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EU, U.S. Sway Bulgaria to Stop Work on Russian-Backed Gas Pipeline

The prime minister of Bulgaria, Plamen Oresharski, has suspended work on a gas pipeline that has recently drawn scrutiny from U.S. and European Commission officials.

Posted on Jun 8, 2014 READ MORE



Bulgaria’s Micro-Hydro Power Surge

Bulgaria has less than six years left to reach its binding EU target of producing 20 percent of its energy from renewables. One renewable energy form—micro-hydro technology—is causing controversy.

Posted on Mar 30, 2014 READ MORE



What’s the Deal With All the Google Glass Hatred?

There may be a reason humans are so critical of new technology; some Bulgarian leaders may have airlifted bears into their country; meanwhile, a survey shows how generations budget their time in different ways. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Mar 18, 2014 READ MORE



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The New Year Brought Some Strange New Laws With It, Among Other Things

A lot of regulations went into effect Jan. 1, marking a new year that will see a lot of interesting things occur in various countries all over the globe.

Posted on Jan 4, 2014 READ MORE



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Right-Wing Extremism—It’s Not Just for the U.S.

The Syrian refugee crisis has fanned the flames of right-wing extremism in Bulgaria, signaling yet more nationalistic political sentiment in Europe. No one’s predicting a return of the 1930s rise of fascism, but the parallels are disturbing.

Posted on Dec 15, 2013 READ MORE



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Gunman Attempts to Assassinate Bulgarian Politician (Video)

Dramatic video shows a suspected assassin lunging at Ahmed Dogan, the leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) in Bulgaria, and pointing a gun at his head while Dogan is addressing a crowd onstage.

Posted on Jan 20, 2013 READ MORE



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Israel Blames Iran for Deadly Bus Attack

Israel is blaming Iran, its longtime adversary, for the deaths of seven Israeli tourists in a bomb attack on a bus in Burgas, Bulgaria. The bus was carrying 40 members of an Israeli group from the airport to their hotels when the blast occurred.

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 READ MORE



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A Year’s Worth of Street Art

Did you see the one about the Bulgarian street artists who used a little color to repurpose a public monument commemorating the Soviet takeover of their country in 1944 into a cartoonish visual joke?

Posted on Jan 18, 2012 READ MORE


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Bush Adamant About Gonzales, Immigration

President Bush had a break from U.S. politics during his G-8 summit sojourn over the last week, but as he geared up for his return on Monday, the president threw down the gauntlet, challenging Democrats in Congress on their votes against Atty. Gen. Alberto Gonzales and pledging to push his immigration bill through the legislative process despite resistance.

Posted on Jun 11, 2007 READ MORE


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Forget Air Bags—Silicone Implants Will Do

A 24-year-old woman in Bulgaria survived a car crash because her silicone breasts acted as air bags.

Posted on Oct 4, 2006 READ MORE


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