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Roma People in Garmen Plead for Peace Following Ethnic Tensions

The Roma population in the Garmen municipality have stated their conviction that they are living in peace and harmony with the rest of the citizens in the region.

Society » Incidents | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 11:15 | Viewed: 751

State of Emergency Lifted in Bulgaria's Mezdra

The state of emergency in the municipality of Mezdra has been lifted Tuesday morning, as announced by mayor Nikolinka Kartovska.

Society » Incidents | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1397

Garmen Citizens Dissatisfied With Local Government's Reaction

''Come again in a week's time,'' called on the citizens of Garmen to Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova.

Society » Incidents | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1445

Authorities Declare State of Emergency in Bulgaria's Mezdra Due to Rain, Floods

A state of emergency was declared at midnight in the northwestern Bulgarian town of Mezdra due to the torrential rainfalls and floods.

Society » Incidents | May 25, 2015, Monday // 12:11 | Viewed: 3809

Ethnic Clashes Raise Turmoil in Bulgaria’s Village of Garmen

The road between the villages of Marchevo and Garmen was blocked Sunday at around 10 am and lasted for a little over four hours.

Society » Incidents | May 24, 2015, Sunday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2406

Hungary Looking into Prague-Varna Bus Bomb Incident

Hungarian investigators have found a highly inflammable substance in a bag purportedly containing a homemade bomb which was found on a bus traveling from Prague to Varna.

Society » Incidents | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1318

Damage from Disasters Across Bulgaria Worth BGN 1 B in 2014

Natural disasters that struck Bulgaria last year cost some BGN 990 M, an Interior Ministry official has said.

Society » Incidents | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1216

Czech Rep., Slovakia, Hungary Investigate Bomb Incident on Bulgarian Bus

The person who placed the bomb in the bus travelling from Prague to Varna was either a Czech or Slovakian citizen.

Society » Incidents | May 18, 2015, Monday // 11:27 | Viewed: 2621

Bomb Found in Bus Travelling Prague-Varna

A bomb has been found in a bus full of Bulgarian passengers.

Society » Incidents | May 18, 2015, Monday // 09:03 | Viewed: 2942

Four Die in Hostel Fire Near Tokyo

A fire at two adjacent hostels in Kawasaki, southwest of Tokyo, claimed the lives of at least four people on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 13:35 | Viewed: 966

Bulgarian Sailor Went Missing near Point Penmarc'h, NW France

A Bulgarian sailor, member of the crew of crude oil tanker Nordic Mistral, has been missing since Thursday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | May 15, 2015, Friday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1194

Ryanair Plane Damaged by 'Big Bird' in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

A Ryanair plane was struck by a bird while landing at Plovdiv Airport at about 21:00 on Wednesday evening, local news sources say.

Society » Incidents | May 14, 2015, Thursday // 16:21 | Viewed: 2497

Five Die in Bulgaria as Car Hits Utility Pole

Five people died as a car hit an electric pole, tumbling itself over and knocking the pole down in a southwestern Bulgarian village, police say.

Society » Incidents | May 11, 2015, Monday // 07:37 | Viewed: 2255

Rome’s Fiumicino Airport Reopening After Fire

Rome's main Fiumicino airport was slowly reopening on Thursday following a ‘very violent fire’ at Terminal 3 overnight, authorities said.

Society » Incidents | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 20:12 | Viewed: 1204

Crew Members of Seized Vessel Maersk Tigris Now Allegedly Released

Members of the crew of the cargo ship Maersk Tigris that had been detained by Iranian authorities, have been released Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | May 6, 2015, Wednesday // 14:27 | Viewed: 3792

Bulgarian Student 'Opens Fire, Wounds 4' in Odessa

A brawl involving drunken students in the Ukrainian city of Odessa has ended in four people being injured after a Bulgarian opened fire on his colleagues, a Ukrainian news website reports.

Society » Incidents | May 4, 2015, Monday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1423

Bulgaria Police Arrest Car Driver Who Ran over Child and Fled

Police have detained the driver of a car which hit and killed a boy crossing a boulevard in the city of Burgas on Saturday and fled the site, 24 Chasa newspaper reported.

Society » Incidents | May 3, 2015, Sunday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1604

Driver Runs Over Child in Bulgaria's Burgas, Flees Crime Scene

A child was killed on Saturday after being hit by a vehicle on the Todor Aleksandrov boulevard in the Bulgarian city of Burgas.

Society » Incidents | May 2, 2015, Saturday // 17:11 | Viewed: 1563

Bomb Threats Cause Evacuation of Two Malls in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

Bomb threats necessitated the evacuation of customers and staff of Mall Plovdiv and Mall Galeria in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | May 2, 2015, Saturday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1823

Bankrupt Businessman Hangs Himself in Bulgaria's Bansko

A bankrupted businessman (approximately 50 year old) who had been wanted, has been found hanged in the city of Bansko, as reported by BGNES.

Society » Incidents | April 30, 2015, Thursday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1772

Pedestrian Injured as Concrete Chunk Fell Over Him

A man has been injured in Sofia after a part of a baseboard of an underpass fell over him.

Society » Incidents | April 29, 2015, Wednesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1129