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21 Pelicans Found Dead at Bulgaria's Srebarna Nature Reserve

The bodies of 21 pelicans were found in the Srebarna nature reserve in northeastern Bulgaria on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 17:55 | Viewed: 1045

New Spring Season of Future Shorts Film Festival Comes to Sofia

The biggest worldwide network for short films, Future Shorts will present its spring selection in over 100 countries and 300 cities globally.

Society » Culture | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1085

Germanwings: 150 People Were on Plane that Crashed in French Alps

Germanwings has issued a statement saying there were 144, and not 142, passengers on board its plane that went down in the French Alps.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 890

Debris of Germanwings Plane Located near Village in French Alps

Wreckage from the Airbus A320 that fell down in the French Alps has been located, a French Interior Ministry spokesman says.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 816

French President Says 'Probably No Survivors' in Germanwings Plane Crash

French President Francois Hollande has said in a televised address that probably there are no survivors of the crash of a Germanwings plane in the French Alps.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 783

Passenger Jet Crashes in France

A Germanwings airliner with 148 people on board has crashed in the French Alps.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 793

Bulgarian Fantasy Animation Based on Traditional Folklore to be Released Soon

Bulgarians are making the first of its kind animated series. As explained by the creators, the movie will be based on traditional Bulgarian folklore and mythology.

Society » Culture | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1425

Blast at VMZ Sopot's Ammo Warehouse Seems 'Caused on Purpose'

The explosion at a ammunition depot of the VMZ Sopot military plant in Iganovo would have been impossible without any deliberate action, according to the mayor of Sopot, the town where the plant is based.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 757

Interpol, Europol to Join Investigation on Murdered Boy Found in Suitcase

Interpol and Europol will assist the Bulgarian Interior Ministry in the investigation on the murdered baby boy, found in a suitcase Saturday.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 717

Small 2.9-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern Bulgaria

An earthquake measuring 2.

Society » Environment | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 08:00 | Viewed: 703

38-Year-Old Worker Crushed to Death By Heavy Machine in Ruse

A 38-year-old man was crushed to death by a 40-tonne machine in a unit of the former heavy machine production plant in the Danube city of Ruse.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 07:42 | Viewed: 574

Bulgarian Ammo Warehouse Blast Destroys 300 RPG Launchers

The blast at the ammunition depot of military plant VMZ Sopot in Iganovo has incinerated about 300 hand-held launchers for unguided anti-tank rocket-propelled grenades (RPG), 24 Chasa daily reported on Monday.

Society » Incidents | March 23, 2015, Monday // 21:33 | Viewed: 1006

Novinite Group Gives 2014 Personality in the News Awards

“We are very happy that the media are our very, very passionate partner in bringing the awareness in our Bulgarian society, which awareness is saying ‘No’ to the institutionalization of children,” Ivanka Shalapatova, Executive Director of For Our Children

Society | March 23, 2015, Monday // 20:42 | Viewed: 672

Bulgarian Breastfeeding Mother Sues Mall on Discrimination Charges

The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee will represent Denitsa Panayotova in a lawsuit in defense of the right of women to breastfeed in public places.

Society | March 23, 2015, Monday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1252

Patients Will Need ID Cards to Be Admitted to Hospital in Bulgaria as of April

As of April 1, patients will need to show an identity document in order to be admitted to hospital in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | March 23, 2015, Monday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1484

Thracian Treasures Arrive in Paris's Louvre for Three-Month Exhibition

The invaluable treasures from the Fund of the National History Museum in Bulgaria have been transported to Sofia International Airport early on Monday morning.

Society » Culture | March 23, 2015, Monday // 12:01 | Viewed: 1746

Bulgaria Police Show Sketch of Dead Boy Found in Suitcase

A sketch of the 5-year-old boy whose body was discovered in a suitcase near the village of Pasarel, Western Bulgaria was released by Bulgaria's Interior Ministry on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 13:03 | Viewed: 6357

No Risk for Citizens after Bulgaria Ammo Warehouse Blast

The situation in the village of Iganovo, Southern Bulgaria, is under control after a series of explosions that rocked an ammo warehouse on Saturday evening, officials say.

Society » Incidents | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 10:49 | Viewed: 6135

Explosion at Bulgarian Military Plant VMZ Sopot, Nobody Hurt

An explosion occurred at a warehouse of Bulgaria's largest arms factory, VMZ Sopot, located near the southern village of Iganovo, Karlovo Municipality, on Saturday evening.

Society » Incidents | March 21, 2015, Saturday // 21:56 | Viewed: 7888

Blast Rocks Ammo Plant in Bulgaria's Iganovo

A munitions plant in Southern Bulgaria is on fire after an explosion that occurred early on Saturday evening.

Society » Incidents | March 21, 2015, Saturday // 20:44 | Viewed: 5463

Olympic Champion Milen Dobrev Probably Died of Heart Attack

The athlete was found dead in his home in Plovdiv on Saturday afternoon, and the emergency call on account of the incident has been received at 1:38 pm.

Society » Incidents | March 21, 2015, Saturday // 17:15 | Viewed: 3768