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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: 1895

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

Some 31.

Society » Education | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 10:13 | Viewed: 8793

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: 1852

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: 2236

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: 1866

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: 1869

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: 2282

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: 11676

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: 16751

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: 16157

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: 3171

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: 14392

Sofia Vies for World's Biggest Pokemon Go Hunt

Thousands of Pokemon Go players stormed the National Palace of Culture (NDK) on Saturday afternoon, daily newspaper Standart reports.

Society | July 31, 2016, Sunday // 12:59 | Viewed: 2828

Hot Weather Alert Throughout Bulgaria on Sunday

A Code Yellow warning has been announced for all of Bulgaria's 28 regions, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2016, Sunday // 08:33 | Viewed: 14434

Bulgaria Expects Another Hot Summer Day on Sunday

A streak of hot summer weather in Bulgaria will extend into Sunday and Monday with air temperature expected to rise even further.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 15:09 | Viewed: 10639

Wildfire near Bulgaria's Ardino Contained

A forest fire near Ardino, in southern Bulgaria, has been contained, the authorities said on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 10:07 | Viewed: 2348

Forest Fire Rages near Ardino in Southern Bulgaria

A wildfire has engulfed a mountainous area of about 10 hectares of pine trees between the villages of Svetulka and Ahryansko near Ardino, in southern Bulgaria, the athorities said in Friday.

Society » Incidents | July 29, 2016, Friday // 20:59 | Viewed: 10051

Bulgaria to Set up Advisory National Food Board

Bulgaria will establish an advisory body to coordinate the state policy in the food sector, the government has decided.

Society » Health | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 10051

Bulgaria to Scrap Injunction of People with Mental Disabilities

The statutes of full or partial injunction imposed on people with mental disabilities will be completely abolished, the Bulgarian government has said.

Society | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 3176

Bulgarians See Politics, Hospitals, Customs as 'Most Corrupt' - Poll

Politicians, doctors and customs officers are pointed out by Bulgarians as "most corrupt" in a recent Gallup survey.

Society | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 1666

Pope Francis Donates Funding for Basilica in Bulgaria's First Capital

Pope Francis has donated EUR 5000 for the repair the Great Basilica in Pliska, the first capital of the First Bulgarian Empire, Catholic officials say.

Society | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 2248