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  • My children die from a lack of knowledge[Charismatic Caucus]

    08/08/2016 9:59:54 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    Bible. Holy Spirit ^ | 8-8-16 | Bible,Jesus The Word
    My children die from a lack of knowledge from rejecting My Spirit for as My word speaks truth the denial of it grieves me and My Messenger of Truth their comforter. So do not despise the gift of prophecy or any other gift for they all come down from the Father of lights and these are all found in My Spirit of Truth and to deny Him is to deny Me as well for I and The Father are one . . . 1 Thessalonians 5:20-21 20 Do not scorn or reject gifts of prophecy or prophecies [spoken revelations-words of...
  • Cheers And Petals For The Turk Who Shot The Pope

    01/12/2006 6:20:50 PM PST · by blam · 26 replies · 643+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 1-13-2006 | Kate Connolly
    Cheers and petals for the Turk who shot the Pope By Kate Connolly, in Istanbul (Filed: 13/01/2006) Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish nationalist who shot Pope John Paul II, was showered with petals by supporters after being released from prison after 25 years. The man responsible for one of the 20th century's most notorious assassination attempts shook hands with guards before being driven away from Kartal high-security jail in Istanbul yesterday. Mehmet Ali Agca arrives at a military recruitment centre Dressed in jeans, he said nothing to journalists but held aloft a magazine showing a photograph of his meeting with...
  • [Video with English Sub-Titles] The story of Dinko - the Bulgarian superhero who hunts down refug

    07/10/2016 8:29:42 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 6 replies
    Reffo News account on You Tube ^ | Published on March 23, 2016
    Dinko Valev - the story of the Bulgarian superhero who patrols Bulgaria's southern border and hunts down refugees with his squad of ATV-riding vigilantes.
  • Corrupt Communist Leads Race for UN Boss

    06/21/2016 3:04:12 PM PDT · by detective · 26 replies
    The New American ^ | 21 June 2016 | Alex Newman
    The next United Nations chief may be an unapologetic communist who served a savage dictatorship that murdered hundreds of thousands of people and tortured even more. Her name is Irina Bokova (shown). And thanks to a slick public-relations operation and a team of “former” communist spies running her campaign, there is reportedly a good chance that the Bulgarian Communist Party operative could end up as UN boss in 2017 when current Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s term expires. Bokova currently serves as the chief of the UN “Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization” (UNESCO). But her long career in the service of both...
  • ‘Yeah, Baby!’ Liz Hurley Backs Brexit, Slams Cameron Over Turkey And Migration

    06/20/2016 10:15:43 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/20/16 | Liam Deacon
    The actress, model and underwear designer Elizabeth Hurley is getting behind Brexit, using her social media presence to campaign for Britain to leave the European Union (EU). The Bedazzled and Austin Powers star began her personal Brexit push earlier this month June, when she urged her half a million followers on Twitter to register to vote. “Every vote counts #Brexit”, she added on the micro-blogging site. Soon after she began retweeting messages from Vote Leave, the official campaign to leave the EU, and its leader Boris Johnson. The issues of immigration and the accession of new member states appear to be...
  • Archaeologists Discover 6,500-Year-Old Grave of Man Holding Stone Ax Scepter... [Bulgaria]

    06/19/2016 5:30:29 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 13 replies
    Archaeology In Bulgaria ^ | June 14, 2016 | Ivan Dikov
    A 6,500-year-old grave of a man holding in his hands a stone ax scepter has been discovered by archaeologists excavating a recently found necropolis from from the Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age) in the town of Kamenovo, Kubrat Municipality, Razgrad District, in Northeast Bulgaria. A total of seven graves were found in the Chalcolithic necropolis in Kamenovo when it was first discovered back in September 2015. However, these were all graves of women and children (of the Mediterranean anthropological type), with the newly discovered grave being the first male grave to be found there to date, reports local news site Darik...
  • Bulgaria's Burgas Showcases for the first time 7,000-year-old... 'Pre-Alphabetic Writing'

    06/13/2016 11:25:52 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 22 replies
    Archaeology in Bulgaria ^ | June 12, 2016 | Ivan Dikov
    A nearly 7,000-year-old ceramic prism with what might be pre-alphabetic writing has been unveiled to the public for the first time by the Regional Museum of History in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Burgas. The prism-shaped prehistoric artifact featuring the supposedly pre-alphabetic signs on its four sides was discovered during the excavations of an Early Chalcolithic settlement mound near Burgas back in 2008, and has never been shown to the public before. The artifact (and the Burgas Chalcolithic Mound where it was found) dates back to the Early Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age) – 4,900 / 4,850-4,600 / 4,550 BC, the...
  • Georgian Church Decides not to Participate in Pan-Orthodox Council

    06/10/2016 6:31:34 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Interfax ^ | 6/10/16
    Tbilisi, June 10, Interfax - The Georgian Orthodox Church will not participate in the Pan-Orthodox Council in Crete which is slated for June 16-27. "This decision was adopted during today's session of the Holy Synod of the Georgian Orthodox Church in which the Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia participated," the report of the Georgian Patriarchate said. Ilia II said in February that the Holy Synod rejected the document 'The relation of the Orthodox Church towards the rest of the Christian world' which was prepared for discussion at the Pan-Orthodox Council. The Synod also opposed a number of other documents...
  • Documents on the Upcoming Great and Holy Council

    06/10/2016 11:54:25 AM PDT · by NRx · 2 replies
    Documents on the upcoming Great and Holy Council 1. Communication of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia to the Clerics and Faithfulhttp://www.synod.com/synod/eng2016/Holy%20Synod%20Response%20to%20Preconciliar%20Documents%20en.pdf2. OBSERVATIONS ON THE TEXT PREPARED FOR THE PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL: “RELATIONS OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH WITH THE REST OF THE CHRISTIAN WORLD” by Dr. Demetrios Tselengideshttp://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/90489.htm3. A SECOND INTERVENTION-CONFESSION OF FAITH: ON THE DOCUMENT "ORGANIZATION AND WORKING PROCEDURE OF THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL" by Dr. Demetrios Tselengideshttp://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/90694.htm4. METROPOLITAN OF LIMASSOL: "WHAT UNITY ARE WE TALKING ABOUT? THOSE WHO DEPARTED FROM THE CHURCH ARE HERETICS AND SCHISMATICS"http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/90619.htm5. A WORD ABOUT THE "COMMON CUP" AND...
  • Church of Cyprus criticizes opponents of planned Pan-Orthodox Council

    06/10/2016 11:24:01 AM PDT · by NRx
    Interfax ^ | 06-10-2016 | Staff
    Nicosia, June 10, Interfax - The Orthodox Church of Cyprus opposed the idea to postpone the convocation of the Pan-Orthodox Council, which has been prepared for over half a century and has been slated to take place on Crete in late June, the message of the Archbishop Chrysostom of Cyprus said. "We invite all of the local Orthodox Churches to participate in the work of the Holy and Great Council with a spirit of love, humility, and common mind, so that our witness to the world may be fruitful and effective," the message said. The document said that earlier the...
  • Leading cleric says Orthodox Church’s ‘Vatican II’ is a go

    06/08/2016 12:42:39 PM PDT · by NRx · 15 replies
    Crux ^ | 06-07-2016 | John L. Allen Jr.
    "Unity is an objective, not a given," says the Rev. John Chryssavgis, an archdeacon and theological adviser to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople. "It may be there spiritually and liturgically and sacramentally, but to make it visible is hard, painful, slow work, and it takes time." In a sense, the “Great and Holy Council of the Orthodox Church”, conceived as a gathering of all the heads of the 14 independent Orthodox churches around the world in Crete June 16-27, has been at least a millennium in the making. More proximately, planning has been underway since 1961, meaning more than a half-century....
  • Serbian Orthodox Church Refuses to Participate in Pan-Orthodox Council

    06/09/2016 4:44:21 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Interfax ^ | 6/9/16
    Belgrade, June 9, Interfax - The Serbian Orthodox Church joined a number of local Churches which do not consider participation in the Pan-Orthodox Council slated for late June on Crete possible. "Our Church sees obstacles to participation in the Holy and Great Council and proposes to postpone it for the time being," the letter of the Serbian Orthodox Church Synod to the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, who is responsible for coordination of the preparations of the Council, said. Before holding this historical event it is necessary to resolve the differences between the local Churches, reach a consensus and revise...
  • How Feminism Destroyed Europe | Iben Thranholm and Stefan Molyneux

    05/31/2016 3:29:13 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 18 replies
    YouTube/PeaceFreedomProsperity.com ^ | Apr 26, 2016 | Stefan Molyneux
    The massive feminization of culture has had a major impact on European politics and the decisions which have lead to the European Migrant Crisis. Iben Thranholm joins Stefan Molyneux to discuss the deficiency of masculinity in European culture, how feminism has programmed women to see men as the enemy and the future of western civilization. "As the refugee crisis erupted and overwhelmed Europe, its political leaders - spearheaded by German Chancellor Angela Merkel - acted like timid mother hens, not as strong men responsible for guarding their country from an invasion." - Iben Thranholm Iben Thranholm is one of Denmark’s...
  • Bulgarian Town Bans Islamic Face Veil in Public

    04/29/2016 1:43:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | Thursday, 28 April 2016
    The central Bulgarian town of Pazardzhik banned the wearing of full-face veils in public on Wednesday in a move the local government said would prevent tension among communities and boost security. The ban, the first of its kind in the Balkan country, was backed from politicians across the political spectrum in the town of some 70,000 people, where wearing full-face veils had become common among some Muslim Roma women. "I am tired to hear that Pazardzhik is the town of the burqas. We want to say aloud that we are not that, but a town of responsible people and we...
  • The Real Identities Of 'Tyler Durden' And Zero Hedge Have Been Revealed

    04/29/2016 9:22:12 AM PDT · by blam · 61 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 4-29-2016 | Will Martin
    Will MartinApril 29, 2016The men behind the legendary finance blog Zero Hedge have been unmasked after one former blogger with the site revealed the identity of his employers. Speaking with Bloomberg reporters Tracy Alloway and Luke Kawa, Colin Lokey — described as a "political science graduate with an MBA and a Southern twang" — said he was part of a three-man team running Zero Hedge, the blog best known for its sensationalist headlines and bearish outlook on the world. Lokey, 32, says the other men behind the site are 37-year-old Daniel Ivandjiiski, a Bulgarian former hedge fund analyst, and Tim...
  • Hope for healing miracle draws crowds to Bulgaria Holy Site

    09/18/2012 3:50:12 AM PDT · by Cronos
    afp ^ | 18 Sep 2012 | Diana Simeonova
    Hopeful eyes look on as thousands of candles and the lighted crosses of a dozen tiny chapels dot the chilly nightscape at Krastova Gora, a holy site high up in Bulgaria's Rhodope mountains."I've had a stroke. That's why I came here. For help!" said Yanko Dimitrov, 65, one of the many who have come to the sacred site... But the big day is September 14 -- the Orthodox Christian feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. According to local legend, spending the night out here on the eve of the feast can do miracles and cure all illness. Mariana...
  • Unearthing Bulgaria's Golden Age

    12/02/2005 10:21:42 AM PST · by blam · 17 replies · 1,164+ views
    Financial Times ^ | 12-2-2005 | Nicholas Glass
    Unearthing Bulgaria’s Golden Age By Nicholas Glass Published: December 2 2005 15:09 December 2 2005 15:09 There was nothing unusual about the village shop in the depths of the countryside, 75 miles east of Sofia. What astonished the young archaeologists wanting cigarettes was the shopkeeper’s jewellery. Her necklace and earrings were exquisite: the beads so small and perfectly worked that her customers assumed they were modern, the gold of a high carat. But how could a shopkeeper afford such trinkets in a country where the average monthly salary is Ł100? The archaeologists didn’t know it but the shopkeeper’s jewellery was...
  • Bulgaria's Vigilante Migrant Hunter

    03/30/2016 10:26:38 AM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 10 replies
    BBC ^ | 3/30/18 | Matthew Brunwasser
    A Bulgarian trader in spare parts for buses has become a national celebrity after starting to patrol the Turkish border "hunting" for migrants. Many Bulgarians applaud his vigilante initiative, though others are deeply troubled. "Bulgaria needs people like me, dignified Bulgarians, willing to defend their homeland," says Dinko Valev, sipping a fresh-squeezed orange juice in a flashy cafe in his hometown, Yambol, 50km (30 miles) from Bulgaria's border with Turkey. Valev, 29, is a beefy semi-professional wrestler with a shaved head and a brusque manner. His left pectoral is tattooed with a cross the size of a T-bone steak. He...
  • Egyptian Blames Jewish ‘Conspiracy’ for UNESCO Loss (+ Islamophobia)

    09/24/2009 10:13:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies · 333+ views
    JTA ^ | September 23, 2009
    Egypt's culture minister blamed a Jewish "conspiracy" for his election loss to head a U.N. agency. Bulgarian diplomat Irina Gueorguieva Bokova, 57, edged Farouk Hosny, 31-27, in a fifth and final vote for general director by UNESCO executive board members at the Paris-based organization on Tuesday night. The previous evening, the candidates were tied with 29 votes each, forcing a new election. "It was clear by the end of the competition that there was a conspiracy against me," Hosny said Wednesday after landing in Egypt, The Associated Press reported. "There are a group of the world's Jews who had a...
  • PM slams Iran's plan to pay families of Palestinian terrorists

    02/27/2016 11:13:14 AM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 8 replies
    Israel Hayom ^ | Friday February 26, 2016 | Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff
    "This shows that Iran, even after the nuclear agreement, is continuing to aid terrorism," says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry "extremely disturbed" by offer • PM: Nations of the world must confront and condemn this. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday an Iranian offer to compensate the families of Palestinians terrorists killed in a wave of attacks on Israelis, proves Iran continues to "aid terrorism" even after the landmark nuclear deal reached between Tehran and Western powers last year. His comments come a day after Iran's ambassador to Lebanon, Mohammad Fathali, said that Iran...
  • Wanted Palestinian terrorist killed in Bulgaria

    02/26/2016 2:05:10 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/2/16 | Uzi Baruch
    Wanted Arab terrorist Naif Hassan Omar Zaid was found dead at the Palestinian Authority (PA) embassy in Bulgaria, local media reported Friday morning. His family confirmed to Palestine News Network that he was "assassinated" at the embassy in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Zaid, 51, was convicted of murdering yeshiva student Eliyahu Amadi in Jerusalem's Old City back in 1986, when he was 22 years old. He was sentenced to life in prison, but was able to escape jail while being transferred to hospital during a hunger strike, and has been living in Bulgaria for the past 22 years. Israel...
  • Linux Mint Website Hack: A Timeline of Events

    02/22/2016 7:26:56 PM PST · by Utilizer · 22 replies
    SOFTPEDIA ^ | Feb 21, 2016 12:05 GMT | Catalin Cimpanu
    Last night, the Linux Mint team announced that someone had hacked their servers and started pointing user downloads to malicious ISO images for the Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon edition. Our Linux editor already covered the initial details of the attack, which we recommend reading before going forward with this article. Since then, in the last ten hours, the Linux and infosec communities have been working hard to investigate what happened and how the hackers operated. Linux Mint Team: They hacked us via our WordPress site The first to provide an answer was Clement Lefebvre, leader of the Linux Mint project,...
  • 20 Muslims Sneak Onto Man's Property, Instantly Learn Why He's Called "THE DESTROYER" VIDEO

    02/21/2016 10:40:14 AM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 17 replies
    americas freedom fighters ^ | February 21, 2016 | Dean James
    Dinko "The Destroyer" Valev is a one man border patrol monster! He patrols around on his ATV and chases Muslim border jumpers. This guy is a legend and these Muslims found out exactly why he is called "THE DESTROYER!" He lives out in the country in Yambol, Bulgaria near the Turkish border. He has a problem with Muslims from Turkey hopping the fence onto his property on their journey to European nations that will greet them with open arms. Once there, the Muslims can rape everyone and collect welfare benefits. Since local authorities turn a blind eye to the Muslim...
  • No Balkan fence on my watch, Merkel tells eastern Europe

    02/17/2016 11:03:47 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 16 Feb 2016 16:17 GMT+01:00 | (AFP/The Local)
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel Tuesday criticized an eastern European proposal to close the Balkans refugee route and vowed to push for a plan with Turkey to reduce the influx, at an EU summit. Merkel, under heavy pressure at home to reduce arrivals, supports a plan under which transit country Turkey would seal its borders and then fly refugees to Europe where they would be settled under an EU quota system. However, most countries in the European Union have shown little enthusiasm for the idea, and the so-called Visegrad Four - Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary - have openly...
  • PICTURE: Bulgaria retires last MiG-21 fighters

    12/29/2015 5:31:03 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 13 replies
    Flightglobal.com ^ | 29 DECEMBER, 2015 | ALEXANDER MLADENOV
    The Bulgarian air force on 18 December held a ceremony to mark the retirement of its last Mikoyan MiG-21 fighters. Involving the nation's last three serviceable examples – two single-seat MiG-21bis's and a two-seat MiG-21UM1 trainer – the event marked the end of regular flight operations, although the former pair will remain available to conduct quick reaction alert sorties until 31 December. The fighters will then be kept in storage at Graf Ignatievo air base, ready to be returned to airworthy status should the need arise. Bulgaria's MiG-21 fleet had originally been slated for retirement in 2012, but the type's...
  • Thracologists Discover Ancient Thracian Rock Step Pyramid in Eastern Rhodope Mountains...

    12/22/2015 2:47:21 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 16 replies
    Archaeology in Bulgaria ^ | December 21, 2015 | Ivan Dikov (ouch!)
    An Ancient Thracian rock step pyramid with a rock sun temple dating back to 2500 BC has been identified in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains in Southern Bulgaria by an expedition of historians and thracologists. The Thracian pyramid in question was shaped out of the natural rocks in the mountain near the town of Kovil, Krumovgrad Municipality, Kardzhali District. It is about 15 meters tall, and consists of five stepped terraces, with the sun temple hacked into the rocks inside it, according to Prof. Vasil Markov, a historian specializing in the civilization of Ancient Thrace. Markov is the head of the University...
  • Did a blind Bulgarian clairvoyant predict the rise of ISIS? (tr)

    12/08/2015 1:37:06 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 21 replies
    Full title: Did a blind Bulgarian clairvoyant predict the rise of ISIS? ‘Nostradamus of the Balkans’ who died 20 years ago said there would be a ‘great Muslim war’ in 2016 A Bulgarian clairvoyant who died 20 years ago warned of the rise of ISIS by claiming there would be a 'great Muslim war' in 2016, it has been reported. Baba Vanga died in 1996 at the age of 85 and was known as the 'Nostradamus of the Balkans' because of her success rate which was supposedly as high as 85 per cent. The blind pensioner, who has previously been...
  • Did a blind Bulgarian clairvoyant predict the rise of ISIS?

    12/08/2015 1:43:59 PM PST · by NYer · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | December 8, 2015 | JULIAN ROBINSON
    Did a blind Bulgarian clairvoyant predict the rise of ISIS? 'Nostradamus of the Balkans' who died 20 years ago said there would be a 'great Muslim war' in 2016 A Bulgarian clairvoyant who died 20 years ago warned of the rise of ISIS by claiming there would be a 'great Muslim war' in 2016, it has been reported.Baba Vanga died in 1996 at the age of 85 and was known as the 'Nostradamus of the Balkans' because of her success rate which was supposedly as high as 85 per cent.The blind pensioner, who has previously been credited with predicting the...
  • Russian Arms Dealer Accused of Breaking U.N. Embargoes Arrested in Thailand

    03/06/2008 6:28:37 AM PST · by Clint N. Suhks · 10 replies · 281+ views
    Fox News/AP ^ | 3/6/08
    BANGKOK, Thailand — A Russian arms dealer accused of breaking U.N. arms embargoes by supplying weapons to African war zones was arrested Thursday in Bangkok, Thai police said. Viktor Bout was arrested in the heart of the capital city on a warrant issued by a Thai court, said Police Lt. Gen. Pongpat Chayapan, head of the Crime Suppression Bureau. The warrant stemmed from an earlier one issued by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, he said. A U.S. Embassy spokesman "congratulated" Thai police for the arrest but could not provide details about the role U.S. officials played in it. Details of...
  • Turkish Cypriots dream of Europe (Turkey,Cyprus and the Truth)

    12/08/2002 6:34:50 PM PST · by pkpjamestown · 11 replies · 11+ views
    Le Monde ^ | September 1998 | NIELS KADRITZKE
    "The reason for the intervention was that Greece cannot be allowed to te this part of the Mediterranean": this is how Ankara explains its response to the 1974 Cyprus coup in which Archbishop Makarios was overthrown (1). The strategic issue came well before any concern for the fate of the Turkish Cypriots, as they soon realised. "Until 1974, we were needed. Once the Turkish intervention was over, we had served our purpose", wrote Turkish Cypriot politician Özker Özgur six months ago (2). Mr Özgur is well placed to testify to the powerlessness of native Cypriots in the face of the...
  • Irish M.P. Sean Power Explains Cyprus Realities In Irish Parliament

    09/12/2002 5:18:21 PM PDT · by Mortimer Snavely · 5 replies · 189+ views
    turkishforum.org e-mail list | Sean Power
    "As I have little time at my disposal, I will use that time to deal with enlargement, in particular the application of Cyprus. I had the honour of visiting northern Cyprus during the summer with two of my colleagues from the House. To my surprise the ambassador chose to object in the strongest manner on my return. It was not my first visit and it was obvious to me that on the island there exists two democracies and two sovereign states representing their distinct peoples. Turkey has never expressed a wish to make Cyprus a Turkish island or an annex...
  • Attempted Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in Cyprus

    11/26/2001 10:55:04 AM PST · by Turk2 · 8 replies · 941+ views
    ATAA ^ | Michael Stephen
    Attempted Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in Cyprus	 By Michael Stephen, former British Parliamentarian (1992-97) The assertion by Mr. Christides (May 10, 1999) that there was no ethnic cleansing or attempted genocide of Turkish Cypriots by Greek Cypriots is ridiculous. Until influential Greek Cypriots come to terms with the appalling behavior of their community toward the smaller Turkish Cypriot community and stop trying to persuade themselves and the world that each side was as much to blame as the other, there will be no reconciliation in Cyprus. What did George Ball and Sir Alec Douglas say about the intentions of ...
  • Ancient Town 'Sevtopolis', Submerged On A Lake Bottom To Be Reconstructed

    02/18/2008 11:01:52 AM PST · by blam · 26 replies · 1,254+ views
    News.bg ^ | 2-18-2008 | Kristalina Ilieva
    Ancient Town 'Sevtopolis', Submerged on a Lake Bottom to be Reconstructed Updated on: 18.02.2008, 18:33 Published on: 18.02.2008, 14:52 Author: Kristalina Ilieva Association ‘Preserve the Bulgarian' starts action for the realizing of ‘Sevtopolis' project. At first the organizators will collect subscription list throughout the whole country, the projects author and major architect Jeko Tilev announced. Sevtopolis or the City of Tracian King Sevt III is capital of the Odyisian state in the end of IV - beginning of III century before Christ. It was found and observed in 1948 - 1954 by the construction works of Koprinka dam like and...
  • Archaeologists Find Building's Portico, Governor's Residence Hypocaust in Ancient Roman [Bulgaria]

    10/31/2015 8:25:20 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 8 replies
    Archaeology In Bulgaria ^ | October 30, 2015 | Ivan Dikov (calling martin fierro)
    In 271 AD, Roman Emperor Aurelian (r. 270-275 AD) transformed the province of Moesia Superior into the province of Dacia Aureliana with its capital at Serdica (today's Sofia), after vacating Dacia Traiana beyond the Danube. Around 283 AD, Dacia Aureliana was divided into two provinces, Dacia Mediterranea, with its capital at Serdica, and Dacia Ripensis ("Dacia from the banks of the Danube") with its capital at Ratiaria (Colonia Ulpia Ratiaria)... In addition to the portico, i.e. a porch leading to the entrance of a building, or extended as a colonnade, the archaeologists have also unearthed the stylobate, the platform upon...
  • Refugee Crisis to Cost Austria €1 Billion in 2016

    10/19/2015 3:04:44 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    The Local ^ | 14 Oct 2015
    The spiralling refugee crisis will cost Austria €1 billion ($740 million) in 2016, the finance ministry announced on Wednesday, as the country expects 85,000 new asylum-seekers by the end of this year.Average spending per asylum-seeker is set to rise to €10,724 next year, up from €9,593 in 2014, according to the latest available figures. The total cost will represent 0.3 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) compared to 0.1 percent this year, Finance Minister Hans Jörg Schelling said in his annual budget report to the European Commission. Despite the extra burden, Austria's public deficit would nevertheless stay well below...
  • Turkey pours cold water on EU migrant plan

    10/17/2015 1:26:49 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 4 replies
    Ekathimerini ^ | 16 October 2015
    The EUs much-hyped deal with Turkey to stem the flow of migrants looked shaky on Friday after Ankara said Brussels had offered too little money and mocked Europe’s efforts to tackle the refugee crisis. Just hours after the European Union announced the accord with great fanfare at a leaders’ summit, Ankara said the plan to cope with a crisis that has seen some 600,000 mostly Syrian migrants enter the EU this year was just a draft. Cracks in the deal emerged as Bulgaria’s president apologised after an Afghan refugee was shot dead crossing the border from Turkey. In the latest...
  • Bulgaria, Romania join Estonian initiative to investigate crimes of communism

    10/17/2015 2:49:31 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 10 replies
    The Baltic Times ^ | 2015-10-12 | BNS/TBT Staff/VILNIUS
    Estonian Justice Minister, Urmas Reinsalu, recently met with his Romanian and Bulgarian counterparts, who voiced their willingness to join the initiative for establishing an international institution for investigating crimes of communism and bringing those responsible to trial. At an international meeting in Tallinn on August 23, 2015, Reinsalu proposed to set up an international body to investigate the crimes of communism and prosecute those responsible in a similar fashion to the Nuremberg international tribunal. To date, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine and Georgia have joined the initiative.
  • Refugee crisis: Afghan's shooting is grim landmark as EU hardens its heart against refugees

    10/16/2015 7:55:51 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 10 replies
    The Indepedent | 16 Oct 2015 | Leo Cendrowicz
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  • Natural gas pipelines under construction will move gas from Azerbaijan to southern Europe

    10/14/2015 9:41:18 AM PDT · by thackney · 2 replies
    Energy Information Administration ^ | OCTOBER 14, 2015 | Energy Information Administration
    Construction or preliminary work has begun on three new pipelines designed to flow new supplies of natural gas from Azerbaijan to consumers in Turkey, Bulgaria, Greece, and Italy. For more than a decade, companies have been announcing proposals to build new natural gas pipelines to connect natural gas resources in Russia, Central Asia, and the Middle East with consumers in southern Europe. In contrast to the three new pipelines considered in this article, most of these projects have failed to advance. These three new or expanded pipelines would reach from Azerbaijan's eastern edge on the Caspian Sea to Italy's southeastern...
  • Mysterious Archaeological Site with Rock Carved Animal Heads Found near Bulgaria’s Sliven

    10/08/2015 2:24:04 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 17 replies
    Archaeology in Bulgaria ^ | October 5, 2015 | Ivan Dikov
    A mysterious archaeological site dubbed "The Rock Herd" which consists of rock carvings of animal heads made by an unknown sculptor in an unknown time period has been found near the eastern Bulgarian city of Sliven... The mysterious archaeological monument consists of a semi-circular rock niche whose edge has been decorated with animal head carvings and reliefs fashioned out of the natural rock material. These carved animal heads themselves forming a semi-circle appear to be diverse in style and craftsmanship. Most of them appear to be cattle, goat and capricorn heads but there are also reliefs of wild animals and...
  • 1st Century AD Inscription Found in Ancient Thracian Tomb... Solon's 'Prayer to the Muses'

    10/01/2015 12:31:03 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 7 replies
    Archaeology in Bulgaria ^ | September 25, 2015 | Ivan Dikov
    The 1st century AD inscription which has recently been discovered printed (most likely, by accident) on an ancient vessel in an Ancient Thracian burial mound near the town of Tatarevo in Southern Bulgaria has been found out to be a verse from the poem “Prayer to the Muses” by Ancient Greek poet and statesman Solon. The inscription, which was printed on a clay vessel, was found in August 2015 by the archaeologists excavating a Thracian tumulus (burial mound) repeatedly targeted by treasure hunters in the town of Tatarevo, Parvomay Municipality, in Southern Bulgaria. The vessel with the “printed” inscription in...
  • Bulgarian Borders Sealed for Undocumented Migrants - Prime Minister

    09/19/2015 7:13:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    APA ^ | September 20, 2015
    Baku-APA. Bulgaria closed the border for undocumented migrants amid deteriorating crisis, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said Saturday, APA reports quoting Sputnik. “Bulgaria closed the border for illegal migrants. Anyone who wants to cross legally will pass, the rest – no,” Borissov said, as quoted by the Bulgarian OFFNews website. The country’s authorities cooperate with the Turkish police holding migrants 25 miles off the border with Bulgaria, the prime minister added. On Thursday, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry pledged to deploy up to 1,000 troops to strengthen its border with Turkey. The European Union is grappling with a migrant crisis as hundreds...
  • Bulgaria sends troops to guard border with Turkey

    09/17/2015 3:41:36 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 24 replies
    Ekathimerini ^ | 16 September 2015
    Bulgaria is sending more soldiers to strengthen controls along its border with Turkey and avoid a refugee influx that has overwhelmed its neighbours, Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev said on Wednesday. "There is a change in the situation in the past few days and it is hard to predict where the refugee wave will head...so we are standing ready," Nenchev told public BNR radio. Fifty soldiers have been sent to the border and a further 160 could be deployed by the end of Thursday. The Bulgarian army could send up to 1,000 troops to back up border police if needed, he...
  • 10,000 Fake Syrian Passports To Be Given To Islamic Terrorists Discovered by Bulgarian Police

    09/14/2015 3:38:22 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 29 replies
    Shoebat Foundation ^ | Sept. 14, 20015 | Theodore Shoebat
    (Original title too long: Bulgarian Police Discover Boxes Owned By Muslim Refugees Going To Germany, And In Them They Find 10,000 Fake Passports That Were Going To Be Given To Islamic Terrorist). ******************************************************* Police officers in Bulgaria discovered boxes owned by Muslim refugees heading for Germany, they found 10,000 fake passports made in Turkey, that would have been given to terrorists. According to the report: An ISIS terrorist posing as an “asylum seeker” has been arrested by German police in a “refugee” center in Stuttgart, and German customs officers have seized boxes containing Syrian passports being smuggled into Europe. According...
  • Russia said to get Iran's clearance for Syria-bound flights

    09/09/2015 1:54:52 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 18 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 09/09/2015 | By LYNN BERRY and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV
    MOSCOW (AP) — Iran has granted permission for Russian planes to fly over its territory en route to Syria, Russian news agencies said Wednesday, a bypass needed after Bulgaria refused overflights amid signs of a Russian military buildup in Syria that has concerned the U.S. and NATO. The news agencies quoted Maxim Suslov, spokesman for the Russian Embassy in Tehran, as saying it has received Iranian permission for Syria-bound flights. After Bulgaria rejected Moscow's overflight request for Sept. 1-24, a path via Iran and Iraq appeared to be the only one left, as Russia apparently sought to avoid flying over...
  • Bulgarian archaeologists find nearly 3000 coins in clay pot at Sofia dig

    09/09/2015 1:33:20 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 22 replies
    Sofia Globe ^ | September 4, 2015 | staff
    Archaeologists excavating under the Sveta Nedelya square in the centre of Bulgaria’s capital city of Sofia found a treasure trove of Roman era coins, the city hall said on September 4. A total of 2976 silver coins in a single clay pot make this the largest single find of its kind in Sofia, which stands on the same ground as the Roman administrative centre (municipium) of Serdica. The dig site itself is just 100 metres from the buildings that house Bulgaria’s Government and Presidency. The coins appear to have been collected over a period of more than a century, with...
  • Roman Mosaic Conserved

    09/04/2015 1:54:16 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 5 replies
    Archaeology ^ | Monday, August 31, 2015 | Archaeology in Bulgaria
    Conservators have completed work on a fourth-century A.D. mosaic that was discovered in the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Augusta Traiana in 2011, reports Archaeology in Bulgaria. The mosaic was discovered during rescue excavations, and once decorated a triclinium, or formal dining room. It depicts followers of the god Dionysus during a celebratory procession. On the right is Silenus, the tutor and companion of the god, who leads two dancing women. Local archaeologists describe the work as skillfully done, pointing to the subtle use of color and the depiction of shading in the clothing of the dancing women.The...
  • Migrant crisis spurs European interest in Israeli border barriers

    09/03/2015 5:35:46 PM PDT · by I Hired Craig Livingstone · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | 9/3/2015 | Dan Williams
    Faced with a surge in migration from the Middle East and North Africa, two European countries are exploring the possibility of erecting towering steel security fences along parts of their borders, similar to Israel's barrier with Egypt. Hungary and Bulgaria have made preliminary inquiries about buying the Israeli-designed fences, according to an Israeli business source who declined to be named due to the sensitivity of the discussions. Both EU countries are beefing up their borders to deter migrants, many of them refugees from wars, who are seeking to use them as gateways to richer countries further north and west, particularly...
  • Islamic State Terrorists Caught Crossing Into Europe Posing As Refugees

    09/01/2015 2:56:32 PM PDT · by Mariner · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 1st, 2015 | by Liam Deacon
    Five men have been arrested as they attempted to cross the Bulgarian-Macedonian border with decapitation videos and Islamic State propaganda on their phones. The terrorist suspects had been posing as refugees. Bulgarian authorities near the Gyueshevo border checkpoint detained the five men, aged between 20 and 24, late on Wednesday, Bulgarian broadcaster NOVA TV reported. The men were stopped by a border guard, who they attempted to bribe with a “wad of dollars.” However, they were searched and Islamic State propaganda, specific Jihadists prayers and decapitation videos were found on their phones. In a move that suggests how seriously authorities...
  • ARCHAEOLOGISTS FIND LAST FRAGMENT OF EARLY CHRISTIAN CHRISTOGRAM IN BASILICA

    08/08/2015 2:14:11 PM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies
    ARCHAEOLOGY IN BULGARIA ^ | August 4, 2015
    The fragments making up the 6th century AD marble slab with a christogram and a donor’s inscription below it have been discovered by the archaeologists excavating the Bishop’s Basilica of Ancient Parthicopolis in Bulgaria’s Sandanski over a period of 25 years. Photo: TV grab from BNT Archaeologists excavating the so called Bishop’s Basilica of the Ancient Roman and Early Byzantine city of Parthicopolis located in the town of Sandanski in Southwest Bulgaria have discovered the last fragment from a marble slab with a christogram, a Christian symbol consisting of a monogram of letters standing for the name of Jesus Christ.The...