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FM: 12 Bulgarian Sailors Chose to Stay on Stranded Ship

12 of the Bulgarian sailors serving the Ocean Star Pacific cruise ship have chosen to remain on the vessel in spite of the lack of work and not having received their wages, announced the Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Society | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 15:10 | Viewed: 993

Two Major Festivals Celebrate Bulgarian Folk Music

The 50th anniversary edition of the Bulgarian folkore music Pirin Sings festival kicked off Saturday.

Society » Culture | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2854

2 Bulgarian Regional Newspapers Swallowed by Powerful Media Group

Important Bulgarian regional daily newspapers Maritsa and Struma have been bought by the GM Press media company that has been of late acquiring other important news outlets.

Society | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 10:53 | Viewed: 2351

Busta Rhymes, Prodigy, Korn Top Names at 'Spirit of Burgas' 2012

Busta Rhymes, Prodigy, and Korn are the biggest names on the program of the Spirit of Burgas music festival in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas that kicked off Friday night.

Society » Culture | August 3, 2012, Friday // 18:50 | Viewed: 8678

Sand Sculptures Bring Coastal Feel, Magic to Capital Sofia

Dozens of sand sculptures adorn the entry to Sofia popular Southern Park, evoking feelings of sea and all the good that the summer season has to offer.

Society | August 3, 2012, Friday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1112

Flames Engulf Major Archeological Site in Bulgaria

A powerful fire has broken out at Golyamata Kosmatka mound in Central Bulgaria, a site of some of the biggest archeological findings here.

Society | August 3, 2012, Friday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1808

Top Bulgarian Archaeologist Finds 2nd 'Womb' Cave

Prominent Bulgarian archaeologist, Professor, Nikolay Ovcharov, has discovered a second "womb" cave in the country.

Society » Archaeology | August 3, 2012, Friday // 13:10 | Viewed: 3844

Rally Slams Sofia New Parking Rules as Arm-Twisting

Citizens of Bulgaria's capital Sofia protested on Friday against the upcoming new parking rules and hike in parking fees, slamming them as nothing short of racketeering and arm-twisting.

Society | August 3, 2012, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 821

Drivers in Bulgaria with Lights On Day and Night Next Week

Drivers on Bulgarian roads will be required to have their lights on during the day too as of next week.

Society | August 3, 2012, Friday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1800

Bulgaria's Capital 'Breathes' with Temporary Street Closure

Ivan Shishman Street in downtown Sofia will be turned pedestrian once again every Sunday until the end of August in a bid to reduce air pollution from traffic and favor commuting by foot.

Society » Environment | August 3, 2012, Friday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1283

Institutional Mess-Up Backfires on Bulgarian Kids with Cancer

Drugs shortage has affected hundreds of Bulgarian children with cancer after generic drug company Sandoz suspended its production, catching local authorities unprepared.

Society » Health | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 17:27 | Viewed: 1610

Bulgaria Marks 109th Years since Uprising of Bulgarians in Macedonia, Thrace

People across Bulgaria marked Thursday, August 2, 2012, the 109th year since the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising of 1903, the greatest anti-Ottoman rebellion of the Bulgarians in the historic and geographic regions of Macedonia and Thrace.

Society | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 14:54 | Viewed: 4841

Bulgarian NGOs Enraged by Black Sea Coast 'Dune Construction'

Bulgarian NGOs have threatened civil disobedience over continuing resort construction on the surviving natural sand dunes on the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 14:25 | Viewed: 2801

Murdered Dolphin Washed Ashore in Bulgaria Yet Again

A killed dolphin has been washed ashore on the Coral Beach on the Southern Bulgarian Black Sea coast in a seeming repeat of a last year's case.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 13:27 | Viewed: 2137

Anonymous Hacks Website of Bulgaria's Parliament

The activist hacker collective Anonymous took down the website of the Bulgarian Parliament late on Wednesday.

Society | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 08:24 | Viewed: 2182

Bulgaria's 'Spirit of Burgas' Festival Expects 22 000 Visitors

The organizers of the "Spirit of Burgas" Music Festival in the Southern Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas expect about 22 000 visitors, they announced at a news conference Wednesday.

Society » Culture | August 1, 2012, Wednesday // 20:50 | Viewed: 1524

250 Bulgarian, Russian, French Scouts Set Up Camp near Pleven

Over 250 scouts from Bulgaria, Russia and France will gather Wednesday evening at the Bohotska Gora forest near the northwestern town of Pleven for an international event.

Society | August 1, 2012, Wednesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 2313

US Awards Preservation Grant for Bulgaria's Boboshevo Church

US Ambassador James Warlick announced on Wednesday the awarding of a USD 38,790 grant from the United States government for the conservation and restoration of the 11th century church of St. Todor in the town of Boboshevo, Kyustendil region.

Society » Culture | August 1, 2012, Wednesday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1703

US Author Gore Vidal Passes Away at 86

Gore Vidal, whose best-selling novels and witty, acidulous essays made him one of America's best-known authors, died Tuesday at his home in Hollywood Hills, CA.

Society » Obituaries | August 1, 2012, Wednesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 2183

Debt Collection in Bulgaria Registers Monthly, Annual Increases

The Association of Collection Agencies in Bulgaria (ACABG) has registered monthly and annual increases in debt collection in June 2012.

Society | August 1, 2012, Wednesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1364

Truck, Van Collision on Bulgaria's Trakia Highway Kills 2

A horrific crash on the Trakia Highway has left two dead and eight injured.

Society | August 1, 2012, Wednesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1201
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