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Emiliya Rusinova Elected as Sofia City Prosecutor

Emiliya Rusinova has been elected as Sofia City Prosecutor.

Crime | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 22:39 | Viewed: 1263

Sofia City Prosecutor to Be Elected Wednesday

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS)'s colleage of prosecutors in Bulgaria is due to elect a new head of the Sofia City Prosecutor's Office, the agenda of the VSS shows.

Crime | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1170

Austria, Hungary Bust Migrant Smuggling Network

The Austrian and Hungarian authorities have dismantled an Austrian-based organised crime ring involved in the smuggling of migrants.

Crime | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 18:24 | Viewed: 1448

Police Detain 35 Migrants in NW Bulgaria

Thirty-five migrants have been found in two Sofia-plated vehicles in northwestern Bulgaria, police say.

Crime | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1691

Suitcase Murder in Bulgaria: Russian Man Indicted

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has indicted German Kostin, a Russian national, on charges of the murder of a minor.

Crime | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1779

Man Kills Woman with Machete in Reutlingen, Germany

A man attacked and killed a woman with a machete in Reutlingen, in southwestern Germany, Bild newspaper reported on Sunday.

Crime | July 24, 2016, Sunday // 20:10 | Viewed: 1821

Munich Shooting: Lone Gunman Planned Attack for One Year

A lone gunman who killed nine people in a shooting spree in Munich before killing himself on Friday had planned the attack for a year, Reuters has reported.

Crime | July 24, 2016, Sunday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1593

Bulgarian Woman Suffers Broken Arm during Friday’s Munich Shooting

A Bulgarian national has suffered a broken arm when fleeing for her life during a shooting in a shopping centre in Munich, a diplomatic official has said.

Crime | July 23, 2016, Saturday // 19:41 | Viewed: 1926

Munich Shooting: Gunman Had no Known Links to Islamic State, Police Say

Police in Munich have said that a German-Iranian teenager who shot dead nine people and then killed himself in the city on Friday had no known links to the Islamic State group, according to German media reports.

Crime | July 23, 2016, Saturday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1993

Ten Die in Munich Shooting Including Lone Gunman

Nine people have been killed and 21 injured in a shooting at a shopping centre in Munich, according to German media reports.

Crime | July 23, 2016, Saturday // 09:21 | Viewed: 1948

German Police Launches Massive Manhunt for Munich Shooting Attackers

The German interior ministry has confirmed that at least three people were killed and many others were injured in a shooting near a shopping mall in Munich.

Crime | July 22, 2016, Friday // 22:24 | Viewed: 1991

Six People Reported Killed in "Shooting Spree" in Munich

At least six people were killed in a shopping centre shooting in Munich, German media reported on Friday.

Crime | July 22, 2016, Friday // 22:13 | Viewed: 1599

Bulgaria Detains 23 Migrants in Freight Railcars Arriving from Turkey

Bulgarian police found four irregular migrants without documents hiding in an empty grain railcar, which arrived at Kapitan Andreevo border crossing from Turkey on Friday morning, the Interior Ministry said.

Crime | July 22, 2016, Friday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1905

Bulgaria Police Detain More Than 160 Migrants in Sofia

A total of 162 people illegally residing in Bulgaria have been arrested in a specialized operation, police say.

Crime | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 15:02 | Viewed: 2314

Bulgaria Takes to Court Two Men for 2012 Burgas Airport Suicide Bombing

Bulgarian prosecutors have brought charges of terrorism against two foreign nationals suspected of having helped prepare a suicide bombing of a bus with Israeli tourists at Burgas Sarafovo airport, on the Black Sea coast, four years ago.

Crime | July 18, 2016, Monday // 21:37 | Viewed: 26532

Bulgarian Authorities Conduct Operation Against Contraband, Illegal Migration

Bulgarian authorities conducted a specialised operation against contraband and illegal migration in the area of the Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint on the border with Turkey on Thursday.

Crime | July 15, 2016, Friday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1976

Bulgaria IntMin Reports 7 % Increase in Number of Solved Crimes

During a hearing in the parliamentary Internal Security and Public Order committee on Wednesday, Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova said that there has been 7 % increase in the number of solved crimes in the past months.

Crime | July 13, 2016, Wednesday // 19:01 | Viewed: 2185

Armed Robbery of Casino Takes Place in Bulgaria's Stamboliyski

An armed robbery of casino took place in the southern Bulgarian town of Stamboliyski in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Crime | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 2155

Bulgaria's Sunny Beach 'Is State within State' - Chief Prosecutor

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has called the resort of Sunny Beach "a state within the state" and has described the seaside as a "swamp" of criminal activity.

Crime | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 3112

Bulgarian MP Charged with Hooliganism Gives Up Immunity

Bulgarian MP Aleksandar Metodiev, who is charged with hooliganism, gave up his immunity from criminal prosecution on Monday.

Crime | July 11, 2016, Monday // 21:04 | Viewed: 2268

Bulgaria Police Find 30 Migrants in Freight Truck

As many as 30 people who irregularly crossed into Bulgaria have been found in a freight truck in the northwestern town of Vidin, police say.

Crime | July 11, 2016, Monday // 12:44 | Viewed: 2470