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Lift Set on Fire Hours Before Start of Bansko Ski World Cup

The transformer of a Ski lift was set ablaze early on Saturday just before the beginning the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup in the Bulgarian resort Bansko.

Society » Incidents | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1691

Loose Hose on Gas Cyllinder Sends People in Hospital

A man and a woman aged 77 and 74 respectively were severely injured Wednesday after explosion of a gas cylinder in their home in the Sofia Geo Milev neighborhood.

Society » Incidents | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 20:46 | Viewed: 834

Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Burgas Airport over Sudden Death of Passenger

A plane made an emergency landing at the Burgas Airport after a passenger died onboard the aircraft.

Society » Incidents | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 959

Two Turkish F-4 Jets Crash, Killing Four Pilots

Two F-4 fighter jets of the Turkish Air Force have crashed  in eastern Turkey, killing the four airmen in them, Turkey’s Daily Sabah reported on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 21:49 | Viewed: 1053

Collision of Train, Truck Leaves at Least 30 Injured in California

A Metrolink train derailed in Oxnard in southern California after colliding with a tractor trailer on Tuesday, leaving at least 30 people injured.

Society » Incidents | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 697

Earthquake Jolts Spain, No Damage or Casualties Reported

An earthquake rocked Spain’s capital on Monday afternoon but there were no reports of injuries or damage.

Society » Incidents | February 23, 2015, Monday // 20:54 | Viewed: 1111

Four People Buried in Coal Mine in Bosna and Herzegovina

The accident happened in Tuzla, after illegal night-time mining and earthquake nearby.

Society » Incidents | February 23, 2015, Monday // 10:34 | Viewed: 937

Three People Killed in Car Crash Near Bulgaria's Belozem

Three people were killed on Friday night after a severe car collision on Trakiya Motorway. Two more people remain in critical condition.

Society » Incidents | February 21, 2015, Saturday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2611

Romanian Skier Dies in Bulgaria's Bansko

A twenty-six year old Romanian skier passed away on Friday after an incident in Bulgaria's ski resort Bansko.

Society » Incidents | February 20, 2015, Friday // 14:57 | Viewed: 2174

Passengers Injured After Swiss Train Crash

Swiss police announced that two trains have crashed in the town of Rafz early on Friday morning.

Society » Incidents | February 20, 2015, Friday // 11:10 | Viewed: 860

Mosque in Bulgaria's Varna on Fire

A man is in critical condition after a mosque in the Black Sea city of Varna, Bulgaria burst into flames Friday morning.

Society » Incidents | February 20, 2015, Friday // 07:44 | Viewed: 1373

Swiss Police Arrest Man After Shooting in Zurich

A man was arrested following a shootout with police in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday morning, New Zuercher Zeitung reported.

Society » Incidents | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1162

Two Israeli Tourists Saved by Bulgaria’s Mountain Rescue Service Near Bansko

An injured Israeli tourist trapped in a ravine in the Pirin Mountain near the ski resort of Bansko has been saved with the help of a medevac helicopter, Nova TV reported on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 19:24 | Viewed: 893

Bulgarian Govt Plane Grounded, Reason for Landing Gear Glitch Still Unclear

The Bulgarian government's plane that had to return to Sofia Airport with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on board a week ago due to a technical glitch, has been grounded after developing the same malfunction, 24 Chasa daily reported on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 733

Faulty Indicator May Have Forced Return of PM Borisov’s Plane to Sofia Wednesday

A faulty indicator is the most likely reason for the aircraft carrying Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to Brussels to have to return to Sofia Airport on Wednesday evening, presa.

Society » Incidents | February 14, 2015, Saturday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1165

Train Runs Over 18-year Old School Boy in Bulgaria's Ruse

An accident with a 18-year old boy happened around 3 pm on Friday at the train overpass right above Hristo Botev Blvd in Ruse.

Society » Incidents | February 13, 2015, Friday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1896

Barge Carrying Fertilisers Sinks in Romanian Port on Danube River

A barge carrying 850 tonnes of fertilisers on board sank in the Romanian port of Moldova Veche on Wednesday, while conducting manoeuvres.

Society » Incidents | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1842

Aircraft Malfunction Delays Bulgaria PM Borisov’s Departure to Brussels

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will leave for Brussels on Wednesday night after a technical malfunction forced his plane to return to Sofia Airport in the evening, 24 Chasa daily reported.

Society » Incidents | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 22:20 | Viewed: 1116

Bulgaria PM Borisov Safe as His Plane Returns to Sofia over Technical Glitch

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has returned safely to Sofia Airport on Wednesday evening after his aircraft developed a technical malfunction shortly after takeoff, 24 Chasa daily reported.

Society » Incidents | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 21:09 | Viewed: 1294

New Boat Incident in Mediterranean Leaves 200 Migrants Dead

More than 200 migrants died after their boats sank as they were attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Italy.

Society » Incidents | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 751

River in Southern Bulgaria Bursts Dike, Threatens to Flood Village, Motorway

The river Stryama burst a dike on the territory of Maritsa municipality in southern Bulgaria, threatening to flood the nearby village of Trilistnik and Trakia Motorway.

Society » Incidents | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1369