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"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: 1104

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: 6193

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: 573

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: 5564

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: 2559

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: 1093

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: 915

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

"Deep Purple" Rock Bulgarian Seaside Town

The UK rock group "Deep Purple" played in the Bulgarian town of Kavarna on the evening of July 21. The Black Sea resort was the fifth leg of the band's summer tour in Europe.

Society | July 21, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 922

Bulgaria to Open Everest Museum

Sofia will soon have its own museum dedicated to Bulgarians who stepped on the highest peak of the world Everest and Bulgarian mountaineering tourism. The idea to set up a museum of Bulgarian Mountaineering emerged on the occasion of 110 anniversary sinc

Society | July 20, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 443

Pop Star Joins Bulgaria's Breast Cancer Battle

Young Bulgarian pop star Maria Ilieva is the new face of a cosmetics giant's campaign against breast cancer. Maria drew the company's attention with her latest success as Star Academy host, as well as her remarkable music career.

Society | July 20, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1672