John Kennedy's Sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver Dies at 88

Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a member of one of the most prominent American political families of the 20th century, and founder of the Special Olympics, died at the age of 88.

Society » Obituaries | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 4311

Bulgaria Achieves Kyoto Protocol Targets - IWR Report

Carbon dioxide emissions in Bulgaria in 2008 reached 52,8 M tons, making it among the few European countries to have already achieved their targets under the Kyoto Protocol.

Society » Environment | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 09:14 | Viewed: 13909

1 000 Protest against Sentences of Former Bulgaria Policemen

Over 1 000 people gathered for a protest rally before the Court House in the southern Bulgarian city of Blagoevgrad declaring themselves against the sentence of five former policemen.

Society | August 10, 2009, Monday // 20:57 | Viewed: 1755

Minister of Labor Changes Head of Beautiful Bulgaria Project

Architect Valeria Boteva will be the new head of the Beautiful Bulgaria project, said the Minister of Labor and Social Policy, Totyu Mladenov.

Society » Culture | August 10, 2009, Monday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1445

21st International Olympiad in Informatics Kicks off in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

The 21st International Olympiad in Informatics was opened Sunday in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv by President Georgi Parvanov.

Society » Education | August 9, 2009, Sunday // 20:24 | Viewed: 2696

Bulgarian Pilot "Double Error" Nearly Causes Accident in Israel

A double error performed by the pilot of a Bulgarian airplane leaving Ben-Gurion Airport earlier this week nearly caused an accident involving another aircraft approaching Israel for landing, according to local media reports.

Society | August 8, 2009, Saturday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1761

Northeast Bulgaria City, Sea Resort Flooded by Torrential Rain

Over 160 buildings have been flooded by the torrential rain in the northeast Bulgarian city of Dobrich.

Society | August 7, 2009, Friday // 19:41 | Viewed: 3933

"Sixteen Candles", "Breakfast Club" Director Hughes Dies at 59

John Hughes, the producer, writer and director best known for films such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Some Kind of Wonderful" has died, according to a statement from his representative, cited by CNN.

Society » Obituaries | August 7, 2009, Friday // 09:11 | Viewed: 1331

Bulgaria Prime Minister Visits Quake-Hit Regions

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will visit the regions near popular tourist locations, which suffered damages in the recent earthquake, the strongest to shake the country this year.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2009, Friday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1785

Bulgaria's Danube Town Rescues Capital from Garbage Woes

A total of 130,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital Sofia have been deposited at the waste depot in the town of Silistra, located on the Danube River in Northeastern Bulgaria.

Society | August 7, 2009, Friday // 08:23 | Viewed: 1974

Stallone, De Niro, Pacino All Set for Bulgaria Filming in 2010

Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone are all set to come to Bulgaria in 2010 according to new Deputy Culture Minister, Dimitar Dereliev.

Society » Culture | August 6, 2009, Thursday // 20:22 | Viewed: 7363

Bulgaria Orthodox Church Celebrates Preobrazhenie

On August 6 the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ (Sveto Preobrazhenie Gospodne).

Society » Culture | August 6, 2009, Thursday // 12:48 | Viewed: 4158

Organizers Confirm Madonna Bulgaria Concert despite Contrary Rumors

The organizers of the Madonna's concert in Bulgaria have confirmed that the event would take place as scheduled on August 29, 2009.

Society | August 6, 2009, Thursday // 11:31 | Viewed: 3749

Light Earthquake near Bulgaria Capital Sofia

A light 2,6-magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale was registered early Thursday morning near Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | August 6, 2009, Thursday // 08:09 | Viewed: 2174

Four Killed in Car Accident in Bulgaria's Ruse

Four people have died after a serious car crash in Bulgaria's Ruse at 4pm Wednesday afternoon close to the central train station, local police reported.

Society | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 18:34 | Viewed: 9298

Saxe-Coburg Was Ready to Become PM of Bulgaria in 1960

Bulgaria's former Tsar and Prime Minister in 2001-2005, Simeon Saxe-Coburg, first expressed readiness to become the Prime Minister of Bulgaria in a private conversation in March 1960.

Society | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1891

Seven New Asteroids Discovered by Bulgarian Astronomers

Seven new asteroids have been discovered by a group of Bulgarian astronomers from the Zvezdno Obshtestvo Observatory.

Society | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1901

Bulgarian Archaeologists Rediscover Ancient Black Sea Fortress

Bulgarian archaeologists have rediscovered a Late Antiquity fortress located near the town of Byala on the St.

Society » Archaeology | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 7239

Torrential Rains Flood Western Bulgaria, Capital Sofia

Main streets in Bulgaria's capital Sofia have been flooded after torrential rains drenched the city on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1512

No Damage or Injuries in Bulgaria from Black Sea Earthquake

There is no damage or injuries currently reported from the relatively strong earthquake that shook Bulgaria Wednesday morning.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 3387

4,7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria

A 4,7 on the Richter scale earthquake has been registered on the territory of Bulgaria at 10:49 am Wednesday.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 3605
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