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Eco Experts: Hollywood Did Not Harm Bulgarian Bats

The bat colonies in Bulgaria's Devetashka cave have not been harmed during the filming of the Hollywood blockbuster "The Expendables 2.

Society » Environment | December 20, 2011, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 2384

Hope Fades for Bulgarian aboard Sunken Oil Rig

Bulgarian national Zhivko Zhekov, who was working on the sunken Russian floating oil platform "Kolskaya", is most probably among the victims of the tragic accident.

Society | December 20, 2011, Tuesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1486

Bulgarians as Miserable as after 1997 Catastrophe - Survey

After four years of EU membership the majority of Bulgarians say the quality of life in the country over the past year was just as miserable as during the banking crisis in 1996-1997 when many lost their savings, a survey shows.

Society | December 20, 2011, Tuesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 2132

Bulgarian Toll Stickers for 2012 Go on Sale

Drivers in Bulgaria can already buy their toll stickers – the so-called vignettes - for 2012, preferably those valid for the whole year as they are the best deal.

Society | December 20, 2011, Tuesday // 12:00 | Viewed: 2686

Day of Mourning in Russia for Capsized Platform Victims

A day of mourning has been declared in the Russian region of Murmansk Tuesday for the victims of the tragic incident with the Russian floating oil platform "Kolskaya."

Society | December 20, 2011, Tuesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 942

St. Ignatius Day Marks Beginning of Christmas Festivities in Bulgaria

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria mark on Monday Ignazhden, the day of St. Ignatius, which inaugurates all the Christmas and New Year festivities.

Society » Culture | December 20, 2011, Tuesday // 07:33 | Viewed: 1541

Bulgaria’s Economic University Elects New President

Prof.Stati Statev was elected on Monday as the new rector of Bulgaria's University of National and World Economy (UNWE).

Society » Education | December 19, 2011, Monday // 18:20 | Viewed: 1928

Relics of St John the Baptist Examined by Scanner in Bulgaria

Modern medical scanners were used to examine the inside and make a 3D image of the relics of St. John the Baptist.

Society » Archaeology | December 19, 2011, Monday // 12:01 | Viewed: 4129

Bulgaria Anticipates 'White Christmas'

Code yellow has been declared in three southern and eastern regions of Bulgaria for Monday, following forecasts for more downpours.

Society » Environment | December 19, 2011, Monday // 10:38 | Viewed: 2165

Fate of Bulgarian Working on Russian Platform Unknown

The fate of Bulgarian, Zhivko Zhekov, who was working on the sunken Russian floating oil platform, remains unknown.

Society | December 19, 2011, Monday // 10:10 | Viewed: 1311

Bulgarian Nationalists Play Prank on Lincoln-Driving Bishop

A charity event was held to gather money for a new car for Varna Bishop Kiril in front of the main cathedral in the Bulgarian city Sunday.

Society | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 17:39 | Viewed: 2184

Bulgarian Military Women Launch Charity Christmas Bazaar

Bulgaria's Union of Women Serving in the Military opened a charity Christmas bazaar at the Military Club in Bulgarian capital Sofia Sunday.

Society | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1624

Bulgarians Hate, Fear Fellow Citizens - Study

Bulgarian citizens bear heavy resentment towards those weaker than themselves, the rich and the politicians, as well as different ethnicities, shows a study revealed Sunday.

Society | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 16:29 | Viewed: 2034

Who Is Who: Czech Playwright, Dissident, President Vaclav Havel

The former President of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, and one of the most well known dissidents in Eastern Europe Vaclav Havel passed away on Sunday, December 18, at the age of 75.

Society » Obituaries | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 13:49 | Viewed: 3409

Former Czech President, Dissident Vaclav Havel Dies

The former President of Czechoslovakia and one of the most well known dissidents in Eastern Europe Vaclav Havel has passed away.

Society » Obituaries | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 13:23 | Viewed: 7180

Villegas Wins Night of Jumps Final in Sofia, PM Borisov Booed

Chilean Javier Villegas became IFMXF Night of the Jumps world champion at the finals in the new Arena Armeets in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1432

'Barefoot Diva' Cesaria Evora Dies at 70

Singer Cesaria Evora, dubbed the "Barefoot Diva" for often performing without shoes, has died in her native Cape Verde at the age of 70.

Society » Obituaries | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 19:49 | Viewed: 5109

Bulgaria Embattled Minister Ready to Live near Dundee Gold Mine

Bulgaria's environment minister has made it clear she is ready to do everything to promote Dundee Precious Metals' controversial plan for a gold mine in the country, even if it means risking her life.

Society » Environment | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 18:25 | Viewed: 3058

Bulgarian Holy Synod Makes U-turn on Communist Era Files

Just hours after making the decision to agree on the opening of Communist State Security files of high-ranking clergy, Bulgaria's Holy Synod made a U-turn and took the opposite stand.

Society | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 15:05 | Viewed: 4286

Bulgaria's President-elect Named 'Politician of 2011'

President-elect and former Regional Minister, Rosen Plevneliev, has been declared Bulgaria's "Politician of the Year" 2011 in a traditional media poll.

Society | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1824

19 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Gusty Winds

Code yellow has been declared for 19 northern and eastern Bulgarian regions, including the Sofia Region, Saturday over the forecast for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1580
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