ECHR Sentences Bulgaria over Violation of Inmates' Right to Free Speech

The Justice Ministry has been allocated EUR 10 500 to pay two prison inmates who have won cases against Bulgaria, the government says.

Crime | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1220

Bulgarian Defense Ministry Officials under Abeyance Probe

An investigation is ongoing into the activities of Defense Ministry officials which may have been tantamount to abeyance, prosecuting authorities say.

Crime | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1219

Aghan Man Blamed for Bulgarian Flag Desecration to Stay in Custody

A Bulgarian court has decided to keep in detention the Afghan national who allegedly set fire to a national flag at a migrant reception center.

Crime | November 27, 2016, Sunday // 18:40 | Viewed: 2122

Nineteen Migrants Indicted in Bulgaria over Harmanli Riots

Bulgarian prosecuting authorities have indicted 19 migrants in relation to the disturbances in the Harmanli reception and accommodation center, an official has said.

Crime | November 27, 2016, Sunday // 13:40 | Viewed: 1956

30% of Women in Bulgaria Victims of Violence

Nearly 30% of women in Bulgaria are victims of domestic violence, in public places or at work, according to the report by the Federation of Transport Trade Unions in Bulgaria (FTTUB).

Crime | November 25, 2016, Friday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1744

110 Kg of Marijuana Discovered at Danube Bridge 2

110 kilogrammes of marijuana have been discovered during an inspection in the area of Danube Bridge 2 Vidin-Kalafat via the joint efforts of Bulgarian and Romanian customs and police authorities.

Crime | November 25, 2016, Friday // 14:20 | Viewed: 1584

European Commission Stops Work Due To Cyber Attack

The European Commission has stopped working entirely on November 24, after the site and its servers were attacked, reported BTA.

Crime | November 25, 2016, Friday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1870

Bulgarian Customs Officers Find Heroin for BGN 2 M

Over 21.5 kg of heroin were discovered by officers at the Kalotina border cross check point  during a routine check of a car with a Bulgarian registration, according to Darik radio.

Crime | November 23, 2016, Wednesday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1903

Facebook Virus Drains Bank Accounts

The virus is spread through sending a picture from a friend as a private message on Facebook. It steals passwords and valuable information from your computer, according to Telegraph newspaper.

Crime | November 22, 2016, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 3199

Bulgarian Court Sentences Roma Boss Kiril Rashkov

The Specialised Penal Court has sentenced the Roma boss Kiril Rashkov – Tsar Kiro (King Kiro) to two years in prison and a fine of BGN 10,000 for the illegal possession of mercury, as well as of coins with archaeological and cultural-historical value.

Crime | November 21, 2016, Monday // 15:21 | Viewed: 2136

Bulgaria Cracks Down on Migrant Smuggling Ring via Serbia

Bulgarian authorities have busted a people smuggling ring bringing migrants to Western Europe via Serbia, the national security service says.

Crime | November 18, 2016, Friday // 13:02 | Viewed: 2629

Bulgarian 'Migrant Hunter Icon' under Investigation

Bulgaria's "most famous" migrant hunter, Dinko Valev, is being investigated over alleged incitement of discrimination, violence and hatred along ethnic lines, the prosecution says.

Crime | November 16, 2016, Wednesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1767

Last-Instance Court Revokes Sentence of Bulgaria Ex-Spy Chief

The Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) on Tuesday overturned a 10-year imprisonment sentence ruled for former intelligence head Kircho Kirov, BGNES wire service reports.

Crime | November 8, 2016, Tuesday // 09:48 | Viewed: 3048

Two Wounded as Man Fires at Crime Scene in Bulgaria's Pazardzhik

A man has fired with a rifle at a group of people gathered at a crime scene in the southern Bulgarian town of Pazardzhuk, daily 24 Chasa reports.

Crime | November 6, 2016, Sunday // 09:09 | Viewed: 1896

Police Detain 24 Migrants Near Bulgaria's Karnobat

Twenty-four irregular migrants were detained near the Village of Draganovtsi, in the area of Karnobat, Eastern Bulgaria, police say.

Crime | November 3, 2016, Thursday // 09:30 | Viewed: 2196

Fake Money Dealers in Bulgaria 'Turned Themselves In'

Two people allegedly involved in the distribution of counterfeit bank notes handed themselves over to police, shortly after EUR 12 in fake notes were found in a Bulgarian reservoir, local media report.

Crime | November 3, 2016, Thursday // 07:28 | Viewed: 2468

Controversial Bulgarian Judge Gets New Indictment

Rumyana Chenalova, a dismissed judge who has been at the center of several high-profile scandals in Bulgaria and faces several charges, has been indicted again, private bTV station reports, citing prosecutors.

Crime | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 3253

Bulgarian Customs Officers 'Detained' in Operation at Turkey Border

A 4-km line of vehicles seeking to cross into Turkey has been caused by an operation of security and law enforcement officers, the Bulgarian National Radio reports.

Crime | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 13:42 | Viewed: 3283

EUR 12 M in Counterfeit Bank Notes Found in Bulgarian Dam

Nearly EUR 12 M in counterfeit bank notes have been discovered near the village of Lenovo in Bulgaria during a specialised operation of the Prosecutor’s Office, the State Agency for National Security (DANS) and the police.

Crime | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 3454

Croatian Authorities Detain 4 Bulgarians with 47 kg of Heroin

Croatian authorities have arrested four Bulgarians with 47.

Crime | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 14:55 | Viewed: 3304

Head of Regional Anti-Crime Unit in Bulgaria Indicted

The Bulgarian prosecution has indicted Ivaylo Dimov, who heads the regional unit combating organized crime in Stara Zagora, the chief prosecutor's spokesperson has said.

Crime | October 28, 2016, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 3793
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