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Army Lends Support in Extinguishing Wildfire in Bulgaria's Haskovo Region

The district governor of Bulgaria's Haskovo Dobri Belivanov has requested aid from the Defence Ministry in extinguishing the wildfire raging between the villages of Bryagovo and Ostar kamak.

Society » Incidents | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2000

3-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southern Bulgaria

An earthquake of magnitude 3 on the Richter scale was registered in southern Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 10:42 | Viewed: 2018

Code Orange Issued in 21 Bulgarian Regions over Dangerous Heat

As many as 21 Bulgarian regions have been placed under Code Orange for Wednesday as extremely high temperatures are expected to sweep the country.

Society » Environment | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 3567

Wildfire Rages Near Bulgaria's Boboshevo

A wildfire has been raging near the village of Sopovo, located in the municipality of Boboshevo in western Bulgaria.

Society » Incidents | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 2162

Close to 2.5 Million Bulgarians Live Below Poverty Line - Study

More than 2 460 000 Bulgarians or 34 % of the country's population live below the poverty line of BGN 295 per month.

Society | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 3491

Monument to Elias Canetti Unveiled in Bulgaria's Ruse

A statue depicting Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti was unveiled over the weekend in the town of Ruse, northeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Culture | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 10:48 | Viewed: 2836

Thracian Polearm Among Archaeological Finds in Bulgaria's Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a peculiar close combat bladed weapon used by the Thracians, Prof Nikolay Ovcharov has said.

Society » Archaeology | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 3295

4-Magnitude Earthquake in Greece Felt in Bulgaria

An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale was registered Tuesday morning in Greece near the country’s border with Bulgaria, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1671

Wildfire Forces Evacuation of 10,000 Campers in southern France

Some 10,000 holidaymakers had to leave three campsites in southern France on Monday due to a wildfire, thelocal.

Society » Incidents | July 27, 2015, Monday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1934

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 11th Century Rakia Distillation Vessel

Bulgarian archaeologists recently discovered an 11th century fragment of a distillation vessel used for the production of the country's traditional fruit brandy, which is known as rakia.

Society » Archaeology | July 27, 2015, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 5864

Sofia Breathes Festival to Start This Sunday

For a sixth year in a row August will be marked by the Sofia Breathes urban culture festival.

Society » Culture | July 27, 2015, Monday // 12:10 | Viewed: 2760

Wildfire in Bulgaria's Rila Mountain Contained

A wildfire in the Rila Mountain in Southwestern Bulgaria has now been fully contained, the local firefighters' service says.

Society » Incidents | July 27, 2015, Monday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2264

Bulgarian Cameraman Drowns While Trying to Rescue Teenager

A Bulgarian cameraman drowned on Sunday near the Black Sea resort of Albena while helping a 16-year-old girl out of the water.

Society » Incidents | July 27, 2015, Monday // 07:29 | Viewed: 2513

CNN: Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha’s Amazing Life

What really killed Bulgaria’s King Boris III in the midst of WWII, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour asks his son Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in an interview.

Society | July 26, 2015, Sunday // 14:58 | Viewed: 3250

Forest Fire in Bulgaria's Rila Mountain Mostly Contained

The forest fire in Bulgaria’s Rila Mountain has been contained from three sides, the blaze continues only on the northwestern slopes, Nova TV station reported on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | July 26, 2015, Sunday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2398

No Casualties After Helicopter Crashes in Black Sea Near Bulgaria's Tsarevo

No people were killed or injured after a helicopter crashed in the Black Sea near the beach of the Bulgarian town of Tsarevo on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 16:08 | Viewed: 3048

Lifeguards Save Eight Foreigners From Drowning in Bulgaria's Zlatni Pyasatsi

Lifeguards have saved eight foreigner tourists from drowning in the Bulgarian seaside resort of Zlatni Pyasatsi (Golden Sands) by noon on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 15:34 | Viewed: 3372

Decreasing Water Levels Hamper Sailing on Danube Near Bulgaria's Belene

The drop in the water levels is hampering the sailing on the Danube river near the Bulgarian town of Belene.

Society » Environment | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 13:07 | Viewed: 2839

Wildfire Raging Above Bulgaria's Rila Monastery Spreads Further

The wildfire raging above the Rila Monastery in southwestern Bulgaria, has spread further overnight.

Society » Incidents | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2537

Sofia Museum Hosts Louvre Exhibition on Egypt

An exhibition on Ancient Egypt is now on display at the Sofia History Museum in the downtown area of Bulgaria's capital.

Society » Culture | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 08:55 | Viewed: 4478

Bulgaria Fights Wildifires  

More than 40 new wildfires have occurred in Bulgaria over the past 12 hours as a result of hot summer weather, strong winds and human neglect of fire safety rules, BGNES reported on Friday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | July 24, 2015, Friday // 18:08 | Viewed: 2713