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Calm Urged as Quake Rattles Homes, Nerves in W Bulgaria

Bulgarian seismologists have called for patience and calm after a 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook western Bulgaria on Saturday, throwing many people into panic.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 18:18 | Viewed: 747

Bulgaria New Tremor Aftershock of May Strong Quake - Expert

The relatively strong tremor that threw into panic people in Bulgaria's capital Sofia and nearby Pernik is an aftershock of the 5.8-magnitude quake at the end of May, according to experts.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1684

Firefighters, Police Sent to Quake-Hit Western Bulgaria

Teams of firefighters and police officers from three Bulgarian cities have been dispatched to the sites where Saturday's 4.5-magnitude earthquake felt strongest.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 17:54 | Viewed: 796

Bulgarian Town in Panic after New Quake

The 4.5-magnitude earthquake that struck the town of Pernik near the capital Sofia, shook apartment buildings, rattled windows and caused residents to rush into the streets.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 17:35 | Viewed: 925

Mayor of Bulgaria's Pernik Headed for Quake-Hit Area

Rositsa Yanakieva, Mayor of the western Bulgarian city of Pernik, has said that the 4.5-magnitude quake, which struck the region on Saturday afternoon, has not caused any casualties or collapsed buildings.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 17:34 | Viewed: 660

4.5 Quake Rocks Bulgaria's Capital Sofia Too

The 4.5- magnitude earthquake that struck Western Bulgaria on Saturday afternoon was felt in Pernik, Sofia, Samokov, Montana and Plovdiv.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 17:20 | Viewed: 940

4.5-Magnitude Quake Jolts Bulgaria's Pernik

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck western Bulgaria at 3.52 p.m. on Saturday, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 16:18 | Viewed: 3722

Bulgaria Braces for Record Heat, Code Orange for Saturday

A Code Orange alert was declared once again for all Bulgarian regions on Saturday.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 10:20 | Viewed: 814

Wildfire near Bulgaria's Arbanasi Extinguished

The wildfire, which broke out Thursday near the historic Bulgarian village of Arbanasi, has been extinguished.

Society » Environment | July 13, 2012, Friday // 09:25 | Viewed: 849

Wildfire Erupts Near Bulgaria's Arbanasi

A wildfire has erupted near the historic Bulgarian village of Arbanasi.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2012, Thursday // 17:13 | Viewed: 934

Bulgaria Braces for 42 Degrees Celsius This Weekend

Bulgaria braces for an extremely hot weekend, as experts have predicted that tropical air masses are to enter the country via North Africa.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2012, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1793

Bulgaria Grants Free Access to Beaches

Free public access should be granted to all Bulgarian Black Sea beaches, the country's Parliament decided on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2012, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 863

Russian Floods Stir Alarm of Black Sea Pollution in Bulgaria

An alert has been received on July 9 in the Regional Lab in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna warning about possible pollution of the sea waters after the devastating flood in Krasnodar, Russia.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2012, Thursday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1684

4.3 Earthquake Shakes Romania's Vrancea near Bulgaria

An earthquake with a 4.3 magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered in Romania's region of Vrancea, some 380 km northeast of Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2012, Thursday // 08:43 | Viewed: 854

4rd Day of Code Orange in Bulgaria over Scorching Heat

The Bulgarian national weather service has declared a Code Orange alert once again for the entire territory of the country for Thursday.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2012, Wednesday // 20:43 | Viewed: 950

Environment Minister Stops 2 Wind Farm Projects in NE Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Minister of Environment and Water has revoked two environmental impact assessments (EIA) issued by a regional inspectorate in the Black Sea city of Varna for the construction of two large wind farms in Dobrudzha.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2012, Wednesday // 17:46 | Viewed: 1644

Varna Activists Alarm Park Construction Ban Is Hoax

The headline news that the general urban plan (OUP) of the Black Sea City of Varna will ban construction in the local top landmark, the beautiful Sea Garden, might be overrated.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2012, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1064

3rd Day of Code Orange in Bulgaria over Dangerous Heat

A Code Orange alert was declared once again for all Bulgarian regions on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2012, Wednesday // 08:43 | Viewed: 831

WWF Delighted with Bulgaria's Irakli Beach Court Battle Outcome

WWF has welcomed a decision by Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court to declare illegal the construction of a resort complex in the Emine-Irakli Natura 2000 protected area on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2012, Tuesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1168

Bulgaria Braces for Extremely Hot Wednesday

Bulgaria is to be under a Code Orange alert on Wednesday, as the country is to be roasted by another dangerously hot day.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2012, Tuesday // 19:14 | Viewed: 1243

New Law Sends Scrap Yards in Bulgaria Falling by the Wayside

Nearly half of all 2300 scrap metal yards in Bulgaria have been forced to shut down over the last year in the wake of controversial and restrictive new legislation, people from the sector have alarmed.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2012, Tuesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2973
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