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One Dies, 19 Injured on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

One man died as 18 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 19 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | July 9, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1581

Minority Leaders Protest in Bulgaria's Plovdiv over Banned Roma Weddings

Forty-two leaders of minority organizations led by the Chair of the "Prav Put" ("Straight Way") Foundation Ashim Asan boycotted Tuesday a meeting on social issues organized by the Plovdiv Municipality.

Society | July 8, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1865

Amazing Shows of SLAYER, IN FLAMES Close Kaliakra Rock Fest

The US thrash metal band and the Swedish group In Flames staged concerts to remember in the last evening of Kaliakra Rock Fest in Bulgaria's town of Kavarna on Monday. Slayer's drums have been transported from Germany because the band's demands were so h

Society | July 8, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3696

Military Plane Crashes in Bulgaria's Varna, Airport Remains Open

A military transport plane of the Bulgarian Air Force suffered an accident around noon on Tuesday while landing at the civil airport of Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna.

Society | July 8, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3252

Six Die in Crashes Overnight across Bulgaria

Six people were killed as 25 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 30 passengers were injured in the hits, as the lives of two of them are still in danger.

Society | July 8, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1889

Bulgaria Defense Ministry Pours out Water on Chelopechene Explosions Site

Bulgaria's Ministry of Defense used Monday two civic planes to pour out water on the military base in Sofia's Chelopechene District, which exploded on July 3, and through in panic the Bulgarian capital.

Society | July 7, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2198

Collectors Bid for Soviet Limos in Sofia

Car collectors from Bulgaria and all over Europe gathered in Sofia Monday for an auction of Soviet limousines used by Bulgaria's former communist leaders. Enthusiasts bid for twenty "Chaika" cars that were used for transportation of foreign delegations a

Society | July 7, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3033

Ambulance, Car Crash in Sofia, 1 Doctor Dies

A doctor died and two people were injured after an ambulance hit against a car in Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia on Monday. The medic killed was going back home after a night duty, authorities reported.

Society | July 7, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2334

10 Children Infected with Salmonellosis in Bulgaria's Harmanli

A total of ten children, who attend one and the same kindergarten, were hospitalized Monday in the regional hospital in Bulgaria's town of Harmanli after being infected with salmonellosis. The condition of all the little patients is stable, doctors repor

Society | July 7, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2256

Bulgaria's Defence Minister: Chelopechene Blast Crisis is Over

Bulgaria's Defence Minister Nikolay Tsonev declared Monday that the situation after Thursday's explosion in a military facility in Sofia's district of Chelopechene is back to normal. There is no danger of new explosions, Tsonev said at an extraordinary p

Society | July 7, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1902

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Five Lives Overnight

Five people died as 22 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 28 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | July 7, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1557

Manowar Writes History in Bulgaria with 5-Hour Gig

Legendary Manowar lived up to their reputation of the most uncompromising and loudest heavy metal band after treating 20,000 exalted fans with a record-long, five-hour-gig in Kavarna. The band opened the annual Kaliakra Rock Festival 2008 on the Black Se

Society | July 6, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 19298

26 Bulgarians Suffer Injuries in 26 Crashes Overnight

A total of 26 passangers were injured as 26 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Luckily no lives were claimed but one person is in critical condition.

Society | July 6, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2019

Experts Enter Blasts Hit Chelopechene Area after Soil Cooling

Bulgarian authorities announced they are to cool the surface soil layer in the area of the military storehouses on fire in Chelopechene to allow sappers, military police officers, prosecutors and chemists enter it on Monday. The announcement was made Sun

Society | July 6, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1789

11 More Military Storehouse Explosions Shake Chelopechepe District

A total of 11 explosions shook late on Saturday Chelopechene's military storehouses, which are on fire for about three days now. The blasts were heard at about 11 pm, awaking the residents of the district as well as those, living in the nearby Chepintsi.

Society | July 6, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2482

More than 600 Homes Damaged by Chelopechene Blast

Authorities are still trying to determine the exact number of homes that were damaged by Thursday's huge blast in a military facility near the Chelopechene district of Sofia. Until now special teams have found that more than 600 houses in Chelopechene al

Society | July 5, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2658

Bulgaria Firefighters Get New Fire Trucks on Police Holiday

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Mihail Mikov presented Saturday twelve new firetrucks, 52 jeeps for the border police, and special trucks for the gendarmerie as Bulgaria's police mark their professional holiday. Although this year there was no parade, peopl

Society | July 5, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3413

Bulgaria's Police Celebrates Professional Holiday

Bulgaria's police celebrated Saturday 129 years since the service was founded, but for the first time the traditional parade gave way to humble celebrations. Although there was no parade, people could enjoy demonstrations of the abilities of special forc

Society | July 5, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2258

Police Presence Remains Strong in Blast Shaken Chelopechene

Police presence remains strong in Sofia's district of Chelopechene where a military facility exploded on Thursday. Authorities say that if citizens in the area happen to find shrapnels or bombs that did not explode, they should immediately go to the near

Society | July 5, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2378

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Three Lives Overnight

Three people died as 22 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other three people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | July 5, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1949

No Air Pollution Detected in Sofia after Chelopechene Warehouse Explosions

Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment and Waters announced that the quality of the air in Sofia and the Chelopechene Quarter had not worsened as a result of Thursday's massive explosions at the munitions storage facilities there.

Society | July 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2255
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