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2 Officials Dismissed over High School Exam Fraud in Bulgaria

Two officials of Bulgaria's Ministry of Education will be dismissed over high school ending exam fraud, the Education Minister announced Monday.

Society » Education | July 5, 2010, Monday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1865

Bulgaria President Calls for Change in Economic Model

Bulgaria needs a radical change in its economic model, according to the president, who initiated on Sunday a discussion of ways to boost employment in times of an economic crisis and the challenges ahead.

Society | July 4, 2010, Sunday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1682

Guests from Russia, Romania Honor Head of Bulgarian Church

Guests from the Russian and Romanian Orthodox Church attended on Sunday the mass served at Alexander Nevsky Cathedral on the occasion of the 39th year since the enthronement of Maxim, Patriarch of the Bulgarians and Bishop of Sofia.

Society | July 4, 2010, Sunday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2137

Danube Situation in Bulgarian Sector Remains Critical

The situation with the level of the river Danube in the Bulgarian stretch is still critical as it continues to rise, authorities have announced.

Society » Environment | July 4, 2010, Sunday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1341

Bulgaria Mulls Ways to Boost Employment

Ways to boost employment in times of an economic crisis and the challenges ahead will be on top of the agenda of a discussion between state officials and NGO representatives, initiated by Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov.

Society | July 4, 2010, Sunday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1338

Bulgaria's Varna Hosts International Young Journalists Forum

Around 70 young journalists from 26 EU member states participate in the "Assembly of youth media organizations in Europe" in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna, which opened on Sunday.

Society | July 4, 2010, Sunday // 09:44 | Viewed: 1974

Patriarch Maxim Turns 39 Years as Head of Bulgarian Orthodox Church

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church is marking Sunday the 39th year since the enthronement of Maxim, Patriarch of the Bulgarians and Bishop of Sofia.

Society | July 3, 2010, Saturday // 16:51 | Viewed: 2789

Danube River Surpasses Critical Level at Bulgaria's Russe

The level of the Danube River has gone above 8 m near the Bulgarian city of Ruse, which has made the situation in the region critical

Society » Environment | July 3, 2010, Saturday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2273

Bulgarian Mufti: Protests against Chief Mufti to Continue

Muslims from all the 18 regional Mufti Offices in Bulgaria have participated in an unprecedented prayer on Friday as another peaceful protest against the reinstatement of Nedim Gendzhev as the Muslim religious leader in Bulgaria.

Society | July 2, 2010, Friday // 17:12 | Viewed: 2205

Demand for Veiling Bulgarian Muslim Women Suffers Another Blow

The regional Mufti from the Bulgarian city of Kardzhali has announced he does not support the demand of Muslim women to be covered with headscarves when taking their new passport pictures.

Society | July 2, 2010, Friday // 16:38 | Viewed: 4421

War on Wheels Claims 300 Lives in Bulgaria since Jan

Bulgaria has seen a slight drop in road accident fatalities for the first six months, year-on-year, the interior minister has announced.

Society | July 2, 2010, Friday // 12:19 | Viewed: 1740

No Relief for Bulgaria's Danube Town of Lom

The situation with the level of the river Danube in the Bulgarian stretch is still critical, even though in most sections it subsided overnight by six cm.

Society » Environment | July 2, 2010, Friday // 08:28 | Viewed: 2032

Bulgarians Hail Sunrise Hippy-Style on July Morning

Hundreds of young people gathered at Kamen Bryag village on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, the traditional location for the hippy-style celebration of hailing the sunrise, known as July Morning.

Society | July 1, 2010, Thursday // 08:12 | Viewed: 2028

Bulgaria to Treat Children with Autism, Dyslexia in New Center

A new institute for treating children suffering from dyslexia and autism opened doors Wednesday in Sofia.

Society » Health | June 30, 2010, Wednesday // 18:27 | Viewed: 5646

Greek Cows Encroach on Bulgaria's Territory, Locals Up in Arms

Flocks of stray Greek cows have started invading the southernmost Bulgarian municipality of Kirkovo raising hue and cry by the locals and perhaps even threatening a diplomatic scandal.

Society | June 30, 2010, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 2721

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party Disagree with Veiling Muslim Women

The Bulgarian party "Movement for Rights and Freedoms" (DPS) announced Wednesday it does not support the veiling of Muslim women when taking their new passport pictures.

Society | June 30, 2010, Wednesday // 14:24 | Viewed: 3129

Bulgarian Patients, Doctors Protest Delegated Budgets

Representatives of patient organizations and the Bulgarian Medical Association gathered to protest in front of the Council of Ministers building against the introduction of delegated budgeting for hospitals.

Society » Health | June 30, 2010, Wednesday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1795

Danube Situation in Bulgarian Sector Remains Critical

The situation with the level of the river Danube in the Bulgarian stretch is still critical, especially in the Bulgarian north-west.

Society » Environment | June 30, 2010, Wednesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1407

Bulgarian Mufti Demands Veiling Muslim Women for ID Photos

The Mufti Office from the Bulgarian city of Smolyan has demanded that the regional police department allow Muslim women to take their new passport pictures with headscarves on.

Society | June 29, 2010, Tuesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 5160

Bulgarian NGO Employs GPS to Save Imperial Eagles from Extinction

The Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds has announced the start of its new campaign for the satellite tracking of Eastern imperial eagles.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2010, Tuesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 2144

Monopoly Looms in Cleaning Bulgaria's Capital Sofia

Only eight out of fourteen companies, which submitted offers for cleaning nineteen districts in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, have made it into final stage of the contest.

Society | June 29, 2010, Tuesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1813
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