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English Snowboarder Rescued in Bulgaria's Bansko

The emergency rescue operation in Bansko ended successfully Thursday.

Society » Incidents | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 21:45 | Viewed: 1421

Terry Pratchett's Life and Works in 15 of His Most Memorable Quotes

In Memoriam: Terry Pratchett's thoughts on life, death and everything inbetween.

Society | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 21:17 | Viewed: 2041

Writer Terry Pratchett Dies at Age 66

Terry Pratchett passed away Thursday.

Society » Incidents | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 17:26 | Viewed: 954

Bulgarian Holy Synod Awards PM Borisov with Highest Order

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has been handed out the Order of St King Boris the Baptizer, the highest order awarded by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, the government press service has said.

Society | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 14:32 | Viewed: 865

Hundreds of Bulgarian Villages Left Paralyzed by Snow, but Conditions Improving

The situation following days of heavy snowfall across Bulgaria is improving, though river levels remain high, the country's Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva has said.

Society » Environment | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1685

Serbia Appeals Court Rejects Bulgaria’s Request to Extradite Tsvetan Vasilev

Belgrade Court of Appeal has  rejected Bulgaria’s request to extradite Tzvetan Vasilev, majority owner of collapsed Corporate Commercial Bank, Sofia-based BNR radio station reported on Wednesday.

Society | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1447

Rescuers Save Man Hit by Avalanche in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountain

A man hit by an avalanche in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountain on Wednesday has been retrieved alive from under the snow piles.

Society » Incidents | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 983

Avalanche Hits Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain Slopes

A huge avalanche has fallen over the right slope of the Pirin mountain near the Baderitsa hut.

Society » Incidents | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1245

Weather Conditions in Bulgaria Remain Harsh

The regions of Smolyan and Kardzhali, as well as the municipalities of Ivaylovgrad Laki, Batak, Sarnitsa, Velingrad, Haskovo and Galabovo remain in a state of emergency over the heavy rains and snowstorms in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 08:32 | Viewed: 1343

Parliament Committee Approves Glinka Komitov as New Head of State Health Insurance Fund

The Healthcare Commission in Bulgaria’s Parliament has approved the nomination of Glinka Komitov for new Chairman of the state-run National Health Insurance Fund NZOK.

Society » Health | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 17:58 | Viewed: 892

Director of Bulgarian Road Infrastructure Agency in Kardzhali Fired

The direction of the state agency to the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works in Kardzhali has a new director starting Tuesday.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1111

Bulgaria Marks 72 Years from Rescue of Its Jews

Bulgarian authorities are commemorating on Tuesday the 72nd anniversary of Sofia's move to save thousands of Jews living on its territory from deportation during World War Two.

Society | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1268

Five Bulgarian Municipalities Remain in State of Emergency after Snowstorms

Hundreds of towns in southern Bulgaria remain without elеctricity supplies and with severe problems in the road infrastructure after the prolific snowfalls.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 3345

Two Bulgarians Fall Victim to Bad Weather Conditions

Two Bulgarians fell victims to the bad weather conditions in different parts of the country on Monday.

Society » Incidents | March 9, 2015, Monday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1323

Horses Rage in the Center of Bulgaria's Kazanlak

Kazanlak managed to get away with a possible tragedy as furious horses raided the streets of the town of Kazanlak, located at the foot of the Balkan mountain range.

Society » Incidents | March 9, 2015, Monday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1391

Four More Bulgarian Municipalities Issue State of Emergency

The municipalities of Galabovo, Batak, Mineralni Bani and Yakoruda have issued a state of emergency Monday.

Society » Environment | March 9, 2015, Monday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1430

First Journey Around the World for Innovative Aircraft Solar Impulse 2

The first official flight of the solar-powered aircraft was launched with the plane taking off from the Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Sunday morning.

Society | March 9, 2015, Monday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1184

Bulgarian Actor Julian Kostov to Join Morgan Freeman in Ben-Hur Remake

Bulgarian actor Julian Kostov, who lives and works in London will participate in a modern re-make of the classic Biblical epic Ben-Hur.

Society » Culture | March 9, 2015, Monday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1234

Bulgaria's Snowstorms Leave Regions Isolated and Without Electricity

Monday is the third consecutive day with continuing state of emergency in Bulgaria after the prolific snowfalls.

Society » Environment | March 9, 2015, Monday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1865

Heavy Snowfall Blocks Roads, Cuts power in Southern Bulgaria

Power supply to more than 800 locations in southern Bulgaria has been disrupted as of Sunday evening due to heavy snowfall now in its third day.

Society » Environment | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 21:51 | Viewed: 2212

Avalanche Kills Three in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain

Three snowboarders have died in an avalanche in the Prin mountain above the town of Razlog, in southwestern Bulgaria, 24 Chasa daily reported on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 17:08 | Viewed: 2664