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Bulgaria's DANS Apprehends Three Terrorist Suspects at Border

Bulgaria's National Security Agency (DANS) apprehended three foreign citizens, wanted in Spain for terrorist activities, reports the BNT public channel.

Crime | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 07:52 | Viewed: 534

Seven Bulgarians Arrested in Belgrade for Intending to Stage Protest

Seven Bulgarian citizens were arrested on Monday evening in Belgrade, said Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry, quoted by the BNT public broadcaster.

Crime | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1077

Bulgarian Man Arrested by Macedonian Police for Human Smuggling Attempt

Macedonian border police officers detained a 33-year-old Bulgarian national who tried to smuggle 11 illegal immigrants through the country.

Crime | December 15, 2014, Monday // 11:23 | Viewed: 674

IntMin Confirms with High Degree of Certainty Missing Petko Sertov Left for Greece

The Bulgarian Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov confirmed with a high degree of certainty that the car of the former chief of DANS Petko Sertov has left Bulgarian territory for Greece.

Crime | December 14, 2014, Sunday // 12:52 | Viewed: 899

Customs Agency Discovers Illegal Gas Station in Downtown Sofia

Bulgaria's Customs Agency discovered an illegal gas station in downtown Sofia on Friday, the Agency said in a statement.

Crime | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 14:17 | Viewed: 869

7 Bulgarian Nationals, 1 Czech Citizen Detained in Drug Bust

8 people have been detained for the unlawful production and distribution of drugs in a joint operation of Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security (DANS) and the Czech authorities.

Crime | December 12, 2014, Friday // 18:08 | Viewed: 863

Bulgaria's Police Arrests Man For False Robbery Claim

The police in Bulgaria's town of Nikopol arrested a man who claimed armed robbers stole BGN 14 000 from his truck, reports Dnevnik.

Crime | December 12, 2014, Friday // 17:40 | Viewed: 701

Sofia Video Surveillance 'Switched Off for Months'

The CCTV system monitoring traffic on Sofia's main streets and venues has not been properly functioning for months, an investigative journalist has argued.

Crime | December 12, 2014, Friday // 09:31 | Viewed: 898

Bulgaria C-Bank Deputy Governor Definitely Dismissed

The Sofia Court of Appeals has confirmed the dismissal of Tsvetan Gounev, the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB)'s Deputy Governor in charge of banking supervision.

Crime | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 18:42 | Viewed: 481

Pirate Bay Goes Offline After Swedish Police Raid

The infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay was taken offline on Tuesday after a raid by Swedish police, reports The Verge.

Crime | December 10, 2014, Wednesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 660

Interpol Issues Search Notice for Ex Head of Bulgaria’s Security Agency

Interpol has included Petko Sertov, former head of Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security (DANS), in its list of missing persons.

Crime | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 21:52 | Viewed: 1407

Prosecuting Authority Seeks Dismissal of Mayor of Bulgaria’s Nedelino

The Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office has asked the Smolyan District Court to remove from office the Mayor of the Nedelino Municipality, Stoyan Beshirov, and his deputy, Rumyana Karaivanova.

Crime | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 18:37 | Viewed: 728

Young Man Found Dead in Downtown Sofia 'Was Immigrant'

The body of a young man has been found lifeless at the entrance of an apartment block on Macedonia Blvd, in the center of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, authorities say.

Crime | December 8, 2014, Monday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1168

Radical Islam Suspects to Remain Under Arrest, Bulgarian Court of Appeal Says

The Plovdiv Court of Appeal on Thursday upheld the decision of the Pazardzhik District Court to keep under arrest seven Bulgarian nationals accused of preaching radical Islam as there was risk they might commit further crimes.

Crime | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 17:50 | Viewed: 2743

Bulgaria IntMin to Beef Up Security at Banks Repaying KTB Deposits

Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov has announced he had approved measures to step up security at bank offices where deposit holders will have access to their savings at Corporate Commercial Bank (Corpbank or KTB).

Crime | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 18:35 | Viewed: 668

Court Dismisses Bulgaria C-Bank Deputy Governor

The Sofia City Court has ruled that Tsvetan Gounev, a Deputy Governor at the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB), is to vacate the office.

Crime | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 566

IS Recruits Followers in Bulgarian-Language Video

Shortly before last week's operation of the State Agency for National Security against extremism, a video with Bulgarian-language captions was released on the internet, in which IS explains its ideology and denies having committed any atrocities.

Crime | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1169

3 Greek Nationals, 2 Bulgarians Arrested in Baby Trafficking Scheme

Five people, including three Greek nationals and two Bulgarians, have been arrested for baby trafficking in the northern town of Kozani

Crime | December 1, 2014, Monday // 13:14 | Viewed: 882

Police Boosts Security Ahead of Repayment of Deposits with KTB

Bulgarian police has beefed up security measures relating to the upcoming repayment of state-guaranteed deposits with the collapsed Corporate Commercial Bank.

Crime | November 30, 2014, Sunday // 15:49 | Viewed: 812

Pazardzhik Court Orders 7 Accused To Remain In Custody

The Pazardzhik court ruled that the seven accused for propagation of anti-democratic ideology and and instigation of war must remain under arrest, awaiting trial.

Crime | November 29, 2014, Saturday // 10:16 | Viewed: 688

Court to Sit on Pazardzhik 'Radical' Imam's Detention

The district court of Pazarzdhik is to decide on Friday whether Muslim spiritual leader Ahmed Musa Ahmed should remain in custody.

Crime | November 28, 2014, Friday // 11:09 | Viewed: 502