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Half of Bulgaria Under Highest Fire Danger Alert on Tuesday

A Red Index warning has been issued by the national weather service of Bulgaria in 15 of the country's 28 regions for Tuesday, August 09.

Society » Environment | August 9, 2016, Tuesday // 09:07 | Viewed: 9039

250 Fires Raged across Bulgaria in Past 24 Hours

As many as 248 cases of wildfires have been extinguished throughout the country since Saturday, the Interior Ministry says.

Society » Incidents | August 7, 2016, Sunday // 16:31 | Viewed: 2629

Armed Man Surrenders after Barricading Himself in Germany's Saarbrücken

Police entered the restaurant where an armed man had barricaded himself in Saarbrücken, Germany, national media report.

Society » Incidents | August 7, 2016, Sunday // 15:42 | Viewed: 2795

Risk of Fire Remains High in Eastern Bulgaria on Sunday

Bulgarian authorities have issued the highest alert for possible wildfires on Sunday.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2016, Sunday // 09:43 | Viewed: 8889

Hot Weather Expected in Bulgaria on Sunday

Weather is expected to be sunny in Bulgaria on Sunday, with maximum air temperature forecast in a range from 31 to 36 degrees Celsius.

Society » Environment | August 6, 2016, Saturday // 16:08 | Viewed: 8941

Blaze in Bar Kills 13 in Rouen, France

At least 13 people were killed and injuring six others were injured when a fire swept through a birthday party at a bar in the Normandy city of Rouen on Friday night, the French authorities said.

Society » Incidents | August 6, 2016, Saturday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1957

Wildfire Contained in Bulgaria’s Svilengrad Municipality

A wildfire near Lisovo village, in Svilengrad municipality bordering Turkey, has been contained, the Executive Forests Agency with the Agriculture Ministry announced on Friday.

Society » Incidents | August 5, 2016, Friday // 12:43 | Viewed: 2101

Bulgaria to Have Sunny Summer Day on Friday

The weather will be mostly sunny and dry in Bulgaria on Friday, with mild to moderate eastern winds along the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2016, Friday // 09:15 | Viewed: 8427

Bulgaria Wins Praise for Achievements in Fighting HIV/AIDS

Bulgaria has achieved impressive results in the fight against HIV/AIDS, according to Sandra Irbe, Portfolio Manager for Bulgaria at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Bulgarian public radio broadcaster BNR reported on Thursday.

Society » Health | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 22:38 | Viewed: 8424

Wildfire Rages on 50 Ha in Bulgaria’s Svilengrad Municipality

A wildfire spread over an area of more than 50 hectares near Lisovo village, in Svilengrad municipality bordering Turkey, the government’s Executive Forests Agency announced on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1868

Nearly Third of Bulgarians Aged 25-54 Attained Higher Education - Eurostat

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Society » Education | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 10:13 | Viewed: 8133

Fire Near Bulgaria's Topolovgrad Contained

The blaze that broke out in the area of Topolovgrad municipality in Southern Bulgaria has been largely contained, private bTV station reports.

Society » Incidents | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1825

Large Wildfire Raging Near S Bulgaria's Topolovgrad

Authorities are fighting a fire that extends over 5 km into the area of three villages near the town of Topolovgrad, Southern Bulgaria, local officials say.

Society » Incidents | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 21:50 | Viewed: 2209

Forest Fire Breaks out in Harmanli Municipality, in Southern Bulgaria

A wildfire engulfed 30 hectares of forest near Cherna Mogila village in Harmanli Municipality, in southern Bulgaria, the authorities in Haskovo Region said on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1838

Emirates Flight from India Crash-lands in Dubai, All People on Board Safe

An Emirates flight from the Indian city of Trivandrum crash-landed at Dubai International Airport, the airline annouinced on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1843

Rain Expected in Central, Eastern Bulgaria Wednesday

A wave of cooler air will bring a respite from summer heat across Bulgaria on Wednesday, public TV broadcaster BNT has reported.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 21:45 | Viewed: 2259

International Cartoon Exhibition on Migrant Crisis Unveiled in Sofia

An exhibition of cartoons from around the world exploring different aspects of the migrant crisis was inaugurated at the National Palace of Culture on Monday.

Society » Culture | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 10720

Half of Bulgaria Placed Under Hot Weather Warning on Tuesday

Weather authorities have issued a Code Yellow alert for most of eastern Bulgaria and several central regions, with high temperatures expected throughout the country and in the affected regions in particular.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 16087

Nearly Half of Bulgaria Under Fire Alert

Thirteen of twenty-eight Bulgarian regions have been placed under a "Red Index" alert over a high risk of fire, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 08:38 | Viewed: 15497

Unique Byzantine Coin Discovered in Bulgaria's Balchik

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a medieval coin depicting Emperor Nikephoros II Phokas (910s-969) in Balchik, by the northern Black Sea coast, local media report.

Society » Archaeology | August 1, 2016, Monday // 16:43 | Viewed: 3141

Hundreds of Fires Broke Out across Bulgaria Since Sunday

More than 320 fire-related incients have been reported throughout Bulgaria amid a peak of heat wave that began over the weekend, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | August 1, 2016, Monday // 11:36 | Viewed: 13255