Mon, May 20 2013
Photo: Georgi Kozhouharov
Deputy mayor Maria Boyadzhiyska tendered her resignation on April 9, a day after the death of Botyo Tachkov, who had been attacked by a large pack of strays.
Vidin man opened up on street dogs with a 12 bore shotgun and a hunting rifle, but hit his neighbour in the stomach. Meanwhile, group of NGOs dealing with animal issues call for resignation of Agriculture Minister over street dog issue.
Step comes a day after the elderly man attacked by a pack of street dogs in a Sofia residential area dies of his injuries.
It is now estimated that Plovdiv has at least 8000 stray cats on its streets. The number of stray dogs is significantly lower; at the last count, in 2009, there were only 700 of them in the city.
All the dogs that bit people last year were returned to the streets, report says, while Sofia mayor Fandukova says that the goal of reducing stray dogs by 95 per cent by 2016 is realistic.
Woman (54) awarded 4000 leva after court finds municipality failed to exercise proper control over stray dogs.
Residents of the neighbourhood where the attack took place estimate there are 37 dogs in the pack. A day earlier, authorities said that the most recent count found that there are more than 9000 stray dogs in the Bulgarian capital city.
Doctors reported to be struggling to save the life of the man (87) who was set on by about 15 to 20 street dogs.
A new census of stray dogs in Bulgaria’s capital city is to be carried out by the end of March 2012.
Bulgaria’s capital beat 27 cities to take the 2011 award.
Seemingly set for a second term, Sofia’s mayor faces questions about the city’s serious problems.
Stray dogs have been shot dead in Bozhourishte, a borough in northwestern Sofia.
The funding is provided under the foreign military sales programme of the US army's Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation.
The UK nationals were arrested after throwing beer bottles at people after being refused entry to a restaurant that had closed for the night.
Restoration and development projects include Madara Horseman, Arbanassi fortress, Magura cave.
Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his spouse Margarita opened a new heating and insulation system at the Tsar Ferdinand Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases in Iskrets, a project implemented thanks to the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Sofia and the Nando Peretti Foundation.
According to the law's provisions, the commission will have the power to investigate individuals without prior notification and would not require a criminal conviction in order to launch an investigation.