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Bulgarians to Enjoy 4 Days Off for Independence Day

Monday, September 21, is going to be an official day off in Bulgaria, the Council of Ministers decided Friday.

Society | September 11, 2009, Friday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1119

Bulgarian Victim in Turkey Floods Identified

The Bulgarian national, who was killed in the flash floods triggered by torrential rains in northwestern Turkey, has been identified as Farih Halil.

Society | September 11, 2009, Friday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1796

1 of 4 Bulgarian Children Experiences Traumatic Event

One of every four Bulgarian children under 16 goes through a traumatic situation, Hristo Monov from the State Agency for Children Protection Announced.

Society | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1405

Bulgaria Nominates Movie Hit for Best Foreign Film Oscars

The movie "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner," directed by Stefan Komandarev, is the Bulgarian nomination for the Oscars.

Society » Culture | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 16:20 | Viewed: 3000

Bulgarian Judge to Be Punished over Having Disco Inside Court

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council has started a disciplinary procedure against the Deputy Chair of the Sofia District Court, Nikolay Madzharov.

Society | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2938

Bulgaria Carriers Cancel Trips to Turkey over Floods

Due to difficult traffic conditions over the flash floods in Turkey numerous buses and trains have been canceled Thursday.

Society | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2593

Bulgarians Show Little Elation for US Leadership, Little Fear from Russia

Only 30% of the Bulgarians think that the world needs a strong US leadership, and only 24% expect US President Barack Obama to bring significant change.

Society | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 12:20 | Viewed: 2005

Missing Bulgarian in Turkey Floods Found Safe and Sound

The Bulgarian citizen, a truck driver, who was reported missing in the flash floods triggered by torrential rains in northwestern Turkey, has returned safely to his home country, it emerged on Thursday.

Society | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 3044

1 Bulgarian Killed in Flash Floods in Turkey

One Bulgarian national has been killed and another has been declared missing in the flash floods triggered by torrential rains in northwestern Turkey, Bulgaria's foreign ministry announced.

Society | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 08:32 | Viewed: 2438

Jews from around World Honor Centennial of Sofia Synagogue

Representatives of Jewish organizations from around the world together with many Bulgarians attended Wednesday evening the culmination of the celebrations of the 100 birthday of the Sofia synagogue.

Society » Culture | September 9, 2009, Wednesday // 20:54 | Viewed: 7094

Bulgaria Former PM, Longtime Girlfriend Break up

Elena Yoncheva, the long-beloved girlfriend of former Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev, has announced their break-up under the pressure of the public eye.

Society | September 9, 2009, Wednesday // 19:11 | Viewed: 1777

French Immigration Minister Denounces Stamping Bulgarian Roma

French Immigration Minister, Eric Besson, launched Tuesday strong criticism towards a local gendarme unit that stamped Bulgarian and Romanian Roma.

Society | September 9, 2009, Wednesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2723

Ohrid Lake Killer Ship Remains Underwater for 4 More Days

The ship "Ilinden" that sunk in the Ohrid Lake Saturday will remain under water for another four days.

Society | September 9, 2009, Wednesday // 13:45 | Viewed: 1533

Paralyzed Bulgaria Mountain Climber Conquers Mont Blanc

Paralyzed Bulgarian mountain climber, Ivan Kozhuharov, demonstrated Tuesday a striking example of spirit and courage by conquering Mont Blanc.

Society | September 9, 2009, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 3633

Sofia Synagogue Marks 100th Anniversary of Consecration

The Sofia Synagogue marks Wednesday the 100th anniversary of its Consecration with an official ceremony to be attended by Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov.

Society | September 9, 2009, Wednesday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1395

Bulgaria Gives BGN 10 000 to Macedonia Boat Tragedy Relatives

The Bulgarian government has stated that it will give BGN 10 000 to each of the families of the 15 Bulgarians who were killed in the Ilinden boat tragedy in Macedonia on Saturday.

Society | September 9, 2009, Wednesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1472

Respects Paid to Dead Bulgarians from Macedonia Lake Tragedy

Bulgarian MPs have held a minute silence at the National Assembly in honor of the 15 Bulgarians who died in the Ilinden boat tragedy in Macedonia on Saturday.

Society | September 9, 2009, Wednesday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1084

Bulgaria Resort Street Named after Irish Skiers

Two Irish men from Monaghan have had a street in the Bulgarian ski resort of Chepelare named in their honor.

Society | September 9, 2009, Wednesday // 09:23 | Viewed: 1978

Bulgaria Roma Citizens Protest over Burgas Housing Demolition

200 Roma families in the Bulgarian Black Sea city Burgas have created a human chain surrounding their illegal houses to stop the local council from demolishing them.

Society | September 8, 2009, Tuesday // 11:45 | Viewed: 2886

Bodies of 15 Killed Bulgarians in Macedonia Back Home

A military plane has brought back to Bulgaria the bodies of the 15 tourists who drowned in the Ohrid Lake on Saturday.

Society | September 8, 2009, Tuesday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1274

Bulgarian Tourists' Fatal Ohrid Trip Organized by 'Physical Person'

The fatal excursion of Bulgarian tourists to Macedonia, in which 15 of them drowned Saturday in the Ohrid Lake, has not even been organized by a firm but by a "physical person".

Society | September 7, 2009, Monday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1957
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