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Bulgarian Milk Producers Block Roads Again

Bulgarian milk producers from all over the country are to stage yet another protest on Wednesday against the government policy in the sector by blocking main roads, Chair of the Milk Producers' Association Andrian Tsakonski announced. Farmers from the to

Society | September 3, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2123

One Dies, 30 Injured on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

A man died as 23 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 30 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | September 3, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1732

Sofia Problem Waste Might be Transported Outside Bulgaria

Sofia's waste would be transported abroad in case all Bulgarian municipalities refuse to take it into their local landfills, according to the Deputy Environmental Minster Chavdar Georgiev. The Environmental Ministry calculations show that the decontamina

Society | September 2, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2302

Bulgaria Gas Field Burning for Over 24 Hours

A serious fire is burning for over 24 hours now in the natural gas field near the northern Bulgarian town of Durankulak, located close to the Bulgarian-Romanian border. The fire broke around 12:30 pm on Monday and is the first such fire in the area, acco

Society | September 2, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2454

Bulgaria War on Wheels Claims 4 Lives Overnight

Four people died as 31 hellish car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 45 passengers were injured in the hits, as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | September 2, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1875

Bulgarian Milk Producers to Block International E-79 Road

Bulgarian milk producers from all over the country are to gather Wednesday on E-79 international road and threatened to block it for hours as yet another sign of protest over unpaid subsidies. The rally is being organized by a new established association

Society | September 2, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2400

Sofia Introduces Public Transport Electronic System

Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia introduced Monday the electronic system for validating public transportation tickets and passes. The new method of charging passengers will be applied in trams and trolleys across the city, while those, who travel by bus,

Society | September 1, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3735

Comatose Girl's Father: I Do Not Deserve the Child I Have

Krasimir Gorsov, the father of Manuela, who was seriously injured in car accident caused by figure skating champion Maxim Staviiski, said he felt very guilty and hated himself about gambling away over BGN 75,000 from his daughter's accounts.

Society | September 1, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3286

Bulgaria Health Minister Helps Traffic Accident Victims

The Bulgarian Health Minister, Doctor Evgenyi Zhelev has offered first aid to two individuals, who were injured in a serious traffic accident that has occurred on the road between the towns of Muglizh and Gurkovo Sunday. One of the victims is a 31-year-o

Society | August 31, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4079

Sofia Mayor Inaugurates Renovated Slivnitsa Boulevard

The Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov officially inaugurated Sunday Sofia's "Slivnitsa" boulevard with its fully renovated stretch between the "Opalchenska" boulevard and the "Stochna Gara" square. The ceremony was held at the crossing of "Slivnitsa" boulevard a

Society | August 31, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1823

Bulgaria Celebrates National Day of Tourism

Bulgaria celebrates Sunday the National Day of Tourism, which is traditionally held on the last day of August and is dedicated to the first organized and mass climbing of the "Cherni Vruh" peak in the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia. The mass climbing has ta

Society | August 31, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1827

Bulgaria Border Checkpoints Jammed by Turkish Transit Vehicles

The line of waiting vehicles at the Bulgarian border checkpoint Kalotina has reached 2 kilometers Saturday afternoon, according to the announcement of the Bulgarian Directorate "Border Police."

Society | August 30, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2592

Bulgaria Famous Singer Seriously Injured During Rehearsal

The famous Bulgarian singer and winner of the "Eurovision 2007" song contest Elitsa Todorova survived by miracle Saturday, after hundreds of kilograms of iron crashed down, on top of her during a concert rehearsal. The big concert was scheduled for Satur

Society | August 30, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6434

Three Bulgarians Detained in Greece for Espionage Are Back Home

As a result of the joint efforts of Bulgarian and Greek authorities, the three Bulgarian citizens, who were arrested in Greece over accusations of espionage are already back in Bulgaria, according to the Defense Ministry's press center. The quick resolut

Society | August 30, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2079

Bulgaria Knights Templar Order Plans Significant Charity Donations

In the four years of its existence, the Order of the Knight Templar of Jerusalem in Bulgaria had made charitable donations, estimated at EUR 100,000, according to Rumen Ralchev, Great Prior of the Great Priory Bulgaria. Ralchev spoke at a press conferenc

Society | August 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3981

Three Bulgarians Sentenced for Espionage in Greece

Three Bulgarian citizens have been detained while they were taking pictures of a Greek military facility near the border town of Orestiada and have been sentenced to 15 months in prison for espionage, according to the Bulgarian Consul in Athens, Vasil Mit

Society | August 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3752

BGN 37 M Charity Funds Collected in Bulgaria in 2007

Over BGN 37 M have been donated for charities in 2007, resulting from a total of 170 charity campaigns, meaning that a new campaign has been initiated every other day, according to data of the Bulgarian Charity Forum. Changes in the Charity and Control b

Society | August 28, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1411

Bulgaria Gendarmerie Plans Strong Measures Against Football Hooliganism

The introduction of strong measures for admission of the football fans to stadiums, including verification of identity cards would solve the problem with sports hooliganism in Bulgaria, according to the Director of Gendarmerie Chief Commissar Zhivko Zhivk

Society | August 28, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1940

Bulgaria PM Promises More Funds for Renovation of Student Dorms

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev promised Wednesday the government was going to allocate money for the renovation of more student dormitories in 2009.

Society | August 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3005

200 Farmers from Bulgaria's Kurdzhali to Participate in Protest Rally

Over 200 farmers from the Kurdzhali region are on their way to Sofia Wednesday to participate in the national farmers' protest beginning at 12:00 pm in front of the Ministries Council building. Boyko Sinapov, leader of the local farmers, who have been on

Society | August 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2082

Bulgaria's Population to Drop 30% by 2060

Bulgaria's population is going to drop by 28,2% by 2060 when it will be 5 485 000, according to a Eurostat survey.

Society | August 26, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3921
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