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Mysterious 5,000-Year-Old City in Bulgaria Houses Temple of Greek God

Perperikon, one of the oldest cities in the world, made of stone and only discovered in the 20th century in Bulgaria, shed light on one of the greatest and most mysterious civilizations on earth, the Thracians. The Thracians resided partly...

Roman Emperor’s Medallion With Ancient Greek Writing Found in Bulgaria

A number of valuable items have recently been found in Roman tombs near the village of Nova Varbovka in the Veliko Turnovo region of Bulgaria, including a medallion of the Roman emperor Caracalla, which is inscribed with ancient Greek...

Greek Skier Found Dead After Avalanche in Bulgaria’s Borovets

A Greek skier who was initially reported missing after an avalanche engulfed a group of Greek snow-sport enthusiasts at Bulgaria's Borovets ski resort has been found dead. The incident occurred this afternoon, Monday, February 12th, in the area of Markudjik...

Baba Vanga’s 2024 Prophecies: Putin Assassination, Terrorist Attacks

As it's customary every year we’re getting the prophecies from the “Nostradamus of the Balkans” - Baba Vanga, this time for 2024. Vangelia Pandeva Gushterova, popularly known as Baba Vanga, was born in 1911 and had alleged prophetic abilities. Blind since...

The Ancient Graves Where the Rich Were Buried With Horses and Chariots

Several years ago, a grave with human remains plus chariots and horse skeletons was discovered in Thrace in northeastern Greece. Archaeologists said the grave from the beginning of the 2nd century AD contained the remains of four members of a...

Thessaloniki Marks Anniversary of Liberation From Ottomans

It was October 26, 1912 when freedom bells rang in Thessaloniki, as the Greek army liberated the city from Ottoman rule. The city was freed only twenty days after the declaration of the First Balkan War. At the start of...

Ancient Greek Inscription Found in Bulgaria’s Roman Baths

An ancient Greek inscription was discovered by archeologists in the resort town of Hisarya, Southern Bulgaria which reveals who ruled the finances of the province of Thrace. The marble slab, is dedicated to the Emperor Antonius Pius and Marcus Aurelius,...

October 13th Marks Death of Macedonia’s Hero Pavlos Melas

October 13th is the day that marks the death of one of the most important defenders of Macedonia's struggle for freedom, the Hellenic Army Officer Pavlos Melas. Melas, born in 1870 in the French city of Marseille, was the son...

Greece, Bulgaria, and Romania Vow to Strengthen Cooperation

The prime ministers of Bulgaria, Greece, and Romania signed a joint declaration on boosting trilateral transport and digital connectivity on Monday in Varna, Bulgaria. The document, signed by Prime Ministers Nikolai Denkov of Bulgaria, Kyriakos Mitsotakis of Greece, and Marcel...

First Pre-Human Lived in Northern Greece Area, Researchers Say

Researchers have found evidence that the first pre-human, or hominin, walked in the Northern Greece-Balkans area, not Africa.