Flood Victims in NW Bulgaria Get BGN 325 Each in State Aid

The flood victims in northwestern Bulgarian Mizia, Byala Slatina, Krushovitsa and Borovan will be getting a one-off state aid of BGN 325 as of Friday.

Society | August 8, 2014, Friday // 13:02 | Viewed: 959

Python Reportedly Eats Kittens, Attacks People, Hunters Dispatched

A loose python is reportedly terrorising the residents of the Lyulin 9 district of Bulgaria's capital Sofia and has eaten 30 kittens, according to local media.

Society » Incidents | August 8, 2014, Friday // 12:16 | Viewed: 1291

Ex Deputy Minister Blames Kostenets Blasts on Incompetent Management

Valentin Radev, former Deputy Defense Minister, has blamed Friday's explosion at the TEREM ammunitions plant in Kostenets on the ill-thought-out senior-level reshuffle.

Society » Incidents | August 8, 2014, Friday // 11:55 | Viewed: 685

International Jazz Festival Starts Friday In Bansko

The 17-th edition of the popular International Jazz Festival starts in Bulgaria's mountain resort town Bansko on Friday.

Society » Culture | August 8, 2014, Friday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1268

Ten Injured In Kostenets Military Factory Blasts

Ten people were injured in the blasts in the military factory in Bulgaria's town of Kostenets on Friday morning, said the town mayor Radostin Radev.

Society » Incidents | August 8, 2014, Friday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1069

Blasts In Bulgaria's Kostenets, Military Factory Incident Possible

Loud blasts were heard in Bulgaria's town of Kostenets shortly before 9 AM on Friday morning, reports Nova TV national channel.

Society » Incidents | August 8, 2014, Friday // 09:43 | Viewed: 786

Three Ancient Walls Discovered During Bridge Repairs in Sofia

Ancient walls dating back to the 2nd-4th century were found during the reconstruction of Sofia's landmark Lavov Most (Lion's Bridge) on Thursday.

Society » Archaeology | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1558

ATM Mysteriously Appears On A Sofia Street

An ATM mysteriously appeared on a street in the Lagera district of Sofia, reports

Society » Incidents | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 17:02 | Viewed: 1205

10% Of Bulgarians Support Stricter Sanctions Against Russia

Only 10% of Bulgarians support stricter EU sanctions against Russia, shows a survey of the Open Society Institute Sofia.

Society | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 16:44 | Viewed: 951

Lovech Prosecution to Look Into Alonso The Jaguar Murder

Lovech Prosecution, along with Environment Ministry and the local municipality, started an investigation of the shooting of Alonso the jaguar, who escaped from his cage on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 15:22 | Viewed: 901

Suleiman the Magnificent Bath In Burgas To Open for Visitors

The restoration of the Suleiman the Magnificent bath in Burgas is almost complete and will open for visitors next year, report the Bulgarian-language  media.

Society » Archaeology | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1315

Tenth Mozart Festival To Take Place In Pravets

The tenth edition of the Mozart Musical Festival will take place in Bulgarian town of Pravets on August 13-17.

Society » Culture | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1287

Two Bulgarian Ministers Travel to Flood-Stricken Mizia

Caretaker Ministers of Interior and and Social Policy have set off for Mizia, where flash floods took two lives and left a fourth of the town under water.

Society » Incidents | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 679

Kevin Aspegren Appointed New President Of the AUBG

Kevin Aspegren, took office as President of the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) on August 4, 2014, said the university in a press release.

Society » Education | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 854

Sofia's Dada Cultural Bar Launches Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Sofia's Dada Cultural Bar launches a hop-on hop-off bus offering information on cultural events in Sofia, documentaries and historical information on the city.

Society » Culture | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1089

Plovdiv-based Technical University Eager to Welcome Chinese Students

The Plovdiv unit of the Technical University - Sofia is ready to welcome Chinese PhD students, students in engineering sciences and students seeking to complete a specialization.

Society » Education | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 11:11 | Viewed: 811

Asteroid to Be Named after Son of Bulgarian Ex Parliament Speaker

An asteroid is to be named after the son of Tsetska Tsacheva, former Bulgarian Parliament Speaker.

Society » Education | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1029

5 Buildings of Sofia Waste Plant to be Completed by end-November

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has said that the five main buildings of the waste processing plant in Sofia are to be built by end-November.

Society | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 783

Code Yellow Warning Issued for Wednesday

Code yellow warning for possible thunder and hailstorms and torrential rains is issued for six regions on Wednesday, said Bulgaria's Environment Ministry.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1296

Damage Assessment of Flooded Rhodope Municipality Runs Up To BGN 1.5M

The estimated damages caused by the floods in southern Bulgarian Rhodope municipality come up to nearly BGN 1.5M.

Society | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 15:09 | Viewed: 673

Minor Earthquake Shakes Blagoevgrad Region

A quake of 2.3 Richter scale magnitude was registered on the territory of Bulgaria, reports the European Seismology Centre.

Society » Incidents | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 13:34 | Viewed: 635
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