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Thracian King's Gold Moves to Sofia

The unique Thracian treasure, discovered on Sunday in Bulgaria, was transported Tuesday to the National Historic Museum in Sofia. Archaeologists came across the grave of an ancient ruler, believed to be a Thracian king, near the village of Zlatinitsa.

Society | July 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3202

Russia to Offer USD 100 M Moon Trip

Russia is developing a project for offering lunar trips at a price of USD 100 million. Russian space shuttle manufacturer Energia has presented the plans to the Federal Space Agency this week, media reported.

Society | July 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 753

Bulgarian Pop-Folk Diva in Coma after Crash

One of Bulgaria's youngest pop-folk music stars is in coma after a heavy car crash, it was announced Tuesday. Reyhan, 19, is currently at a hospital in Gabrovo.

Society | July 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2401

"Richest" Grave of Thracian King Unearthed in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists came across a uniquely rich funeral of an ancient Thracian king.

Society | July 25, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2246

Scientists Hit HIV Drug's Track

A team of German and UK scientists have found a molecule that interferes with the formation of HIV, which they hope can lead to new drugs.

Society | July 25, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 590

Outgoing FM Presents Exhibition Catalogue

Bulgaria's outgoing Foreign Minister Solomon Passy, painter Svetlin Russev and State Institute of Culture Head, Tsvetoslav Hristov presented a sculpture collection catalogue.

Society | July 25, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 511

Bulgarian Resorts among World's Safest

Bulgaria's resorts topped German newspaper Bild's ranking of the world's safest vacation spots. Bulgaria's resorts are safe in terms of terrorist attacks, wrote the German newspaper.

Society | July 25, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1101

Bulgarian Film Honored at World Fest

A Bulgarian-Turkish film project won the Audience Award of the Palic Inetrnational Film festival in Serbia and Montenegro. "Stolen Eyes", directed by Bulgaria's Radoslav Spasov, is based on a story that was co-written by eminent journalist Neri Terzieva.

Society | July 24, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 511

Orpheus Grave Discovered in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists say that they have discovered Orpheus' grave near the village of Tatul. The archaeologists unearthed the entry to the Thracian temple in the Tatul sanctuary.

Society | July 23, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6177

Europe's Best Gospel Singer Opens Bulgarian Music Fest

Europe's best gospel singer Abraham Laisina will be the special guest at the opening of the music "Praise fest" in Sofia. The 2005 Praise Fest will be under the motto "Believe in Yourself".

Society | July 23, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 565

Open Doors Day at Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry

The State Institute of Culture along with the outgoing foreign minister hold an Open Doors Day on Saturday and Sunday. People were freely admitted at the Foreign Ministry to view the sculpture display in its yard.

Society | July 23, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 662

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Ancient Jewelry

Five golden jewelry pieces were found during excavations of the Necropolis, located outside ancient Roman legion camp near the Danube town Svishtov. The jewelry weighting 82gram is dated back to the second half of the 5th century.

Society | July 23, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5562

Enormous Interest for Bulgaria's Big Brother 2

More than 13,160 people have applied in ten days for the new Bulgarian version of Big Brother. The application process will continue to August 25 and then the producers will have to pick 15 people that will enter the Big Brother house.

Society | July 23, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 607

Bulgarian Youngsters Grab Six Math Olympics Gold Medals

The Bulgarian mathematics team won six medals at the 46th international Olympiad in mathematics held in Merida, Mexico.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1432

Purple Rock 20,000 in Kavarna

Thousands of rock music fans saw idols Deep Purple in Kavarna, during a live gig Thursday night. The veterans surprised the Bulgarian fans by mixing one of their songs with a sample from "Vardar," a classic Bulgarian tune by Pancho Vladigerov.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2556

Bulgaria Explores New Thracian Mound

Renowned archeologist Georgi Kitov has come upon the first findings at another Thracian mound near Kazanlak. A ceramic jug, probably used for essential oils storage, was discovered at the Chasova Mogila.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1424

Outgoing FM Presents Exhibited in History Museum

Bulgaria's outgoing foreign minister donated all his gifts received during his four-year term to the National History Museum. Solomon Passy's presents include art pieces and historical artifacts.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1087

Science: Monstrous Moon Threatens Bulgarians' Nerves

Moon is to reach its closest point to Earth in years on Thursday evening, scientists announced.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 696

Health: Recognizing Bulimia

Bulimia, a psychological eating disorder, often starts with excessive weight concerns that might seem harmless.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 913

Fashion: Cowgirl Chic

You don't have to look like a farmer to capture the spirit of cowgirl chic. Just add some cowgirl essentials to make your urban look more artistic and create a feeling of freedom.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 539

Arab Sultan Restores Bulgarian Mosque, Pays USD 390,000

Sultan Qaboos Bin Saeed of Oman will pay USD 390,000 for a mosque in Shumen, northeast Bulgaria. Tombul Mosque is one of the biggest and oldest Muslim mosques on the Balkan Peninsula.

Society | July 21, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 965