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Traffic Still Paralyzed in Several Eastern Bulgarian Regions over Snow

The northeastern Bulgarian regions of Dobrich, Varna and Silistra have been blocked by heavy snowfall, public radion BNR reports.

Society | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 08:25 | Viewed: 2173

Nearly 600 Antique Coins Donated To Silistra History Museum

The History Museum in Silistra has received as a donation nearly 600 antique coins and other cultural valuables confiscated by the state during legal proceedings at the Silistra District Court.

Society » Archaeology | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 19:09 | Viewed: 1599

Bulgaria's Trakia Motorway Closed Again between Zimnitsa Hub, Burgas

Movement has been brought to a halt along Trakia motorway between Zimnitsa transportation hub and the Black Sea city of Burgas, officials say.

Society | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1677

Bulgaria Marks 20 Years since Violent Anti-Govt Riots, Civil Unrest

Twenty years have passed since the events of 1997, when on January 10 anti-government demonstrations in Bulgaria grew into a raid of the Parliament headquarters, pushing the socialist cabinet to step down.

Society | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1702

Bulgaria Deported 1410 Migrants in 2016

As many as 1410 irregular migrants were been expelled over the course of 2016, a sharp increase compared to the previous year, the Interior Ministry has said.

Society | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 07:47 | Viewed: 1451

Severe Weather Alert in Eastern Bulgaria, Cold in West

A Code Orange warning is in force in most regions of Eastern Bulgaria, with gale-force winds and fresh snowfall expected, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 07:18 | Viewed: 4158

Referendum Petition on Tunnel beneath Bulgaria's Petrohan Pass Gathers Pace

Residents of northwestern Bulgaria are gathering signatures in a petition for a referendum on whether a tunnel should be built under the Petrohan mountain pass.

Society | January 9, 2017, Monday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1541

Tough Road Conditions, Power Outages in NE Bulgaria

Snowfall and snowdrifts on the roads, low temperatures and disruption in electricity supply in several northeastern Bulgarian regions are still being addressed, outgoing Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has said.

Society » Environment | January 9, 2017, Monday // 11:35 | Viewed: 2769

Cold Weather Alert throughout Bulgaria on Monday

Bulgaria's weather service has issued a Code Yellow warning for low temperatures across the country.

Society » Environment | January 9, 2017, Monday // 09:33 | Viewed: 4075

Seychelles' First President Dies Aged 77

Sir James Mancham, the first President of the Seychelles, passed away at his residence on Sunday morning, a family member has said.

Society » Obituaries | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 19:27 | Viewed: 2383

Bulgaria Extends School Holiday until Tuesday over Snow, Flu

Bulgaria's Deputy Education Minister Diyan Stamatov has said schools will remain shut down at least until Tuesday, January 10.

Society » Education | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 17:40 | Viewed: 2226

Bulgarian Police Detained 19 000 Migrants Last Year

Police detained nearly 19 000 migrants on the territory of Bulgaria last year, the Interior Ministry says.

Society | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1711

School Holiday Gets Extended in Sofia

Schools in Bulgaria's capital will remain closed through Tuesday, January 10, Sofia Municipality has said.

Society | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1831

Snowfall in Bulgaria Partly Paralyzes Railway Traffic

Some trains have suffered delays of several hours due to the heavy weather conditions, Bulgaria's state-owned carrier says.

Society | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1320

Passenger Train Derails in Central Bulgaria

A passenger train has gone off the tracks after hitting a pile of snow in central Bulgaria, the Interior Ministry says.

Society » Incidents | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1857

Major Roads in NE Bulgaria Open, but Conditions Remain Heavy

There are severe conditions on several key roads across northeastern Bulgaria and elsewhere in the country, outgoing Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has said.

Society » Environment | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 11:07 | Viewed: 2106

Bus with 40 Japanese Tourists Evacuated after Being Stranded in NE Bulgaria

A bus stranded along the snowy roads of northeastern Bulgaria has been succeesfully evacuated after failing to go ahead along the road between Razgrad and Shumen.

Society » Incidents | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 10:44 | Viewed: 2031

Code Orange Warning Issued in Bulgaria's Sofia, 3 Other Regions

Bulgaria's weather authorities have issued a Code Orange alert for Sunday with low temperatures expected in four Bulgarian regions.

Society » Environment | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 09:29 | Viewed: 3429

Severe Cold in Poland, Traffic Through Bosphorus Halted

Ten people have become victim to the cold weather in Poland over the last two days when temperatures fell to -20.

Society | January 7, 2017, Saturday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1872

Over 360,000 Bulgarians Celebrate Ivanovden

The Orthodox Church honours St John the Baptist on January 7 – the last Old Testament prophet who baptised Jesus.

Society | January 7, 2017, Saturday // 09:33 | Viewed: 1459

Schools to Remain Closed by January 09

Christmas holidays of school students will continue by January 06, Friday, due to fears of a flu epidemic, Bulgaria's Education Ministry has said.

Society » Education | January 4, 2017, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1987
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