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One Dies on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

A man died as 16 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 18 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | August 14, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 872

Bulgaria Introduces Huge Fines for Fake Emergency Calls

Fines of up to BGN 20,000 for fake alerts made over the new emergency 112 phone line are included in the project for the new Law for the National Emergency Call System with an Unified European Number. The measures were announced by the Cabinet's press-ce

Society | August 13, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3264

3 Killed in Bulgaria War on Wheels Overnight

A total of 21 heavy traffic accidents have occurred in Bulgaria over the last 24 hours claiming the lives of three people and sending 24 to the hospitals with injuries, according to the Interior Ministry's press-center. Two of the passengers hurt are in

Society | August 13, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1504

Bulgaria Milk Producers Stage Yet Another Protest Downtown Sofia

Bulgarian milk producers are to stage yet another protest over unpaid subsidies in front of the Agriculture Ministry in downtown Sofia on Wednesday. According to the permit, issued by the capital's Municipality, the farmers are not allowed to take cattle

Society | August 13, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1879

One Dies on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

A man died as 14 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 21 people were injured in the hits, as five of them are in critical condition.

Society | August 12, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1279

Nine Injured as Bus Crashes into Truck near Bulgaria's Burgas

Nine people were injured Monday when a passenger bus crashed into a tank truck transporting LPG near the coastal Bulgarian city of Burgas. Two women remain in critical condition, doctors said.

Society | August 11, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2910

Varna Terrarium Burns Down

A fire that broke around 3:30 am Monday morning had fully destroyed the terrarium in the city of Varna, while the cause of the fire is still unknown. Many of the animals housed at the terrarium have died including the rare Savannah lizard.

Society | August 11, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5366

Veterinary Service Warns of Danger from Rabies in Sofia

Bulgaria's National Veterinary Service have said that there is danger of rabies spreading among stray dogs in Sofia, as there were registered cases of wild animals infected with the disease attacking dogs in the suburbs of the city. On August 1, an infec

Society | August 11, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2454

High Voltage Kills Former Bulgarian MP, Wife

The former right-wing MP Plamen Peykov and his wife were struck dead by the high voltage in the bathroom in their house in Bulgaria's village of Strazhitsa late on Sunday. There were no signs of violence on the bodies, authorities reported.

Society | August 11, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2538

500 Citizens of Bulgaria's Plovdiv Evacuated over Sulphur Dioxide Pollution

A total of 500 people from Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv were evacuated Sunday evening after a monitoring station detected levels of sulphur dioxide several times exceeding the permitted threshold. "The citizens from 100 houses have been forc

Society | August 11, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1753

Four Lose Their Lives in Overnight Crashes across Bulgaria

A total of four people were killed as 17 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 19 passengers were injured in the hits, as the lives of three of them are still in danger.

Society | August 11, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1769

Bulgarian Children Picture Their Olympic Dreams

An exhibition of children's drawings dedicated to the Beijing Olympic Games is to be opened Monday in Sofia's Sredets Gallery. The event, which will be held under the motto "The Olympics in the Children's Eyes - Beijing 2008", has been organized by the C

Society | August 11, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1519

Explosions in Bulgaria's Kazanlak Arms Producing Plant

Unidentified materials have triggered early Sunday afternoon an explosion in a small warehouse located in the area of plant 3 of the arms producing "Arsenal' company in the Bulgarian town of Kazanlak. The Chief of the local "Civil Defense" service Hristo

Society | August 10, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2883

Bulgaria's Pernik Steel Mill Locates Radioactive Source

The automatic system for incoming radioactive control of the "Stomana Industry" company in the town of Pernik, has detected a radioactive source located in a freight train car carrying scrap. The scrap car had arrived at the steel mill Sunday for unloadi

Society | August 10, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2549

Three Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

A total of 21 serious traffic accidents have occurred in Bulgaria over the last 24 hours claiming the lives of 3 people and sending 23 to the hospitals with injuries, according to the Interior Ministry's press-center. 3 of the injured are in critical con

Society | August 10, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1330

Bulgaria Academy of Sciences Discharges Over 250 Employees

Over 250 individuals have been already discharged from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), according to the requirement for a 12% budget reduction included in the 2008 Budget Law. The news was announced by the BAS Director, Academician Nikola Saboti

Society | August 10, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2016

Clashes between Farmers and Police Expected on Bulgaria-Greece Border

The Chair of the Association of Milk Producers Adrian Tsakonski announced Saturday border police units were being amassed at the Bulgarian-Greek borderline to prevent farmers from crossing into Greece with their herds, which could lead to violent clashes.

Society | August 9, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2342

Light Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria Capital Sofia

A 3,3-magnitude earthquake shook Bulgaria's capital Sofia at 6:25 a.m.

Society | August 9, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2429

Bulgarian Farmers Set off for Greece with Their Herds of Sheep

Bulgarian farmers from the southern District of Kurdzhali have headed south in order to cross the border into Greece with four herds of sheep - a total of 8 000 animals.

Society | August 9, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2825

Bulgaria's Cave "Magurata" Renovated with EUR 400 000 from EEA

One of the most famous caves in Bulgaria, Magurata, which is a top tourist attraction famous for its drawings by prehistoric people, will be renovated with money from the European Economic Area financial mechanism.

Society | August 8, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9421

Bulgarian Sailor Goes Missing in Mediterranean Close to African Coast

The Bulgarian boatswain from the city of Varna Rusin Kostov has gone missing in the Mediterranean close to the shores of Algeria and Tunisia.

Society | August 8, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1844
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