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Specially Equipped Team to Enter Site of Explosion in NW Bulgaria

A specially equipped team of Bulgaria’s Ministry of Interior is to enter the site of the explosion near the village of Gorni Lom.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 10:53 | Viewed: 923

Explosion-Hit Explosives Plant in NW Bulgaria Functioned Despite Numerous Penalty Notices

Bulgaria’s caretaker Labor Minister Yordan Hristoskov informed that the explosives factory near the village of Gorni Lom, which was stricken by a powerful blast on Wednesday, had been issued a number of penalty notices.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1464

Blast at Explosives Plant Likely Due To Human Error - Ammo Expert

A human error is the likely cause of Wednesday’s blast at an explosives factory in northwestern Bulgaria, leading ammunition expert Valentin Radev has said.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 09:40 | Viewed: 690

Up to 15 Feared Dead in Wednesday Blast at Bulgarian Explosives Plant

The death toll from Wednesday’s blast at an explosives factory in northwestern Bulgaria could be as high as 15, according to unofficial estimates.

Society » Incidents | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1231

Blast at Explosives Factory in NW Bulgaria Cuts Off Power Supply to 2 Hydropower Plants

The blast at an explosives factory near the northwestern village of Gorni Lom has left two hydropower plants without electricity.

Society » Incidents | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 23:41 | Viewed: 774

Fire Safety Service Holds Emergency Meeting over Blast at Explosives Factory in NW Bulgaria

Operational Headquarters of the National Fire Security and Protection of Population Service is holding an emergency meeting over the blast at an explosives factory in the village of Gorni Lom.

Society » Incidents | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 23:20 | Viewed: 1047

Blast at Explosives Plant in NW Bulgaria Leaves at least 2 Injured, over 10 Feared Dead

Two women have been injured in a blast at a plant specialized in the production of explosives near the northwestern village of Gorni Lom, Vidin district.

Society » Incidents | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1766

600 Thousand Bulgarians Suffer from Diabetes – Expert

Some 9% of Bulgarians have diabetes, according to Dr. Natalia Temelkova, endocrinologist at Alexandrovska Hospital in Sofia.

Society » Health | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 703

Donations in Bulgaria Hit Record Low in 2013

Record decline in donations in the country in 2013 was reported by the Bulgarian Donors' Forum.

Society | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 599

Grigor Dimitrov Tops Forbes Bulgaria Celebrity List

Forbes Bulgaria has named top tennis player Grigor Dimitrov the biggest celebrity in Bulgaria, Tuesday.

Society | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1062

Children's Museum To Open In Sofia Next Year

A children's science museum, called Muzeiko, will open in Sofia next year, reports Nova TV.

Society » Culture | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 19:19 | Viewed: 1036

Turkish Truck Drivers Complain From Syrian Immigrants

The Turkish international truck drivers complain from the Syrian immigrants trying to board their trucks at the Turkish-Bulgarian border, reports the BTA wire service.

Society » Incidents | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 894

Unemployment Rates in Bulgaria Remain Stable in August – Eurostat

The euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.5% in August 2014, stable compared with July 2014, but down from 12.0% in August 2013, according to Eurostat.

Society | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 647

WWF: Global Wildlife Population Dropped by 50% in 40 Years

The Living Planet Index, which measures trends in thousands of vertebrate species populations, shows a decline of 52% between 1970 and 2010, according to the latest edition of WWF's Living Planet Report.

Society » Environment | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 13:40 | Viewed: 727

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Turns Down Donation of Pacific Island

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rejected a proposal to acquire an island drifting across the Pacific Ocean.

Society | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 1505

KTB Depositors Threaten to Foil Bulgaria's Elections

Depositors at troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) have demanded that the bank be open before October 5, the date of early elections for Parliament in Bulgaria.

Society | September 29, 2014, Monday // 21:22 | Viewed: 1174

Number of Asylum Seekers from Afghanistan Increased 4 Times – Bulgaria’s Refugee Agency

The number of asylum seekers from Afghanistan has increased more than four times in the last year, Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees told Dnevnik.bg.

Society | September 29, 2014, Monday // 08:55 | Viewed: 902

Thirty Illegal Immigrants Detained in Sofia

Police detained Sunday 30 illegal immigrants in the Druzhba-2 district of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, the Interior Ministry's press office has announced.

Society | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 12:07 | Viewed: 909

Sofia Police Apprehends 70 Illegal Immigrants

Sofia police apprehended 70 unidentified individuals – reportedly illegal immigrants - at two different locations in Bulgaria's capital on Saturday, reports Nova TV.

Society » Incidents | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1186

Plovdiv To Exhibit Mosaics From V c. Basilica

Bulgaria's city of Plovdiv is planning to exhibit almost 2 000 sq.

Society » Archaeology | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1803

Code Yellow For Bad Weather Declared Along Sea Coast

Code yellow for torrential rains and high winds is declared for Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast, said the National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute.

Society » Environment | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1457