Southeast Europe flood warning

2016-05-03 22:34

Warnings have been issued in Bulgaria, eastern Greece and along Turkey's west coast mainly for heavy rain and large hail.

Bomb scare closes Bulgaria airport terminal

2015-12-01 16:52

Bulgarian authorities have evacuated a part of Sofia's international airport over concerns that a bomb was planted in a van parked outside a terminal, Nova TV reports.

Lure of gold draws hundreds to Bulgaria's rivers

2015-10-28 12:08

More than 2 000 years after the ancient Thracians crafted their exquisite jewelry from gold deposits in Bulgaria, hundreds are combing its rivers again.

Austria horror: Truck driver denies knowledge of grisly cargo

2015-09-03 21:28

One of the suspected drivers of the truck found abandoned in Austria with the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants inside, has denied knowing there was anyone on board.

Bulgarian greats CSKA lose licence

2015-06-22 20:53

Bulgaria's football union has confirmed that the country's most successful club, CSKA Sofia, has lost their licence because of its debts.

Sudan rebels detain Bulgarian aid chopper crew

2015-01-28 21:10

Six Bulgarians working with the UN's World Food Programme have been detained by Sudanese rebels after their helicopter made an emergency landing in South Kordofan.

Frenchman held in Bulgaria had 'links' to Paris attackers

2015-01-13 13:25

A Frenchman arrested in Bulgaria trying to cross into Turkey earlier this month was in contact with one of the two brothers who carried out the Islamist attacks in Paris, prosecutors say.

15 feared dead in Bulgaria explosives blast

2014-10-02 12:23

Fifteen people are feared dead after a blast flattened a Bulgarian explosives plant that decommissioned landmines, with the government saying there was 'minimal' chance of finding survivors.

Professor named as Bulgaria's interim premier

2014-08-05 13:15

A Bulgarian law professor and former Socialist lawmaker has been named as caretaker prime minister for two months.

Bulgaria to strip bank of licence

2014-07-11 15:58

Bulgaria will strip Corporate Commercial Bank of its licence, transfer its assets and liabilities to a unit of the lender and alert prosecutors of malpractice.


100s of trucks stuck at Greek-Bulgarian border

2016-02-17 17:00

Hundreds of trucks and cars are stranded at two Greek-Bulgarian border crossings after a blockade by Greek farmers was met with a retaliatory blockade by angry truck drivers on the Bulgarian side.

Egypt-bound plane makes emergency landing in Bulgaria

2015-11-19 11:31

A passenger plane flying to the Egyptian resort of Hurghada has made an emergency landing in Bulgaria after a bomb threat.

Bulgarian church urges govt to stop migrants

2015-09-25 19:52

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church has said the Balkan country's authorities should not let any more migrants cross its borders, encouraging government's determination to tackle an influx that has overwhelmed its neighbours.

Austria migrant horror: Human smugglers held

2015-08-28 15:59

Police have arrested several people, believed to be part of a human smuggling operation, in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck.

Bulgaria - Bird flu in dead pelicans

2015-03-27 19:54

Bulgaria's authorities have discovered the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus in two dead pelicans in a nature reserve in northeastern part of the Balkan country.

Bulgarian customs seize 2 million baby eels

2015-01-23 13:31

Bulgarian customs officials say that had seized two million endangered European baby eels stashed in containers.

New self-immolation in crisis-hit Bulgaria

2014-11-03 19:13

A woman has set herself on fire outside Bulgaria's presidential headquarters in Sofia in a repeat of a series of self-immolations driven by poverty in the crisis-hit Balkan country.

Charter flight makes emergency stop in Bulgaria

2014-08-06 16:22

Polish flight operator Eurolot SA says a chartered plane headed from Turkey to Poland and owned by Ukraine's YanAir airline made an emergency landing in Bulgaria.

Bulgaria plans to join EU 'banking union'

2014-07-15 08:40

Bulgaria has announced that it would seek to join a new EU set of rules known as the 'banking union' after poor bank supervision led to its collapse.

Bulgaria's bank crisis eases

2014-06-30 16:01

Bulgaria's banking crisis has eased with fewer depositors queueing to withdraw savings after European Commission gave Sofia the green light.

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