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Mountain Climber Falls to Death in Bulgaria's Vratsata Gorge

A 56-year-old climber has died after falling from a rock in Bulgaria's Vratsata Gorge in the Balkan Mountains Sunday night, the press office of the Interior Ministry informs.

Society » Incidents | September 22, 2014, Monday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1547

Passenger Train Hits Car in Southwestern Bulgaria

A passenger train running in the direction Kulata-Dupnitsa has hit a car at a railroad crossing near the village of Oshtava in southwestern Bulgarian Kresna municipality, Monday.

Society » Incidents | September 22, 2014, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1155

Greek Ferry with Bulgarians On Board Sinks near Corfu

A Greek ferryboat with Bulgarian passengers on board has suffered an accident near the island of Corfu.

Society » Incidents | September 21, 2014, Sunday // 13:19 | Viewed: 9000

27-Year Old Woman Dies as Romanian Bus Overturns at Bulgaria’s Hainboaz Pass

A 27-year old Romanian national has died in a traffic accident at the Hainboaz Pass (the Pass of the Republic).

Society » Incidents | September 21, 2014, Sunday // 11:19 | Viewed: 4371

Two Dead Bodies Found at Bulgaria’s Southern Black Sea Coast

Two dead bodies have surfaced at the southern section of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, raising suspicions they might be those of two Polish tourists who disappeared earlier this month.

Society » Incidents | September 19, 2014, Friday // 19:36 | Viewed: 2607

Section of Bulgaria's Trakia Highway Flooded

The Regional Directorate of the Interior Ministry in Plovdiv warned that a section of the Trakia highway has been flooded, Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1343

Emergency in Bulgaria's Mizia Lifted

Authorities have revoked the 44-day-long state of emergency in Mizia announced after flash floods severely hit the northwestern town.

Society » Incidents | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1273

State of Emergency Declared in Bulgaria's Sliven After Heavy Rains

State of emergency was declared in the southeastern Bulgarian city of Sliven and several settlements in the region due to the heavy rains, Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1448

Scientists Blame Negligence for Floods

Members of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) believe that the main cause of the devastating floods in Bulgaria is human negligence, not the torrential rains.

Society » Incidents | September 8, 2014, Monday // 18:59 | Viewed: 7512

Bulgaria's Maritsa River Levee Breaks, Ten Houses Evacuated

A Maritsa river levee near Bulgaria's Dimitrovgrad village of Raynovo broke on Sunday, causing the evacuation of ten houses.

Society » Incidents | September 7, 2014, Sunday // 15:35 | Viewed: 7191

Number of Burgas Flood Victims Climbs To Three

Authorities report of a third victim of the floods in the Burgas region on Friday night.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 17:04 | Viewed: 2237

President Rosen Plevneliev Urges For Preventive Measures Against Floods

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev extended his condolences to the families of the victims of the latest floods in the Burgas region and pledged all state efforts.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1040

Floods In Burgas Region Claim Second Life

The young woman that went missing in the floods overnight in Burgas region has been found drowned, Interior Ministry Svetlozar Lazarov told the BNT public broadcaster.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 11:53 | Viewed: 2521

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: 2027

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: 4236

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: 1563

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: 2733

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: 6781

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: 2870

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: 2565

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: 2045
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