The archaeological summer in the ancient city of Heraclea Sintica near the town Petrich (Southwestern Bulgaria) will open on June 1 and will continue for four months . The work of archaeologists during these excavations will focus on uncovering the..
Environmentalists from the Facebook group "Save Rupite" have gathered to protest against intentions for construction in the unique territory of Rupite known for its healing mineral springs and natural diversity, BNR reported. Rupite is located near..
A statue of a female, most likely of a priestess, was discovered by archaeologists at Heraclea Sintica, an ancient city in the Rupite area near Petrich. The statue is very well preserved, although the head and arms are missing, said Assoc. Prof...
About 20 tons of cannabis have been destroyed during a police operation in the region of Petrich, Southwestern Bulgaria. Because of the hard-to-reach terrain, helicopters were also involved in the operation that started yesterday. Since the beginning..
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has called an emergency meeting in Blagoevgrad, on the premises of the municipal government. Attendance at the meeting will include District Governor Biser Mihaylov and mayors from the southwestern region,..