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Forest Fires near Bulgaria's Harmanli Now Under Control

The huge fire between the towns of Ostar kamak and Ivanovo is now under control.

Society | August 23, 2016, Tuesday // 18:15 | Viewed: 765

Bulgarian TV Journalist Dimitar Tsonev Dies at 56

Dimitar Tsonev, a popular Bulgarian journalist and TV host, has died.

Society » Obituaries | August 23, 2016, Tuesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1415

Bulgarian Mountaineer Boyan Petrov Injured in Car Accident - Radio

Bulgarian mountaineer Boyan Petrov has been seriously injured after a car hit him and another man on the side of E-79 main road leading to the border with Greece, local media reported on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | August 23, 2016, Tuesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 939

Army Servicemen Join Firefighters to Battle Forest Blaze in Bulgaria's Harmanli Municipality

Bulgarian Army servicemen have joined efforts to put down a wildfire in Harmanli Municipality for a second time in as many days, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | August 23, 2016, Tuesday // 10:28 | Viewed: 843

Wildfire in Harmanli Municipality Contained

A large-scale wildfire raging since Saturday in Harmanli Municipality, in southern Bulgaria, has been contained but not extinguished, public radio broadcaster BNR has reported.

Society » Incidents | August 22, 2016, Monday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1711

Thunderstorms, Hail Expected in Western Bulgaria on Monday

A Code Yellow weather alert has been issued over expected thunderstorms and hail for eight regions of Western Bulgaria for Monday, public radio broadcaster bTV has reported.

Society » Environment | August 22, 2016, Monday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1885

People in Plovdiv Protest over Tobacco Warehouse Fires

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Society | August 21, 2016, Sunday // 21:15 | Viewed: 2088

Ralitsa Petrova's ''Bezbog" Awarded at Prestigious Sarajevo Film Fest

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Society » Culture | August 21, 2016, Sunday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1123

State of Emergency Issued in Harmanli

The mayor of two Bulgarian villages in the Harmanli municipality has issued a state of emergency on account of the huge fires in the fields nearby.

Society | August 20, 2016, Saturday // 20:49 | Viewed: 2434

Huge Fire in Tobacco Warehouse in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

The last floor of the historic tobacco warehouse Dimitar Kudoglu in Plovdiv is set on fire.

Society | August 20, 2016, Saturday // 16:40 | Viewed: 2887

Bulgarian team with two medals in Informatics Olympiad

The Bulgarian informatics team scored two medals in the Informatics Olympiad held in Kazan, as announced by the Ministry of Education and Sciences.

Society | August 20, 2016, Saturday // 09:19 | Viewed: 2580

Famous Israeli Musician Idan Raichel's Show Comes to Sofia Next Month

World famous Israeli musician singer and songwriter Idan Raichel will give the opening concert in the Festival of Tolerance (Tole-Fest) in Sofia 2016 next month.

Society » Culture | August 17, 2016, Wednesday // 10:49 | Viewed: 2248

Part of Bulgaria’s Nikolaevo Evacuated Briefly over Gas Leak

A leak from a propane storage tank has triggered an evacuation of about 200 residents of Nikolaevo, a town in Stara Zagora Region, early on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | August 17, 2016, Wednesday // 09:11 | Viewed: 2062

Bulgaria at risk of losing more money in EU-funded eco projects

The Bulgarian National Audit Office (BNAO) expressed its concern at the possibility for the country to lose more EU funds in the Oprational Programme Environment 2014-2020.

Society » Environment | August 16, 2016, Tuesday // 20:45 | Viewed: 4832

Sudanese Musician Alfateh Hussain to Visit Bulgaria with His Show

Sudanese musician Prof. Alfateh Hussain and his troupe will perform their Toum-Toum Show in the Central Army Club in Sofia on 19 August 2016, Sofia-based daily 24 Chasa has announced.

Society » Culture | August 16, 2016, Tuesday // 20:31 | Viewed: 5695

Bulgaria Beefs Up Defense at Turkey Border over Migrant Inflow

An additional number of border police officers will be sent to the border between Bulgaria and Turkey amid reports of an increased migratory pressure, officials say.

Society | August 13, 2016, Saturday // 20:22 | Viewed: 4004

UN Accuses Bulgaria of Holding Migrants in 'Catch-22' Situation

The United Nations High Commissioners for Human Rights has voiced serious councern over the situation of migrants irregularly crossing into Bulgaria.

Society | August 13, 2016, Saturday // 16:31 | Viewed: 2282

Bulgaria's Burgas Hosting Summer Chaos Festival on Saturday

Legendary bands such as The Prodigy, The Exploited, Clawfinger, and House of Pain are in the list of musicians expected on stage at the Lazur Stadium in Burgas, at the Black Sea, on Saturday.

Society » Culture | August 13, 2016, Saturday // 13:59 | Viewed: 2401

Temperatures Sharply Go Down across Bulgaria on Friday

A cold front will result in cloudy weather and temperatures lower than expected, weather authorities say.

Society » Environment | August 12, 2016, Friday // 08:43 | Viewed: 8300

Most Bulgarians Oppose Return of Death Penalty - Poll

Forty-seven percent of Bulgarian citizens oppose a hypothetical re-introduction of the death penalty in the country, while 33% support it, according to a new survey conducted by Gallup International.

Society | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 17:21 | Viewed: 3639

Bulgaria Says Turkish Driver Sought over Motorbikers’ Deaths Is Most Likely in Germany

A Turkish citizen sought by Bulgaria to stand trial over the death of two motorbikers is most likely in Germany, a senior Bulgarian official has said.

Society | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 15:22 | Viewed: 2297