Tag: sofia
Balkans 26.07.20 | 12:00

Protesters in Sofia shower government building with toilet paper rolls

Several hundred people protested the government in the Bulgarian capital on July 25 despite a cabinet reshuffle meant to appease them. Protesters shouted “Resign!” and “Mafia” as some threw tomatoes and rolls of toilet paper at the Council of Ministers building in central Sofia. The...

Balkans 17.04.20 | 10:48

Bulgaria closes its capital Sofia for the weekend to slow the spread of the virus

Bulgarian authorities have ordered the capital city of Sofia closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The order is in place during the coming weekend, which is the Easter weekend according to the Julian calendar. The Government feared that many will use the four day weekend to get out of the...

Macedonia 30.05.19 | 13:09

Boy who suffered serious burns in a railway accident dies in Sofia

The young boy from Skopje who sustained difficult electric burns, died in the Pirogov hospital in Sofia, where he was treated. The accident happened on May 24th near the village of Trubarevo, where the boy was walking along the railway lines and climbed a machine connected to the powered line. The exceptionally...

Macedonia 25.05.19 | 18:55

Boy from Skopje who sustained serious burns will be treated in Sofia

The boy from Skopje who sustained serious, 4th degree burns after being shocked by a railway electric cable, will be treated in Sofia. The family and friends began a push to provide medical helicopter transportation to Ljubljana, to have him treated there, but the Healthcare Ministry informed that they...