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Floods In South Eastern Bulgaria, One Victim, One Missing

One woman drowned and a young woman is missing after the torrential rains on the southern parts of Bulgaria's sea coast, said Burgas Mayor Dimitar Nikolov.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 10:18 | Viewed: 2010

Torrential Rains Cause New Flash Floods Across Bulgaria

Severe weather conditions are causing alarm among local inhabitants throughout Bulgaria, just hours after floods hit the town of Berkovitsa in the country's north-west.

Society » Incidents | September 5, 2014, Friday // 16:03 | Viewed: 4207

State of Emergency Declared In Berkovitsa

State of emergency was declared in Bulgaria's north western town of Berkovitsa Thursday night, after torrential rains flooded part of the town, reports Nova TV.

Society » Incidents | September 5, 2014, Friday // 07:49 | Viewed: 1538

2.8-Strong Earthquake Jolts Bulgaria's Pernik

A 2.8-magniture quake has rattled the Bulgarian town of Pernik near Sofia.

Society » Incidents | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 09:11 | Viewed: 2726

Bison Dies in Sofia Zoo

A bison was found dead on Monday morning at the Sofia Zoo, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | September 1, 2014, Monday // 16:14 | Viewed: 6769

Ukrainian Cargo Plane Crashes in Algeria’s Sahara

An Ukrainian cargo plane with seven people on board crashed in Algeria’s far south early on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | August 30, 2014, Saturday // 15:47 | Viewed: 2846

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: 2527

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: 2015

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: 2321

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: 1935

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: 1613

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: 1512

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: 6422

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: 2012

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: 1272

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: 1636

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: 7933

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: 1350

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: 2711

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: 1206

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: 1620
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