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Berkovitsa Dam Overflowing since Monday, No Risk for People – Mayor

The dam near Bulgaria's north western town of Berkovitsa has been overflowing since Monday but it is under observation, Mayor Dimitranka Kamenova told Focus news agency.

Society » Environment | September 14, 2014, Sunday // 11:10 | Viewed: 874

Environment Ministry Warns Of New Torrential Rains

Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment and Waters warns of new torrential rains in the beginning of next week, reports Vesti.

Society » Environment | September 13, 2014, Saturday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1424

Two Polish Tourists Disappeared In 'Golden Sands'

Two Polish tourists who have disappeared in Bulgaria's Black Sea resort Golden Sands, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society | September 12, 2014, Friday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1871

Bulgaria's Chief Mufti's Office Condemns IS

Bulgaria's Chief Mufti's office condemned the Islamic State and its actions, reports Club Z.

Society | September 12, 2014, Friday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1025

Sofia City Court Rejects Appeal of Arrest Warrant for KTB Owner

The Sofia City Court has turned down the request submitted by the lawyer of Corpbank majority shareholder Tsvetan Vasilev that his arrest warrant be revoked.

Society | September 12, 2014, Friday // 13:33 | Viewed: 806

Experts Identify 535 Areas At Risk Of Flooding in Bulgaria

There are 535 areas at risk of flooding in Bulgaria, according to an analysis of the impact of the Rural Development Program on the environment published by the Agriculture Ministry.

Society » Environment | September 12, 2014, Friday // 11:00 | Viewed: 1444

Ombudsman: Duration Of KTB Saga Is Outrageous

Bulgaria's Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev expressed his concern with the dragging of the saga around troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB), reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 14:41 | Viewed: 908

Ancient Episcopal Basilica Found in Bulgaria's Zaldapa Excavations

Archaeologists have found valuable artifacts and an episcopal basilica during excavations of the ancient fortress Zaldapa near the village of Abrit, northeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 13:45 | Viewed: 1671

Refugee Children Study Bulgarian at Red Cross Language Camp

Bulgarian Red Cross has set up a language camp for refugee children, the press office of the organization announced.

Society | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 11:39 | Viewed: 930

Bulgaria Among Countries with Lowest Suicide Rates – WHO

The World Health Organization has released a global report on suicide prevention and it shows that each year more than 800,000 people take their own lives — about one person every 40 seconds.

Society » Health | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1207

13-th Tattoo Fest Sofia To Take Place In October

The 13-th edition of the Tattoo Fest Sofia will take place on October 4-5 in the 4km Party Center.

Society » Culture | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1686

Scuba Diver Finds Oldest Coin in Bulgaria

An ancient coin believed to be the oldest one found so far in Bulgaria has been discovered in the Black Sea just off the town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 19:23 | Viewed: 10769

Bulgaria's Environment Minister Bans Unconventional Gas Technologies in Dobrudzha

Bulgaria's caretaker Environment Minister Svetlana Zhekova has issued a ban on the use of unconventional gas exploration and production technologies at license block Vranino-1 in Dobrudzha.

Society » Environment | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1509

Rodin Exhibition in Sofia Extended by Two Weeks

An exhibition of works by legendary French sculptor August Rodin will remain in Sofia's National Art Gallery until September 28.

Society » Culture | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1630

State of Emergency Declared in Bulgaria's Sliven After Heavy Rains

State of emergency was declared in the southeastern Bulgarian city of Sliven and several settlements in the region due to the heavy rains, Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1146

Bulgaria is Fifth Poorest Country in Europe – Serbian Statistics

Bulgaria is the fifth poorest country in Europe, according to a study of the Serbian Statistical Institute.

Society | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 07:37 | Viewed: 2051

Teachers Urge Parents To Donate, Instead Of Buying Flowers

The teachers in the Shumen school “Sava Dobroplodni” urged parents to donate the money they are going to spend on flowers to the residents in the flooded areas of Bulgaria.

Society » Education | September 8, 2014, Monday // 21:12 | Viewed: 1100

Scientists Blame Negligence for Floods

Members of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) believe that the main cause of the devastating floods in Bulgaria is human negligence, not the torrential rains.

Society » Incidents | September 8, 2014, Monday // 18:59 | Viewed: 1139

Bulgarian Health Insurance Fund Chief Backs New Budget Update by BGN 117 M

Bulgarian hospitals will get BGN 120 M for their activities in September and October, according to Kiril Ananiev, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF).

Society » Health | September 8, 2014, Monday // 18:10 | Viewed: 921

Asylum Seekers in Bulgaria Increased 5 Times in 2013

The number of asylum seekers in Bulgaria has increased five times in 2013 compared with 2012, according to a report on the implementation of the revised National Program for Demographic Development until 2013.

Society | September 8, 2014, Monday // 16:28 | Viewed: 948

Number of Bulgarians Abroad Doubled in 2013, Compared with 2011

In 2013, a total of 19,678 Bulgarians have changed their address to other countries, according to the revised National Program for Demographic Development implementation report.

Society | September 8, 2014, Monday // 15:20 | Viewed: 875