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51 People Detained At Bulgaria's Borders Over Weekend

A total of 51 persons were apprehended at Bulgaria's border checkpoints over the weekend, the Ministry of Interior informs.

Society | October 13, 2014, Monday // 12:30 | Viewed: 853

Smart Traffic Lights To Regulate Public Transport In Sofia

The traffic lights at 20 of the busiest Sofia intersections will be updated to allow public transport vehicles to cross faster, reports the Pressa daily.

Society | October 13, 2014, Monday // 12:06 | Viewed: 782

Human Error Is Most Likely Cause Of Gorni Lom Blast

Human error is the most likely cause of the deadly blast in the Midzhur explosives factory in the village of Gorni Lom, which killed 15 people on October 1, said caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov.

Society » Incidents | October 13, 2014, Monday // 11:10 | Viewed: 736

Future of 38 Midzhur Plant Workers Uncertain after Blast Prompts Layoffs

At least 38 employees of the Mizdhur explosives factory leveled to the ground by a huge blast last week will be laid off after the incident, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 15:21 | Viewed: 850

Twenty Killed, Over 200 Injured in Car Accidents in Bulgaria 1-10 Oct

Twenty people have lost their lives and more than 200 others were injured in road traffic accidents in Bulgaria since the beginning of October, BTV reported on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1968

Gong Myoung Ensemble Performs During Days of Korean Culture in Sofia

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is hosting this year's Days of Korean Culture between October 9 and 19.

Society » Culture | October 10, 2014, Friday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1328

DANS Chief Admits Of Terrorists Trying To Enter Bulgaria

There were cases in which persons, connected to terrorist organisations, tried to enter Bulgaria as a part of the refugee wave, Vladimir Pisanchev, head of the National Security Agency (DANS) told journalists.

Society | October 10, 2014, Friday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1129

Bulgaria's Chief Health Inspector: Ebola Threat Is Not Imminent

The ebola threat, however real, is not imminent for Bulgaria, said the country's Chief Health Inspector Doctor Angel Kunchev for the BNT public broadcaster.

Society » Health | October 10, 2014, Friday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1451

Sofia’s Odeon Cinema Hosts Film Fest for Environmental Documentaries

The second edition of the documentary film festival “Gorichka Film Fest” will be held on October 9-15 at the Odeon cinema in Sofia.

Society » Culture | October 10, 2014, Friday // 12:12 | Viewed: 2013

'Vampire' Burial Uncovered In Perperikon

Grave of a young man on whom was performed an anti-vampire ritual was uncovered at archaeological excavations at the Perperikon site, reports News.

Society » Archaeology | October 10, 2014, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 2153

Bulgaria’s Unemployment Rate at 10.5% in September

Bulgaria’s unemployment rate stood at 10.5% in September, according to the Employment Agency.

Society | October 10, 2014, Friday // 10:55 | Viewed: 798

Tens Of Illegal Immigrants Apprehended In Sofia

Tens of illegal immigrants were apprehended by the police in Bulgaria's Sofia in the past several days, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1322

Warning Siren System To Be Tested On Oct. 13

Bulgaria's warning siren system will be tested on October 13, informs the Interior Ministry press centre.

Society | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1123

No Proof For Sabotage In Midzhur Explosives Plant - Top Prosecutor

There is not a single proof supporting the theory that the deadly blast that killed 15 people in the Midzhur explosives factory in Gorni Lom was a sabotage, said Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov for the Focus news agency.

Society » Incidents | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 11:27 | Viewed: 916

Medical Union Demands Update Of Health Insurance Fund Budget Update

The Union of Bulgarian Medics (BLS) demands an urgent update of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK), said the deputy chairperson Yulian Yordanov for the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Health | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 20:16 | Viewed: 1066

Farmer Market Fest Showcases Organic Food

The first Farmer Market Fest will take place in Sofia this Friday at the central entrance of Sofia's Zaimov park between 1 PM and 8 PM.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1420

Archaeologists Uncover Unique Medallion Near Bulgaria's Harmanli

Archaeologists have uncovered a unique for Bulgaria medallion with spiralled snake heads in an excavation at the Kastra Rubra fortress, near Harmanli, reports Dnes.

Society » Archaeology | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1401

Gerard Depardieu To Shoot Film In Bulgaria

French actor Gerard Depardieu will shoot a film in Bulgaria, reports Vesti.bg.

Society » Culture | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1611

Prosecution To Investigate Alleged Sexual Abuse Of Girl With Autism

Bulgaria's prosecution office launches an investigation for sexual abuse in the case with a 13-year-old girl with autism, said Stefan Milev of the Sofia Regional Prosecution, quoted by BTA.

Society | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 960

Bulgarian Writer Milen Ruskov Wins EU Prize for Literature

Bulgarian writer Milen Ruskov is one of the 13 winners of the 2014 European Union Prize for Literature.

Society » Culture | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1581

Midzhur Ammo Blast 'Result of Sabotage' - Plant Owner

Valeri Mitkov, the owner of a munitions factory which an explosion leveled to the ground killing 15 people in Bulgaria's north-west, has cited sabotage as a reason for the incident.

Society | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 08:07 | Viewed: 1052