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16 Bulgarian Regions under Code Orange over Heat Wave

Sixteen Bulgarian regions are under code orange Saturday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) declared.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 12:42 | Viewed: 2092

Bulgaria's Lev Ins Company Gets Back Seized Servers

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has made the decision to return to the Lev Ins insurance company the confiscated computer servers.

Society | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 10:34 | Viewed: 2756

Bulgaria Resettles Hares from Greece, Cyprus

Bulgarian hunters' organizations have set off a project for replenishing the population of hares in the country by importing rabbits from Greece and Cyprus.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2011, Friday // 19:12 | Viewed: 2303

Sofia Mayor Vows to Install CCTVs, Lighting in Deadly Park

Sofia's Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has pledged to install CCTVs and better lighting in the popular Borisova Gradina park in the city's downtown, where a brutal murder was recently committed.

Society | July 15, 2011, Friday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1751

Bestseller Bulgarian Trilogy to Become Latest TV Series Hit

The premiere of the third book of the bestselling novel by Bulgarian author, Dimitar Nedkov, "The Bulgarian's Sign," gathered once again a distinguished crowd of excited readers at the National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2011, Friday // 13:44 | Viewed: 2864

Bulgarian Archeologists Unearth Precious Finds at Perperikon

The first precious archeological finds for 2011 at the Thracian rock sanctuary Perperikon in southern Bulgaria are already a fact, according to Bulgaria's top archeologist, Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov.

Society » Archaeology | July 15, 2011, Friday // 11:24 | Viewed: 3831

Bulgaria Braces for July's Dog Days

Bulgarians are preparing for the forthcoming three hottest days of the summer season, July 15-17.

Society | July 15, 2011, Friday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1850

UN Committee Deeply Concerned about Human Rights in Bulgaria

Bulgaria needs to address the gap between the human rights rhetoric and reality, the UN Human Rights Committee has stated reviewing the country's third periodic report on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCP

Society | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 20:25 | Viewed: 1976

NGO Outraged at Police, Media over Reaction to Brutal Murder in Bulgaria

An NGO and users in Facebook groups have expresses their outrage at the ways the police and some Bulgarian media have reacted to the gruesome murder of a young Bulgarian woman.

Society | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1760

Bulgarians Drink Like Fish- Experts

Bulgarians drink 3 to 5 times more hard liquor than the average for Europe, according to experts.

Society » Health | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 14:28 | Viewed: 3191

Sofia City Hall Launches Roma Housing Project

The municipal council at the Sofia City Hall approved Thursday the latter's proposal to apply for EU funding with a "Residential Housing" project.

Society | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1644

Germany Outraged by Teen Death in Bulgarian Swimming Pool

The German media have published headlines warning about the safety of Bulgarian beach hotels and their swimming pools in particular.

Society | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 13:13 | Viewed: 8897

Over Half Million of Bulgarians Have Hepatitis

Bulgarians who have hepatitis B are 450 000, while those with hepatitis C – 100 000, according to data from the National Association against Hepatitis – "Hepassist.

Society » Health | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1824

14% of Sofia Public Transportation Buses Have Air Conditioning

Only twenty five buses used by the public transportation system in Sofia are air-conditioned, from total of 550.

Society | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 10:14 | Viewed: 1517

Bulgarian Nationalists Firmly behind 'Assailant' of Jehovah's Witnesses

The Bulgarian far-right VMRO formation has cried foul over the charges pressed again regional leader in the Black Sea city of Burgas, who has allegedly organized a violent attack against members of the Jehovah's Witnesses.

Society | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 4186

MEP Slams Bulgarian Govt for Falling Behind with Cyrillic Internet Domains

Bulgaria's government is failing to facilitate the process for the introduction Internet domains in Cyrillic, Bulgarian Member of the European Parliament Ivaylo Kalfin declared after meeting the ICANN management in DC.

Society | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 2801

Bulgarian, French Archaeologists Find Apollo Coins from 4th Century BC

Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered 30 bronze coins with images of Ancient Greek god Apollo dating back to the 4th-3rd century BC.

Society » Archaeology | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 08:54 | Viewed: 8014

Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Christian Complex during Sofia Metro Construction

A large complex of small Christian churches has been gradually unearthed by Bulgarian archaeologists in downtown Sofia during continuing excavations at the construction sites of the Sofia Metro.

Society » Archaeology | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 20:53 | Viewed: 6197

Pool Pump Sucks In, Kills German Kid in Bulgaria's Golden Sands

A 13-year-old German girl has perished in Bulgaria's Black Sea resort Golden Sands after he was sucked in by the pump of a hotel swimming pool.

Society | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 20:01 | Viewed: 7778

Code Red for Wildfires Declared in Bulgaria's Haskovo Region

A code red, which the highest level of alert, over the danger of wildfires has been declared Tuesday in the southern Bulgarian region of Haskovo.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1616

Turkish Cistern Causing Harmful Spill in Bulgaria without Certificate

A probe of the Bulgarian Automobile Inspection, DAI, has established that the Turkish driver, who caused a harmful spill near the northern town of Debelets did not own a certificate allowing him to transport hazardous substances.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1600
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