Society

Blaze in Bar Kills 13 in Rouen, France

At least 13 people were killed and injuring six others were injured when a fire swept through a birthday party at a bar in the Normandy city of Rouen on Friday night, the French authorities said.

Society » Incidents | August 6, 2016, Saturday // 15:42 | Viewed: 2096

Wildfire Contained in Bulgaria’s Svilengrad Municipality

A wildfire near Lisovo village, in Svilengrad municipality bordering Turkey, has been contained, the Executive Forests Agency with the Agriculture Ministry announced on Friday.

Society » Incidents | August 5, 2016, Friday // 12:43 | Viewed: 2240

Bulgaria to Have Sunny Summer Day on Friday

The weather will be mostly sunny and dry in Bulgaria on Friday, with mild to moderate eastern winds along the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2016, Friday // 09:15 | Viewed: 17293

Bulgaria Wins Praise for Achievements in Fighting HIV/AIDS

Bulgaria has achieved impressive results in the fight against HIV/AIDS, according to Sandra Irbe, Portfolio Manager for Bulgaria at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Bulgarian public radio broadcaster BNR reported on Thursday.

Society » Health | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 22:38 | Viewed: 17350

Wildfire Rages on 50 Ha in Bulgaria’s Svilengrad Municipality

A wildfire spread over an area of more than 50 hectares near Lisovo village, in Svilengrad municipality bordering Turkey, the government’s Executive Forests Agency announced on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1996

Nearly Third of Bulgarians Aged 25-54 Attained Higher Education - Eurostat

Some 31.

Society » Education | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 10:13 | Viewed: 17099

Fire Near Bulgaria's Topolovgrad Contained

The blaze that broke out in the area of Topolovgrad municipality in Southern Bulgaria has been largely contained, private bTV station reports.

Society » Incidents | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1957

Large Wildfire Raging Near S Bulgaria's Topolovgrad

Authorities are fighting a fire that extends over 5 km into the area of three villages near the town of Topolovgrad, Southern Bulgaria, local officials say.

Society » Incidents | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 21:50 | Viewed: 2326

Forest Fire Breaks out in Harmanli Municipality, in Southern Bulgaria

A wildfire engulfed 30 hectares of forest near Cherna Mogila village in Harmanli Municipality, in southern Bulgaria, the authorities in Haskovo Region said on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1969

Emirates Flight from India Crash-lands in Dubai, All People on Board Safe

An Emirates flight from the Indian city of Trivandrum crash-landed at Dubai International Airport, the airline annouinced on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1970

Rain Expected in Central, Eastern Bulgaria Wednesday

A wave of cooler air will bring a respite from summer heat across Bulgaria on Wednesday, public TV broadcaster BNT has reported.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 21:45 | Viewed: 2526

International Cartoon Exhibition on Migrant Crisis Unveiled in Sofia

An exhibition of cartoons from around the world exploring different aspects of the migrant crisis was inaugurated at the National Palace of Culture on Monday.

Society » Culture | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 23695

Half of Bulgaria Placed Under Hot Weather Warning on Tuesday

Weather authorities have issued a Code Yellow alert for most of eastern Bulgaria and several central regions, with high temperatures expected throughout the country and in the affected regions in particular.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 25045

Nearly Half of Bulgaria Under Fire Alert

Thirteen of twenty-eight Bulgarian regions have been placed under a "Red Index" alert over a high risk of fire, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 08:38 | Viewed: 24465

Unique Byzantine Coin Discovered in Bulgaria's Balchik

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a medieval coin depicting Emperor Nikephoros II Phokas (910s-969) in Balchik, by the northern Black Sea coast, local media report.

Society » Archaeology | August 1, 2016, Monday // 16:43 | Viewed: 3456

Hundreds of Fires Broke Out across Bulgaria Since Sunday

More than 320 fire-related incients have been reported throughout Bulgaria amid a peak of heat wave that began over the weekend, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | August 1, 2016, Monday // 11:36 | Viewed: 16327

Sofia Vies for World's Biggest Pokemon Go Hunt

Thousands of Pokemon Go players stormed the National Palace of Culture (NDK) on Saturday afternoon, daily newspaper Standart reports.

Society | July 31, 2016, Sunday // 12:59 | Viewed: 2973

Hot Weather Alert Throughout Bulgaria on Sunday

A Code Yellow warning has been announced for all of Bulgaria's 28 regions, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2016, Sunday // 08:33 | Viewed: 22681

Bulgaria Expects Another Hot Summer Day on Sunday

A streak of hot summer weather in Bulgaria will extend into Sunday and Monday with air temperature expected to rise even further.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 15:09 | Viewed: 18857

Wildfire near Bulgaria's Ardino Contained

A forest fire near Ardino, in southern Bulgaria, has been contained, the authorities said on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 10:07 | Viewed: 2418

Forest Fire Rages near Ardino in Southern Bulgaria

A wildfire has engulfed a mountainous area of about 10 hectares of pine trees between the villages of Svetulka and Ahryansko near Ardino, in southern Bulgaria, the athorities said in Friday.

Society » Incidents | July 29, 2016, Friday // 20:59 | Viewed: 10971