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Sofia's Mayor Opens Renovated Garden of Russian Monument

The mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, has announced that the renovation of the garden around the Russian Monument in the capital cost BGN 130 000.

Society | August 6, 2010, Friday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1530

Bulgaria's PM: Scientists Should Protest Now, Not in Sept

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov has demanded that the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences should stage its protest now, instead of September.

Society | August 6, 2010, Friday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1604

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Celebrates Preobrazhenie

On August 6 the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ (Sveto Preobrazhenie Gospodne).

Society » Culture | August 6, 2010, Friday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1423

Bulgaria's Health Minister: We Need More Doctors

The Bulgarian Health Minister has stated that a problem in the country is not the lack of ambulance cars, but the deficiency of doctors.

Society » Health | August 6, 2010, Friday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1953

Bulgarian Environment Ministry Boosts Monitoring over Killer Bears

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry is going to enhance its monitoring of the population of brown bears in the country as a result of the problem with killer bears.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 19:21 | Viewed: 1775

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Demands Archaeology Items from Canada

Bulgaria's Culture Minister has asked the Prosecutor's Office to take all necessary actions for the receiving of the Bulgarian antiques, seized by Canadian customs officers in a smuggling attempt.

Society » Archaeology | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 18:46 | Viewed: 2660

Thunder, Hail Storm Hits Bulgaria's Sofia

A strong thunder storm hit the Bulgarian capital Sofia on Thursday afternoon.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1899

Canada Seizes Bulgarian Archaeology Items in Smuggling Attempt

The customs officers from the Canadian city of Montreal have seized 21 000 antique objects with Bulgarian origins, in a smuggling attempt, the Bulgarian Exterior Ministry has announced.

Society » Archaeology | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 17:20 | Viewed: 3342

Bulgaria, Sozopol in Euphoria over St. John the Baptist Archaeology Find

The recently discovered relics of St John the Baptist have been laid in state in Bulgaria's Sozopol after a transfer processing which brought much excitement and euphoria in the Black Sea town.

Society » Archaeology | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 15:56 | Viewed: 13909

Researchers: Bulgarian Authorities Humiliate Science

Directors and scientists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences expressed outrage Thursday at the government's attitude to the institution and to the overall support of research in Bulgaria.

Society | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1367

Bulgarian Authorities Hunt Down 2nd Killer Bear

A second killer bear has been hunted down in the Smolyan District in Southern Bulgaria in just three months.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 11:20 | Viewed: 4053

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Ancient Winery

Bulgarian archaeologists have explored further a Late Antiquity fortress located near the town of Byala on the St. Atanas Cape on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast that they found last year.

Society » Archaeology | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 09:49 | Viewed: 6206

Worker Dies on Construction Site in Bulgaria

A worker has perished at an industrial construction site in Smolyan, Southern Bulgaria, the police announced.

Society | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1064

Bulgarian Trade Unions Threaten Protests over Retirement Reform

Bulgaria's trade unions voiced disaffection proposals for reforms in the retirement system voted Wednesday by the government and threatened protests over what they saw as a "drastic impediment to accessing the right to retirement.

Society | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1761

Bulgarian Archaeologists Stumble Upon 14th Century Silver Treasure

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists has discovered a treasure of 166 silver coins during excavations at the medieval fortress of Kastritsi on the Black Sea coast.

Society » Archaeology | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 3995

Oil Spills Detected Off Bulgarian Black Sea Coast - Report

Several oil slicks have been detected in the Black Sea off the coast of Bulgaria and Romania via satellite monitoring by the BlackSea-online.

Society » Environment | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2865

Bulgarian Govt Finalizes Retirement Reform Draft

The Bulgarian cabinet adopted Wednesday the draft bill for amendment of the Law on Social Security, introducing higher requirements for retirement.

Society | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1194

Bulgarian Govt Grants Subsidy for St. John the Baptist Archaeology Find

The Bulgarian government has decided to allocate additional funds for the renovation of the St. George Church in the town of Sozopol which will host the recently discovered relics of St. John the Baptist.

Society » Archaeology | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1934

BP Claims to Have Stopped Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

British Petroleum announced Wednesday that the "static kill" operation it performed to stop the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has had the "desired outcome".

Society » Environment | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 11:17 | Viewed: 2498

Bulgarian Archaeologists Agitated over Relics of St John the Baptist

The discovery of relics of St John the Baptist in the Black Sea town of Sozopol has caused jealousy among Bulgarian archaeologists, according to Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov.

Society » Archaeology | August 3, 2010, Tuesday // 20:50 | Viewed: 7111

Bulgarian Roma Besiege Hospital over Pregnant Woman’s Death

Several dozens of people from the Roma community rallied around the hospital in the Bulgarian city of Blagoevgrad demanding justice after a pregnant woman died there during an operation earlier on Tuesday.

Society | August 3, 2010, Tuesday // 20:25 | Viewed: 2843
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