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Bulgarians Gather Magical Herbs on Midsummer Day

Bulgarians celebrate Midsummer Day, widely known as Enyovden, on Friday, a holiday related to traditional beliefs about herbs and their healing power.

Society | June 24, 2011, Friday // 08:14 | Viewed: 2124

Bulgaria under Code Yellow for Friday Heat

Code yellow has been declared for nearly all Bulgarian regions Friday over the forecast of dangerous heat, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 20:01 | Viewed: 2545

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Medieval Ring

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Society » Archaeology | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 16:14 | Viewed: 4786

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Intact Thracian Tomb with Treasures

An intact Ancient Thracian tomb which has not been destroyed by treasure hunters has been discovered by a team of Bulgarian archaeologists near the town of Opaka in northeast Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 15:48 | Viewed: 10454

Car vs Ambulance Crash in Bulgarian Capital Leaves Newborn, Three Adults Injured

A newborn baby and three adults were seriously injured after a car and an ambulance crashed on the Todor Alexandrov Boulevard in Sofia early Thursday.

Society | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 10:03 | Viewed: 2652

John The Baptist Relics Moved to Renovated Church in Bulgaria's Sozopol

The relics, unearthed last summer off Sozopol on Bulgaria's southern coast and purported to be St. John the Baptist, will be moved to SS Cyril and Methodius church in Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 4027

Bulgaria Ranks Third on 2011 EU Failed States Index

Bulgaria is EU's third most unstable country, according to the Failed States Index 2011 of the US magazine Foreign Policy.

Society | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 17:50 | Viewed: 4329

Bulgaria Hellish Crash Savior Brings Victims Sacred Healing

Stefan Ivanov, 28, a mechanic from the small town of Chirpan, who was the first to come to the rescue of the victims of the hellish bus crash in Bulgaria, which killed eight, brought to the injured nine icons of Jesus Christ.

Society | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1907

Audit Implicates Bulgaria's New Court Head in 4 Violations

Bulgaria's Judicial Inspectorate found four violations in the work of the newly appointed Chair of the Sofia City Court, Vladimira Yaneva, related to the notorious Sofia Properties Case.

Society | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1718

Bulgarian Seal 'Grants' Free Parking Spots in New York

The seal of the Republic of Bulgaria was used a bogus placard offering day-long free spots on some of New York's busiest streets as a media experiment.

Society | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1429

Bulgaria Sentenced in Strasbourg for Discriminating against 2 Russians

Bulgaria has been sanctioned by the Human Rights Court in Strasbourg to pay EUR 2 000 each to two Russian citizens, residing in the country, over discrimination.

Society | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1734

Bulgaria to Commemorate Russia's Great Patriotic War in Front of 'Vandalized' Monument

A public prayer service will be held Wednesday in front of the Soviet Army monument in downtown Sofia to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Russia's Great Patriotic War.

Society | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 2578

Sinead O'Connor to Delight Bulgaria Wednesday

Irish singer/songwriter Sinead O'Connor will perform for the first time in Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 2795

Mayor Condemns 'Overnight Activities' in Sofia

The Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, firmly condemned both secret overnight graffiti painting and their cleaning, calling them partisan war.

Society | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 19:00 | Viewed: 1609

Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Story of Ancient Thracians' War with Philip II of Macedon

Bulgarian archaeologists have made crucial discoveries at the residence of the rulers of the Odrysian Kingdom, the state of the most powerful tribe of Ancient Thrace, including details about its sacking by the troops of Philip II of Macedon.

Society » Archaeology | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 13979

2000 Enraged on Facebook over Bulgarian 'Vandalized' Monument's Cleaning

The overnight cleaning of Sofia's Soviet Army monument, which was painted Saturday to ironically represent a set of US pop culture characters, has triggered a wave of angry comments on the Internet.

Society | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 11:45 | Viewed: 3551

Bulgaria Enjoys Longest Day for 2011

Bulgarians will enjoy Tuesday the longest day of the year and the first day of summer according to the astronomical calendar.

Society | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1616

Soviet Army Monument in Sofia Washed Clean Overnight

The Soviet Army Monument in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, which was painted by an unknown graffiti artist Saturday to represent a set of US pop culture characters, has been washed.

Society » Culture | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 09:15 | Viewed: 4075

Bulgaria Starts Massive Bus Fleet Inspection after Deadly Crash

As promised by the Bulgarian transport authorities, a massive inspection of the country's bus fleet was launched Monday.

Society | June 20, 2011, Monday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1721

Sofia to Wash Its 'Vandalized' Soviet Monument Tuesday

Starting at 8:30 am Tuesday, Bulgarian capital Sofia's Soviet Army monument, which was painted by an unknown street artist to represent a set of US pop culture characters, will be washed by municipal workers.

Society | June 20, 2011, Monday // 18:41 | Viewed: 4336

'Farewell, Supreme Judicial Council' Sabotaged by Hackers Attack

In an official statement Monday, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee reported of a hackers attack related to its campaign calling for the resignations of all members of the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS).

Society | June 20, 2011, Monday // 18:25 | Viewed: 1494
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