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Vote for Bulgaria's 2011 'Personalities in the News': 5 More Days!

Our readers from around the world are invited to vote by midnight on January 15, 2011, in the annual "Personality in the News" polls of Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) and Novinite.bg!

Society | January 11, 2012, Wednesday // 02:31 | Viewed: 2360

Sofia Picked to Host UniCredit Studio to Promote Young Artistic Talents

Bulgaria has been selected among 20 other countries to host the first UniCredit Studio in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

Society » Culture | January 10, 2012, Tuesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 2571

Bulgaria's Rulers Bow to Blackmailing Ski Company on Controversial Law

Bulgarian cabinet ministers and ruling GERB party MPs spoke in favor of a controversial amendment to Bulgaria's Law on Forests during a public discussion of the legislation in Parliament Tuesday.

Society » Environment | January 10, 2012, Tuesday // 16:51 | Viewed: 3351

Explosion Injures 3 at Bulgaria's Largest Military Plant

Three workers were injured Tuesday by an explosion at VMZ Sopot, Bulgaria's largest military factory, with the lives of all of them out of danger.

Society | January 10, 2012, Tuesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 2814

Bulgaria Slaughters 15,000 Ducks to Ward Off Bird Flu

15,000 domestic ducks have been killed by Bulgarian veterinary authorities, after having been found to be infected with a flu strain similar to the virulent bird flu.

Society » Health | January 10, 2012, Tuesday // 14:32 | Viewed: 8725

3 Bulgarian Municipalities under Snow Emergency Situation

Emergency situation over heavy snow fall and inclement weather is still in effect Tuesday for three Bulgarian municipalities – Teteven, Smolyan and Roman.

Society » Environment | January 10, 2012, Tuesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 2382

Bulgaria Bids Farewell to Brave Patient Rights Activist

Approximately 300 people gathered to pay their last respects to Teodora Zaharieva, the country's most fervent cancer patient rights activist.

Society » Health | January 9, 2012, Monday // 15:27 | Viewed: 2530

Man Freezes to Death in Cut off Bulgarian Village

The cold weather and heavy snow have caused the death of one more man in a mountainous region near the town of Smolyan, Southern Bulgaria, bringing the toll up to three.

Society » Environment | January 9, 2012, Monday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2756

Bulgaria-born Piano Virtuoso Alexis Weissenberg Dies at 82

Bulgaria-born pianist Alexis Weissenberg, one of the best performers of the twentieth century, died Sunday in Lugano, Switzerland, Spanish media reported.

Society » Obituaries | January 9, 2012, Monday // 10:43 | Viewed: 4736

Bulgaria PM, President Hand in Hand with 50 000 off to Guinness Book

Bulgaria's prime minister and brand new president have been invited to join 50 000 people, who are expected to dance together holding hands in an attempt to enter the Guinness World Records.

Society | January 9, 2012, Monday // 09:27 | Viewed: 2398

Cold Weather, Snow Kills Two in Bulgaria

Cold weather and heavy snow are believed to have caused the death of two men in a mountainous region near the town of Smolyan, Southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | January 9, 2012, Monday // 08:41 | Viewed: 2656

Vote for Bulgaria’s 2011 ‘Personalities in the News” by Jan 15!

Our readers from around the world are invited to vote by midnight on January 15, 2011, in the annual "Personality in the News" polls of Novinite.

Society | January 9, 2012, Monday // 01:12 | Viewed: 2899

Bulgarian Town Declares Emergency after Snow Cuts Off Power, Water

The southern Bulgarian resort town Chepelare has declared an emergency situation Sunday, after two days of snowfall left it without electricity and water.

Society | January 8, 2012, Sunday // 16:39 | Viewed: 4020

Syrians in Bulgaria Protest Bloodshed in Homeland

More than 200 Syrians gathered Sunday in front of the Syria embassy in Bulgarian capital Sofia to express their outrage at the ongoing violence in their home country.

Society | January 8, 2012, Sunday // 14:01 | Viewed: 2847

Bulgaria Mins: Govt Officials, Truck Drivers to Blame for Road Blocks

Bulgarian Minister of Regional Development Lilyana Pavlova has fired the two senior managers of the state Road Agency for failing to cope with snowfall over the weekend.

Society | January 8, 2012, Sunday // 12:30 | Viewed: 2273

After Snowfall, Situation in Bulgaria Remains Harsh

Roads in Bulgaria are operating under heavy wintry conditions Sunday, after heavy snowfall set in the country Saturday.

Society » Environment | January 8, 2012, Sunday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2779

Bulgarian Mountain Rescue Warn of Avalanche Hazard

After heavy snowfall Saturday, weather in Bulgarian mountains has cleared, but there is an increased avalanche hazard, warn the Bulgarian Mountain Rescue Service.

Society » Environment | January 8, 2012, Sunday // 10:35 | Viewed: 2509

Bulgarian Authorities React after Snow Blocks Country

A special council has been called at Bulgaria's Ministry of Interior for Sunday to tackle the situation, after heavy snow wreaked havoc on communications Saturday.

Society » Environment | January 8, 2012, Sunday // 10:07 | Viewed: 2735

Bulgaria's Shumen Stages Anti-Shale Gas Protest

Over 100 people rallied in the Northeastern Bulgarian city of Shumen against the potential exploration of shale gas in the region.

Society » Environment | January 7, 2012, Saturday // 17:29 | Viewed: 2371

Bulgaria's Number 1 Patient Rights Activist Dies

Bulgaria's most fervent cancer patient rights activist, Teodora Zaharieva, has passed away Saturday morning.

Society » Obituaries | January 7, 2012, Saturday // 14:34 | Viewed: 3024

300 000 Bulgarians Celebrate Name Day on Jan 7

Over 300 000 Bulgarians are celebrating Saturday their name day when the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is honoring St John the Baptist or the Day of Ivan.

Society » Culture | January 7, 2012, Saturday // 12:16 | Viewed: 3096
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