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Parents of Dead 'Expendables 2' Stuntman Launch Lawsuit

The parents of the stuntman who died in an accident while working on the film "The Expendables 2" in Bulgaria last year have filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against the makers of the action film.

Society | July 27, 2012, Friday // 16:03 | Viewed: 3014

Israeli Doctor Praises Burgas Colleagues over Terror Attack Reaction

The hospital in the Bulgarian city of Burgas reacted well to last week's terror attack emergency, according to Gabi Barbash, an Israeli MD.

Society » Health | July 27, 2012, Friday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1129

12 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow for Dangerous Heat

Code Yellow alert for dangerous heat is declared for 12 Bulgarian regions Friday.

Society » Environment | July 27, 2012, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 869

Bulgaria Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Judge Dismissal

A five-member panel of Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court , VAS, has ruled to not put on hold the dismissal of judge Miroslava Todorova.

Society | July 27, 2012, Friday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1359

Firefighters Battle Flames in Bulgaria's Sakar Mountain

Firefighters keep fighting the wildfire in the Sakar Mountain in southeastern Bulgaria for a second day in a row.

Society » Environment | July 27, 2012, Friday // 08:17 | Viewed: 1191

Large Wildfire Blazes in Southern Bulgaria

A wildfire covering some 300 acres is blazing Thursday evening in the Thracian valley of southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 26, 2012, Thursday // 19:50 | Viewed: 905

Petit Palais Director to Visit Sofia Largo Excavations

Gilles Chazal, Director of the world-famous museum Petit Palais in Paris, who arrived Wednesday in Sofia, has requested a schedule change to visit the excavations at the Sofia Largo and the Hagia Sophia Church.

Society » Culture | July 26, 2012, Thursday // 13:04 | Viewed: 1507

Bulgarian 'Vampire' 1st in National Geographic Facebook News

The National Geographic Facebook article about the medieval vampire skeleton, which was recently discovered in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Sozopol has turned into the most shared link of news in the last four months.

Society » Archaeology | July 26, 2012, Thursday // 12:00 | Viewed: 3674

Bulgarian Muslims Victimized after Burgas Terrorist Attack - Chief Mufti

Bulgaria's Chief Mufti's Office has complained of the public attitudes against the Bulgarian Muslims in the wake of last week's terrorist attack in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas.

Society | July 25, 2012, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 4752

Bulgarian PM Praises Key Doctor in Terrorist Attack Response as 'Tough Butcher'

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has called a "tough butcher" one of the key doctors who helped the wounded Israeli tourists in the July 18 terrorist attack in Burgas during an award ceremony on Wednesday.

Society » Health | July 25, 2012, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1662

Yogurt Fest Opens in Bulgaria's Razgrad

A festival of Bulgarian yogurt, folk traditions, and crafts is held in the northeastern city of Razgrad from Wednesday until Friday.

Society » Culture | July 25, 2012, Wednesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 4484

Bulgaria Awards Medics Who Responded to Terror Attack

Bulgarian Health Minister Desislava Atanasova has awarded three heads of medical teams with honorary diplomas for their work in the aftermath of last Wednesday's terror attack in the city of Burgas.

Society » Health | July 25, 2012, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 895

Turkey Scraps Bulgarian College Diplomas

Turkey is suspending the recognition of Bulgarian-issued college diplomas for an indefinite period of time.

Society » Education | July 25, 2012, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 2614

TV Report Shows Bulgarian Bus Security Close to Zero

Security measures on Bulgarian buses remain inexistent even in the aftermath of the deadly terror attack in Burgas, an investigative report has revealed.

Society | July 25, 2012, Wednesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 1555

Half Bulgaria under Code Yellow for Dangerous Heat, Wind

Code Yellow alert for dangerous heat is declared for 14 Bulgarian regions Wednesday, while 3 regions are under Code Yellow for strong winds.

Society » Environment | July 25, 2012, Wednesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 975

Expats.bg - New Web Platform Launched to Serve Expats in Bulgaria

A brand-new web platform, Expats.bg, has been launched in order to provide a wide array of networking and information sharing options for the benefit of the expat community in Bulgaria.

Society | July 24, 2012, Tuesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 5882

Burgas Suicide Bomber Spoke Russian - Report

The suicide bomber who killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus driver in the Bulgarian city of Burgas last Wednesday spoke Russian fluently, according to a local media report.

Society | July 24, 2012, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 3097

Wildfire Causes Chain Crash in Bulgaria, Threatens Varna Airport

A massive wildfire has erupted in Eastern Bulgaria very close to the Varna Airport on the Black Sea, the Bulgarian fire-fighting service reported Monday night.

Society » Environment | July 23, 2012, Monday // 18:19 | Viewed: 1417

SEEMO Slams Bulgarian, Balkan Politicians' Abuse of Media

The Vienna-based South and East Europe Media Organization (SEEMO) "observes with growing concern the way top politicians in the region speak to media and about media," the organization said in a statement.

Society | July 23, 2012, Monday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1554

Bulgarian Driver Saved Lives in Terror Attack Aftermath - Report

Bulgarian bus driver Viktor Andonov may have saved dozens of lives in the immediate aftermath of Wednesday's terror attack in the Black Sea city of Burgas.

Society | July 22, 2012, Sunday // 17:33 | Viewed: 2126

Bulgarian Berry Pickers Stranded in Stockholm

Some 200 Bulgarian citizens have gathered outside the country's embassy in Stockholm, waiting to be supplied with tickets in order to return home.

Society | July 22, 2012, Sunday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1784
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