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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: 1069

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: 1578

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: 2945

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: 2767

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: 1619

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: 2086

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: 1293

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: 1624

River near Bulgaria’s Ruse Overflows, Authorities Ready for Evacuation

River Rusenski Lom, which passes through the village of Basarbovo near the Bulgarian town of Ruse, overflew on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 17:59 | Viewed: 1612

Turkish Citizens Threaten to Sue Bulgaria over Flood Damages

Turkish citizens threatened to sue Bulgaria on account of the flood in the town of Edirne on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 2041

State of Emergency Remains in Five Bulgarian Municipalities after Floods

Five municipalities will remain in a state of emergency - Dalgopol, Avren, Topolovgrad, Bolyarovo and Burgas.

Society » Incidents | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1598

Train, Car Collide in New York, Killing 7 People

A Metro-North Railroad commuter train crashed into a car during rush hour in New York's Westchester County on Tuesday evening, killing at least seven people.

Society » Incidents | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 948

TransAsia Plane Crashes in Taiwan, Leaves at Least 12 People Dead

A TransAsia plane crashed into a river near Taiwan's capital Taipei on Wednesday, leaving at least twelve people dead.

Society » Incidents | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1199

Floods Cause BGN 22 M Damage To Bulgaria's Road Infrastructure

The total damages for the road infrastructure after the floods in Bulgaria amount to BGN 22 M after only twenty four hours, said Minister of Regional Development Lilyana Pavlova.

Society » Incidents | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 08:49 | Viewed: 1680

Flood-Related State of Emergency Remains in Several Bulgarian Regions

The situation in Varna municipality is now under control as announced by Internal Minister Veselin Vouchkov during his visit of the regions affected by the floods on Monday

Society » Incidents | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 07:48 | Viewed: 2346

Floods Cause State of Emergency Across Bulgaria

A state of emergency was announced on Sunday, after floods and hurricane winds took over a number of cities in Bulgaria.

Society » Incidents | February 2, 2015, Monday // 09:03 | Viewed: 3549

Rescue Operation for 3 Boys Lost in Rila Mountain Temporarily Stopped

The search and rescue operation for three boys who got lost in the Rila Mountain has been temporarily suspended due to the extremely difficult weather conditions.

Society » Incidents | February 1, 2015, Sunday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1307

Sofia-Karlovo Passenger Train Derails, Nobody Injured

The locomotive and two cars of the passenger train Sofia- Karlovo derailed at the railroad switches leading to the Stryama railway station on Sunday morning.

Society » Incidents | February 1, 2015, Sunday // 13:24 | Viewed: 5554

Six Bulgarians Held Captive in Sudan since Jan 26 Released

The six Bulgarian aid workers, who were held captive in Sudan since January 26, have been released.

Society » Incidents | February 1, 2015, Sunday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1461

Bulgarian Helicopter Crew Remains Captured in Sudan

The six Bulgarians working for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), who were captured by Sudanese insurgents on Monday, have still not been released.

Society » Incidents | January 30, 2015, Friday // 21:37 | Viewed: 1735

Captured Bulgarians in Sudan Expected to be Released Soon

It is expected that the six Bulgarian citizens that had been captured by insurgents in Sudan should be released on Thursday or Friday at the latest.

Society » Incidents | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 1552
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