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Macedonian Tour Guide Suspects Foul Play in Ohrid Tragedy

The Macedonian tour guide, who was on board of the ill-fated ship "Ilinden," which sunk Saturday in the Ohrid Lake killing 15 Bulgarians, voiced suspicions of foul play.

Society | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 15:29 | Viewed: 2548

Bulgarian Tourist from Ohrid Tragedy Claims Having Insurance

All Bulgarian tourists from the ill-fated trip to the Ohrid Lake had medical insurance, one of them insists.

Society | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 13:35 | Viewed: 2281

Bulgaria Hit by Blast of Cold Air

After the record high temperatures Saturday, Bulgaria has been hit Sunday by a blast of cold air and torrential rains.

Society » Environment | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 13:04 | Viewed: 1935

4 Bulgarian Victims of Ohrid Tragedy Remain Hospitalized

From the 10 people hospitalized Saturday over the tragic boat accident in the Ohrid Lake in Macedonia, only 4 remain at the Military Medical Academy.

Society | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 12:36 | Viewed: 2705

Bulgaria Marks European Day of Jewish Culture

The 10th edition of the European Day of Jewish Culture is held Sunday, across 20 countries in Europe.

Society » Culture | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2108

Bulgarian Tourists Went to Ohrid without Contract, Insurance

The Bulgarian tourists, who were involved in the tragic accident in the Ohrid Lake in Macedonia Saturday traveled without a contract or insurance.

Society | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1512

Somber Bulgaria Marks Unification Day in Ohrid Tragedy Wake

Bulgaria is celebrating on Sunday the 124th anniversary since the unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Roumelia.

Society | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 09:38 | Viewed: 2420

38 Bulgarian Survivors from Ohrid Accident Land in Sofia

The plane of the Bulgarian government Tu-154 landed late Saturday night in Sofia with 38 of the 40 Bulgarian survivors from the Ohrid Lake accident.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 22:54 | Viewed: 6471

PM: 15 Bulgarians Dead as Boat Sinks in Macedonia Lake

Fifteen Bulgarians died and another six have been declared missing on Saturday when an ageing tourist boat sank within seconds into Macedonia's Lake Ohrid, a popular attraction in the Balkans, the prime minister said.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 19:00 | Viewed: 4429

Bulgaria Mourns Ohrid Casualties Monday, 11 Bodies Identified

Monday, September 7, 2009, is going to be the official mourning day in Bulgaria for the casualties of the ship accident in the Ohrid Lake tragedy that happened Saturday.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 18:19 | Viewed: 2054

Macedonian Officials Set Sunk Ship Death Toll at 15

Fifteen people, most of whom Bulgarians, died Saturday when an ageing tourist boat sank within seconds into Macedonia's Lake Ohrid, officials said.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1456

Bulgarian Ohrid Tragedy Survivor: There Were No Life Jackets

A Bulgarian survivor of the Ohrid Lake tragedy has said that the Ilinden ship which went underwater did not have life jackets for the people on board.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 17:40 | Viewed: 2536

Firm That Organized Fatal Ohrid Trip Broke Bulgarian Law

The firm Klyunchev Ltd, the organizer of the excursion in which at least a dozen Bulgarian tourists died in an Ohrid Lake ship accident, did not have the right to organize a trip abroad.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 17:09 | Viewed: 2285

Bulgaria President Goes to Ohrid over Tragedy - Report

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, is going to the Macedonian town of Ohrid over the ship accident in which at least a dozen Bulgarian tourists are reported dead.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1670

All 22 Dead in Ohrid Tragedy Might be Bulgarians - Report

Rescue teams have pulled out another five bodies, taking the death toll in the sunken Macedonian ship in Ohrid lake up to 22, all of whom might be Bulgarians, according to local media reports.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 16:53 | Viewed: 1662

Some of Bulgarians on Ohrid Ship Are from Town of Pirdop

Some of the Bulgarian tourists who were on board of the Lake Ohrid ship that went underwater in Macedonia Saturday are from the small town of Pirdop.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 16:51 | Viewed: 2495

Bulgaria Unification Day Celebrations Canceled over Ohrid Tragedy

Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv has canceled all celebrations for the Unification Day, Sept. 6, over the tragedy in Ohrid, Macedonia, in which at least 13 Bulgarian tourists died.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1944

Ohrid Death Toll Rises up to 22 - Report

Rescue teams have pulled out another five bodies, taking the death toll in the sunken Macedonian ship in Ohrid lake up to 22, according to local media reports.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1840

7 Bulgarians from Ill-Fated Macedonia Ship Listed in Ohrid Hospital

Seven Bulgarians from the "Ilinden" ship that sunk Saturday in the Ohrid Lake have been transported to the Ohrid hospital.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1441

Ohrid Lake Witnesses: Everything Happened Very Fast

Eyewitnesses of the sinking of the boat that went udnerwater during a sightseeing tour of Macedonia's Ohrid Lake said that everything happened very quickly.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1744

Sunken Lake Ohrid Ship Had 74 on Board with 43 Allowed - Report

The Ilinden ship which sank in Lake Ohrid, Macedonia, Saturday had 74 tourists on board, while it was not supposed to transport more than 43 people.

Society | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 15:43 | Viewed: 3016
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