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Two Die in Bulgaria as Hung Glider Crashes

Two people have lost their lives in an incident with a hung glider not far from Kazanlak in central Bulgaria.

Society » Incidents | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 20:15 | Viewed: 5730

Iraqi Girl’s Body Found in Danube River

The body of another of the victims who drowned in the Danube on September 9 was discovered in the river.

Society » Incidents | September 14, 2016, Wednesday // 20:52 | Viewed: 2030

Emergency Declared on Greece's Thassos Island over Wildfire

A state of emergency has been declared on the island of Thassos in Greece over a wildfire raging since Saturday, the Bulgarian National Radio reports.

Society » Incidents | September 11, 2016, Sunday // 13:31 | Viewed: 9871

Fire Allegedly Caused by Migrants Rages On in SE Bulgaria

A fire that broke out on Tuesday in the area of Gramatikovo, not far from the Bulgarian-Turkish border, has been spreading for 24 hours, firefighters say.

Society » Incidents | September 7, 2016, Wednesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 10418

Four FRONTEX Staff Injured in Sofia Tram Crash

An incident with four Polish officers with the European border protection agency FRONTEX has occurred in the center of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, the public TV station informs.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2016, Tuesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 9574

Supermarket Blast Leaves 1 Heavily Injured in Bulgaria's Pleven

The owner of a supermarket in Pleven, north central Bulgaria, has been seriously wounded in an explosion, local media say.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2016, Tuesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 9642

Large Wildfire Rages Near Bulgaria’s Harmanli

A large wildfire is raging between the villages of Rogozinovo, Dositeevo, Kolarovo and Balgarin in the southern Bulgarian municipality of Harmanli on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | September 4, 2016, Sunday // 19:43 | Viewed: 2475

Wildfire Near Bulgaria’s Galabovo Extinguished

The wildfire between the villages of Glavan and Madrets in the southern Bulgarian municipality of Galabovo has been extinguished after having raged for three days.

Society » Incidents | September 4, 2016, Sunday // 16:40 | Viewed: 2130

Wildfire in Bulgaria's Topolovgrad Largely Extinguished

The state of emergency in parts of Topolovgrad municipality, Southeastern Bulgaria, has been lifted after firefighters have put out much of a blaze that ravaged kilometers of forest land in three days.

Society » Incidents | September 2, 2016, Friday // 11:11 | Viewed: 2101

Businessman Detained for Insulting Bulgaria's PM

The head of a police department in Blagoevgrad, southwestern Bulgaria, has been removed in a row that began after the arrest of a construction company owner over an insult to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Society » Incidents | September 2, 2016, Friday // 08:57 | Viewed: 3214

Wildfire near Bulgaria's Topolovgrad Not Yet Extinguished

Firefighters are still working to put out the flames that caught at least 9 km of forest area near Topolovgrad and Harmanli, Southeastern Bulgaria, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 09:50 | Viewed: 1912

Emergency Declared in Bulgaria's Topolovgrad over Wildfire

Authorities in the southeastern Bulgarian town of Topolovgrad, Haskovo region, have declared a partial state of emergency for the village of Balgarska polyana and its surroundings, public broadcaster BNR reports.

Society » Incidents | August 31, 2016, Wednesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 2548

Romanian National Rescued after Getting Lost Near Bulgaria's Vladaya

A search operation is underway as a 22-year-old Romanian has disappeared in the area of Vladaya, not far from the capital Sofia, Bulgaria's Mountain Rescue Service says.

Society » Incidents | August 30, 2016, Tuesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 2413

Mass Brawl in Bulgarian Migrant Center Leaves 3 Injured

Three migrants have been injured in an accommodation center in Harmanli, Southern Bulgaria, the Bulgarian National Radio reports.

Society » Incidents | August 29, 2016, Monday // 14:05 | Viewed: 11532

Extreme Risk of Fire in Bulgaria's Haskovo Throughout Monday

Bulgarian weather authorities are warning of an extreme risk of fire in the region of Haskovo, in the country's southeast, on Monday.

Society » Incidents | August 29, 2016, Monday // 09:28 | Viewed: 1952

Death Toll in Italy Quake Rises to 267

The death toll in a devastating earthquake that rocked central Italy this week has increased to 267 as of Friday, the authorities have said.

Society » Incidents | August 26, 2016, Friday // 11:04 | Viewed: 11900

Death Toll in Italian Earthquake Rises to 247

The death toll in Wednesday’s earthquake in central Italy has risen to at least 247 as more than 4,300 rescuers continued to search for survivors through the night, the authorities have said.

Society » Incidents | August 25, 2016, Thursday // 09:39 | Viewed: 12339

Death Toll from Italian Earthquake Reaches 38

The death toll from a devastating earthquake that rocked central Italy on Wednesday morning has reached 38 by the middle of the day, according to local media reports citing official figures of the country's civil protection service.

Society » Incidents | August 24, 2016, Wednesday // 14:48 | Viewed: 11544

Earthquake of 6.2 Magnitude Shakes Central Italy, at least Five Dead

At least five people have been reported dead in a 6.2 magnitude earthquake which struck central Italy on Wednesday morning.

Society » Incidents | August 24, 2016, Wednesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 1797

Bulgarian Mountaineer Boyan Petrov Injured in Car Accident - Radio

Bulgarian mountaineer Boyan Petrov has been seriously injured after a car hit him and another man on the side of E-79 main road leading to the border with Greece, local media reported on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | August 23, 2016, Tuesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 13840

Army Servicemen Join Firefighters to Battle Forest Blaze in Bulgaria's Harmanli Municipality

Bulgarian Army servicemen have joined efforts to put down a wildfire in Harmanli Municipality for a second time in as many days, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | August 23, 2016, Tuesday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1904