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Crows Attack Humans after Bulgarian Earthquake in Hitchcock-Style Scenario

Ravens reportedly started attacked people in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Tuesday, with local media suggesting the birds' unusual behavior may have something to do with the relatively strong earthquake that shook the city earlier that day.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2692

Heart Attack Victim Only Casualty of Quake in Bulgaria

The only victim so far of the strong earthquake that hit Bulgaria overnight is a 59-year-old woman from the western city of Kuystendil.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 2024

Quake-Jolted Bulgaria to Experience Aftershocks for Months - Expert

The 5.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Bulgaria's capital early on Tuesday will be dying down over a long period of time, probably two or three months, according to Irena Alexandrova, seismologist at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 12827

Earthquake Knocks Down Dozens of Chimneys in Bulgaria's Sofia

At least 63 fallen chimneys have been registered by Sofia authorities in the aftermath of the earthquake that rattled the Bulgarian capital early on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 11:58 | Viewed: 37962

Bulgarian Police: Quake Situation Is Under Control

The crisis headquarters all over the country are on full alert in the aftermath of the strong earthquake that hit western Bulgaria overnight, according to Deputy Prime Minister, and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1411

Post-Earthquake Damage Assessment underway in Bulgaria's Sofia, Pernik

Authorities keep assessing the damages caused by the 5.8-magnitude earthquake that jolted Bulgaria's capital in the small hours of Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 34332

Sofia Mayor Assuages Quake Fears

The Mayor of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, announced Tuesday morning that there is no reason to declare an emergency situation in the aftermath of the strong earthquake that hit western Bulgaria overnight.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1207

Pernik Declares Quake Emergency, Dam Wall Safe

Bulgaria's city of Pernik has declared emergency situation in the aftermath of the strong earthquake that hit western Bulgaria overnight.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2876

Post-Earthquake Infrastructure Inspections underway in Southwestern Bulgaria

Government officials, fire safety experts and engineers are conducting inspections in southwestern Bulgaria for damages caused by the 5.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1899

Quake-Jolted Bulgaria Rattled by over 15 Aftershocks in 1 h

More than 15 strong aftershocks have jolted Bulgaria in the first hour after the strong earthquake that hit the country at 2:58 am on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 06:10 | Viewed: 2992

Strong Aftershock Rattles Bulgaria's Sofia at 4:30 am

A strong aftershock has jolted the Bulgarian capital Sofia at 4:31 am on Tuesday, about 1.5 hours after the strong earthquake in Western Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 04:36 | Viewed: 3945

Bulgaria's Neighbors Serbia, Macedonia Feel Strong Earthquake

The strong earthquake that rattled Bulgaria at about 3 am on Tuesday has also been felt in Serbia and Macedonia, local media report.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 04:20 | Viewed: 2490

No Casualties in Bulgaria in Massive Earthquake

No casualties or injuries have been registered in Bulgaria as a result of the strong earthquake that jolted the country at 2:58 am on Tuesday, the Civil Protection Service reported.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 03:50 | Viewed: 2306

Strong Earthquake Rattles Bulgaria, Sofia

An earthquake with a 5.8 magnitude on the Richter scale has rattled Bulgaria and the capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2012, Tuesday // 03:28 | Viewed: 11529

Eastern Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Downpours

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Saturday for 14 Bulgarian regions due to the forecast for torrential rains.

Society » Environment | May 19, 2012, Saturday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1123

Bulgaria on Highest Alert over Looming Floods

Codes red and orange have been issued over upcoming floods for the river of Maritsa in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 17, 2012, Thursday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1566

Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Persistent Rain

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Thursday in central northern and southern Bulgaria due to expected new heavy rains.

Society » Environment | May 17, 2012, Thursday // 08:22 | Viewed: 882

Bulgarian NGO Breeds Extinct Saker Falcon

The Bulgarian NGO Zeleni Balkani ("Green Balkans") and its wildlife rescue center have been successful in breeding saker falcons, which are extinct in the wild in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 16, 2012, Wednesday // 19:23 | Viewed: 1604

Young Imperial Eagles Hatch in Bulgarian South-East

The first young eastern imperial eagles in Bulgaria for 2012 have hatched in the wild Sakar and Strandzha Mountains in Bulgaria's south-eastern corner.

Society » Environment | May 15, 2012, Tuesday // 14:21 | Viewed: 2706

Half of Bulgaria Declares Code Yellow over Spring Storms

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Sunday for half of Bulgaria's regions due to incoming heavy spring storms.

Society » Environment | May 12, 2012, Saturday // 21:25 | Viewed: 1563

Light Earthquake Registered in Bulgaria's Eastern Rhodope Mountains

A light earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 on the Richter scale has been registered 250 kilometers southeast of Sofia and 20 kilometers south of Krumovgrad, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center.

Society » Environment | May 11, 2012, Friday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1686
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