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Influx of Immigrants to Bulgaria via Greece Increases 10 Times

The current migration pressure is comparable to the highest levels in October last year, Bulgaria's Deputy Interior Minister Filip Gunev told Capital Daily.

Society | September 5, 2014, Friday // 18:01 | Viewed: 969

Bulgaria's Plovdiv to Be European Capital of Culture in 2019

The city of Plovdiv will be Bulgaria's choice to become European Capital of Culture 2019.

Society » Culture | September 5, 2014, Friday // 17:53 | Viewed: 2326

Torrential Rains Cause New Flash Floods Across Bulgaria

Severe weather conditions are causing alarm among local inhabitants throughout Bulgaria, just hours after floods hit the town of Berkovitsa in the country's north-west.

Society » Incidents | September 5, 2014, Friday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1447

'Bulgarian Rhapsody' Enters Oscars 2014 Foreign Language Film Contest

The National Cinema Council has picked Bulgarian Rhapsody as the Bulgarian movie to participate in the race for 2014's Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Society » Culture | September 5, 2014, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1284

Kazanlak Man Finds Newborn Kittens In His Car

Georgi from Kazanlak found four newborn kittens in his car on Friday morning, reports BGNES.

Society | September 5, 2014, Friday // 12:04 | Viewed: 692

Bisons In Sofia Zoo Were Poisoned

The two bisons that died in the Sofia Zoo this week have been poisoned, according to the Food Safety Agency, quoted by the 24 Chasa daily.

Society | September 5, 2014, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 700

Code Yellow Warning For Torrential Rains Issued For Friday

Code yellow warning for torrential rains is issued for Friday in 9 regions in Bulgaria, said the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology.

Society | September 5, 2014, Friday // 08:31 | Viewed: 1042

State of Emergency Declared In Berkovitsa

State of emergency was declared in Bulgaria's north western town of Berkovitsa Thursday night, after torrential rains flooded part of the town, reports Nova TV.

Society » Incidents | September 5, 2014, Friday // 07:49 | Viewed: 1096

Bulgaria's European Capital of Culture 2019 To Be Announced Friday

Four Bulgarian cities, Veliko Tarnovo, Plovdiv, Sofia, and Varna, take part in the final selection stage of the contest European Capital of Culture 2019.

Society » Culture | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1228

Bulgaria's Caretaker Environment Minister Bans Construction near Koral Camping

Bulgarian caretaker Environment Minister Svetlana Zhekova has banned construction and installation works in the region of camping site Koral.

Society » Environment | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 17:11 | Viewed: 793

Archaeological Dig At Perperikon Gets Extra Funding

The archaeological dig at the Perperikon complex in south eastern Bulgaria got extra funding and will hire another 30 people, reports Vesti.

Society » Archaeology | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 15:19 | Viewed: 824

Corruption Costs Poor Countries USD 1 Trillion A Year – Report

World’s poorest countries are deprived of at least USD 1 trillion each year by criminals and corrupt officials through money laundering, illegal tax evasion and embezzlement, a report published Wednesday by the anti-poverty organization One says.

Society | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1463

Torrential Rains Cause Floods Throughout Bulgaria

Heavy rains have flooded parts of Bulgaria on Wednesday night, local media outlets report.

Society » Environment | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 997

Bulgarian Veterinary Union to Stage National Protest

Bulgarian Veterinary Union will stage a protest over the lack of clear strategy for the veterinary services in the country, Thursday.

Society | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 11:00 | Viewed: 691

Code Yellow Warning For Rain Issued for Thursday

Code yellow warning for heavy rains was issued for 13 regions, said the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology.

Society | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 18:09 | Viewed: 923

Thunderstorms, Heavy Rains Hit Balkan States in Early September

Torrential rains and gale force winds, thunderstorms and in some places hail, have hit the Balkans in the beginning of September, local media outlets reported, Tuesday.

Society » Environment | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1431

424 Refugee Children in Bulgaria Unable to Go to School

Out of a total of over 520 refugee children living in Bulgaria, only 96 will go to school in the new school year, according to the State Agency for Refugees.

Society | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1063

2.8-Strong Earthquake Jolts Bulgaria's Pernik

A 2.8-magniture quake has rattled the Bulgarian town of Pernik near Sofia.

Society » Incidents | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 09:11 | Viewed: 781

Bison Dies in Sofia Zoo

A bison was found dead on Monday morning at the Sofia Zoo, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | September 1, 2014, Monday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1027

Bulgaria’s Prison Officers Stage National Protest

Bulgaria’s prison employees will stage a national protest in front of the Ministry of Justice, Monday.

Society | September 1, 2014, Monday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1181

Trained Taxi Drivers to Help Paramedics in Bulgaria’s Sofia

The first team of taxi drivers paramedics will cruise the streets of Bulgaria’s capital city of Sofia as of September 1, Monday.

Society | September 1, 2014, Monday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1040