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Banker Tsvetan Vasilev 'Feeling Betrayed by Everybody'

Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) majority owner Tsvetan Vasilev has announced "political pressure" beyond his control is being exerted on him.

Society | 1 hour ago | Viewed: 154

Serbian Court Places Tsvetan Vasilev Under Recognizance Order

A Serbian court has ordered Tsvetan Vasilev, majority owner of Bulgaria’s troubled Corpbank (KTB), to report to police every day while awaiting a decision on his potential extradition.

Society | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 542

Fresh Threats Directed at KTB's Vasilev, His Lawyer Says

Fresh threats have been levelled against Tsvetan Vasilev, majority owner of Bulgaria’s troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB), his lawyer Konstantin Simeonov said on Wednesday.

Society | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 11:21 | Viewed: 554

Two Million Bulgarians Complain of Excessive Noise Exposure

Two million Bulgarians are exposed to dangerously loud noise day and night in the big cities.

Society | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 09:15 | Viewed: 660

Bulgarian Environment Ministry Warns of Possible Flash Floods

The Ministry of Environment has warned of expected rise of river water levels mainly in western and central Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 08:03 | Viewed: 631

Bulgaria's Capital Celebrates St. Sofia Day

Bulgaria's capital celebrates Wednesday St. Sofia Day - the date when the Orthodox world pays homage to the Holy Martyrs Sofia and her three daughters Faith, Hope and Love.

Society | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 07:40 | Viewed: 726

Tsvetan Vasilev Has Sought Contact with Authorities in Belgrade

Tsvetan Vasilev, majority shareholder of Bulgaria’s troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (Corpbank or KTB) has sought contact with police in Serbia’s capital Belgrade.

Society | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 19:12 | Viewed: 838

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: 650

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: 540

Refugee Children Denied Access to School in W Bulgaria To Attend Classes in Sofia

The refugee children who were denied admittance to the school in the western village of Kalishte will be referred to a school in the town of Zemen or in Sofia, according to caretaker Education Minister Rumyana Kolarova.

Society | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 13:11 | Viewed: 700

400 Doctors Left Bulgaria to Work Overseas since January

A total of 400 doctors have left Bulgaria to work abroad since the beginning of 2014, according to Dimitar Lenkov from the Bulgarian Medical Association.

Society » Health | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 08:47 | Viewed: 644

6 Bulgarian Districts under Code Orange Weather Alert over Heavy Rains

Code orange weather warning over heavy rains has been issued for six Bulgarian districts for September 16, including Montana, Vratsa, Plovdiv, Smolyan, Pazardzhik and Sofia district.

Society » Environment | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 07:27 | Viewed: 1079

Journalists, Teachers Drink Most Coffee – Survey

Journalists, teachers, police officers, plumbers, and trade workers were found to be consuming the most coffee sinking over four cups daily, a new study by pressat.co.uk shows.

Society | September 15, 2014, Monday // 21:10 | Viewed: 619

Some 5-10% of Bulgarian Children Abroad Go to Bulgarian Schools

There are more than 200 Bulgarian schools abroad and their number, as well as the number of their students is increasing, chair of the Association of Bulgarian Schools Abroad Dr.

Society | September 15, 2014, Monday // 20:52 | Viewed: 684

Sofia Mayor Orders Constant Monitoring of Waterbodies Over Heavy Rainfalls

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has ordered constant monitoring of rivers, dams and critical sections due to the potentially dangerous weather conditions and heavy rains.

Society » Environment | September 15, 2014, Monday // 17:05 | Viewed: 663

Bulgarian Village Demands that Immigrants Leave Accommodation Site by end-October

Residents of the western Bulgarian village of Kovachevtsi have issued a declaration demanding that the immigrants accommodated at the National Children Ecological Complex leave by October 30.

Society | September 15, 2014, Monday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1357

Parents Oppose Admission of Refugee Children to School in W Bulgaria

Parents of pupils from the Kovatchevtsi municipality have staged a protest in front of a school, opposing plans to allow 12 refugee children to attend classes.

Society | September 15, 2014, Monday // 12:19 | Viewed: 1258

4 Bulgarian Districts under Code Orange Alert due to Heavy Rains

Code orange weather alert has been issued for four districts in northwestern Bulgaria for September 15 due to torrential rains.

Society » Environment | September 15, 2014, Monday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1159

64 Thousand First Graders to Start School on September 15

Some 64,000 Bulgarian children will go to school for the first time on Monday, September 15.

Society | September 14, 2014, Sunday // 16:35 | Viewed: 839

Protest Over Polling Stations in Turkey Staged Outside Election Commission HQ

Bulgaria's Patriotic bloc has staged a protest against the Central Election Commission over the large number of polling stations in Turkey, Sunday.

Society | September 14, 2014, Sunday // 15:05 | Viewed: 849