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Bulgaria Sees Scaled-Down Rally against Socialist Govt

Thousands of protesters from different sectors rallied on Tuesday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia front of the government headquarters in a spirited but small-scale display compared to initial plans.

Society | June 16, 2009, Tuesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 1697

Bulgaria Royal Restitution Saga Due to Unravel on Ex-King Birthday

Bulgaria's ex-king Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his sister, who seek to regain ownership on the Krichim former royal residence, are likely to hear the decision of the court on the issue within a month.

Society | June 16, 2009, Tuesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1999

Thousands Expected to Rally against Bulgaria Govt

A total of 10,000 people are expected to gather on Tuesday in a peaceful protest in front of the building of Bulgaria's government to express their discontent with life in the European Union's poorest and most corrupt nation.

Society | June 16, 2009, Tuesday // 06:16 | Viewed: 1056

Mother of Murdered Belneyski Sisters Shocked by TV Reality Show

Fani Belneyska, mother of the murdered Belneyski sisters is filing an official complaint with the Bulgarian TV channel bTV over their reality show "Psychics.

Society | June 15, 2009, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1980

Bulgaria Far-Right Leader Siderov Receives College Degree

The leader of Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, graduated from college Monday.

Society | June 15, 2009, Monday // 15:20 | Viewed: 2624

Quake Shakes Southwestern Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale struck about 160 kilometers southwest of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, outside the territory of the country.

Society | June 15, 2009, Monday // 14:59 | Viewed: 952

Bulgaria Sacks 1 500 Teachers, 80 Schools Close Doors for Ever

80 schools will be closed all over Bulgaria over decisions made by local municipal councils.

Society » Education | June 15, 2009, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 2642

Former Bulgarian Mayor Found Dead

Former mayor of a western Bulgarian town has been found dead in the well of his house in an apparent suicide.

Society | June 15, 2009, Monday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1713

Bulgarian Scientists Discover Critical Aging Gene

Bulgarian scientists have allegedly discovered one of the genes that causes cells to die, which may be able to eventually help slow down the aging process.

Society | June 15, 2009, Monday // 09:55 | Viewed: 2379

Foreign Scientists Study Bulgaria Ornithology Wealth

Ornithologists from Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK along with Bulgarian colleagues begin monitoring the biodiversity of two Black Sea coast lakes.

Society » Environment | June 14, 2009, Sunday // 19:45 | Viewed: 5600

Bulgarians, Foreigners Reenact Ancient Battles at Roman Town

Bulgarians and foreigners reenacted battles and fought with ancient weapons at Nikopolis ad Istrum Sunday.

Society » Culture | June 14, 2009, Sunday // 16:33 | Viewed: 6071

Father in Bulgaria-Poland Custody Saga Ready to Turn Over Son

Todor Vasilev, the Bulgarian father of the two children involved in the custody battle with their Polish mother, declared he was ready to turn over his son to the mother.

Society | June 14, 2009, Sunday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1772

Bulgarian Judge Doicheva Receives Kosovo Court Position

The European Union Special Representative (EUSR) in Kosovo, Pieter Feith, has appointed a Bulgarian judge to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Kosovo.

Society | June 13, 2009, Saturday // 17:51 | Viewed: 2437

Bulgaria Bids Farewell to Prominent Historian, Writer Mutafchieva

Bulgaria bid farewell Friday to one of its most prominent historians and writers, Vera Mutafchieva.

Society | June 12, 2009, Friday // 19:06 | Viewed: 2269

Bulgaria Football Star Berbatov Might Become Father Soon - Report

A team of journalists from the Bulgarian daily "168 Chassa" (168 Hours) claims that Bulgaria's football star and Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov could soon become father.

Society | June 12, 2009, Friday // 18:50 | Viewed: 6166

European Court Throws Out Bulgarian Government Church Appeal

The European Court of Human Rights has thrown out the Bulgarian Government's appeal against the recent Inokentii synod ruling.

Society | June 12, 2009, Friday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1688

Sicilian Prosecutor Announces Search for Missing Bulgarian Diver

The prosecutor's office in the Sicilian town of Trapani has started an official search for a missing 28-year-old Bulgarian diver.

Society | June 12, 2009, Friday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1089

Bulgaria Front PM Runner Borisov Undergoes Leg Surgery

The leg surgery of Sofia's Mayor, Boyko Borisov, conducted Thursday morning has been successful and without complications.

Society | June 11, 2009, Thursday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2925

Six Bulgarian Beaches Fail Brussels Tests

Six out of ninety-three bathing areas along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast do not meet the mandatory values for cleanliness of the water, according to a report of the European Commission.

Society » Environment | June 11, 2009, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 3695

Bulgaria Students to Get Behavior Grade in Fall

Bulgaria's Cabinet approved during its regular Thursday meeting significant changes in the education sector.

Society » Education | June 11, 2009, Thursday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1937

Earth to Crash into Mars in Far Future

Astronomers calculate there is a tiny chance that Mars or Venus could crash with Earth

Society » Environment | June 11, 2009, Thursday // 14:47 | Viewed: 12555
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