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Bulgaria's Harmanli Declares State of Emergency Due to Raging Wildfire

The municipality of Harmanli in southern Bulgaria declared on Thursday a state of emergency due to the wildfire, which has been raging in the region for a second consecutive day.

Society » Incidents | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 15:34 | Viewed: 2571

German Tourist Drowns in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag

A German tourist, aged 32, drowned in the Black Sea off the Bulgarian resort of Slanchev Bryag (Sunny Beach) on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | July 22, 2015, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 6309

Child Goes Missing in Danube Near Bulgaria's Ruse

A child has gone missing in the waters of the Danube river near the Bulgarian city of Ruse on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | July 22, 2015, Wednesday // 12:39 | Viewed: 2349

Intoxicated Swedish Tourist Died in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag Resort

A Swedish tourist died in Slanchev Bryag after falling off a hotel balcony late Wednesday evening.

Society » Incidents | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 10:23 | Viewed: 5945

Abandoned Children in Spain Now Safely Back to Bulgaria

The group of Bulgarian school children who visited Spain and were left to find accommodation by themselves, arrived safely in Sofia on Tuesday evening.

Society » Incidents | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 2013

Cargo Ship Got Stuck Along the Danube River

A cargo ship named ‘’Sredna Gora’’ that is currently owned by the Bulgarian Marine Administration (BRP) got stuck along the Danube River in the region of Svishtov.

Society » Incidents | July 13, 2015, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 3131

Germanwings Plane Performs Emergency Landing in Sofia

A Germanwings plane bound for Turkey landed at Sofia Airport on Sunday after suspicions it had been struck by a "bird", the BGNES wire service reports.

Society » Incidents | July 12, 2015, Sunday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2321

British Tourist Tried to Kidnap Baby in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag

A 31-year old British tourist tried to kidnap an 11-month old baby in a stroller from its mother in the center of the Black Sea resort of Slanchev Bryag, as reported by the press office of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry.

Society » Incidents | July 10, 2015, Friday // 12:24 | Viewed: 4196

Bulgarian Children Abandoned by Tour Firm While on Holiday in Spain

A group of Bulgarian schoolchildren visiting Spain have been accommodated in a refugee center after being abandoned by the tour operator which brought them there, the public TV reports.

Society » Incidents | July 9, 2015, Thursday // 09:25 | Viewed: 3056

Fire Causes Death of Two People in Downtown Sofia

Two people have died during a fire in a residential building located in the very center of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia, as reported by Darik radio.

Society » Incidents | July 3, 2015, Friday // 20:46 | Viewed: 2435

No Risk for Bulgaria from Forest Fires Around Ukraine’s Chernobyl

Forest fires in the exclusion zone around Ukraine’s closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant haven’t led to a rise in radioactivity levels in Bulgaria, the Interior Ministry in Sofia said on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 20:27 | Viewed: 6343

Bulgarian Ambassador to US Says Was Subject to Hack Attack

Bulgaria's Ambassador to the US Elena Poptodorova has said her mail address has been "hacked" as part of a scam.

Society » Incidents | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1903

Three Houses Collapsed in Pernik Following Illegal Mining Activities

Three houses fell through the illegal coal mining sites in the Pernik neighborhood Rudnichar Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 2001

Bulgaria’s Troyan Suffers Damages Following Floods

A house was demolished on account of the prolific rain in Troyan Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1976

Rally Driver Dies, Co-Driver Injured after Heavy Crash Near Bulgaria's Tvarditsa

Driver Todor Slavov died after suffering a heavy car crash at a rally racing, which was taking place near the Bulgarian town of Tvarditsa over the weekend.

Society » Incidents | June 28, 2015, Sunday // 13:32 | Viewed: 16102

Austria Embassy Suspicious Package 'False Alarm'

A suspicious piece of luggage found in the yard of the Austrian Embassy in downtown Sofia turned out to be full of clothes.

Society » Incidents | June 27, 2015, Saturday // 14:21 | Viewed: 2155

Suspicious Package Found at Austrian Embassy in Sofia

A suspicious package has been found in the yard of the Austrian Embassy in Sofia, the Bulgarian National Television has said.

Society » Incidents | June 27, 2015, Saturday // 12:30 | Viewed: 2153

Three Afghani Refugees Found in Cargo Train Near Bulgaria's Kaspichan

Three citizens of Afghanistan have been detained at the train station in Kaspichan.

Society » Incidents | June 22, 2015, Monday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2442

Bomb Exploded in Sofia State Agency Building

A home-made bomb has exploded in the building of the State Agency on Selection and Reproduction of Stock Breeding, located on the Bistrishko Shousse 26 in Sofia.

Society » Incidents | June 22, 2015, Monday // 09:55 | Viewed: 2406

3 Killed in Graz as Man Drives SUV into Crowds, 5-Year-Old Bulgarian among Victims

Austria’s Graz holds a day of mourning for the three people killed by an SUV driver on Saturday in the city center.

Society » Incidents | June 21, 2015, Sunday // 11:32 | Viewed: 2998

Austria Car Rampage 'Leaves 3 Dead, at least 34 Injured'

A man driving an SUV crashed into a crowd in the downtown area of Graz, killing at least three and injuring dozens, Austria's Die Presse said.

Society » Incidents | June 20, 2015, Saturday // 16:04 | Viewed: 4676
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