Sir James Mancham, the first President of the Seychelles, passed away at his residence on Sunday morning, a family member has said.
Bulgaria's Deputy Education Minister Diyan Stamatov has said schools will remain shut down at least until Tuesday, January 10.
Police detained nearly 19 000 migrants on the territory of Bulgaria last year, the Interior Ministry says.
Some trains have suffered delays of several hours due to the heavy weather conditions, Bulgaria's state-owned carrier says.
There are severe conditions on several key roads across northeastern Bulgaria and elsewhere in the country, outgoing Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has said.
A bus stranded along the snowy roads of northeastern Bulgaria has been succeesfully evacuated after failing to go ahead along the road between Razgrad and Shumen.
Bulgaria's weather authorities have issued a Code Orange alert for Sunday with low temperatures expected in four Bulgarian regions.
Ten people have become victim to the cold weather in Poland over the last two days when temperatures fell to -20.
The Bulgarian National Radio and copyright organization Musicautor remain at loggerheads over music fees, with officials being cautious in their reaction.
An enhanced presence of movies from Central Asia, the Caucasus, India and Indonesia will complement this year's Middle East and North Africa (MENAR) Film Festival beginning next week in Sofia, organizers say.
Border police on Monday discovered the body of a woman, possibly of Somali origin, near the village of Ravadinovo in southern Bulgaria, the Interior Ministry says.
Disgruntled residents of Dzherman, a village in Western Bulgaria, staged a blockade of the European route E-79 on Monday to protest against the construction of a waste storage facility near their homes.
Up to 200 000 vehicles are expected to enter Sofia through Monday as a long weekend is coming to an end, police say.
Authorities have lifted the state of emergency in Burgas Region following a series of crashes that left traffic paralyzed along Trakia motorway and a bypass route leading to Burgas from central Bulgaria.
Part of the Trakia motorway area that had been sealed off for almost 24 hours was reopened on Saturday afternoon, the Road Infrastructure Agency has said.
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