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Quakes Rattle Nerves, Houses in Balkan Countries

Two people were and some 50 were wounded in Serbia overnight as a result of a strong earthquake with an epicenter near Kraljevo, which was also felt in Sofia and Western Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | November 3, 2010, Wednesday // 11:58 | Viewed: 2210

New Quake Rattles Homes, Nerves in Serbia's Kraljevo

A new earthquake has been registered in the Serbian town of Kraljevo just hours after a moderate tremor hit the region in central Serbia, killing two people and injuring at least 50 others.

Society » Environment | November 3, 2010, Wednesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1996

5-Strong Earthquake Jolts Greece, Turkey

An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 5 on the Richter scale jolted the region of the northeastern Greek island Samothrace, and was also felt in European Turkey.

Society » Environment | November 3, 2010, Wednesday // 08:33 | Viewed: 3596

Earthquake Claims 2 Lives in Serbia, 50 Wounded

Two people were and some 50 were wounded in Serbia overnight as a result of a 5.6-magnitude earthquake.

Society » Environment | November 3, 2010, Wednesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 4663

5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Serbia, Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 on the Richter scale with an epicenter in Serbia was felt across Western Bulgaria and Sofia.

Society » Environment | November 3, 2010, Wednesday // 04:55 | Viewed: 3169

Weak Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

A 2.3-point magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake was registered in southern Bulgaria early Sunday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center reports.

Society » Environment | October 31, 2010, Sunday // 10:22 | Viewed: 1561

Bulgaria to Face Serious Snowfall after November 20

Real snowfall will begin after November 20, according to Petar Yankov, a meteorologist from the Bulgarian company TV-MET.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2010, Friday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1868

Bulgarian Chamois Narrowly Escape Wrath of Agriculture Minister

The permit regime for shooting chamois in Bulgaria will not be relaxed, in spite of earlier legislative plans to do so.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2010, Thursday // 16:37 | Viewed: 2440

Bulgarian Capital, Mountains Wake up to Shy First Snowfall

The Bulgarian capital Sofia awoke Thursday morning to its first, though light, snowfall, but luckily the mercury did not fall below zero.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2010, Thursday // 09:22 | Viewed: 1590

Seized Bulgarian Baby Lions Sent to South Africa Sanctuary

The two baby lions that were seized in the spring by the Bulgarian State from private properties will be send to the "Lionsrock" park in South Africa.

Society » Environment | October 26, 2010, Tuesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 3636

Bulgarian Parliament Commits to Green Economy

The Bulgarian Parliament is committed to working for an environmentally friendly economy, stated vice-speaker from the ruling GERB party Anastas Anastasov Tuesday.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2010, Tuesday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1704

Balkans Face Cruel Winter - Report

The Balkans and Europe at large might be facing one of the coldest winters in years, according to a report by the Serbian TV and Radio, quoting weather forecasters from accross the continent.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2010, Saturday // 19:43 | Viewed: 5548

Bulgarian Environmentalists Fear Danube Pollution by Hungary Sludge

The toxic red sludge that caused a catastrophe in the west Hungarian countryside in an unprecedented spill will sooner or later reach the Bulgarian sector of the Danube, according to eco-activists.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2010, Saturday // 15:25 | Viewed: 3412

Bulgarian Transport Ministry Launches Operation 'Smoke'

The first of a series of checks of passenger and cargo vehicles, carried out by the Bulgarian Transport Ministry, is launched Thursday under the codename "Smoke.

Society » Environment | October 14, 2010, Thursday // 08:38 | Viewed: 1530

WWF: Average Bulgarian Uses 1.8 Times Planet's Resources

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has calculated the impact of each country by measuring the amount of carbon, water and other natural resources consumed by an average person in a year.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2010, Wednesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 3169

Hungarian Alumina Plant to Reopen by Weekend

The Hungarian alumina plant that flooded part of the country and the Danube River with toxic red sludge will restart production by this weekend, officials announced Wednesday.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2010, Wednesday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1488

Bulgarian Firefighter to Be Decorated by Medvedev

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will decorate with state order "For Bravery" foreign firefighters who helped quench the disastrous fires that engulfed European Russia over the summer.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2010, Tuesday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1161

Weak Earthquake Detected near Bulgaria's Sofia

A weak earthquake with a 3.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2010, Tuesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1648

Bulgaria: No Pollution of Danube from Hungary Toxic Sludge

Probes have shown that the toxic sludge spill in Hungary has not polluted the waters in the Bulgarian part of the Danube River, Bulgaria's Regional Inspectorate for Environment and Waters (RIOSV) has announced.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2010, Tuesday // 10:48 | Viewed: 2528

EU Experts to Help Hungary with Toxic Sludge

EU pollution cleanup experts will arrive Monday in Hungary to help limit the aftermath of the toxic sludge spill, the European Commission has announced.

Society » Environment | October 11, 2010, Monday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1775

Hungary Fears New Burst of Toxic Sludge

Hungarian PM Viktor Orban has announced it was "very likely" that the wall of the reservoir of the alumina plant would collapse, releasing a new wave of the red toxic sludge.

Society » Environment | October 10, 2010, Sunday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2284
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