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Turkish Expats Storm Bulgaria Passport Offices

Thousand of emigrants have arrived from Turkey on a 4-day trip to Bulgaria's southern city of Kardzhali with the goal to renew their Bulgarian ID documents.

Society | April 6, 2010, Tuesday // 19:17 | Viewed: 2187

Reform Envisages Drastic Cuts for Bulgaria Academy of Sciences

The number of the scientific institutes at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) is going to be reduced to 40 from the current 69.

Society » Education | April 6, 2010, Tuesday // 18:18 | Viewed: 1417

2 Bulgarian Policemen Die after Ambulance Crash

Two Bulgarian policemen have died after crashing with an ambulance on the main road from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo in the village of Samovodone.

Society | April 6, 2010, Tuesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 2539

Bulgarians to Submit Express Orders for Biometric ID Cards

Express orders for the issuing of Bulgarian biometric passports will start to be accepted on April 6, the interior ministry announced.

Society | April 5, 2010, Monday // 18:45 | Viewed: 2129

Bulgarian Doctors to Hold National Strike on April 7

The Bulgarian Doctors Union has confirmed that its members will hold a national strike on April 7 to protest against the government’s reforms in the sector despite the planned reshuffle in the health ministry.

Society | April 5, 2010, Monday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1529

Bulgaria Marks 150 Years since Key Church Independence Move

Bulgarians mark Sunday 150 years since the historic "Bulgarian Easter" which has been seen as a crucial victory in their fight for an independent church.

Society | April 4, 2010, Sunday // 14:47 | Viewed: 2568

Bulgarian Actor Ivan Balsamadzhiev Dies at 57

Famous Bulgarian actor and comedian Ivan Balsamadzhiev died on Satursday, the Union of Bulgarian Actors announced.

Society » Obituaries | April 4, 2010, Sunday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2352

Novinite.com Wishes Happy Easter to Its Christian Readers!

The Editorial Staff of Novinite.com extends its warmest greetings to its Christian readers from around the world celebrating Easter on Sunday, April 4, 2010!

Society | April 3, 2010, Saturday // 20:28 | Viewed: 4601

Hoards Set to Celebrate 'Bulgarian Easter' in Istanbul

Around 2000 Bulgarians are set to celebrate Saturday in Istanbul to mark the 150th anniversary of "Bulgarian Easter" which led to the restoration of an independent Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

Society » Culture | April 3, 2010, Saturday // 12:41 | Viewed: 2533

Bulgarian Church Delegation Collects Holy Fire from Jerusalem

A Bulgarian Orthodox Church delegation has traveled to Jerusalem to light a night-light with Holy Fire to be used in the "Alexander Nevski" cathedral in Sofia for the Saturday midnight service.

Society » Culture | April 3, 2010, Saturday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2895

Wife of Busted Bulgaria Municipal Council Head Cries Police Abuse

The wife of the Chair of Varna municipal council, Borislav Gutsanov, who was arrested Wednesday, says the police is lying about the money they found during the raid.

Society | April 2, 2010, Friday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1939

Suicide Deemed Cause of Death of Bulgaria Policeman

The body of 33-year-old policeman from the Bulgaria's northern city of Vratsa has been found late Thursday in the village of Ohrid, the Interior informs.

Society | April 2, 2010, Friday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1692

Bulgaria Silistra Bans Bird Markets over Avian Flu Alert

The regional veterinary office in Bulgaria's Danube city of Silistra has banned all bird exhibits and open markets over the threat of avian flu.

Society » Health | April 2, 2010, Friday // 14:22 | Viewed: 4044

Bulgarian Journalist to Trace President's Alleged Illegal Hunt

Bulgarian journalist, Atanas Chobanov, is trying to raise funds through Facebook for an expedition to Uzbekistan.

Society | April 2, 2010, Friday // 11:38 | Viewed: 2212

Orthodox Bulgaria Marks Good Friday

Bulgarian Christians mark Good Friday, the day that commemorates the death of Jesus Christ by crucifixion.

Society » Culture | April 2, 2010, Friday // 10:18 | Viewed: 2188

Dead Bird Found near Bulgaria's Varna Positive for Avian Flu

Bulgaria's Agriculture Ministry announced Thursday that the tests of a dead bird found near the Black Sea city of Varna came out positive for avian flu, H5N1.

Society » Health | April 1, 2010, Thursday // 16:08 | Viewed: 3598

Orthodox Bulgaria Marks Maundy Thursday

Bulgaria marks on April 1 Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, and Thursday of Mysteries.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2010, Thursday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1951

Bulgaria Civil Defense Tests Sirens in 10 Cities

The emergency siren system will be tested at 11 am Thursday in 10 Bulgarian cities, the Interior Ministry informs.

Society | April 1, 2010, Thursday // 09:37 | Viewed: 3303

Western World Marks April Fools' Day

The 91st day of the year and 92nd in leap years, April 1, is most remarkable in the Western world for being April Fools' Day.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2010, Thursday // 08:23 | Viewed: 5199

Bulgaria Smokers Face Staggering Cigarette Tax Hike

Bulgarian smokers will have to swallow a raise in excise duties on cigarettes and their prices as of April 1, as the government struggles to curb smoking and relieve the health care system.

Society | March 31, 2010, Wednesday // 20:00 | Viewed: 4715

Bulgaria PM Accepts Health Minister Resignation

Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov has accepted the resignation of Health Minister Bozhidar Nanev after he was charged over the 'Tamiflu' scandal on Tuesday.

Society » Health | March 31, 2010, Wednesday // 11:09 | Viewed: 1702
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