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Three Minor Earthquakes Hit Bulgaria’s Smolyan Region

Three minor earthquakes have been registered near the town of Smolyan, in southern Bulgaria some 150 km southeast of Sofia, Wednesday afternoon.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 10:12 | Viewed: 526

Lab Tests Show Radioactivity in Water Pipe in SW Bulgaria

Tests of the local health inspectorate in Blagoevgrad have indicated the presence of radioactive water in a drinking water pipe in the village of Krastiltsi.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 15:44 | Viewed: 934

Lifeguards Warn Of Dangerous Swells Along Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast

Lifeguards in Bulgaria's sea resorts warn tourists to beware of the rip currents that appeared on Monday, reports bTV.

Society | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 706

Parliament Passes At First Reading NZOK Budget Update

Bulgaria's outgoing Parliament passed at first reading the update of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) budget on Tuesday afternoon, reports Dnes.

Society » Health | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 17:25 | Viewed: 793

August in Bulgaria: Rain in the West, Sun at the Seaside

August will be rainy in western Bulgaria and warm and sunny at the Black Sea coast, shows the monthly forecast of the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology.

Society | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1155

Roma Protesters End Railroad Blockade in Sofia

A Roma protest action that halted train traffic along the railroad linking Sofia with the nearby town of Pernik on Tuesday morning has ended.

Society | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 837

Village near Stara Zagora Holds Sod-Turning Event for Waste Plant

A project for the construction of a regional municipal waste treatment facility near the village of Rakitnitsa, Stara Zagora district, has been launched.

Society | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 15:01 | Viewed: 550

Gela Bagpipe Contest to Take Place This Weekend

The traditional Rhodope bagpipe (kaba gaida) contest in Bulgaria's village of Gela will take place on August 2 and 3.

Society » Culture | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 697

Bulgaria's Ancient City of Perperikon Excavations Funding Trimmed

The archaeological excavations of the Thracian city of Perperikon, located in Bulgaria's Eastern Rhodopes will start on August 4, professor Nikolay Ovcharov announced.

Society » Archaeology | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 964

Dangerous WWII Bomb Found at Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast

A bomb disposal unit in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Bourgas has destroyed a dangerous WWII aerial bomb which was found by accident at the beach.

Society | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 13:38 | Viewed: 844

Without Healthcare Reform, NZOK Budget Update Is Pointless - Datzov

A potential increase in funding for National Health Insurance Fund, NZOK, will make no sense now, according to former deputy finance minister Lyubomir Datzov.

Society » Health | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 13:03 | Viewed: 748

Number of Foreigners Granted BG Citizenship Drops

There is a drop in the number of foreigners who were granted Bulgarian citizenship, said former deputy justice minister Ilia Angelov, quoted by Sega daily.

Society | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 765

Firefighters Threaten to Stage Strike over Controversial Regulation

Bulgaria's firefighters who have been protesting countrywide for a week now, threaten to go on strike due to a 'disastrous' new draft regulation.

Society | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 564

Torrential Rains Kill One Near Bulgaria's Gabrovo

A 61-year-old woman was killed and her 39-year-old son went missing after the torrential rains on Monday night, report the Bulgarian-language media.

Society | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 939

Roma Protesters Block Three Trains in Bulgaria's Sofia

Three trains have been blocked on the road near Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia due to civil disobedience, Tuesday, Bulgarian State Railways reports.

Society | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1138

German Transplant Patient to Receive Liver from Bulgarian Donor

A liver from a Bulgarian donor has been transported to Germany as part of the cooperation with the organization for organ exchange Eurotransplant.

Society » Health | July 28, 2014, Monday // 14:20 | Viewed: 607

Outgoing Justice Minister Calls for Consensus on Priority Goals

Outgoing Justice Minister Zinaida Zlatanova has called on political parties to agree on a declaration listing the goals in the sphere of judicial reform in the next 7 years.

Society | July 28, 2014, Monday // 13:41 | Viewed: 527

Trade Union: ¼ of Bulgarian Households Below Poverty Threshold


Society | July 28, 2014, Monday // 12:33 | Viewed: 822

Fatal Traffic Accidents in Bulgaria See Dramatic Increase – Expert

Death toll on Bulgarian roads is growing again, after a 4-5-year period of drastic decline, according to Aleksi Stratiev, former head of the Traffic Police.

Society | July 28, 2014, Monday // 11:40 | Viewed: 936

Child Beggars in Bulgaria's Capital 'Numbering 400'

Over 400 children can be found begging in the streets of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, data from the Sofia Municipality has shown.

Society | July 28, 2014, Monday // 10:30 | Viewed: 751

Firefighters Protest in Varna

Firefighters, police officers and rescue workers protested in Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna on Saturday against the new rules regulating their work, reports Dnes.

Society | July 26, 2014, Saturday // 16:18 | Viewed: 943
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