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Thunderstorms, Heavy Rains Hit Balkan States in Early September

Torrential rains and gale force winds, thunderstorms and in some places hail, have hit the Balkans in the beginning of September, local media outlets reported, Tuesday.

Society » Environment | 6 hours ago | Viewed: 499

424 Refugee Children in Bulgaria Unable to Go to School

Out of a total of over 520 refugee children living in Bulgaria, only 96 will go to school in the new school year, according to the State Agency for Refugees.

Society | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 501

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: 295

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: 669

Bulgaria’s Prison Officers Stage National Protest

Bulgaria’s prison employees will stage a national protest in front of the Ministry of Justice, Monday.

Society | September 1, 2014, Monday // 13:44 | Viewed: 808

Trained Taxi Drivers to Help Paramedics in Bulgaria’s Sofia

The first team of taxi drivers paramedics will cruise the streets of Bulgaria’s capital city of Sofia as of September 1, Monday.

Society | September 1, 2014, Monday // 08:55 | Viewed: 756

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: 1203

Bulgaria's Media Watchdog To Censor Rap Song

Bulgaria's Council for Electronic Media (CEM) is planning to “limit” the airing of the rap song Vidimo Dovolni (Apparently Pleased), reports the bTV national channel.

Society | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 17:53 | Viewed: 922

Sofia Zoo Reopens On Friday

Sofia Zoo will reopen for visitors on Friday, said the Sofia Municipality press office.

Society | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 16:45 | Viewed: 797

Archaeologists Uncover “Vampire” Burial In Plovdiv

Archaeologists uncovered a Christian necoropolis with 80 graves during a dig in downtown Plovdiv, reports Vesti.

Society » Archaeology | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 2232

Bulgaria's Poet Valeri Petrov Dies

Bulgaria's poet, playwright, script writer and translator Valeri Petrov  passed away at the age of 94 in Sofia Military Hospital on Wednesday, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Obituaries | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1400

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: 1509

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: 1168

Director of Sofia Regional Health Inspectorate Dismissed

Ognyan Ivanov, Director of the Regional Health Inspectorate in Sofia, has been dismissed.

Society » Health | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 20:24 | Viewed: 959

Croatian Writer Edo Popovic Slams ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Famous Croatian writer Edo Popovic, whose mother passed away of ALS, slammed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, reports Index.

Society | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1073

Poet Valeri Petrov In Hospital In Heavy Condition

Bulgarian poet, playwright, scrpt writer and translator Valeri Petrov is in a serious condition in the intensive care unit of the Military Hospital in Sofia, report the media.

Society | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 12:35 | Viewed: 956

Cherry Poppin' Daddies To Play In Sofia Again

The US swing ska band Cherry Poppin' Daddies will perform in Sofia on September 26 in the Terminal 1 club.

Society » Culture | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1458

Sozopol Hosts 30-th Edition of Apollonia Art Festival

The 30-th anniversary edition of the Apollonia Art Festival will take place in Bulgaria's seaside town of Sozopol between August 28 and September 6.

Society » Culture | August 25, 2014, Monday // 21:04 | Viewed: 1446

Svetlozar Lazarov Wants Fence Along Entire Border With Turkey

It would be cheaper to build a fence along the entire border with Turkey, Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov told the media.

Society | August 25, 2014, Monday // 20:46 | Viewed: 1188

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: 1363

Medieval Tavern Ruins Unearthed Near Bulgaria's Turgovishte

Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolai Ovcharov and his team unearthed the ruins of a medieval tavern in the town of Misioni, near the town of Turgovishte in north eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | August 25, 2014, Monday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1245
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