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Bulgarian Student Killed In Hit And Run In North Carolina

A Bulgarian exchange student was killed in a hit and run accident in North Carolina, reports the local TV channel WTKR.

Society » Incidents | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 08:42 | Viewed: 2461

Another Animal Dies In Sofia Zoo

A baby capricorn died in the Sofia zoo on Tuesday, reports the bTV national channel.

Society » Incidents | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 07:52 | Viewed: 1955

Sofia Zoo Temporarily Closed Due to Death of Animals

The Sofia Zoo is closed temporarily, by an order of Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Society » Incidents | August 25, 2014, Monday // 18:44 | Viewed: 2234

Fire Destroys Part Of International Children's Kranevo Summer Camp

A large fire on Thrusday evening destroyed part of the International Children's Kranevo Summer Camp, north of Bulgaria's Varna.

Society » Incidents | August 16, 2014, Saturday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1888

Police Breaks By Mistake Into Home of Pensioners, Excuse Themselves

Police broke into the home of a 90-year-old pensioner and his wife in Bulgaria's town of Oryahovo early on Tuesday morning, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Incidents | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1575

Dam Failure at 2 Reservoirs Most Likely Cause of Floods in NW Bulgaria

Rupturing in the walls of two dams in the northwestern Vratsa district caused the deadly flooding in the town of Mizia in early August.

Society » Incidents | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1461

Bulgaria's Flood-Stricken Mizia Suffers from Water Shortage

The town of Mizia, where low-lying parts are still under water after last week's flash flood, is already facing scarcity of drinking water, authorities warn.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 15:00 | Viewed: 6336

Laptop Prompts Emergency Landing of Turkish Plane at Sofia Airport

A Turkish Airlines passenger jet performed an emergency landing at the Sofia Airport on Saturday, officials say.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1976

Iranian Plane Crashes near Tehran, All Passengers 'Dead'

All 48 passengers and crew members died as a small jet crashed near the airport of Iran's capital Tehran.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1231

Victims of Explosion at Kostenets Military Factory Improving

The severely injured victim of the blasts in the military factory in Bulgaria's town of Kostenets is out of a coma, Nova TV reported.

Society » Incidents | August 9, 2014, Saturday // 11:14 | Viewed: 1569

Spark Triggered Explosion at Ammo Factory near Bulgaria's Kostenets

A spark triggered the explosion at the TEREM ammunition plant in Kostenets, according to caretaker Defense Minister Velizar Shalamanov.

Society » Incidents | August 8, 2014, Friday // 14:08 | Viewed: 7811

No Risk of Chemical, Radioactive Contamination after Kostenets Blast

Caretaker Defense Minister Velizar Shalamanov has assured that here is no risk of radioactive or chemical contamination after the blast at the TEREM ammunition plant in Kostenets.

Society » Incidents | August 8, 2014, Friday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1300

Python Reportedly Eats Kittens, Attacks People, Hunters Dispatched

A loose python is reportedly terrorising the residents of the Lyulin 9 district of Bulgaria's capital Sofia and has eaten 30 kittens, according to local media.

Society » Incidents | August 8, 2014, Friday // 12:16 | Viewed: 2534

Ex Deputy Minister Blames Kostenets Blasts on Incompetent Management

Valentin Radev, former Deputy Defense Minister, has blamed Friday's explosion at the TEREM ammunitions plant in Kostenets on the ill-thought-out senior-level reshuffle.

Society » Incidents | August 8, 2014, Friday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1138

Ten Injured In Kostenets Military Factory Blasts

Ten people were injured in the blasts in the military factory in Bulgaria's town of Kostenets on Friday morning, said the town mayor Radostin Radev.

Society » Incidents | August 8, 2014, Friday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1550

Blasts In Bulgaria's Kostenets, Military Factory Incident Possible

Loud blasts were heard in Bulgaria's town of Kostenets shortly before 9 AM on Friday morning, reports Nova TV national channel.

Society » Incidents | August 8, 2014, Friday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1246

ATM Mysteriously Appears On A Sofia Street

An ATM mysteriously appeared on a street in the Lagera district of Sofia, reports Dnes.bg.

Society » Incidents | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 17:02 | Viewed: 2143

Lovech Prosecution to Look Into Alonso The Jaguar Murder

Lovech Prosecution, along with Environment Ministry and the local municipality, started an investigation of the shooting of Alonso the jaguar, who escaped from his cage on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 15:22 | Viewed: 9569

Two Bulgarian Ministers Travel to Flood-Stricken Mizia

Caretaker Ministers of Interior and and Social Policy have set off for Mizia, where flash floods took two lives and left a fourth of the town under water.

Society » Incidents | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 5545

Minor Earthquake Shakes Blagoevgrad Region

A quake of 2.3 Richter scale magnitude was registered on the territory of Bulgaria, reports the European Seismology Centre.

Society » Incidents | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 13:34 | Viewed: 832

Manslaughter Proceedings Opened over Flood Victim in NW Bulgaria

Pre-trial proceedings for reckless homicide have been opened over the flood victim in the northwestern Bulgarian town of Mizia.

Society » Incidents | August 4, 2014, Monday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1368
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