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Bulgaria Remembers Dissident Writer Georgi Markov

Bulgaria will mark with an event at the National Theater the 80th anniversary since the birth of Georgi Markov, a Bulgarian émigré broadcaster and a dissident writer, who was poisoned in London in 1978.

Society | November 13, 2009, Friday // 10:57 | Viewed: 8342

Great Friend of Bulgaria Ambassador Emmanuel Ziesmann Dies at 74

Emmanuel Ziesmann has died in Jerusalem, at the age of 74. He was known as the Friend of Bulgaria

Society » Obituaries | November 12, 2009, Thursday // 19:34 | Viewed: 2823

Craze Continues as Record Bulgaria Lottery Jackpot Rolls over

The record jackpot of Bulgaria’s state lottery “Toto” was not won in Thursday’s draw, and the total sum is expected to go up to BGN 3,3 M for the draw on Sunday.

Society | November 12, 2009, Thursday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1549

Bulgaria Police Save Trapped Bear from Poachers

Policemen have prevented an attempt by two poachers to hunt down a trapped bear near the southern entrance of the Shipka Pass in the central part of the Balkan Mountain.

Society » Environment | November 12, 2009, Thursday // 18:45 | Viewed: 5040

Global Warming Predicted to Bring Bulgaria Greek Climate by 2100

Southern Bulgaria will experience the current climate of Greece by the end of this century, and northern Bulgaria will also feel the warming effects.

Society » Environment | November 12, 2009, Thursday // 18:03 | Viewed: 4509

Bulgaria Swine Flu Fatalities Increase, 12 Deaths Confirmed

Medical authorities have announced on Thursday that the total number of confirmed deaths from swine flu in Bulgaria has risen to twelve.

Society | November 12, 2009, Thursday // 16:58 | Viewed: 2856

Bulgarian Television Director Defends Turkish Language News

The Director General of Bulgarian National Television (BNT), Uliyana Pramova, has stated that it is no only up to her station to decide on the future of the daily Turkish news broadcast.

Society | November 12, 2009, Thursday // 14:32 | Viewed: 4227

Health Expert: 634 Confirmed Cases of Swine Flu in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Chief Epidemiologist, Dr. Angel Kunchev, has stated that 634 cases of swine flu have been positively identified with a total of 1673 cases being tested.

Society | November 12, 2009, Thursday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1901

Two New Swine Flu Deaths Reported in Bulgaria

Bulgarian authorities have reported two new swine flu deaths in the country, one of which has not been confirmed yet.

Society | November 11, 2009, Wednesday // 20:29 | Viewed: 2058

Swiss Far-Right MP Proposes Expulsion of Wolves to Bulgaria

Swiss MP Josef Kunz has made a proposal to expel Switzerland’s wolf population to Romania and Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | November 11, 2009, Wednesday // 09:27 | Viewed: 4362

Bulgaria-Macedonia Border Road Reopened after Flood

Traffic on the south-western Bulgaria – Macedonia road border crossing at Gyueshevo - Kyustendil has begun to move again at 18:15 on Tuesday.

Society | November 10, 2009, Tuesday // 19:17 | Viewed: 2188

Bulgaria Medicines Agency Blasts Pharmacies over Swine Flu Drugs

The Bulgaria Ministry of Health has stated that 260 out of every 10 000 people in Bulgaria are currently suffering from swine flu.

Society | November 10, 2009, Tuesday // 18:37 | Viewed: 5116

Bulgarian Man Sets Himself on Fire over Turkish-Language News on National TV

Rosen Markov, the eccentric leader of the "Party of Bulgarian Men" set himself on fire Tuesday night in front of the Bulgarian National TV in protest against the broadcasting of news in the Turkish language.

Society | November 10, 2009, Tuesday // 17:56 | Viewed: 12088

Southwest Bulgaria Border River Destroys 2nd Road Bridge

The overflowing Bistritsa river has destroyed a second bridge in the area between the southwest city of Kyustendil and the Bulgarian border with Macedonia.

Society | November 10, 2009, Tuesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 2263

Bad Weather Brings Bulgaria-Macedonia Border Traffic to Standstill

The traffic to the Gyueshevo crossing point on Bulgaria's border with Macedonia has been brought to a standstill as a result of inclement weather.

Society | November 10, 2009, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 3971

Craze Mounts as Bulgaria Lottery Jackpot Surpasses BGN 3 M

An increasing number of Bulgarians and citizens of neighboring Balkan countries are rushing to buy tickets for the Bulgarian state lottery known as “Toto”.

Society | November 10, 2009, Tuesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 2376

Bulgaria Marks 20 Years since Communist Party Coup of November 10, 1989

Bulgaria is marking Tuesday, November 10, 2009, the 20th year since the internal coup at the Bulgarian Communist Party which led to the ousting of long-time dictator Todor Zhivkov, and the crumbling of the communist regime, and eventually paved the way fo

Society | November 10, 2009, Tuesday // 09:02 | Viewed: 8585

Bulgarian "Berlin Wall 20" Symbolically Torn down in Sofia

A symbolic replica of the Berlin Wall was constructed and torn down in the Bulgarian capital Sofia on Monday, 20 years after the destruction of the actual wall.

Society | November 9, 2009, Monday // 18:07 | Viewed: 6879

Health Ministry: 150 000 Bulgarians Infected with Swine Flu

Bulgaria's Chief Epidemiologist, Dr. Angel Kunchev, has reported that 150 000 people are currently ill from the A(H1N1) virus – swine flu – in Bulgaria.

Society | November 9, 2009, Monday // 14:23 | Viewed: 2410

Eighth Bulgarian Swine Flu Fatality in Petrich

A 52-year-old man, who died Monday in the southwest town of Petrich, is the eighth swine flu casualty in Bulgaria.

Society | November 9, 2009, Monday // 12:37 | Viewed: 4264

Teenager Dies of Swine Flu in Bulgaria

Bulgarian authorities have reported the seventh swine flu death in the country.

Society | November 9, 2009, Monday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1934
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