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Thracian Polearm Among Archaeological Finds in Bulgaria's Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a peculiar close combat bladed weapon used by the Thracians, Prof Nikolay Ovcharov has said.

Society » Archaeology | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1965

4-Magnitude Earthquake in Greece Felt in Bulgaria

An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale was registered Tuesday morning in Greece near the country’s border with Bulgaria, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1460

Wildfire Forces Evacuation of 10,000 Campers in southern France

Some 10,000 holidaymakers had to leave three campsites in southern France on Monday due to a wildfire, thelocal.

Society » Incidents | July 27, 2015, Monday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1764

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 11th Century Rakia Distillation Vessel

Bulgarian archaeologists recently discovered an 11th century fragment of a distillation vessel used for the production of the country's traditional fruit brandy, which is known as rakia.

Society » Archaeology | July 27, 2015, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 4482

Sofia Breathes Festival to Start This Sunday

For a sixth year in a row August will be marked by the Sofia Breathes urban culture festival.

Society » Culture | July 27, 2015, Monday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1423

Wildfire in Bulgaria's Rila Mountain Contained

A wildfire in the Rila Mountain in Southwestern Bulgaria has now been fully contained, the local firefighters' service says.

Society » Incidents | July 27, 2015, Monday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2089

Bulgarian Cameraman Drowns While Trying to Rescue Teenager

A Bulgarian cameraman drowned on Sunday near the Black Sea resort of Albena while helping a 16-year-old girl out of the water.

Society » Incidents | July 27, 2015, Monday // 07:29 | Viewed: 2297

CNN: Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha’s Amazing Life

What really killed Bulgaria’s King Boris III in the midst of WWII, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour asks his son Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in an interview.

Society | July 26, 2015, Sunday // 14:58 | Viewed: 3108

Forest Fire in Bulgaria's Rila Mountain Mostly Contained

The forest fire in Bulgaria’s Rila Mountain has been contained from three sides, the blaze continues only on the northwestern slopes, Nova TV station reported on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | July 26, 2015, Sunday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2262

No Casualties After Helicopter Crashes in Black Sea Near Bulgaria's Tsarevo

No people were killed or injured after a helicopter crashed in the Black Sea near the beach of the Bulgarian town of Tsarevo on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 16:08 | Viewed: 2859

Lifeguards Save Eight Foreigners From Drowning in Bulgaria's Zlatni Pyasatsi

Lifeguards have saved eight foreigner tourists from drowning in the Bulgarian seaside resort of Zlatni Pyasatsi (Golden Sands) by noon on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 15:34 | Viewed: 3220

Decreasing Water Levels Hamper Sailing on Danube Near Bulgaria's Belene

The drop in the water levels is hampering the sailing on the Danube river near the Bulgarian town of Belene.

Society » Environment | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 13:07 | Viewed: 2404

Wildfire Raging Above Bulgaria's Rila Monastery Spreads Further

The wildfire raging above the Rila Monastery in southwestern Bulgaria, has spread further overnight.

Society » Incidents | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2449

Sofia Museum Hosts Louvre Exhibition on Egypt

An exhibition on Ancient Egypt is now on display at the Sofia History Museum in the downtown area of Bulgaria's capital.

Society » Culture | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1835

Bulgaria Fights Wildifires  

More than 40 new wildfires have occurred in Bulgaria over the past 12 hours as a result of hot summer weather, strong winds and human neglect of fire safety rules, BGNES reported on Friday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | July 24, 2015, Friday // 18:08 | Viewed: 2617

Bulgarian Customs Prevent Smuggling of 10 African Grey Parrots

Bulgarian customs officers have seized 10 African grey parrots which a Bulgarian citizen tried to bring into the country from Turkey without proper documents required under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

Society » Environment | July 24, 2015, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 7789

Bulgaria's Ruse Becomes Home to New Multi-Purpose Arena

The new multi-purpose Bulstrad Arena was unveiled in the Bulgarian city of Ruse on Thursday.

Society | July 24, 2015, Friday // 15:13 | Viewed: 2263

Wildfire Near Bulgaria's Harmanli Continues to Rage for Third Day

The wildfire near the Bulgarian town of Harmanli continues to rage for the third consecutive day on Friday.

Society » Environment | July 24, 2015, Friday // 08:38 | Viewed: 2188

Bulgaria's Harmanli Declares State of Emergency Due to Raging Wildfire

The municipality of Harmanli in southern Bulgaria declared on Thursday a state of emergency due to the wildfire, which has been raging in the region for a second consecutive day.

Society » Incidents | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 15:34 | Viewed: 2147

Wildfire Rages for Second Day Near Bulgaria's Harmanli

A wildfire has been raging for the second day in the Sakar mountain in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2080

German Tourist Drowns in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag

A German tourist, aged 32, drowned in the Black Sea off the Bulgarian resort of Slanchev Bryag (Sunny Beach) on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | July 22, 2015, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 3750