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Fewer Migrants Applied for Status in Bulgaria Last Month

The number of migrants seeking protection from Bulgaria is 1755 for October 2016, according to data from the State Agency for Refugees.

Society | December 15, 2016, Thursday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1983

Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast: Cisterns' Removal to Begin on Thursday

The removal of cisterns which derailed on Saturday in the village of Hitrino, killing seven, is to start on Thursday, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | December 15, 2016, Thursday // 10:14 | Viewed: 2239

Car Crashes Onto Line 7 Tram Track in Bulgaria's Sofia

A car has bumped into the tracks of tramway line 7 in Bulgaria, municipal officials have said.

Society » Incidents | December 15, 2016, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 2166

One Man Party's 4th Edition to Feature Foreign D&B Guru

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is to host the One Man Party musical marathon for the fourth time on Friday, with iconic D&B musician Limewax to join the 7-h-long performance, organizers say.

Society » Culture | December 12, 2016, Monday // 22:00 | Viewed: 2326

Despite IT Boom, 1/3 of Bulgarian Households Lack Internet Access

More than a third of Bulgarian households still have no internet access at home, national statistics reveal.

Society | December 12, 2016, Monday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1542

Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast: Derailed Train Went Beyond Speed Limit

The freight train that caused a deadly explosion after a derailment of tanks in the Bulgarian village of Hitrino was moving at an excessively high speed at the time of the incident, a probe shows.

Society » Incidents | December 12, 2016, Monday // 16:43 | Viewed: 2212

Bulgaria Mourns Hitrino Blast Victims

Bulgaria observes on Monday a day of national mourning over the incident in the northeastern village of Hitrino where seven people died after a gas explosion caused by a train derailment.

Society » Incidents | December 12, 2016, Monday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1948

Nobody Hurt as Tram Derails in Bulgaria's Sofia

A tram derailment has the Bulgarian capital Sofia, not far from the city center.

Society » Incidents | December 12, 2016, Monday // 10:14 | Viewed: 1979

Maxim Behar Urges Fundraising Campaign for Bulgaria's Hitrino

Bulgarian PR expert and Novinite founder Maxim Behar has called on businesses in Bulgaria to launch together a "Donate 1000 for Hitrino" campaign, in the aftermath of an incident that left seven people dead and several dozen injured.

Society | December 12, 2016, Monday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1187

Hitrino Incident: Derailed Tank 'Did Not Explode'

There was no explosion of the cistern loaded with liquefied petroleum gas that derailed on Saturday, causing a blast that killed 7 people and left 29 injured, Bulgarian firefighters' chief Nikolay Nikolov has said.

Society » Incidents | December 12, 2016, Monday // 08:38 | Viewed: 2489

Death Toll of Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast Reversed to 7

Seven and not eight people died in the explosion following a train derailment in Hitrino, northeastern Bulgaria, Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.

Society » Incidents | December 12, 2016, Monday // 08:16 | Viewed: 2680

Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast Claims 8th Victim

The death toll of Saturday's train explosion in the Bulgarian village of Hitrino has increased to 8, outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Society » Incidents | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2336

Bulgarian Red Cross Raising Funds over Hitrino Train Disaster

The Bulgarian Red Cross has launched a fundraising campaign to help people affected by Saturday's tragic incident in the northeastern village of Hitrino.

Society » Incidents | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2291

High Speed 'Main Hypothesis' for Hitrino Train Blast

High speed is one of the most likely reasons for the train derailment that left seven people dead and dozens injured on Saturday, Bulgaria's Deputy Chief Prosecutor has said.

Society » Incidents | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1817

Emergency Declared in Bulgaria's Hitrino over Gas Exposure

Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the northeastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino, national media report.

Society » Incidents | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 12:17 | Viewed: 3177

Bulgarian Authorities Warn of Complications after Train Blast in Hitrino

Gas has been flowing out of two tanks after the expolosion in the northeastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino, outgoing Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.

Society | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1624

Bulgaria's Hitrino Braces for Cleanup after Tragic Blast

Emergency teams are to begin draining the dangerous materials out of several tanks that derailed in Hitrino in northeastern Bulgaria on Saturday morning.

Society » Incidents | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 08:47 | Viewed: 2137

Death Toll of Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast Rises to 7

The number of fatalities after the incident in Hitrino in northeastern Bulgaria has increased to seven, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | December 10, 2016, Saturday // 18:19 | Viewed: 8443

Blast in Bulgaria's Hitrino: What Actually Happened

A cargo train, composed of 23 tankers, was entering the railway station of Hitrino, a village in northeastern Bulgaria, when twelve of the cisterns went off the track and one exploded.

Society » Incidents | December 10, 2016, Saturday // 13:53 | Viewed: 12484

Twenty-Nine Injured in Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast - Minister

As many as 29 have been left injured by the explosion in Saturday morning's northeastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino, outgoing Health Minister Petar Moskov has said.

Society » Incidents | December 10, 2016, Saturday // 13:24 | Viewed: 2416

Uncertainty over Causes of Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast

It is not immediately known what led to the blast of cisterns which exploded in the northeastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino, leaving at least five people dead.

Society » Incidents | December 10, 2016, Saturday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1890
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