Sofia-Kulata Trains

A young man is listed in critical condition after a car fell on railroad tracks in southern Bulgaria.

Society | August 30, 2012, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 980

Bulgaria's Sozopol Launches Traditional Apollonia Fest

Bulgaria's traditional Apollonia Festival of Arts launches its 28th edition in the southern Black Sea resort town of Sozopol on Thursday.

Society » Culture | August 30, 2012, Thursday // 11:21 | Viewed: 1375

Turkish Student Falls Off Building in Bulgaria, Dies

A 20-year-old woman, a Turkish citizen, has died after falling from a building in the Studentski Grad quarter in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society | August 29, 2012, Wednesday // 21:25 | Viewed: 929

Sofia-Varna Train Evacuated over Fire

The train going between Bulgaria's capital Sofia and the Black Sea city of Varna was evacuated over a fire Wednesday afternoon.

Society | August 29, 2012, Wednesday // 17:11 | Viewed: 1820

Terror Victims Memorial to Be Built at Burgas Airport

A memorial in honor of the victims of the Burgas bus bombing victims will be placed at the Bulgarian Black Sea city's airport, it has been announced.

Society | August 29, 2012, Wednesday // 14:44 | Viewed: 889

Jewish Organization Offers Aid to Relatives of Non-Jewish Burgas Bus Victim

The Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) has announced that it will include the family of Bulgarian bus driver Mustafa Kyosev among recipients of aid from the Fund for the Victims of Terror in the aftermath of July's Burgas bus bombing.

Society | August 29, 2012, Wednesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1390

ICJ Condemns Controversial Dismissal of Bulgarian Judge

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), an international human rights NGO, has expressed its concern at the controversial dismissal of Bulgarian Judge Miroslava Todorova by the country's Supreme Judicial Council.

Society | August 29, 2012, Wednesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 866

Stallone's Half-Sister Dies of Lung Cancer at 48

Sylvester Stallone's half-sister Toni Ann Filiti lost her battle with cancer and died on Sunday at 48, the family confirmed.

Society » Obituaries | August 29, 2012, Wednesday // 09:19 | Viewed: 9774

Bulgaria's Burgas to Host Commemorative Ceremony for Israeli Victims

A commemorative ceremony will be held on Wednesday in Bulgaria's Burgas in honor of the five Israeli tourists killed in the Black Sea city last month.

Society | August 29, 2012, Wednesday // 08:43 | Viewed: 743

Bulgarian PM Intervenes in Person to Gain Full Media Control - Report

Bulgarian media mogul Lyubomir Pavlov has been pressured personally by Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, to sell his two high-circulation dailies to the notorious New Bulgarian Media Group.

Society | August 28, 2012, Tuesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 5732

Burgas Airport Safer Now, Israeli Victim's Relative Says

Bulgaria's Burgas airport has become safer since he July 18 terror attack that killed five Israeli urists and a Bulgran bus driver, according to Yitzhak Shriki, widower of victim Kochava Shriki.

Society | August 28, 2012, Tuesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1253

Lebanese Paper: Bulgaria to Blame Hezbollah for Burgas Terror Attack

Bulgaria is to blame Shiite militant group Hezbollah for last month's Burgas bus bombing that killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus driver, according to Lebanese newspaper Al-Jumhuriya.

Society | August 28, 2012, Tuesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1262

Bulgaria Makes It Midway in Global Healthiest Country Ranking

Bulgaria has made it to the unflattering spot 73 out of 145 nations in a ranking of how healthy nations are, compiled by financial data agency Bloomberg

Society » Health | August 28, 2012, Tuesday // 12:27 | Viewed: 1059

Bulgaria, Turkey to Sign Film Industry Cooperation Deal

Bulgaria and Turkey are to sign an agreement aiming to boost the bilateral cooperation between the countries' film industries on Tuesday.

Society » Culture | August 28, 2012, Tuesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1111

Sofia to Host Memorial Service for Burgas Bombing Victims

A memorial service in honor of the victims of last month's Burgas bus bombing will be held in Bulgarian capital Sofia's synagogue on Tuesday.

Society | August 28, 2012, Tuesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 926

Water Rationing to Stay in Bulgaria after Summer's Gone

Drought, lagging dam construction, leaks and failures in old pipes have brought about water rationing for one third of Bulgaria's population this summer, but more cuts are due in the autumn, forecasts say.

Society | August 27, 2012, Monday // 19:24 | Viewed: 1659

Polish Bus Burns Down in Bulgaria

A Polish bus has burned down completely on Bulgaria's major Black Sea coast road in an incident without any casualties.

Society | August 27, 2012, Monday // 18:35 | Viewed: 944

Fresh Massive Wildfires Raging All Over Bulgaria

Several large-scale wildfires gained traction in various parts of Bulgaria on Monday.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2012, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1455

Wildfire Causes State of Emergency in Southeast Bulgaria

The southeastern Bulgarian municipality of Sredets, Burgas District, has declared a state of emergency over a massive wildfire.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2012, Monday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1210

'Sofia's Last Ambulance' Reaps Another Award

Critically acclaimed Bulgarian documentary "Sofia's Last Ambulance" is the winner of 13th Mediterranean Film Festival in Siroki Brijeg.

Society » Culture | August 27, 2012, Monday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1140

Families of Burgas Bombing Victims Visit Bulgaria for Memorials

The relatives of the victims of the terrorist attack on Israeli tourists in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas are arriving from Israel to take part in commemorative ceremonies.

Society | August 27, 2012, Monday // 13:44 | Viewed: 984
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria