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Expert: Bulgaria Faces Imminent Terror Threat

Bulgaria faces a real danger to become a target of terrorist attacks similar to the Monday suicide bombings in the Moscow metro, terrorism expert, Ivan Boyadzhiev, believes.

Society | March 29, 2010, Monday // 12:36 | Viewed: 2279

Bulgaria Capital Cracks down on Child Beggars

Over 30 children and 40 adult beggars have been detained since March 18 in Sofia, the City Hall informs Monday.

Society | March 29, 2010, Monday // 11:58 | Viewed: 2585

No Reports of Bulgarian Casualties in Moscow Metro Attacks

There are no reports of Bulgarians being injured or killed in the suicide bomb attacks on the Moscow metro, the Bulgarian Embassy in Russia's capital have stated.

Society | March 29, 2010, Monday // 10:31 | Viewed: 1965

Potholes Enter Bulgarian Journalist Hopefuls Tests

Candidate students, who are hoping to study journalism at the prestigious Sofia University, had to write an essay about Bulgaria's potholed streets and the symbolism of it at a preliminary exam that took place on Sunday.

Society » Education | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 17:43 | Viewed: 3382

Technical Failure Delays Brussels - Sofia Flight

A flight of Bulgaria's national air carrier, traveling from Brussels to Sofia, has been delayed for more than eight hours following a technical failure.

Society | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1467

Bulgaria PM Parades Karakachan Shepherd Dogs

Bulgaria Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has exhibited his Karakachan dogs at the Plovdiv International Dog Show.

Society | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 14:15 | Viewed: 9811

Bulgaria Vrabnitsa Illegal Ghetto Condemned to Demolition

Sofia municipality has announced that it will demolish an illegal ghetto after Easter.

Society » Environment | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1793

Bulgaria IKAR 2010 Awards Best Theatrical Performances

The last play directed by Krikor Azarian was awarded for best performance at the annual Bulgarian "IKAR" ceremony on Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 12:03 | Viewed: 7200

Bulgaria Holds Traditional Palm Sunday Blood Donor Campaign

Bulgaria's Health Ministry and the Bulgarian Red Cross, supported by the Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarch Maxim, have organized the traditional blood donor campaign on Palm Sunday.

Society » Health | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 11:11 | Viewed: 2194

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians celebrate Palm Sunday - Tsventisa-Vrabnitsa, to mark the triumphal arrival of Christ into Jerusalem.

Society » Culture | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 10:46 | Viewed: 2274

Bulgarian Doctors to Hold National Strike on April 7

The Bulgarian Medical Association has announced that doctors will hold a national strike on April 7, to protest against wage cuts and the government's health reform.

Society | March 27, 2010, Saturday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1954

Bulgaria PM Reassures Doctors over Temporary Wage Cut

Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov has reassured Bulgarian doctors that the ceiling on their wages will only be a temporary anti-crisis measure.

Society | March 27, 2010, Saturday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1502

Bulgaria Turns Off Lights for Earth Hour 2010

The WWF has announced that 49 Bulgarian cities are set to take part in Earth Hour 2010 on Saturday evening at 20:30.

Society » Environment | March 27, 2010, Saturday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2653

Bulgaria Doctors Hold Crisis Meeting

The Bulgarian Medical Association is set to decide Saturday whether or not to take strike action over government health reforms and a reduction of pay.

Society | March 27, 2010, Saturday // 11:42 | Viewed: 1450

Bulgaria Set to Switch to Daylight Saving Time

Bulgaria is going to switch summer daylight saving time on March 28, the National Metrology Center has announced.

Society | March 27, 2010, Saturday // 10:43 | Viewed: 1970

Bulgarian City Appeals to EU Ambassadors over Pollution

Citizens of Bulgaria's Stara Zagora are going to appeal to the Ambassadors of EU member states over the continuing air pollution in the region.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2010, Friday // 21:41 | Viewed: 2783

Legendary Bulgarian Actor Nikola Rudarov Dies at 82

One of the most famous Bulgarian actors and directors, Nikola Rudarov, died Friday at the age of 82.

Society » Obituaries | March 26, 2010, Friday // 20:35 | Viewed: 2363

Minister Vows to Develop Bulgarian Universities along Western Lines

Bulgarian universities must become "free communities" with strict rules but without unnecessary formality, according to Education Minister Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | March 26, 2010, Friday // 18:48 | Viewed: 1494

Bulgaria, Russia Team up on Cyrillic Internet Domains

Bulgaria and Russia are going to agree on a joint list containing Internet terms and domains in Cyrillic.

Society | March 26, 2010, Friday // 16:28 | Viewed: 3050

Bulgarian Journalist Feels 'Threatened' by Ethnic Turks' Leader

Bulgarian journalist Valeria Veleva has urged Ahmed Dogan, leader of the ethnic Turkish party DPS, to prove the brown-envelope journalism claims he made in an open letter.

Society | March 26, 2010, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 840

Bulgaria Sentenced by Strasbourg Court over Police Brutality

The European Human Rights Court (EHRC) in Strasbourg ruled in favor of 2 Bulgarian citizens in their case against the country's police.

Society | March 25, 2010, Thursday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1683
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