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Serbian Publication: Shopska Salad Is Not Bulgarian

A Serbian publication has challenged the right of Bulgarians to call Shopska Salad a Bulgarian dish, suggesting instead that it is a pan-Slavic creation.

Society » Culture | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 20:35 | Viewed: 4416

Novinite.com Launches Special Section for Bulgarian Archaeology News

Following the huge interest on part of our readers from all over the world, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) has launched a special section dedicated to archaeology news from Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 19:44 | Viewed: 2667

Archaeologists Find Prehistoric Necropolis in Northeast Bulgaria

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists has discovered a new prehistoric necropolis in the northeast part of the country.

Society » Archaeology | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 19:20 | Viewed: 11979

Bulgaria Marks 14 Years since Tragic Death of 14 Soldiers

Bulgaria marked Tuesday the 14th year since the tragic accident in which 14 Bulgarian soldiers burned alive in a hellish crash on the Sofia beltway.

Society | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1458

Bulgarian Beauty Arrives on Paradise Island for Miss Universe

"Miss Bulgaria Universe" 2009, Elitsa Lyubenova, has left for the Bahamas to compete in the prestigious Miss Universe competition.

Society | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 18:37 | Viewed: 8882

23 Waste Depots to be Constructed in Bulgaria until End of 2010

Twenty-three waste collecting depots that have not yet been started will be constructed until the end of 2010 with European Union funding.

Society » Environment | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1448

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: 4465

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: 14171

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: 1762

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: 1457

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: 2710

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: 1771

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: 3939

"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: 1347

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: 1793

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: 1983

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: 7442

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: 4333

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: 3808

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: 2184

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: 9451
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