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American College in Sofia Boasts Highest Matriculation Scores

Seniors from the American College in Bulgaria's capital Sofia have the highest average results in the country from the State high-school exit exam, according to data from the Education Ministry, presented Friday.

Society » Education | June 4, 2010, Friday // 16:04 | Viewed: 4174

Bulgarian PM Vows to Become Organ Donor

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, opened Friday the second national sports competition for people with transplants and on dialysis.

Society » Health | June 4, 2010, Friday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1602

NGO Involves Prosecutor in Varna Maritime Garden Scandal

The construction permits for the so-called "Alley One" of the "Maritime Garden," issued by the City Hall in Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna have been referred to the Prosecutor's Office.

Society | June 4, 2010, Friday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2081

Uzbek Journalist Accuses Bulgarian President of Poaching

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, had violated the law during his 2008 visit in Uzbekistan and can be deemed a poacher, the Uzbek journalist, Gulasal Kamolova, told radio Deutsche Welle.

Society | June 4, 2010, Friday // 13:20 | Viewed: 2839

Bulgarian Bicycle Enthusiasts Go to Work in Suits

Veloevolution - a Bulgarian organization devoted to popularizing commuting by bicycle - has called a bicycle parade for Friday afternoon in Bulgaria's capital, Sofia.

Society | June 4, 2010, Friday // 11:41 | Viewed: 3087

Bulgarian Muslims Up in Arms against Chief Mufti Reinstatement

Bulgarian Muslins, including over 800 imams and muftis, demanded Thursday to officially acknowledge the decision of the National Muslim Conference from October 2009 and its election of Mustafa Ali Hadzhi as Chief Mufti.

Society | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 16:57 | Viewed: 2195

Sofia Anticipates Concert of US Rock Legend Bob Dylan

The long-awaited Sofia concert of US rock musician Bob Dylan begins at 8 pm Thursday evening at the National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 2262

Culture Ministry Announces 'Bulgarian Louvre' Public Bid

Bulgaria's Culture Ministry announced a public tender for the project of the future museum known as the "Bulgarian Louvre.

Society » Culture | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 19:38 | Viewed: 1660

Bulgarian Interior Minister Moved to Tears by Botev's Poem

Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, known as one of the "toughest" men in the country cried Wednesday during the official June 2 celebrations.

Society | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 16:32 | Viewed: 2603

Bulgarian Universities Get BGN 38 M EU Fund Boost

Bulgaria will receive money for higher education under the EU 'Regional Development' Program for the first time, it was reported Wednesday.

Society » Education | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1673

Soaring Public Approval for Bulgarian Govt, Poll Says

Leading figures from Bulgaria's Borisov government as a whole continue to enjoy high public approval, a recent public opinion poll shows.

Society | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1843

Body of Missing Bulgarian Boy Found in Iskar Gorge

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry has confirmed that the body of the missing 7-year-old boy Veselin Ignatov was found in the Iskar Gorge late Tuesday.

Society | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 09:22 | Viewed: 2564

Bulgaria Marks Day of Revolutionary Hristo Botev

Bulgaria marks Wednesday, June 2, the 134th anniversary of the death of one of the most prominent Bulgarians - the publicist, poet and revolutionary Hristo Botev, who gave his life for Bulgaria's independence.

Society » Culture | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 08:32 | Viewed: 3395

Palestinians in Bulgaria Rally against Israeli Blockade of Gaza

The Association of Palestinians in Bulgaria has staged a protest rally against the blockade of the Gaza Strip by Israeli forces.

Society | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 20:57 | Viewed: 2873

Health Minister: Not Enough Doctors in Bulgaria

Bulgaria Health Minister, Anna-Maria Borisova, has stated that there are not enough doctors in Bulgaria, during her speech on International Children's Day in Sofia.

Society » Health | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1798

Bulgarian Authorities Locate Balchik Oil Spill Source

Bulgarian authorities have been able to establish the source of the oil spill spotted near the northern Black Sea coastal town of Balchik Monday.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2171

Lightning Kills Bulgarian Shepherd in Ovcharovo

A 50-year-old shepherd in the Bulgarian village of Ovcharavo was found dead early Tuesday after being struck by lightning.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1925

Bulgarian Red Cross Sends Aid to Flooded Poland

The leadership of the Bulgarian Red Cross has decided Tuesday to sent aid to those who sustained damage during the disaster May floods in Poland.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1569

Bulgarian Supreme Council Chastises Judges in Real Estate Scandal

The "Professional Ethics" Committee at the Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has decided to begin disciplinary actions against judges involved in the latest scandal that is shaking Bulgaria's judicial system.

Society | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 10:38 | Viewed: 2117

Bulgaria Marks International Children's Day

Bulgaria marks Monday the International Children's Day, established in 1925 during the World Conference for the Well-being of Children in Geneva, Switzerland.

Society | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 08:17 | Viewed: 2235

Bulgarian NGOs Complain to EC of Health Care Rights' Violation

Several Bulgarian NGOs announced Monday they are filing a class action complaint with the European Commission over systematic violations of health care rights in the country.

Society » Health | May 31, 2010, Monday // 17:14 | Viewed: 1984
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