• Oldest city in Europe

      Oldest city in Europe

      The archaeological complex Provadia - Solnitsata (Salt Pan), in northeastern Bulgaria, is in fact a prehistoric tell settlement, over which a Thracian tumulus, or burial mound, was built. The prehistoric settlement is considered to be Europe's earliest salt works and oldest fortified prehistoric city.

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    • Plovdiv lawyer with open letter to MEP Clare Daly: You speak like yellow opposition press, you do not know the problems in Bulgaria

      Plovdiv lawyer with open letter to MEP Clare Daly: You speak like yellow opposition press, you do not know the problems in Bulgaria

      Stanislav Stanev, a lawyer from Bulgaria's second biggest town of Plovdiv, sent an open letter to Irish far-left MEP Clare Daly. A few days ago, during a meeting of The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE), Daly sharply criticised the government in Bulgaria, the attitude towards minorities, the media and the actions of the prosecution.

      Here is the full text of the letter:

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    • Pinocchio attaches EU funds to Delyan Peevski

      Pinocchio attaches EU funds to Delyan Peevski

      Are you familiar with the term delusion? If you look it up in the dictionary, it is explained as a state of harbouring a false belief. In the field of medicine, delusion can be a symptom of an entire spectrum of mental health conditions from schizophrenia to bipolar disorder.

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    • The hunting home of tsars

      The hunting home of tsars

      The hunting palace Krichim, one of the pearls of Bulgarian architecture from the early 20th century, is situated close to the northern foothills of the Rhodope Mountains, about 25 kilometres to the west of the city of Plovdiv. The construction of the building was started in 1905, at the time of Tsar Ferdinand's rule, by arch. G. Fingov, and was completed in 1936 according to the final plan of arch. Yordan Sevov, at the time of Tsar Boris III.

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    • Alexander Yordanov, MEP (EPP/UDF): What is happening in Bulgaria is not a civil protest, but a coup attempt

      Alexander Yordanov, MEP (EPP/UDF): What is happening in Bulgaria is not a civil protest, but a coup attempt

      Alexander Yordanov, MEP from the European People's Party (EPP), posted on Facebook his position on today's hearing at the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE), which acts as an update of the status of the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM). In his post, Yordanov notes that at an EPP meeting, the party's president, Donald Tusk, stressed the need for showing solidarity with GERB and that the MEPs in attendance who spoke at that event echoed his sentiment.

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    • Bulgarian judge gives shameful interview with Der Spiegel

      Bulgarian judge gives shameful interview with Der Spiegel

      Lozan Panov, the head of the Supreme Court of Cassation, performed a complex gymnastic exercise. He made a flexible side-split before the authoritative German publication Der Spiegel, where he uttered a bunch of lies without batting an eyelid. The paradox is that his interview came out with a headline citing him to say: "Don't close your eyes, Europe, and be silent."

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    • Fake news machine slandering Peevski malfunctions

      Fake news machine slandering Peevski malfunctions

      The pyramid of lies built by indicted oligarch Ivo Prokopiev came crashing down in an instant under the weight of Ivo Mirchev, the corpulent avatar of former justice minister Hristo Ivanov, aka Pinocchio. The giant Hippoland gaffe of the fat troll illuminated the fact that for decades now the Capital cult has been spewing thousands of lies against Delyan Peevski, lawmaker and publisher of the newspapers Monitor and Telegraph.

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