Several dozens of medical workers were arrested in Benghazi on 9 February 1999, 23 Bulgarians among them. Most of the people were released in a few days. Nurses Kristiana Valcheva, Nassy Nenova, Valentina Siropulo, Valya Chervenyashka..
Todor Zhivkov was born on 7 September 1911 in Pravets and, as of 1932 was a member of the Bulgarian Workers’ Party (communists). In 1948 he became a member of the Bulgarian Communist Party Central Committee and, in 1954, was elected..
After the collapse of the socialist government of Zhan Videnov, the caretaker government, headed by Stefan Sofianski managed to calm down the social and political situation in Bulgaria, gaining back the trust of the international..