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Serbian Government Jet Failure Forces President Nikolic to Cancel Vatican Visit

Serbia’s President Tomislav Nikolic cancelled his visit to the Vatican on Friday after his plane had to return to Belgrade due to an engine failure, state news agency Tanjug reported.

Society » Incidents | April 17, 2015, Friday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1972

No Version Ruled Out about Iganovo Blasts - Bulgaria Deputy EconMin

All hypotheses seeking to explain Tuesday's new explosions at a production site of VMZ Sopot military plant are on the table, Bulgarian Deputy Economy Minister Lyuben Petrov has said.

Society » Incidents | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1397

New Blast at Bulgaria Ammo Warehouse 'Deliberate', Officials Suggest

Tuesday's explosion at the VMZ Sopot military plant's warehouse near the village of Iganovo was deliberate, Economy Ministry officials have suggested.

Society » Incidents | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 09:09 | Viewed: 2390

Ammo Depots in Bulgaria's Iganovo Rocked by Blasts Again

Explosions have been heard from warehouses of the VMZ Sopot military plants near the village of Iganovo, Central Bulgaria, officials say.

Society » Incidents | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 08:09 | Viewed: 1612

Investigation of Varna Hotel Collapse Continues

The regional Inspectorate on Construction Control in Varna has stopped all construction and renovation activities in the vicinity of the collapsed hotel Veronika.

Society » Incidents | April 10, 2015, Friday // 12:15 | Viewed: 2253

Bulgarian Rescuers Find Second Victim of Collapsed Black Sea Hotel

Rescue teams have found the dead body of one of the three workers who went missing when a disused hotel building on the Black Sea coast suddely collapsed during a deconstruction operation.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 20:21 | Viewed: 2523

Workers on Hotel Veronika Site Ignored Safety Orders, Company Reps Say

The General Labor Inspectorate in Varna had no information on the upcoming destruction of hotel Veronika.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 15:13 | Viewed: 2131

Names of Workers Under Collapsed Hotel Near Varna Now Announced

Stefan Angelov was working on the site, as the hotel collapsed and killed the 40-year old worker Borislav Asenov, and four other people were injured.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 4779

Workers Trapped under Collapsed Hotel 'Had No Contracts, Insurance'

Severe violations were committed by the firm tasked with demolishing a hotel that unexpectedly collapsed near the Bulgarian city of Varna, a official with the labor inspectorate has announced.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 10:05 | Viewed: 2264

Parts of Road to Sofia Airport Remain Closed for Rehabilitation

Parts of the road at the crossing of Sofia's Boulevards Christopher Columbus and Brussels has fallen through.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2063

One Dead, Three Missing after Hotel Collapses near Bulgaria's Varna

An old hotel that collapsed on Wednesday afternoon near the Black Sea city of Varna has left one person dead.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 07:34 | Viewed: 2647

Worker Dies During Demolition Works at Bulgarian Black Sea Resort

A man has died when an old hotel building collapsed during demolition works at Saints Konstantin and Elena resort on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, Nova TV reported.

Society » Incidents | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1900

Labor Inspections Underway after Death of Miner in Manganese Mine in NE Bulgaria

Labor inspections are underway at the Obrochishte manganese mine in northeast Bulgaria, where a 39-year-old worker died on Tuesday in a rockfall.

Society » Incidents | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1683

Miner Dies, Another Injured After Rocks Collapse Near Bulgaria's Balchik

A miner died, while another was injured on Tuesday after rocks collapsed in a manganese-extracting mine in the Bulgarian village of Tsarkva, near the town of Balchik.

Society » Incidents | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 34988

Severe Crash Leaves 25 People Injured, One in Critical State

A 49-year old woman is in a coma and her life is currently in danger after the severe crash near Varbitsa. Another 56-year old woman passed away late on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | April 5, 2015, Sunday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2104

Asenovgrad- Smolyan Road Remains Blocked

The road between Asenovgrad and Smolyan still remains closed both ways due to the new landslide in the region. It is expected that the road will be unblocked by the end of the day.

Society » Incidents | April 3, 2015, Friday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1443

Bulgarian Ski Track in Chepelare Is Now Temporarily Closed

Commission for Consumer Protection in Bulgaria has ordered that the ski track Mechi Chal in mountain resort Chepelare should be closed.

Society » Incidents | April 3, 2015, Friday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1665

Access to Key Bulgarian Government Websites Restored

Access to the websites of Bulgaria’s government and the President’s office has been restored on Wednesday evening, a search by Novinite has shown.

Society » Incidents | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 19:30 | Viewed: 1227

Fire Breaks out in Central London, 2,000 People Evacuated

About 2,000 people have been evacuated from buildings in central London on Wednesday afternoon due to fire suspected to have started among underground electrical cables in Holborn, according to British media reports.

Society » Incidents | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 19:07 | Viewed: 2079

Key Bulgarian Government Websites Blocked

Access to the websites of Bulgaria’s government and President’s office was blocked late on Wednesday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1534

French Officials Deny Video Footage Found at Germanwings Plane Crash Site

French authorities have denied European media reports that a mobile phone video footage was found at the crash site of the Germanwings plane.

Society » Incidents | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 2467
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