Rapists jailed after brave 13-year-old victim uses Facebook to find them

2019-01-25 12:47

Eight rapists have been jailed after their 13-year-old victim tracked them down via Facebook.

Suspect says he didn't mean to kill Bulgarian journalist

2018-10-19 21:30

A 21-year-old suspect in the rape and slaying of a Bulgarian television journalist said Friday that he killed Viktoria Marinova, but didn't mean to.

WATCH: Bulgarian dams threaten the environment

2018-09-21 08:36

Bulgaria is banking more and more on hydroelectric power. It's already authorised the construction of 300 new dams.

Far-right, even racist views go mainstream in Central Europe

2018-04-04 16:27

For decades after World War II, racist, extremist and anti-Semitic views were considered taboo in public life but today they are openly expressed by mainstream politicians.

Bulgaria arrests 23 in crackdown on border corruption

2017-06-14 13:35

Twenty-three customs officers and businessmen have been arrested in a probe into corruption at a major checkpoint on Bulgaria's border with Greece.

China steams to the rescue for Bulgaria's creaking railways

2017-04-30 12:00

After failing for years to attract funds for creaking infrastructure and ageing locomotives, help may be on the way from China.

Angry Bulgarians invade tracks to stop train

2017-01-13 22:12

A group of Bulgarian passengers did not want to be late so took the dangerous action of standing in front of an oncoming express train to make it stop.

Bulgaria premier resigns after party loses presidential vote

2016-11-14 15:01

Bulgaria's prime minister has handed in his resignation in parliament after results showed his party losing badly in the presidential runoff, opening the way for an early parliamentary election

Bulgaria opposition stuns PM in presidential poll

2016-11-07 22:11

A left-leaning air force general seen as sympathetic to Moscow has won Bulgaria's presidential election first round, dealing a blow to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Just desserts: Serbia foils cake smuggling plot

2016-10-01 09:09

Serbian customs officials say they have seized half a ton of cake smuggled across the border from Bulgaria.


Clashes as thousands protest petrol price hikes in Bulgaria

2018-11-12 05:25

Thousands of Bulgarians demonstrated across the country against high fuel prices, blocking traffic in around 20 cities and on key highways to Greece and Turkey.

Man held in Bulgarian journalist murder probe - media

2018-10-09 19:25

A man has been detained as part of the probe into the killing of a Bulgarian journalist in the northern town of Ruse, Bulgarian public radio reported, citing police sources.

Six killed, over 20 injured in Bulgaria bus crash

2018-04-13 22:32

A bus overturned near the Bulgarian capital Sofia in a crash that left at least six people dead and 22 injured, emergency services say.

Looking for Man's origins in a Bulgarian savannah

2017-06-16 18:00

Scientists say seven million years ago the sunflower and maize fields in parts of southern Bulgaria were like an African savannah.

Australian would-be jihadist jailed in Bulgaria

2017-06-06 08:41

A Bulgarian court ha jailed an Australian man for four years for having tried to join the Islamic State group, the first terror-related conviction in the country.

Bulgarians jailed for baby sale in Greece

2017-04-28 22:06

Two Bulgarian men have been jailed for 10 years and a woman for six years for trafficking two pregnant women to sell their babies in neighbouring Greece.

5 killed in Bulgarian explosion

2016-12-10 16:34

Officials in Bulgaria say at least five people have been killed and 23 injured after a train derailed and containers of gas exploded.

Russia-friendly general wins Bulgaria presidential poll: exit polls

2016-11-14 06:48

Bulgaria risked plunging into fresh political turmoil after a Moscow-friendly general backed by the Socialist opposition won the presidential run-off, exit polls showed.

Bulgaria OKs ban on women wearing veils

2016-10-01 19:03

Bulgaria's Parliament has approved a law banning women from wearing veils that cover their faces in public.

Bulgarian court approves extradition of French terror suspect

2016-08-16 18:01

A Bulgarian court has ruled that a French citizen with family ties to the attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper in Paris will be extradited to France to face terror charges.

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