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Bulgarian Muslims Call for Emergency Conference with EU

The Bulgarian Muslims have demanded the conduction of an emergency Muslim conference, overseen by representatives of the EU member states.

Society | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1878

Bulgaria's Students Mount Bicycles, Deplore Streets

Bulgarian university students gathered in the center of Sofia Saturday morning to start the traditional bicycle trip marking the end of the academic year.

Society | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 12:38 | Viewed: 2297

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Worried About Crops

Bulgarian minister of agriculture Miroslav Naydenov has expressed some worries about the success of this year's wheat crops, after torrential rains flooded north-eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1588

Two Weak Earthquakes Registered in Bulgaria

Early Saturday morning two weak earthquakes were detected in different parts of Bulgaria, causing no damages, reported the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1693

Online Poll to Mark Most Important Bulgarian Event in USA

A website of the Bulgarian community in the USA has launched a new poll calling upon Bulgarians to choose the Bulgarian event in the USA for 2010.

Society | July 9, 2010, Friday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1862

Bulgarian Muslims Urge for Minister Resignation

The Bulgarian Muslims have accused the Minister without portfolio of working against the Muslim society and have called for his resignation, the regional Mufti Office in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv has announced.

Society | July 9, 2010, Friday // 16:14 | Viewed: 3172

Bulgarian NGO to Track 5 Imperial Eagles by Satellite

Activists of the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds have attached satellite transmitters to five young Eastern imperial eagles in order to track them to study their habits and prevent their extinction.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2010, Friday // 12:44 | Viewed: 5674

Court Rules Palace Is Not Property of Ex Bulgarian Tsar

The District Court in the city of Plovdiv has dismissed the claims brought by Bulgaria's former Tsar, and former Prime Minister, Simeon Saxe-Coburg, and his sister, who declared ownership on the former Krichim royal residence.

Society | July 9, 2010, Friday // 12:44 | Viewed: 2692

Bulgarian Archaeologists Preserve Skeleton of '1st European Man'

The 8000-year-old skeleton of a young man found near the village of Ohoden has been taken to the Regional History Museum in Vratsa.

Society » Archaeology | July 9, 2010, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 10595

Summer Cinema to Gather Art Lovers in Sofia

The Bulgarian Prime Minister and the mayor of Sofia have participated in the opening ceremony of a summer art-cinema in Sofia on Thursday.

Society » Culture | July 8, 2010, Thursday // 21:02 | Viewed: 1945

Turkish NGO Conducts Allegedly Illegal Polls among Bulgarian Muslims

The organization of Bulgarian immigrants in Turkey, "Bulturk" has been conducting allegedly unauthorized polls in a few Bulgarian towns, the leader of the Bulgarian nationalist party "Ataka" has announced.

Society | July 8, 2010, Thursday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1771

Blast of Cold Air, Rain Hits Bulgaria

After the relatively high temperatures earlier this week, Bulgaria has been hit on Thursday by a blast of cold air and torrential rains.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2010, Thursday // 14:36 | Viewed: 2159

Greek Strike Forces Changes in Bulgaria Train Schedule

The Bulgarian State Railroad company, BDZ, announced Thursday temporary changes in the schedule of all international trains to and from Greece.

Society | July 8, 2010, Thursday // 08:50 | Viewed: 1290

Scholars Claim Bulgarians Descended from Iran

The place of origin of the Ancient Bulgarians is most likely Eastern Iran, a group of anthropologists and scientists have claimed after an exploratory trip to the Persian lands.

Society » Archaeology | July 7, 2010, Wednesday // 20:56 | Viewed: 15713

Bulgarian Govt Guarantees Student Loans Amounting to BGN 40 M

Bulgaria's Cabinet has adopted a decision to guarantee student loans for 2011 amounting to a total of up to BGN 40 M.

Society » Education | July 7, 2010, Wednesday // 17:16 | Viewed: 2006

Half of Bulgarians Ignorant about Emergency Number 112

Only 47% of the Bulgarian population knows the purpose of the emergency telephone number 112, the Interior Ministry has announced.

Society | July 7, 2010, Wednesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1843

Bulgarian Media Bound to Declare Owners

Bulgarian media publishers will declare to the Ministry of Culture the real owners of their publications, under the amendments to the Printing and Presses Act, approved by the Parliament.

Society | July 7, 2010, Wednesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1206

Bulgaria Health Ministry: Water Good for Bathing

Bulgaria is one of only five countries in the EU with over 90% of beeches meeting European guide values for bathing water purity, the country's health ministry has announced, citing a EU report.

Society » Environment | July 7, 2010, Wednesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1464

Level of Danube in Bulgarian Sector Drops

The level of the river Danube in the Bulgarian stretch has started to drop, with a considerable drop in the western sector Tuesday.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2010, Tuesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1484

Bulgaria's Lovech Stores 50 Thousand Tons of Sofia's Waste

The landfill in the city of Lovech is going to take 50 thousand tons of baled Sofia waste following a decision to this effect by the local municipality.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2010, Tuesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 1954

Extreme Flooding Alert in Romanian Danube Regions

A maximum-degree flooding alert has been declared in Danubian regions of Romania, after the river level reached historical highs at a number of locations.

Society » Environment | July 5, 2010, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 2563
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