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Bulgaria Launches Probes of Prosecutors over Real Estate Scandal

Bulgaria's Judicial Inspectorate began a probe of the work of the Supreme Prosecutor's Office of Cassations and the Prosecutor's Offices in the Black Sea city of Burgas in the latest scandal that is shaking the country's judicial system.

Society | June 7, 2010, Monday // 20:46 | Viewed: 1917

Eight "Neo-Nazis" Arrested over Tram Attack in Sofia

Eight men, believed to be Neo-Nazis, has been arrested for attacking youngsters in a tram on Sunday morning, the Bulgarian interior minister said Monday.

Society | June 7, 2010, Monday // 12:31 | Viewed: 2762

Bulgarian Sweeps Off International Youth Film Festival in Seattle

Bulgarian high school student Veselin Cholakov is the Audience Winner for 2010 in the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) in Seattle, USA.

Society » Culture | June 7, 2010, Monday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1752

Neo-Nazis Attack Protesters against Bulgarian Guantanamo

A group of Neo-Nazis has beaten black and blue young people, who were on their way to rally against the illegal detention of foreigners at the Special Centre for Temporary Accommodation of Foreigners in Busmantsi, widely known as the Bulgarian Guantanamo.

Society | June 6, 2010, Sunday // 14:31 | Viewed: 2957

Recycling Becomes More Common Practice for Bulgarians

Over 8 000 trees have been rescued from felling in 2009 due to the use of recycled paper in Sofia.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1716

Bulgarian President Outlines Own Vision for Education Reform

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, outlined Saturday his vision for the much awaited reform of the country's education system.

Society » Education | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1982

Wife of Murdered Bulgarian Journalist Gives Birth

Yuliya, the wife of controversial Bulgarian radio host, Bobi Tsankov, gave birth to a baby girl 5 months after his murder.

Society | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 15:37 | Viewed: 2941

Minister Admits Bulgarian Education Is Problem-Ridden

Bulgaria's Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, admits the country's education system and its quality are facing very serious problems and deficiencies.

Society » Education | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 14:48 | Viewed: 3506

Bulgaria Marks World Environment Day

Bulgaria and countries around the globe mark Saturday, June 5, World Environment Day (WED), under the patronage of the United Nations.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 12:35 | Viewed: 2546

Sofia Passport Offices Open for Business on Saturdays in June

Applications for the issuing of Bulgarian biometric passports in Sofia will be accepted every Saturday during the month of June, the Interior Ministry announced.

Society | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 12:00 | Viewed: 3419

Bulgaria 'Most Corrupt' Judge Faces Disciplinary Action

The Ethics Commission at the Regional Court in the Danube City of Ruse began disciplinary actions against judge Petar Balkov.

Society | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2066

Bulgaria's 'Most Corruptible Judge' Caught on Video

A video clip released on the Internet showing Petar Balkov, district judge from Bulgaria's Ruse, drunk in a night club has spurred a public scandal.

Society | June 4, 2010, Friday // 19:57 | Viewed: 2561

Bulgarian Politicians Tangled in Latest 'Welfare' Scandal

Bulgaria's Ombudsman, Ginio Ganev, the Member of the Parliament from the ruling GERB party, Dimitar Boychev, are among a group of people who have received building rights in the coastal town of St.

Society | June 4, 2010, Friday // 17:42 | Viewed: 3004

American College in Sofia Boasts Highest Matriculation Scores

Seniors from the American College in Bulgaria's capital Sofia have the highest average results in the country from the State high-school exit exam, according to data from the Education Ministry, presented Friday.

Society » Education | June 4, 2010, Friday // 16:04 | Viewed: 4245

Bulgarian PM Vows to Become Organ Donor

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, opened Friday the second national sports competition for people with transplants and on dialysis.

Society » Health | June 4, 2010, Friday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1615

NGO Involves Prosecutor in Varna Maritime Garden Scandal

The construction permits for the so-called "Alley One" of the "Maritime Garden," issued by the City Hall in Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna have been referred to the Prosecutor's Office.

Society | June 4, 2010, Friday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2094

Uzbek Journalist Accuses Bulgarian President of Poaching

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, had violated the law during his 2008 visit in Uzbekistan and can be deemed a poacher, the Uzbek journalist, Gulasal Kamolova, told radio Deutsche Welle.

Society | June 4, 2010, Friday // 13:20 | Viewed: 2853

Bulgarian Bicycle Enthusiasts Go to Work in Suits

Veloevolution - a Bulgarian organization devoted to popularizing commuting by bicycle - has called a bicycle parade for Friday afternoon in Bulgaria's capital, Sofia.

Society | June 4, 2010, Friday // 11:41 | Viewed: 3157

Bulgarian Muslims Up in Arms against Chief Mufti Reinstatement

Bulgarian Muslins, including over 800 imams and muftis, demanded Thursday to officially acknowledge the decision of the National Muslim Conference from October 2009 and its election of Mustafa Ali Hadzhi as Chief Mufti.

Society | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 16:57 | Viewed: 2214

Sofia Anticipates Concert of US Rock Legend Bob Dylan

The long-awaited Sofia concert of US rock musician Bob Dylan begins at 8 pm Thursday evening at the National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 2287

Culture Ministry Announces 'Bulgarian Louvre' Public Bid

Bulgaria's Culture Ministry announced a public tender for the project of the future museum known as the "Bulgarian Louvre.

Society » Culture | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 19:38 | Viewed: 1667
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