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2 of Prague Collapse Fatalities Officially Identified as Bulgarians

Authorities officially confirmed Monday that 2 of the 4 fatalities in the collapsed Prague building are Bulgarians.

Society | October 5, 2009, Monday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1377

Captain of Macedonian Killer Boat "Ilinden" Remains behind Bars

The captain of the Macedonian tour boat “Ilinden,” Sotir Filevski, is staying behind bars for 30 more days, the Ohrid Court ruled Monday.

Society | October 5, 2009, Monday // 16:51 | Viewed: 2761

English Artist 'Duty Bound' to Record Bulgaria Rural Way of Life

English watercolor artist Martin Stephenson has stated that he is “duty bound” to record the Bulgarian rural way of life before it changes for ever.

Society » Culture | October 5, 2009, Monday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1623

Bulgaria Unemployment Rate Passes 8% in September

The unemployment rate in Bulgaria has passed another psychological barrier, and reached 8,03% in September 2009.

Society | October 5, 2009, Monday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1575

Plovdiv Native among 2 Bulgarian Casualties of Prague Building Collapse

One of the two Bulgarian workers who have perished as an old building under renovation collapsed in Prague Friday is a native of the city of Plovdiv.

Society | October 5, 2009, Monday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1773

Health Minister: Bulgaria Not in Danger of A(H1N1) Epidemic

There is no room for alarm regarding a possible epidemic of the swine flue (A H1N1) virus in Bulgaria.

Society | October 4, 2009, Sunday // 19:41 | Viewed: 2261

Veliko Tarnovo Boasts Permanent 2nd Bulgarian Kingdom Exhibit

A permanent exhibit dedicated to the finds discovered in the “Saints Peter and Pavel” monastery will open doors in the Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Archaeology | October 4, 2009, Sunday // 13:18 | Viewed: 2630

2 Victims of Collapsed Prague Building Likely Bulgarian

It is highly possible that two of the people killed by the collapsed building in Prague could be Bulgarians.

Society | October 4, 2009, Sunday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1393

Heavy Downpours Flood Bulgaria Black Sea Cities

Heavy downpours flooded Sunday numerous streets in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Burgas, the local Civil Defense reports.

Society | October 4, 2009, Sunday // 11:12 | Viewed: 3267

All 4 Bodies Found in Collapsed Prague Building

The bodies of the four workers buried under the rubble of the building that collapsed in Prague Friday have been found by the rescue teams.

Society | October 4, 2009, Sunday // 09:59 | Viewed: 3199

No Evidence of Buried People after Prague Building Collapses

There is no evidence of people having been burried under the rubble of the building collapsed in downtown Prague Friday evening.

Society | October 3, 2009, Saturday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1659

Leader of 1943 Anti-Nazi Warsaw Uprising Dies at 90

The last surviving leader of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising against the Nazis, Marek Edelman, has died at the age of 90.

Society » Obituaries | October 3, 2009, Saturday // 12:55 | Viewed: 4151

Search for Survivors in Prague Collapsed Building Futule

After several hours of rescue efforts no survivors have been recovered from the collapsed building in the Czech capital Prague.

Society | October 3, 2009, Saturday // 01:21 | Viewed: 1733

Condition of Bulgarians in Collapsed Prague Building Still Unknown

It is still unclear whether the two Bulgarians and two Ukrainians buried under a collapsed building in Prague are dead or alive.

Society | October 2, 2009, Friday // 18:20 | Viewed: 1493

Bulgarians, Ukrainians May Be Killed in Building Collapse in Prague

At least two Bulgarian and Ukrainian nationals have been killed in the collapse of an old building the Czech capital Prague.

Society | October 2, 2009, Friday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1988

Propane-Butane Carrying Truck Explodes in Bulgaria Plovdiv

A truck carrying 33 large bottles of propane-butane gas has exploded Friday in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv.

Society | October 2, 2009, Friday // 16:17 | Viewed: 2169

US Starts Diversity Visa 2011 Green Card Lottery

Bulgarian and other nationals around the world, looking to get a US green card now have another opportunity to bet on the annual lottery.

Society | October 2, 2009, Friday // 13:06 | Viewed: 23079

Scientists Describe Unknown Human Ancestor

An ancient ape-like creature that may be a direct ancestor to our species has been described by researchers.

Society » Archaeology | October 1, 2009, Thursday // 17:48 | Viewed: 3307

Health Fund Hands Out BGN 5 M Fines to Bulgaria Hospitals

The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) has suspended the contracts of three doctors who reported to the Fund that they had made prophylactic examinations on patients who later died.

Society | October 1, 2009, Thursday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1417

Sofia Receives BGN 5 M Loan for Winter Cleaning

A BGN 5 M loan will be granted to the Sofia Municipality for winter cleaning by the Municipality Privatization Fund after a decision by the Sofia Municipality Council.

Society | October 1, 2009, Thursday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1960

Light Quake Shakes Southwest Bulgaria

A light earthquake has been registered late on Wednesday in the region near the town of Razlog, Southwestern Bulgaria.

Society | October 1, 2009, Thursday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1556
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