Bulgaria: Shot to Death While Trying to Escape

Uwe Pries, a citizen of the so-called German Democratic Republic (GDR), took a vacation in Bulgaria in the 1980-s. While playing a regular tourist, the young man's intention was to flee to the West via Turkey. He wanted to get out of communist Germany and believed it would be easy to escape via Bulgaria. He met a friend at the Black Sea coast,…
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Above Bulgaria: Five Injured in Aviation Incident

Four passengers and a crew member were injured during an incident which occurred on an Austrian aircraft in Bulgarian airspace on Tuesday. The information became available today. An Airbus A320 owned by Austrian Airlines was on its way from Vienna to Tel Aviv, when it encountered clear air turbulence, according to the Aviation Herald. This means…
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