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  • Archaeologists discover Thracian golden jewelry

    Archaeologists say they have unearthed an almost 2,400-year-old golden hoard in an ancient Thracian tomb in northern Bulgaria.


  • Bulgaria claims to find Europe's 'oldest town'

    A prehistoric town unearthed in eastern Bulgaria is the oldest urban settlement found to date in Europe, a Bulgarian archaeologist said Thursday.


  • The imam of this mosque in the rural mountain town of Rudozem complains that secret police have been spying on the local Muslim community. (Tzvetelina Belutova/Special to The Washington Times)

    Imams' trial tests Bulgaria's religious tolerance

    Thirteen religious leaders accused of preaching radical Islam face up to five years in prison in a criminal trial that’s testing the limits of religious freedom in this European country.


  • Bulgaria to host European Tour event next May

    The European Tour will stage a tournament in Bulgaria for the first time after deciding to rotate the World Match Play Championship between locations across the continent.


  • Bulgaria to host 1st ever European Tour event

    The European Tour will stage a tournament in Bulgaria for the first time after deciding to rotate the World Match Play Championship between locations across the continent.


  • Nudity, masks and color: Protests for Pussy Riot

    They asked for undies on heads, masks, and as much color as possible on Friday. They got all that plus a topless activist hacking down a cross in Ukraine, balaclavas on Soviet-era statues of soldiers in Bulgaria, and everywhere signs reading "Free Pussy Riot."


  • World Briefs: New violence erupts in Egyptian village

    Security officials said new sectarian violence erupted in a village near Cairo following the death of a Muslim man after earlier clashes there.


  • This undated photo shows the fake driving license of the suicide bomber of a deadly bus bombing in Bulgaria. A bus carrying young Israeli tourists exploded July 18, 2012, in the Bulgarian resort of Burgas, killing five vacationing Israelis, a Bulgarian bus driver and the bomber himself. At least 20 others were wounded. (Associated Press)

    Bulgaria: Sophisticated conspiracy in suicide bomb

    A sophisticated group of conspirators was involved in the suicide bombing in Bulgaria that killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus driver last week, and they spent at least a month in Bulgaria before the attack, the country's prime minister said Tuesday.


  • FILE - This image provided by the Bulgarian Interior Ministry on Thursday, July 19, 2012, shows a damaged bus following Wednesday's deadly suicide attack on the bus full of Israeli vacationers at the Burgas, Bulgaria airport parking lot. Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov said Tuesday, July 24, 2012 a sophisticated group of conspirators were involved in the suicide bombing that killed five Israelis and a Bulgarian bus driver, and that they spent a month in the country before the attack. (AP Photo/Bulgarian Interior Ministry)

    Skilled conspiracy behind bus bomb

    A sophisticated group of conspirators was involved in the suicide bombing that killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus driver last week, and they spent at least a month in Bulgaria before the attack, the country's prime minister said Tuesday.


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