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Interior Ministry Wins over Diplomats in Bulgaria 2:1 in Charity Match

The team of the Interior Ministry defeated the team of diplomats and foreign businessmen in Bulgaria 2:1 at the third fundraising football match, organized by Sweden's Ambassador Sten Ask and Chief Secretary with the Interior Ministry Gen. Boyko Borissov.

Society | April 17, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 399

Mister "Shock and Awe" Arrived in Bulgaria

Harlan Ulman, the "defense intellectual", whose book was used to plan the military operation in Baghdad, arrived in Bulgaria on Sunday at the invitation of "George C. Marshal Association".

Society | April 14, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 463

UNESCO Releases USD 25, 000 for Bulgarian Church Restoration

UNESCO is to release USD 25, 000 of aid for the restoration of the church "Saints 40 Martyrs" in the town of Veliko Tarnovo, which was damaged by landslides at the beginning of the year. UNESCO will sign a contract with an official Bulgarian institution

Society | April 13, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1280

Health: Abdominal Fats

Physicians and health columnists have been exhorting the public for years to pare saturated fats from the diet. Johns Hopkins University researchers tie high-saturated-fat diets to a second risk factor for cardiovascular disease: abdominal fat.

Society | April 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 294

Forks&Corks: Vanilla Ice Cream & Cherry Sorbet

Ingredients for vanilla ice cream: 1 cup heavy cream, 1 cup light cream, ? cup sugar, ? tsp vanilla extract 1 pinch salt. Ingredients for cherry sorbet: 1 liter fresh cherries, or frozen or canned, juice of 3 lemons, 1 cup + 2 tbsp sugar (225 g), ? cup w

Society | April 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 313

Getting There: Kovachevitsa

Kovatchevitsa is a village, situated in the far western part of the Rhodopi Mountains.

Society | April 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 439

Pets: Healing with Love

We love our furry and feathered pals, but did you know your pet can help you heal faster, lower blood pressure, ease mild depression, and help you live longer? Some psychologists are even using animals in therapy sessions. Animals can also be great helper

Society | April 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 234

Fashion: Spring in White

There is nothing more refreshingly dynamic, youthful and unsullied on first impression. But white is also a sitting duck for ink, dogs, newsprint and bouillabaisse.

Society | April 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 249

Wesley Snipes Arrived in Sofia, Ready to Shoot Sunday

Blade's super star Wesley Snipes arrived in Bulgaria yesterday at 13.35 with a flight from Frankfurt.

Society | April 9, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 792

Wesley Snipes Begins Shooting in Sofia

Blade's famous star Wesley Snipes is expected to arrive in Sofia any day now. On Sunday he will start filming his new action "Nine Lives", where he plays an ex -soldier, suffering post-traumatic stress after the war in Kosovo.

Society | April 8, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 556

Western Christian Easter Celebrations at the Hilton Sofia

Seasons Restaurant at Hilton Sofia prepares special Western Christian Easter Celebrations for its visitors April 18-20.

Society | April 7, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

Sofia Charity Concerts Focus on World Day of Tuberculosis

A charity concert was held at the Central Military Club April 6 in aid of children infected with tuberculosis.

Society | April 6, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 345

Sofia Boasts One of Europe's Biggest Multiplex Cinemas

One of Europe's biggest multiplex cinemas "Arena" was officially opened Thursday in downtown Sofia.

Society | April 5, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1069

Matrix Sequel Premieres at Cannes Film Festival

The debut of Matrix Reloaded is set for this year's Cannes Film Festival - the world's leading movie showcase.

Society | April 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 414

Slavi's Joke: Introduction

I have often told you stories about blondes, which hint, to say the least, at their pretty poor IQ. Now I am going to set right this injustice.

Society | April 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 392

Bulgaria's Business Backed High-Profile Charity Match

Bulgaria's big business supported fully the initiative of Sweden's Ambassador Sten Ask and Chief Secretary with the Interior Ministry Gen. Boyko Borissov for organizing the third fundraising football match between diplomats and foreign businessmen in Bulg

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 364

Science: Cannibal Dino Unearthed

The first clear evidence that some dinosaurs were cannibals has been unearthed on the island of Madagascar. A dinosaur the size of a small bus who lived in the twilight of the Age of the Dinosaurs was not only a ferocious meat-eater but also a cannibal,

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 350

Health: Monthly Migraines Could Be Prevented

Women who suffer the misery of migraines at the time of their period could be helped by a new treatment, according to a study, quoted by BBC. The headaches can be prevented by taking a new drug before menstruation, a US trial suggests.

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

Getting There: Chiprovtsi

The town is situated in the northern slopes of Chiprovtsi Mountain of the Western Balkan Range, 35 km west of Montana. It is famous with its hand-woven carpets and rugs.

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

Forks&Corks: Jellied Yoghurt Cake

Ingredients for the cake dough (24 sm diameter): 3 eggs, 75 g sugar, 75 g cocoa, 75 g flour, grated rind of one lemon, 2 tbsp rum, 1 bitter almond flavour. Ingredients for the cream: 1 kg yoghurt, 250 g sour cream, 3 lemons (both juice and rind) + two le

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 245

Vienna Ball Raised Funds for Sofia Emergency Institute

A total of BGN 16, 000 have been raised at the charity glittering Vienna Ball, which took place March 22 under the patronage of H.E.

Society | April 2, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 410
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