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No Disturbing Images Found on Phones of Dead Afghan Migrant's Group

Prosecutors in the Black Sea city of Burgas said on Monday no photos or video recordings of violence had been found on the mobile devices of migrants detained after the incident in which one of them died from a gunshot wound.

Society » Incidents | October 19, 2015, Monday // 11:26 | Viewed: 2037

Results of Probe of Migrant Death in Bulgaria Due on Monday

Forensic examination results expected to establish how an Afghan migrant died near Bulgaria's border with Turkey are to be announced on Monday.

Society » Incidents | October 19, 2015, Monday // 08:27 | Viewed: 2562

Bulgarian Authorities Establish Identity of Afghan Migrant Shot Near Border

Bulgarian authorities have established the identity of the Afghan migrant, who died near the country's frontier with Turkey after a bullet fired by a border police officer ricocheted and hit him.

Society » Incidents | October 18, 2015, Sunday // 16:03 | Viewed: 3102

Tugboat Begins Towing Stranded Turkish Ship Towards Bulgaria's Varna

A tugboat started towing the Turkish Pazar ship, which has been stranded in the Black Sea off the Bulgarian coast since Saturday, towards the port of Varna minutes before midday on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | October 18, 2015, Sunday // 14:59 | Viewed: 2186

Bulgarian Police Detain 79 Illegal Migrants in Sofia

Bulgarian police have detained in Sofia 79 foreign nationals illegally residing in the country over the past 24 hours, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.

Society » Incidents | October 16, 2015, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 2844

Bullet That Killed Migrant in Bulgaria 'Rebounded off Bridge'

A bullet fired in a warning shot to a group of migrants near Bulgaria's border with Turkey has ricocheted off a bridge, claiming the life of one of the migrants hiding under the structure, sources say.

Society » Incidents | October 16, 2015, Friday // 12:31 | Viewed: 4026

Afghan Migrant Shot Dead in Bulgaria near Border with Turkey

A man died while crossing into Bulgaria from Turkey after being indirectly hit by a bullet of border police on Thursday, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | October 16, 2015, Friday // 11:28 | Viewed: 9349

UNHCR Condemns Incident with Migrant near Bulgaria's Border

The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR has strongly condemned the shooting which resulted in the death of a migrant near Bulgaria's border with Turkey, its local spokesperson, Boris Cheshirkov, has announced.

Society » Incidents | October 16, 2015, Friday // 10:32 | Viewed: 3827

Bulgaria Politicians Divided over Migrant Death at Border w/ Turkey

An incident which claimed the life of an Afghan migrant near the Bulgaria-Turkey on Thursday evening is already leaving politicians in Bulgaria divided over what actually happened.

Society » Incidents | October 16, 2015, Friday // 10:00 | Viewed: 1995

Officer Who Fired Not Detained over Bulgaria Migrant Death

The police officer whose actions resulted in the death of an Afghan man crossing into Bulgaria from Turkey has not been taken into custody, a prosecution official has said.

Society » Incidents | October 16, 2015, Friday // 09:31 | Viewed: 2140

Pretrial Proceedings Launched over Bulgaria Nationalist Party Brawl

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office is launching pretrial proceedings into the events of Friday evening when a brawl broke out between nationalist party leader Volen Siderov and MPs from his Ataka party.

Society » Incidents | October 10, 2015, Saturday // 12:59 | Viewed: 2015

Bulgarian Nationalist Party Leader Embroiled in Fight with Shop Owners

Nationalist ATAKA party leader Volen Siderov and MP Desislav Chukolov took part in a brawl with the owners of a tobacco and alcohol shop, media outlets report.

Society » Incidents | October 10, 2015, Saturday // 10:26 | Viewed: 2875

Probe Launched into Pile-Up on Bulgaria's Hemus Motorway

Prosecutors have started an investigation into the deadly pile-up that left 3 people dead and 14 injured (10 seriously) in a tunnel o the Hemus Motorway in Bulgaria.

Society » Incidents | October 9, 2015, Friday // 07:39 | Viewed: 3904

At Least Three Dead, Two Heavily Injured in Pile-up on Bulgaria's Hemus Motorway

At least two people died and two other were heavily injured after a multiple vehicle collision occurred in one of the tunnels of Hemus motorway on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 14:37 | Viewed: 3706

Bulgarian Police Detains British Citizen for Stealing Forklift, Attacking Officers

Bulgarian police detained on Tuesday a 26-year-old British MMA fighter for stealing a forklift, crashing into two vehicles and attacking police officers in the Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach.

Society » Incidents | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 5685

BGNES News Agency Temporarily Suspends Work After Heavy Road Accident

The Bulgarian news agency BGNES has temporarily suspended its work on Tuesday after journalists of the media were involved in a heavy road accident.

Society » Incidents | September 22, 2015, Tuesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 4815

Blast at Czech Ammo Factory, up to Three People Feared Dead

Up to three people are feared dead following an explosion at a firearms ammunition factory in the Czech Republic on Monday, CTK reported.

Society » Incidents | September 21, 2015, Monday // 17:07 | Viewed: 3280

Runaway Wolf Spotted Inside Zoo in Bulgaria’s Blagoevgrad

A female wolf that had sneaked out of her cage in the zoo in Blagoevgrad, in southwestern Bulgaria, has been located inside the zoo, Nova TV reported on Monday.

Society » Incidents | September 21, 2015, Monday // 10:57 | Viewed: 3631

Wolf Flees Zoo in Bulgaria's Blagoevgrad

A wolf fled the zoo in Blagoevgrad, Southwestern Bulgaria, news agencies report.

Society » Incidents | September 20, 2015, Sunday // 13:06 | Viewed: 4088

Two Bulgarians Die in Accident at Antwerp Port

Two Bulgarians died on Wednesday at the Port of Antwerp, Belgian and Bulgarian media outlets report.

Society » Incidents | September 18, 2015, Friday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2361

Syrian Migrant Killed in Downtown Sofia

A man reported dead earlier on Sunday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia's downtown area was a migrant from Syria, police have confirmed.

Society » Incidents | September 13, 2015, Sunday // 16:25 | Viewed: 5658
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