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Sweeping Food Safety Inspections in Bulgaria Detect Serious Irregularities

Sweeping Food Safety Inspections in Bulgaria Detect Serious Irregularities

Society | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1640

Bulgarian EU Commissioner Urges Reduction of Harmful Building Emissions

 Bulgarian EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva highlighted the importance of reducing harmful emissions from buildings during a lecture in Sofia titled "Learning to live amid a changing

Society » Environment | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 11:54 | Viewed: 1290

Bulgarians Still Overwhelmingly Favor GERB - Poll

If general elections were to be held now, the ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party would score full majority in the Parliament, according to a recent poll.

Society | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1785

Bulgarian Media Hold 7th Global Meeting

Media and Money is the motto of the seventh global meeting of Bulgarian media opening Thursday in the administrative capital of the Netherlands – the Hague.

Society | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1388

Sofia Mayor Orders Sound Level Checks after Mosque Clashes

Bulgaria is a country where the rule of law is observed and my commitment is to apply all effort to make sure rules are followed," the Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, says.

Society | May 25, 2011, Wednesday // 14:24 | Viewed: 2333

Plane of Bulgaria's Ex Communist Ruler Sunk in Black Sea

The plane used by Bulgaria's former communist dictator, Todor Zhivkov, was sunk in the waters of the Black Sea Wednesday at 10:44 am.

Society | May 25, 2011, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 4374

Bulgaria's Medieval Capital Resurrected in Unique Model

The residents of Veliki Preslav, the capital of the First Bulgarian Empire in the 10th century, received as a gift a unique model of their town from its most glorious times.

Society » Culture | May 24, 2011, Tuesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 14722

Bulgaria, Romania 'Worst for Families' in Europe

Families in Bulgaria and Romania are the most pressured of all 27 European Union member states, making the two countries the worst places in Europe to raise children, a new survey has shown.

Society | May 24, 2011, Tuesday // 11:17 | Viewed: 2858

Bulgarian Delegation Honors Saints Cyril, Methodius in Rome

The Day of Bulgarian Letters, Education and Culture, May 24, will be marked in Rome too, a day after a Bulgarian delegation was granted an audience by the pope.

Society » Culture | May 24, 2011, Tuesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 2233

Hymn of St. Cyril and St. Methodius

Translated into English by Evgeniya Pancheva, Professor of English Literature at Sofia University "St. Kliment of Ohrid"

Society » Culture | May 24, 2011, Tuesday // 07:28 | Viewed: 3616

Bulgaria Celebrates National Day of Culture and Slavic Script

Bulgarians from around the country and the world are paying tribute Tuesday, May 24, to the deed of Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius, the creators of the Cyrillic alphabet.

Society » Culture | May 24, 2011, Tuesday // 07:23 | Viewed: 3275

Google with Starting Page in Cyrillic for Bulgarian, Slavic Culture Day

The starting page of the Google search engine in Bulgaria, www.google.bg, was launched in Bulgarian Cyrillic letters for May 24, Day of Slavic Script and Bulgarian Culture.

Society | May 24, 2011, Tuesday // 04:55 | Viewed: 11983

Bulgarian Delegation Awaiting Pope Audience

An official Bulgarian delegation headed by Parliamentary Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva is heading for Rome, where they will have an audience with Pope Benedict XVI on May 23.

Society » Culture | May 22, 2011, Sunday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1786

Sofia Zoo Launches Virtual Online Tours

Sofia Zoo, the largest in Bulgaria and the Balkans, can now be viewed online "from the inside".

Society | May 21, 2011, Saturday // 20:02 | Viewed: 3070

Bulgarians Flock to Lay Flowers at Assaulted Sofia Mosque

A number of Bulgarian citizens have come to the Banya Bashi mosque in downtown Sofia to lay flowers as a gesture of apology, ashamed of Friday's incident in which the nationalist party Ataka assaulted praying Muslims.

Society | May 21, 2011, Saturday // 18:23 | Viewed: 3314

Bulgarians Favor Cinema over Museums - Survey

The average Bulgarian hardly ever visits museums and libraries, favoring the cinema and the theater, according to data from statistical surveys conducted by the National Statistical Institute, NSI.

Society » Culture | May 21, 2011, Saturday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2324

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Honors St. St. Konstantin and Elena

Bulgarian Christian Orthodox mark Saturday the feast day of St. St. Konstantin and Elena (Constantine and Helena).

Society » Culture | May 21, 2011, Saturday // 10:11 | Viewed: 8155

PR Guru, Actress to Attend Cannes Festival as Bulgarian Ambassadors

Bulgarian PR expert Maxim Behar and actress Teodora Duhovnikova have been selected by the whiskey brand Chivas Regal to be included in the program of Cannes Film Festival.

Society » Culture | May 20, 2011, Friday // 21:01 | Viewed: 3115

Bulgarians Ashamed of 'Nationalists', Set to Apologize to Assaulted Muslims

Hundreds of Bulgarians have rallied on Facebook, ashamed of Friday's incident in which nationalists from the Ataka party assaulting praying Muslims in the Banya Bashi mosques.

Society | May 20, 2011, Friday // 20:37 | Viewed: 2295

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Alarms It's Doomed

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) is doomed to be shut down, its members alarmed Friday.

Society | May 20, 2011, Friday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1443

Bulgarian Nationalists Assault Muslims in Front of Mosque

Supporters of the Bulgarian far right Ataka (Attack) party started a brawl in downtown Sofia, assaulting Muslims during their Friday prayer.

Society | May 20, 2011, Friday // 13:58 | Viewed: 5198
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