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Number of People Detained Over Truck with Dead Migrants in Austria Rises to Seven

The number of people detained over the suspected trafficking of the 71 migrants, who were found dead in an abandoned truck in Austria last week, has risen to seven.

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Bulgarian Police Detain Man over Austria Migrant Deaths

One person has been arrested in Bulgaria over last week's incident in which the bodies of 71 migrants were found in a truck near the Austria-Hungary border, investigative sources have told the Bulgarian National Radio.

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Suspected Jihadists Detained at Bulgaria Border 'Linked to IS'

The five men arrested at the Bulgaria-Macedonia border last week had symbols of the Islamic State (IS) group on their mobile phones, Sputniknews claims citing Russian and Macedonian media.

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Human Smuggling in Bulgaria Is Punishable by Ridiculous Fines - Foreign Minister

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has argued that Bulgarian legislation must be amended so as to include harsh penalties for human smuggling instead of the current fine of BGN 1000 – 8000.

Crime | August 29, 2015, Saturday // 12:17 | Viewed: 2067

Bulgaria Charges Two People with Making False Identity Documents

Bulgarian police have arrested two people on charges of producng fake identity documents in the city of Plovdiv, the Prosecutor’s Office of Bulgaria said on Friday.

Crime | August 28, 2015, Friday // 21:41 | Viewed: 2080

Sofia Confirms Arrest of 3 Bulgarians in Hungary over Migrant Truck Deaths

The Foreign Ministry in Sofia confirmed on Friday that three Bulgarian citizens have been arrested in Hungary in connection with the grim discovery in a truck in Austria, in which the dead bodies of dozens of migrants were found.

Crime | August 28, 2015, Friday // 18:57 | Viewed: 2701

Three Bulgarians Detained over Death of 71 Migrants in Truck in Austria

Austrian and Hungarian police have launched a joint investigation into the death of 71 migrants, including eight women and four children, in a refrigeration truck in Austria.

Crime | August 28, 2015, Friday // 18:21 | Viewed: 2096

Bulgarian-Hungarian Smuggling Ring Allegedly Involved in Refugee Truck Death in Austria

Three people, including a Bulgarian national, have been arrested in Hungary in connection with the 71 refugees found dead in a truck on an Austrian motorway.

Crime | August 28, 2015, Friday // 13:17 | Viewed: 2063

Police in Plovdiv Bust Printing House for Fake Documents

Police in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv have uncovered a printing facility for fake documents, including ID cards, diplomas and drivers’ licenses and control cards.

Crime | August 28, 2015, Friday // 13:15 | Viewed: 1537

2 Bulgarian Tourists To Be Tried in Greece for Picking Up Refugee Hitchhikers

Two Bulgarian tourists will be tried in Greece for picking up hitchhikers who turned out to be refugees.

Crime | August 28, 2015, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2715

Bulgarian Authorities Detain Five Suspected Terrorists at Border with Macedonia

Bulgarian authorities detained five suspected terrorists at the Gyueshevo border checkpoint at the frontier with Macedonia late on Wednesday.

Crime | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 16:50 | Viewed: 2323

Suspect in Murder of British Expat Janette Bennett in Bulgaria Hangs Himself

Ivan Nikolov, the suspect charged with the rape and murder of British national Janette Bennett in Bulgaria, has hanged himself, dir.bg reported on Thursday.

Crime | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 15:16 | Viewed: 2325

Former Centerra Gold CEO Homeniuk Set for Extradition Hearing in Bulgaria

Len Homeniuk, a former CEO of Toronto-based Centerra Gold mining company, is facing an extradition hearing in Bulgaria on Thursday, the Globe and Mail has reported.

Crime | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1341

Suspected Virginia Gunman Released Racially-Charged Letter

Vester Lee Flanagan, the man suspected of shooting dead two television journalists during a live broadcast in Virginia, US on Wednesday, has died in hospital of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, international news outlets reported.

Crime | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 11:09 | Viewed: 1098

Bulgarian National Rosen Ivanov Found Dead in London

The man found dead inside a home in south west London last week has been named as Bulgarian national Rosen Ivanov, Kingston Guardian reported on Wednesday.

Crime | August 26, 2015, Wednesday // 21:44 | Viewed: 1965

Suspect in Virginia TV Double Killing Shoots Himself

The suspect in the killing of two television journalists in Virginia, US has shot himself on a higway in Fauquier County, according to state police, newswires reported.

Crime | August 26, 2015, Wednesday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1223

Two TV Journalists Shot Dead Live on Air in Virginia, US

A television reporter and a cameraman were shot and killed live on air in Virginia, US on Wednesday.

Crime | August 26, 2015, Wednesday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1456

Bulgarian Man Gets 1-1/2 Year Jail Term in Hungary for Migrant Smuggling  

Hungary has sentenced a Bulgarian national to a year and a half in jail for illegal traffic of migrants, the Sofia-based BNT TV channel reported on Tuesday, citing a Hungarian newspaper report.

Crime | August 25, 2015, Tuesday // 21:27 | Viewed: 1546

Chara Sniffs out 20 kg Heroin Haul at Bulgaria’s Border with Turkey

A sniffer dog serving with Bulgaria’s Customs Agency has discovered over 20.

Crime | August 25, 2015, Tuesday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1647

Mayor of Bulgaria's Karlovo Charged with Willful Neglect

Emil Kabaivanov, Mayor of the Bulgarian town of Karlovo, has been indicted with charges of willful neglect of a project to renovate and upgrade his town's sewage system using funding from the EU.

Crime | August 17, 2015, Monday // 12:46 | Viewed: 2352

Bulgarian Police Detain Two Men Suspected of Mounting ATM Skimmers in Sunny Beach

Bulgarian police have detained two men suspected of attaching skimming devices to ATMs at several seaside resort locations, local media reported on Tuesday.

Crime | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 3205