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Police To Announce Details on Disappearance of Ex-Chief of DANS

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry will announce on Wednesday details on the disappearance of Petko Sertov, former head of the National Security Agency (DANS).

Society » Incidents | December 10, 2014, Wednesday // 08:07 | Viewed: 590

Emergency Declared In Several Bulgarian Towns

Emergency due to overflowing dams and high waters was declared in the towns of Saedinenie and Peshtera, reports the bTV national channel.

Society » Incidents | December 10, 2014, Wednesday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1129

Fire at Sofia-based Building of Kanal 3 TV Channel

A fire broke out at the building of the Kanal 3TV channel in Sofia Tuesday evening, according to reports of Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry.

Society » Incidents | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 19:58 | Viewed: 603

International Book Fair Starts In Sofia On Tuesday

The 42-nd edition of the Sofia International Book Fair starts on Tuesday in the National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 768

Bulgaria 'to Invest EUR 300 M in Healthcare in 2016'

The government will invest a total of EUR 300 M in Bulgaria's cash-strapped healthcare in 2016, Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has announced.

Society » Health | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 605

Incidents with Sofia Emergency Teams 'Not Related to Roma'

Incidents involving attacks on emergency medical teams do not necessarily involve Roma communities, Sofia emergency aid head Georgi Gelev has warned.

Society » Health | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 776

Bulgaria ex Security Chief 'Intended to Disappear'

The disappearance of Petko Sertov, a former head of the State Agency for National Security (DANS) is not an abduction but was carefully planned, a lawmaker familiar with security structures has said.

Society » Incidents | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 09:07 | Viewed: 1036

Extreme Weather Warnings Issued For Tuesday

Codes orange and yellow for wind, heavy rain, ice and snow on the entire territory of Bulgaria are issued for Tuesday.

Society » Environment | December 8, 2014, Monday // 19:25 | Viewed: 1998

Raina Kabaivanska To Celebrate Anniversary With Gala Concert

Bulgaria's world famous opera prima Raina Kabaivanska will celebrate her 80-th anniversary with a concert gala on December 15, at Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 8, 2014, Monday // 18:51 | Viewed: 697

Gus Gus In Sofia

The Icelandic electronic band Gus Gus will perform in Sofia on December 11.

Society » Culture | December 8, 2014, Monday // 17:59 | Viewed: 604

Boyz II Men In Sofia

The US soul and R&B band Boyz II Men will perform in Sofia on December 12.

Society » Culture | December 8, 2014, Monday // 17:40 | Viewed: 688

Bulgarian Helsinki Committee Condemns ‘Racist Threat’ of Health Minister

The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) has expressed indignation at the warning of Health Minister Petar Moskov that emergency medical teams will not enter Roma districts unless their safety is guaranteed.

Society | December 8, 2014, Monday // 14:50 | Viewed: 851

Ex Head of Bulgarian Intelligence Missing since Friday, IntMin Confirms

Petko Sertov, a former Chairman of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security (DANS), has been missing since Friday, police sources say.

Society | December 8, 2014, Monday // 14:05 | Viewed: 2247

Bulgarian Woman Sets Herself on Fire in Stara Zagora

A young Bulgarian woman has set herself ablaze in the town of Stara Zagora, local officials say.

Society » Incidents | December 8, 2014, Monday // 11:12 | Viewed: 674

Situation in Bulgaria's Flooded Regions Remains Adverse

The Ministry of Environment and Water warned on Sunday that the levels of Maritsa river, in its middle and lower course, and that of river Tundzha are to remain high until December 12.

Society » Environment | December 8, 2014, Monday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1020

Emergency Medical Teams Will Avoid Roma Districts unless their Safety Is Guaranteed

Bulgaria’s Health Minister Petar Moskov has warned that emergency medical teams will not respond to calls in Roma neighborhoods until their safety is guaranteed.

Society » Health | December 7, 2014, Sunday // 16:52 | Viewed: 15858

Runaway Tiger Safely Returned to Cage at Sofia Zoo

The tiger which fled his cage at the Sofia Zoo Sunday morning was sedated and captured by a team of veterinarians and was returned to his cage.

Society | December 7, 2014, Sunday // 15:41 | Viewed: 927

Tiger Flees Cage at Sofia Zoo

A tiger has escaped from his cage at the Sofia zoo.

Society | December 7, 2014, Sunday // 12:41 | Viewed: 759

Minor 2.5-Magnitude Earthquake Registered in Sofia

A 2.5-manginude earthquake was registered around 9 pm on Saturday in Sofia, according to reports of the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy, and Geography at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | December 7, 2014, Sunday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1169

Emergency Remains in Part of SE Bulgaria, Villages in North Covered in Ice

The state of emergency declared after heavy flooding in two Bulgarian municipalities this week is set to remain in force on Saturday, authorities say.

Society » Environment | December 6, 2014, Saturday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1438

Towns, Villages in SE Bulgaria Ready for Evacuation due to Flooding

The Mayor of the southeastern Bulgarian town of Elhovo, Petar Kirov, has urged locals to prepare for evacuation as the water level of the Tundzha River nears the critical level.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2014, Friday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1665