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Sofia Soviet Army Monument Soldiers 'Wear' Hoods

The soldiers of the monument of the Soviet Army in downtown Bulgaria capital Sofia "woke up" Friday morning to wearing colorful hoods, in what is their latest painting.

Society | August 17, 2012, Friday // 08:46 | Viewed: 2802

Missing Russian Kids in Bulgaria Just Wanted Better Treatment

The 3 young Russian kids who went missing in Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach have called their mother group leader, and are safe.

Society | August 16, 2012, Thursday // 19:52 | Viewed: 3604

Wildfire Emergency Declared in Bulgarian Black Sea Resorts

An emergency situation has been called in southern Bulgarian Black Sea resorts of Nesebar and Pomorie just south of Sunny Beach over a sizeable wildfire blazing for a second day.

Society » Environment | August 16, 2012, Thursday // 19:25 | Viewed: 1439

3 Young Russian Siblings Go Missing in Bulgaria

Bulgarian police in the Black Sea resort city of Burgas have announced Thursday are searching for 3 Russian youngsters that have gone missing.

Society | August 16, 2012, Thursday // 18:31 | Viewed: 2062

British Band Belleruche Returns to Bulgaria in October

The British New Jazz band Belleruche is returning to Bulgaria exactly one year after their debut.

Society » Culture | August 16, 2012, Thursday // 17:48 | Viewed: 1696

Sofia Public Transportation Bus Bursts in Flames

A public transportation bus, serving line 75, in Bulgaria's capital Sofia has caught on fire while moving on the road.

Society | August 16, 2012, Thursday // 15:33 | Viewed: 770

Bulgarian PM Abused Government Aircraft - Official

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's use of the government's official Airbus to transport his amateur football team for a friendly game was completely illegal, according to Tsvyatko Lukanov, a former head of the 28th Air Detachment.

Society | August 16, 2012, Thursday // 14:33 | Viewed: 2301

Widlfire Impedes Traffic in S Bulgaria Mountian Pass

A new large-scale wildfire has erupted in southern Bulgaria in the area between the Black Sea towns of Pomorie and Nessebar.

Society » Environment | August 16, 2012, Thursday // 14:20 | Viewed: 1594

Sofia Stages 2nd Rally against New Parking Rules, Fees

Residents of Bulgaria's capital Sofia are staging a protest rally for the second evening in a row against the upcoming new parking rules and hike in parking fees.

Society | August 16, 2012, Thursday // 11:47 | Viewed: 716

Slight Quake Felt in Southwestern Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter scale was felt near the Southwestern Bulgarian city of Pernik at approximately 05:12 am EET on Thursday.

Society » Environment | August 16, 2012, Thursday // 08:05 | Viewed: 859

Bulgarian Air Force Rescues Lost Tourist near Bansko

An injured tourist who fell into a 30-meter abyss while hiking near the mountain resort of Bansko has been found and rescued with a Cougar helicopter of the Bulgarian Air Force.

Society | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 18:59 | Viewed: 1222

SEEMO Worried by Latest Threats against Bulgarian Journalist

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) has called on the Bulgarian authorities to investigate the latest case in which a Bulgarian journalist has received threatening messages.

Society | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1010

Eccentric Lady Gaga Delights Sofia, Waves Bulgarian National Flag

The "Quinn of Provocations" Lady Gaga staged a spectacular show Tuesday evening and won the hearts of of the Bulgarian audience.

Society » Culture | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 19978

Sofia Rallies against New Parking Rules, Fees

Residents of Bulgaria's capital Sofia are staging another protest rally against the upcoming new parking rules and hike in parking fees.

Society | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1100

2 Tombs Unveiled at Bulgaria's Thracian City of Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists, working at the holy rock city of Perperikon, will unveil Wednesday two new tombs.

Society » Archaeology | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2722

Bulgaria's Varna Celebrates City Day in PM's Presence

Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna, whose main cathedral bears the name of the Dormition, is celebrating its official holiday Wednesday, which is the Day of Dormition of the Holy Mother of God.

Society | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 09:09 | Viewed: 2105

Bulgaria Venerates Dormition of Mary

Wednesday is Dormition of the Holy Mother of God, one of the greatest Christian Eastern Orthodox holidays, which brings together many believers.

Society » Culture | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 8586

Bulgarians Protest Ruining of SW Town Park

More than 500 residents of southwestern Bulgarian town of Sandanski walked out Tuesday evening to protest massive cutting down of trees in their town park.

Society » Environment | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 20:26 | Viewed: 963

Binging Bears Ravage Cabin in Norway

A bear family has broken into a hunting cabin in Norway, drinking up vast quantities of beer and eating away the stocked food.

Society » Environment | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 18:53 | Viewed: 2178

Dutch Ad Stereotyping Bulgarian Athletes Stirs Outrage

The advertisement agency TBWA in Eindhoven in the Netherlands has created a commercial video clip for the maker of electronic devices Fluke, deemed to be insulting for Bulgaria.

Society | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 2362

Bulgaria Closes Fire Rescue Mission in Greece's Holy Mountain

The mission of the Bulgarian firefighters, who helped in the extinguishing effort of the huge wildfire in Aton, Greece, is officially ending Tuesday.

Society » Environment | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1394
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