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Bulgaria President Visits Area of Tragic Bus Accident

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, is in the city of Yambol Thursday afternoon in connection with the tragic bus accident that took the lives of 16 Bulgarians.

Society | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1378

Witness of Bulgaria Bus Tragedy: There are Dead Bodies Everywhere

A policeman, who rescued two women as a bus ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in south-eastern Bulgaria, said dead bodies were all around him.

Society | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1729

Obsolete Bus Causes Bulgaria Tragic Accident

The tragic accident, causing the death of 16 Bulgarians, involved a 30-year-old Bulgarian-made "Chavdar-Setra" 11M4 bus, the Transportation Ministry informs.

Society | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 13:59 | Viewed: 3373

Hotline Opened after Bus Tragedy in Bulgaria

Bulgarian officials have opened a hotline to handle incoming calls regarding the bus crash in south-eastern Bulgaria that claimed the lives of at least sixteen people.

Society | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 13:58 | Viewed: 882

Bulgaria Mayor: Bus Accident Is Real Tragedy

The mayor of the municipality of Tundzha commented that the bus crash that killed at least 16 people in Southeastern Bulgaria is an awful tragedy.

Society | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 13:38 | Viewed: 862

Most of Bulgaria Bus Accident Casualties Identified

Most of the casualties, who died in a tragic bus accident in Southeastern Bulgaria on Thursday morning, have been identified and found to be citizens of the town of Yambol and the nearby villages.

Society | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1486

Death Toll of Bulgaria Hellish Bus Crash Hits 16

Sixteen people have been killed and another twenty injured as a bus sliced into a throng of tourists near the town of Yambol in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 12:33 | Viewed: 3373

Bulgaria to Officially Mourn Bus Accident Victims Friday

Bulgaria's Ministry Council declared Friday, May 29 as a day of national mourning for the victims of the tragic bus accident near the city of Yambol.

Society | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1395

Amnesty International: Bulgaria Violates Human Rights

Discrimination against minorities, violence and intolerance towards Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, ill-treatment by law enforcement officials, lengthy detention of asylum seekers are serious issues for Bulgaria.

Society | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 12:01 | Viewed: 2762

13 Die in Tragic Accident in Southern Bulgaria

A bus has flipped over near the Bakadzhik peak in southern Bulgaria around 9:00 am Thursday morning.

Society | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 11:00 | Viewed: 1129

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria Mark Ascension Day

The Orthodox church in Bulgaria marks Thursday Ascension Day, or the so called Spasovden, which relates to the ascension of Jesus into heaven following his crucifixion and resurrection.

Society » Culture | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 1450

Bulgaria Opens European Philatelic Exhibition 2009

The European Philatelic Exhibition Bulgaria 2009 was opened in Sofia on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | May 27, 2009, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 2617

Bulgaria Exposes 63 Prosecutors as State Security Collaborators

The special panel, investigating Bulgaria's communist-era police files, has released the names of State Security agents and collaborators, who are current prosecutors and military investigators.

Society | May 27, 2009, Wednesday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1689

Sofia Welcomes Oscar and the World Woof Tour

The World Woof Tour, led by previously homeless dog "Oscar", will arrive in Sofia, on 28 May 2009, the thirteenth stop for Oscar and owner Joanne Lefson who are traveling to 33 countries on 5 continents.

Society | May 26, 2009, Tuesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1358

Second Group of Kidnapped Bulgaria Sailors Return Home

The second group of Bulgarian sailors who were kidnapped by Somali pirates returned to Bulgaria late Monday.

Society | May 26, 2009, Tuesday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1577

Health Ministry Confirms End to Bulgaria Insulin Crisis

After talks between the Bulgarian Health Ministry and the healthcare company Novo Nordisk the insulin crisis is allegedly over.

Society | May 26, 2009, Tuesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 2299

Sofia New Metro Line Open Again after Short Circuit Failure

The operations of Sofia's recently inaugurated subway stations were restored on Tuesday after a short circuit closed them the previous day.

Society | May 26, 2009, Tuesday // 10:50 | Viewed: 1448

New Bulgaria Tremor Takes Quake Tally Close to 300

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3 on the Richter scale struck about 160 kilometers southwest of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, outside the territory of the country,

Society | May 26, 2009, Tuesday // 08:01 | Viewed: 2696

Bulgaria Jobless Rate on the Rise

Bulgaria's unemployment rate in April 2009 stood at 7,04%, up by 0,16% over the previous month, official statistics showed on Monday.

Society | May 25, 2009, Monday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1109

200 Quakes Shake Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece

Around 200 earthquakes with an epicenter near the Bulgarian-Macedonian-Greek borders have been registered since Sunday afternoon.

Society | May 25, 2009, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2763

Sofia New Metro Line Shut Down over Short Circuit

A short circuit is the reason for the closing of Sofia's newly opened subway stations on Monday.

Society | May 25, 2009, Monday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1642
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