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Floods Cause BGN 22 M Damage To Bulgaria's Road Infrastructure

The total damages for the road infrastructure after the floods in Bulgaria amount to BGN 22 M after only twenty four hours, said Minister of Regional Development Lilyana Pavlova.

Society » Incidents | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 08:49 | Viewed: 1175

Flood-Related State of Emergency Remains in Several Bulgarian Regions

The situation in Varna municipality is now under control as announced by Internal Minister Veselin Vouchkov during his visit of the regions affected by the floods on Monday

Society » Incidents | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 07:48 | Viewed: 1603

Westinghouse Helps Repair Kindergarten in Bulgaria’s Flood-Stricken Mizia

Westinghouse Electric Company said on Monday it is donating BGN 17,000 (EUR 8,500) for the reconstruction of a kindergarten in the Bulgarian town of Mizia hit by flash floods last summer.

Society | February 2, 2015, Monday // 18:28 | Viewed: 979

Bulgarian Movie Takes Home Ingmar Bergman Debut Award

Bulgaria's The Lesson won the prestigious Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award at the renowned Göteborg Film Festival.

Society » Culture | February 2, 2015, Monday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1013

Floods Cause State of Emergency Across Bulgaria

A state of emergency was announced on Sunday, after floods and hurricane winds took over a number of cities in Bulgaria.

Society » Incidents | February 2, 2015, Monday // 09:03 | Viewed: 2714

Bulgaria's Refugee Centers under Curfew from Monday

Accommodation centers hosting asylum seekers and refugees across Bulgaria are to be imposed a curfew as of Monday, February 2.

Society | February 2, 2015, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 1495

Rescue Operation for 3 Boys Lost in Rila Mountain Temporarily Stopped

The search and rescue operation for three boys who got lost in the Rila Mountain has been temporarily suspended due to the extremely difficult weather conditions.

Society » Incidents | February 1, 2015, Sunday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1032

Sofia-Karlovo Passenger Train Derails, Nobody Injured

The locomotive and two cars of the passenger train Sofia- Karlovo derailed at the railroad switches leading to the Stryama railway station on Sunday morning.

Society » Incidents | February 1, 2015, Sunday // 13:24 | Viewed: 5072

Bulgaria’s Smolyan Municipality Declares State of Emergency over Heavy Rain

The southern Bulgarian municipality of Smolyan is in a state of emergency over heavy rain and strong wind.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2015, Sunday // 12:01 | Viewed: 5789

Six Bulgarians Held Captive in Sudan since Jan 26 Released

The six Bulgarian aid workers, who were held captive in Sudan since January 26, have been released.

Society » Incidents | February 1, 2015, Sunday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1062

Bulgaria Holds Day of National Mourning for Ex President Zhelyu Zhelev

Bulgaria holds a day of national mourning for late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev.

Society » Obituaries | February 1, 2015, Sunday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1121

Bulgarian Presidency Lays Condolence Book in Memory of Zhelyu Zhelev

Condolence book in memory of late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev, who passed away on Friday, was unveiled in the building of the presidential administration on Saturday.

Society » Obituaries | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1018

Bulgarian Helicopter Crew Remains Captured in Sudan

The six Bulgarians working for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), who were captured by Sudanese insurgents on Monday, have still not been released.

Society » Incidents | January 30, 2015, Friday // 21:37 | Viewed: 1173

Sofia Hosts Future Shorts Festival in February

The Future Shorts Festival comes to Bulgaria for Winter Season 2015, welcoming the lovers of ''the best and most innovative short film, connecting global stories with global audiences.''

Society » Culture | January 30, 2015, Friday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1603

Cost of Living in Bulgaria Drops for First Time in 25 Years – Trade Union

The cost of living in Bulgaria recorded a drop for the first time in 25 years, announced the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria (KNSB).

Society | January 30, 2015, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1163

International Media Pay Tribute to Late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev

The sudden death of former Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev, who died at the age of 79 on Friday, was widely reported in international media.

Society » Obituaries | January 30, 2015, Friday // 16:16 | Viewed: 1090

Bulgaria Declares Day of Mourning for Late Ex-President Zhelyu Zhelev

Bulgaria’s government has declared a national day of mourning for former President Zhelyu Zhelev (1990-1997), who passed away on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | January 30, 2015, Friday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1042

Bulgaria's Former President Zhelyu Zhelev Dies

Bulgaria's former President Zhelyu Zhelev (1990-1997) has died, according to online media reports published on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | January 30, 2015, Friday // 09:57 | Viewed: 10317

Bulgaria Records No Improvement in Freedom House Report

In 2014 Bulgaria has remained in the group of the free countries, but has not shown improvement for the last seven years.

Society | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1245

Captured Bulgarians in Sudan Expected to be Released Soon

It is expected that the six Bulgarian citizens that had been captured by insurgents in Sudan should be released on Thursday or Friday at the latest.

Society » Incidents | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 1025

Bulgaria's Deputy Chief of Defense Dies Aged 53

Deputy Chief of Defense Neyko Nenov passed away on Wednessday, the Defense Ministry has said.

Society » Obituaries | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1330