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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: 3035

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: 2337

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: 2260

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: 1904

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: 19375

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: 2023

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: 1794

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: 2495

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: 2662

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: 3427

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: 2262

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: 2384

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: 2261

Inspection Discovered Problems at Chelopechene Ammo Storage 1 Month Ago

An inspection ordered by Bulgaria's Defense Minister Nikolay Tsonev had discovered some problems with the utilization of the ammunitions in Chelopechene military storehouse, which exploded on Thursday throwing the capital Sofia in panic.

Society | July 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1938

15 Teams Inspect Damages from Chelopechene Warehouse Explosions

The Mayor of Sofia's Chepintsi Quarter Sonya Stoyanova announced Friday that a total of 15 teams were already inspecting the damages from Thursday's explosions at the military storehouse in the nearby Chelopechene Quarter.

Society | July 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1812

Explosions Continue in Chelopechene

Week explosions are still continuing in Chelopechene, according to visitors of the DarikNews website. Explosions were also supposedly heard on Botevgradsko Shose, in the suburbs of Sofia with witness' accounts of seeing patrol cars driving in the directi

Society | July 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2281

Sofia Airport Running on Schedule

Sofia airport is opened for normal business Friday and all regular flights have been resumed, as announced by the airport's management. There are however some departure delays related to Thursday's cancellations.

Society | July 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1873

Three Most Sacred Bulgarian Icons Are On Display in Sofia

The three most sacred Bulgarian miracle icons with the image of the Virgin Mary from the monasteries of Bachkovo, Troyan and Rila are already in Sofia, in the shrine and monument "St. Alexander Nevski.

Society | July 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2630

New Explosions near Sofia, Situation Getting back to Normal

Early on Friday explosions could still be heard near the military storage facility in Sofia's district of Chelopechene after yesterday's huge blast caused panic in the capital. The explosions this time were light, as most of the ammunition stored there h

Society | July 4, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2833
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