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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

Bulgaria Celebrates Unification Day

Bulgaria is celebrating on Monday the 125th anniversary since the unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Roumelia.

Society | September 6, 2010, Monday // 09:08 | Viewed: 2332

Hellish Car Crash Claims 5 Lives in Bulgaria

Five people have perished in a horrific car crash on the Hemus Highway near Bulgaria's Varna.

Society | September 5, 2010, Sunday // 19:16 | Viewed: 2262

NGOs Rise Against Bulgaria's Already Troubled Formula 1 Project

After an international scandal involving an Abu Dhabi company, the project for construction of a Formula 1 racetrack near Sofia has run into further trouble facing opposition from several NGOs.

Society | September 5, 2010, Sunday // 14:08 | Viewed: 3480

Bulgaria, Macedonia Remember Ohrid Lake Tragedy 1 Year Later

Bulgaria and Macedonia have marked with memorial services the first year since the death of 15 Bulgarian tourists in the Ohrid Lake on September 5, 2010.

Society | September 5, 2010, Sunday // 11:42 | Viewed: 3676

SAS Craft Makes Emergency Landing in Sofia

An airplane of the Scandinavian carrier SAS made an emergency landing at the airport of the Bulgarian capital Sofia late Friday.

Society | September 4, 2010, Saturday // 15:06 | Viewed: 2302

Bulgarian Education Minister Vows Smooth School Year Start

The upcoming school year in Bulgaria will begin without problems and with the cooperation of all social partners of the Education Ministry, Minister Sergey Ignatov stated Saturday.

Society » Education | September 4, 2010, Saturday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1693

Reward Posted in Bulgaria's Dog Shelter Cruelty Case

A reward of BGN 1 000 for information in the  recent monstrous murder of a 3-month-old puppy in the Bogrov dog shelter near Sofia was posted Saturday by the Four Paws and Animal Rescue Sofia Foundations.

Society | September 4, 2010, Saturday // 12:31 | Viewed: 3254

Bulgaria's Gabrovo Hosts International Crafts Fair

The eight annual international crafts fair opens Saturday at the ethnographic complex "Etara," near Bulgaria's central city of Gabrovo.

Society » Culture | September 4, 2010, Saturday // 12:05 | Viewed: 2409

2 New Anthrax Cases Reported in Northern Bulgaria

The two men listed at the isolation ward of the hospital in the Danube city of Ruse have been infected with anthrax, the Regional Health Inspectorate reports.

Society » Health | September 3, 2010, Friday // 09:16 | Viewed: 2694

Experts Confirm Harmful Radiation at Bulgarian Beach

The sand from the Bulgarian Black coast bay "Vromos" is radioactive and harmful for beach goers, according to experts from the Environment and Health Ministries.

Society » Environment | September 2, 2010, Thursday // 16:14 | Viewed: 8632

Degas' Plastic Work Displayed at Bulgarian National Gallery

The Bulgarian National Art Gallery in Sofia is hosting an exhibition of what is said to be a significant part of Edgar Degas' sculptural oeuvre.

Society » Culture | September 2, 2010, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 4709

CEZ Power Utility Supports Bulgaria's Disadvantaged Kids

The Czech-owned power utility, CEZ, one of the three in Bulgaria, is offering financial support for the first ever sports fest for disadvantaged children whose parents work in the energy sector.

Society | September 2, 2010, Thursday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1261

Bulgarian-Macedonian Mother Fails as English Teacher - Report

The Macedonian mother with Bulgarian passport, Spaska Mitrova, had been able to keep her job as English language teacher in Bulgaria for just a couple of weeks.

Society | September 2, 2010, Thursday // 14:27 | Viewed: 2140

Bulgarian Minister: Healthcare Is Sick!

Long have I said that Bulgarian healthcare is sick, curably though with a delay, stated Bulgarian Minister of Public Health Anna-Maria Borisova.

Society » Health | September 2, 2010, Thursday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1745

'Bulgaria in Brilliance' Photo Exhibit Shown in Sofia

A new open-air photo exhibit dedicated to Bulgaria's culture was opened in downtown Sofia Monday.

Society » Culture | September 1, 2010, Wednesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 1618

Top Bulgarian Archaeologist Stumbles Upon 2 Ancient Thrace Tombs

Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov has discovered two tombs of Ancient Thracian rulers near the famous rock city and sanctuary of Perperikon.

Society » Archaeology | September 1, 2010, Wednesday // 17:29 | Viewed: 6638

Atrocious Puppy Murder in Bulgarian Shelter Brings International Outrage

A recent monstrous murder of a 3-month-old puppy in the Bogrov dog shelter near Sofia has generated an outrage in Bulgaria and among animal rights advocates and environmentalists from around the world.

Society | September 1, 2010, Wednesday // 15:25 | Viewed: 12811

Le Monde: Roma Quarter Is Bronx of Bulgaria's Plovdiv

The French daily "Le Monde" published Monday two extensive articles by their correspondent Alexandre Levy, dedicated to Bulgaria and the Roma.

Society | September 1, 2010, Wednesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 4945

Canada Slams New MS Treatment, Patients Pin Hopes on Bulgaria

Canada's major federal funding agency has refused to provide money for a controversial treatment for multiple sclerosis patients, which is available in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | September 1, 2010, Wednesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 2250
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