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Road Accidents Kill 23 People in Bulgaria in Past Week

Between August 10 and 16, a total of 172 heavy road accidents took place in Bulgaria, claiming the lives of 23 people and injuring 222 people.

Society » Incidents | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 16:04 | Viewed: 3355

Six Bulgarians Die in Heavy Road Accident Near Berlin

Six Bulgarian citizens – three men and three women were killed in a heavy road accident after a minibus and a truck collided near Berlin on Friday.

Society » Incidents | August 14, 2015, Friday // 23:42 | Viewed: 4082

Wildfires in Bulgaria Increase in Number and Area Affected

Wildfires have burned down 952 hectares of forest in Bulgaria in the first 14 days of August, a sharp increase over the same period of 2013 when the weather was also hot and dry, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday.

Society » Incidents | August 14, 2015, Friday // 20:01 | Viewed: 3025

Fuel Tanker Hangs off Bridge on Bulgaria’s Hemus Motorway

A fuel tanker has overturned on Hemus motorway near Sofia with the truck cabin hanging from the edge of a bridge over Vitinya pass, bTV station reported on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | August 13, 2015, Thursday // 19:56 | Viewed: 4008

Strong Blast at China Port City of Tianjin, Dozens Injured

A strong explosion rocked the port city of Tianjin in northern China on Wednesday night, shattering windows and sending dust dozens of metres into the air, Xinhua reported.

Society » Incidents | August 12, 2015, Wednesday // 21:53 | Viewed: 1924

Russian Tourist Drowns Near Bulgaria's Varna

A Russian tourist has drowned in a storm near the Black Sea city of Varna, media outlets quote Russia's Vice Consul as saying.

Society » Incidents | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 15:59 | Viewed: 2694

Fire Near Bulgaria's Dragoman Contained

The fire, which has been raging in a coniferous forest near the town of Dragoman in western Bulgaria, was contained on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 08:58 | Viewed: 2253

Two Stabbed to Death in IKEA Store in Sweden, One Injured

A man and a woman have been stabbed to death at an IKEA store in Vasteras, in Sweden on Monday, the CNN reported.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2015, Monday // 21:18 | Viewed: 2636

Israeli Tourist Drowns in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag

A 45-year-old tourist from Israel drowned on Sunday in the Black Sea off the resort of Slanchev Bryag (Sunny Beach), police say.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2015, Monday // 11:01 | Viewed: 3847

Nine Injured in Sofia-Istanbul Train Incident

Six Romanians and a Bulgarian woman were left injured after a locomotive hit the first carriage of a train from Sofia to Istanbul on Sunday evening, officials say.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2015, Monday // 08:25 | Viewed: 3608

British Tourist Missing in Sea at Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach Resort

A Brirish national on holiday in Bulgaria is missing after being swept out to sea in the Sunny Beach resort, the BBC has reported

Society » Incidents | August 9, 2015, Sunday // 10:38 | Viewed: 4133

Bulgarian Sailors Stranded at Spanish Port

The crew of a Moldovan cargo ship, part of whom are Bulgarian, are trapped on board at a Spanish port.

Society » Incidents | August 7, 2015, Friday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2175

Firefighters Contain Forest Blaze Near Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach Resort

Firefighters have contained a wildfire north of Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach seaside resort and there is no risk to a holiday village located nearby, BGNES reported on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | August 6, 2015, Thursday // 19:57 | Viewed: 5078

Drunk Driving Rate in Bulgaria at 2.5%, Police Operation Reveals

Bulgarian traffic police have intercepted 158 car drivers sitting behind the wheel after having drunk alcohol in just two days, BGNES reported on Tuesday,

Society » Incidents | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 15:50 | Viewed: 2508

Wildfire Near Bulgaria’s Lesovo Border Crossing Contained

A Bulgarian Air Force helicopter has helped contain a wildfire near Lesovo village, a checkpoint on the border with Turkey, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 2368

Bulgarian Air Force Pilatus PC-12 Safely Lands on Belly, No Injuries Reported  

A Bulgarian Air Force Pilatus PC-12 transport aircraft has landed on its belly at Graf Ignatievo airfield after its landing gear failed, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 4038

Army Lends Support in Extinguishing Wildfire in Bulgaria's Haskovo Region

The district governor of Bulgaria's Haskovo Dobri Belivanov has requested aid from the Defence Ministry in extinguishing the wildfire raging between the villages of Bryagovo and Ostar kamak.

Society » Incidents | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2287

Wildfire Rages Near Bulgaria's Boboshevo

A wildfire has been raging near the village of Sopovo, located in the municipality of Boboshevo in western Bulgaria.

Society » Incidents | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 2556

Wildfire Forces Evacuation of 10,000 Campers in southern France

Some 10,000 holidaymakers had to leave three campsites in southern France on Monday due to a wildfire, thelocal.

Society » Incidents | July 27, 2015, Monday // 20:29 | Viewed: 2392

Wildfire in Bulgaria's Rila Mountain Contained

A wildfire in the Rila Mountain in Southwestern Bulgaria has now been fully contained, the local firefighters' service says.

Society » Incidents | July 27, 2015, Monday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2807

Bulgarian Cameraman Drowns While Trying to Rescue Teenager

A Bulgarian cameraman drowned on Sunday near the Black Sea resort of Albena while helping a 16-year-old girl out of the water.

Society » Incidents | July 27, 2015, Monday // 07:29 | Viewed: 3347
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