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Light Quake Shakes South-East Bulgaria

A light earthquake of 3,0 on Richter scale was registered shortly after midnight in South-East Bulgaria.

Society | June 29, 2009, Monday // 08:16 | Viewed: 760

Serbia, Romania Report New Swine Flu Cases

Over the night five new cases of the swine flu virus have been registered in Serbia, after Romania confirmed the 23th case of the virus Saturday.

Society | June 28, 2009, Sunday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1615

13 People Hit by Lightning Bolt in Germany

A lightning bolt struck a re-enactment of Roman times in Xanten, Germany on Saturday, injuring 13 people.

Society | June 28, 2009, Sunday // 15:50 | Viewed: 2616

Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) with 20 000 000 Unique Visits

Bulgaria's largest English-language news provider, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency), registered Sunday, June 28, 2009, its 20 000 000th unique visit!

Society | June 28, 2009, Sunday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1105

153 000 Bulgarian Immigrants in Spain Hit by Economic Crisis

Over 153 00 Bulgarian immigrants in Spain have been affected badly by the effects of the global financial and economic crisis.

Society | June 27, 2009, Saturday // 19:18 | Viewed: 2122

100th Birthday of Bulgaria Novelist Dimitar Dimov Honored in Spain

The 100th year since the birth of one of the most famous Bulgarian novelists, Dimitar Dimov, has been honored with a series of events in Madrid.

Society » Culture | June 27, 2009, Saturday // 18:34 | Viewed: 4186

300 Rally with Own Guards for Bulgaria Second Gay Parade

Close to 300 people rallied for Bulgaria's second gay pride parade in Sofia Saturday.

Society | June 27, 2009, Saturday // 17:22 | Viewed: 3239

6 300 000 Votes for Bulgaria Belogradchik Rocks in New 7 Wonders Ranking

Over 6 300 000 votes have been cast for Bulgaria's Belogradchik Rocks in the online voting for the New Seven Wonders of the world at www.

Society » Culture | June 27, 2009, Saturday // 12:10 | Viewed: 2605

Bulgarian Gay Pride Parade to Mark 40 Years since Stonewall Riots

For the second year in a row Bulgaria's capital Sofia is going to have a gay pride parade on June 27.

Society | June 27, 2009, Saturday // 10:17 | Viewed: 3077

Grieving Michael Jackson Fans Gather in Downtown Sofia

Bulgarian Michael Jackson fans, shocked and saddened like the rest of the world, are mourning his death in Sofia.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 19:22 | Viewed: 3567

Michael Jackson Allegedly Stole Hit Song from Bulgarian Composer

The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, who passed away Thursday night, allegedly stole one of his great hits from a Bulgarian composer in the 1990s.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 17:21 | Viewed: 4283

Bulgaria’s Newest Swine Flu Patient Returned from Saudi Arabia

Bulgaria's eighth case of patient with swine flu, A(H1N1), is a man who recently came back from Saudi Arabia.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1394

Thousands Gather in Sofia to Express Growing Public Anger

Thousands of Bulgarian citizen and trade union members rallied in downtown Sofia Friday.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1218

Michael Jackson Allegedly Wore Bulgarian Martenitsa in March 2009

At the beginning of March 2009, Michael Jackson, who died at the age of 50 Thursday night, appeared at a press conference allegedly wearing a Bulgarian martenitsa.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 14:19 | Viewed: 4988

How Bulgaria's Nessebar Failed to Make Michael Jackson Its Resident

The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, who died at the age of 50 Thursday night, was at one point a desired resident by the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Nessebar.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 13:44 | Viewed: 3224

Sofia Metro Passengers Complain of Suffocating Smog

A dense, thick smog of suffocating dust enveloped Sofia's central metro station "Serdika", sending scores of passengers running outside.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2317

Thousands Expected to Rally in Bulgaria Capital

A total of 15,000 people are expected to rally on Friday along the streets of the Bulgarian capital Sofia to express their discontent with life in the European Union's poorest and most corrupt nation.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 09:38 | Viewed: 1091

Quake Shakes Southern Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3 on the Richter scale struck about 170 kilometers southeast of the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society | June 26, 2009, Friday // 07:44 | Viewed: 1001

WHO IS WHO: Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009)

Jackson's blazing rise to stardom -- and later fall from grace -- is among the most startling of show business tales.

Society » Obituaries | June 26, 2009, Friday // 07:14 | Viewed: 3666

US Actress Farrah Fawcett Dies of Cancer at 62

American actress Farrah Fawcett died Thursday in Los Angeles at the age of 62.

Society » Obituaries | June 25, 2009, Thursday // 20:21 | Viewed: 5931

US Nu Metal Band Limp Bizkit to Perform in Bulgaria Capital Sofia

The US nu metal band, Limp Bizkit, will perform a concert on Monday, June 29, in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Culture | June 25, 2009, Thursday // 18:55 | Viewed: 2893
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