Over the increased migratory pressure, a partial state of emergency is being introduced in parts of the regions of Burgas, Haskovo and Yambol, caretaker Interior Minister Ivan Demerdzhiev said in Malko Turnovo. This will simplify the procedures for..
The town of Svilengrad is on the border with Turkey and the busiest border checkpoint with Bulgaria’s southern neighbor is situated here. In the recent past the town used to be known as the Bulgarian Las Vegas because of the big number of casinos..
The fire between villages of Studena and Dervishka Mogila in the region of Svilengrad, has been put out. For three days, teams of firefighters, military and forest officials fought the fire, which destroyed 500 decares of deciduous and coniferous..
Firefighting in the area of Svilengrad continues. Heavy-duty equipment has been making clearings in hard-to-reach places and teams patrol the perimeter, extinguishing spreading fires. The fire started from a spark of a tractor while cleaning a pasture, BNR..
21 foreign nationals, among whom 4 minors, have been detained by the border police in Svilengrad. According to border police information the men are Afghan citizens. Summary proceedings have been initiated. Two Bulgarian citizens have been..
50,000 hectares of woodland have been reduced to ashes in the big fire blazing near Harmanli in southern Bulgaria; in the past two days the fire has spread to close to 5,000 hectares. The fire is under control though it has not been fully..