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Earthquake Rattles Bulgaria's Sofia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5 on the Richter scale shook the Bulgarian capital around 10:10 am on Friday.

Society » Environment | September 10, 2010, Friday // 10:32 | Viewed: 3065

Bulgarian Health Committee Chair Admits Delayed Reforms

The Chair of the Parliamentary Health Committee, Desislava Atanasova, has acknowledged that the staff changes in the Health Ministry have delayed the reforms in the sector with one year.

Society » Health | September 10, 2010, Friday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1629

Weak Earthquake Registered Near Bulgaria's Sofia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.4 on the Richter scale was registered about 130 km southwest from Sofia.

Society » Environment | September 10, 2010, Friday // 09:15 | Viewed: 2684

Novinite.com Publishes Its 120 000th News Article!

Bulgaria's largest real-time English-language media, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency), published Thursday, September 9, 2010, its 120 000th news article!

Society | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 23:05 | Viewed: 1592

Ethnic Turkish MPs Treat Bulgarian Parliament for Ramadan

The Members of the Parliament from the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, treated Thursday their colleagues with 1 700 pieces of the traditional oriental sweet baklava in occasion of the Muslim holiday Ramadan.

Society | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1674

Bulgarian Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Artifact in Nessebar

Bulgarian archaeologists have found a bronze hydria in a tomb dating back to 4th century BC during excavations in the Necropolis of Mesembria in the Black Sea city of Nessebar.

Society » Archaeology | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 14897

Light Earthquake Rattles Bulgarian Capital Sofia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 on the Richter scale was felt all around the Bulgarian capital Sofia Thursday afternoon.

Society » Environment | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1601

Bulgarian FinMin Blames Ex Cabinet for Health Care Collapse

The expenditures for hospital care are consistently going up over the decision of the previous cabinet to use the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) to finance hospitals, Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, says.

Society » Health | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1584

Controversial Sept 9 Recalls Bulgaria's Communist Past

The emblematic until recently date September 9, marking Bulgaria's anti-fascist uprising in 1944, will be marked in polar ways by political forces here.

Society | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1906

Bulgarian Doctors Disgruntled over Hospital Funding

The negotiations between the Bulgarian Finance Minister Simeon Djankov and organizations of health care workers have not led to any specific result.

Society » Health | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 18:55 | Viewed: 1514

Bulgarian Writer Atanas Seykov Dies at 82

The Bulgarian writer, publicist and lexicographer Atanas Seykov has passed away at 82 years of age.

Society » Obituaries | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 17:42 | Viewed: 2471

Bulgarian Stats Head Resigns over Ethnic Controversy

The Head of the Bulgarian National Statistics Institute (NSI), Mariana Kotseva, submitted her resignation Wednesday with Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Society | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1812

3 Dead, 4 Infected with West Nile Virus in Turkey

Three people have died and four more have been infected with the West Nile virus in Turkey, the Turkish Health Ministry has announced.

Society » Health | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 2650

Bulgarian Hospitals Register Increased Funding

The Bulgarian National Health Insurance Fund has announced that the payments for hospital care have increased by 60% in the past five years.

Society » Health | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 15:09 | Viewed: 2438

Bulgarian Education Minister Wants Visionary for Deputy

Bulgaria's Eduction Minister, Sergey Ignatov, declared Wednesday, he is looking to find a new Deputy that would be a match for Ken Robinson.

Society » Education | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1585

Bulgarians Work for Pittance, Worth Pittance - Study

A killed US soldier costs his homeland roughly EUR 6.5 M, while a fallen Bulgarian costs his country less than half that amount. This is the conclusion reached by German publicist J?rn Klare in his book "Was bin ich wert? Eine Preisermittlung".

Society | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 10707

Bulgarian Muslims Approach Chief Prosecutor on Mufti Issue

Bulgarian Muslims have now approached Chief Prosecutor, Boris Velchev, in their latest attempt to resolve the crisis with the country's Chief Mufti post.

Society | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 19:02 | Viewed: 2045

Hellish Traffic Accident Kills Young Woman in Downtown Sofia

A young woman was killed in downtown Sofia Tuesday afternoon after being run over by a heavy duty construction truck.

Society | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 2752

Bulgarian PM Urges National Unity on Unification Day

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has issued a special statement congratulating Bulgarians on the occasion of 125 years since September 6, 1885, the day of the Unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and "Eastern Roumelia".

Society | September 6, 2010, Monday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1702

Bulgarian Bishop Hands Medals to 'Defenders of Christianity' from Gays

The bishop of Bulgaria's Plovdiv, Nikolay, has presented orders for "defending" Christian values a controversial mayor and a notorious prosecutor, who were recently involved with anti-gay policies.

Society | September 6, 2010, Monday // 15:55 | Viewed: 10105

Bulgaria Pop Diva Still Facing the Music over Tax Fraud

Bulgaria's national revenue agency is still investigating the queen of pop Lili Ivanova for possible tax evasion as part of measures to curb rampant fraud and boost budget revenues, according to reports.

Society | September 6, 2010, Monday // 14:13 | Viewed: 1922
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