Subdivisions of Bulgaria

Bulgaria: Bad Road Accident, 3 Dead

A total of three victims died after the accident on the highway "Trakia" at 356 km in the direction of Sofia-Burgas, said the press center of the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Interior in the seaside town.

The incident happened around 20.30 this evening after the highway exit Balgarovo.

Bulgaria: Economist Vladimir Karolev Found in Pirin Mountain in Grave Condition

Prominent Bulgarian economist Vladimir Karolev, who disappeared on May 9 under the Todorka peak in Pirin Mountain, was found on May 10 a little after midnight, the Mountain Rescue Service in Bansko told BNR-Radio Blagoevgrad. Karolev was found in a critical condition near Zhabeshko Lake. He was unconscious and carried down the mountain by the mountain rescuers.

Bulgaria: Unemployment Kept in Check, Support Measures Yield Results

On average, six unemployed people are competing for one vacancy - according to the latest Employment Agency figures as of the end of February 2021.

In 17 regions the unemployment rate is above the national average, with the highest values recorded in northwestern Bulgaria - Vidin, Montana and Vratsa.

Sofia Prosecutor’s Office to Investigate Tragic Death of Teenager Killed by High Tension Wire


The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has launched a probe into the death of a 16-yeaar-old boy on Sunday, who, as show the preliminary reports, was electrocuted on a street in Sofia. The pretrial proceedings are for death by incompetence or negligence in work, the prosecution said.

Bulgaria: Two Municipalities in Rhodopes Declare State of Emergency, Rains Don’t Stop

Eleven people in Smolyan were buried under landslides and persistent rainfall is complicating the situation in the city and thevicinity. As a result of the rainfall in the mountainous region, many landslides were triggered, retaining walls fell, there are villages and neighborhoods without available access to them.