Istanbul and the region of Thrace in Turkey’s northwest were hit by heavy snowfall and strong wind on Jan. 3.
Following a controversial decision, Athens is likely to take steps to preserve the balance between Turkish and Greek language lessons in the curriculum of Muslim religious schools in Western Thrace, according to an expert on minority affairs in Greece.
Presumably the tomb belongs to the ruler of Thrace.
Monumental tomb of the III century BC was discovered by archaeologists in Bulgaria near the village of Manole near Plovdiv.
The Director of the regional archaeological Museum of Plovdiv Kostadin Kisiov reported that the structure has dimensions of 7 by 7 m and height 5 m.
Archaeology in Bulgaria - A "long line of visitors" formed for the opening of an exhibition of part of the 4th century BC Zlatinitsa - Malomirovo Treasure, one of Bulgaria's numerous stunning treasures from Ancient Thrace, opened by Bulgaria and Poland in the Royal Lazienki Museum in the Polish capital Warsaw, the Bulgarian organizers have said.
276 cartoons, 32 of them Bulgarian, participate in the Golden Kuker Film Festival in Sofia. It begins on May 7, and there will be free screenings.
For the ninth time, Golden Kuker presents the best animations from 94 countries, including Bulgaria. Viewers will experience exciting stories and an impressive vision created with all the means of expression of fine arts and cinema.
''The meeting in Varna is between the EU and Turkey, not a bilateral meeting. I hope that there will be a dialogue which is the purpose of this meeting.'' This is what Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva told bTV in response to a question whether the issue of compensation for Thracian refugees will be raised during the meeting.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit thankfully came to a close Friday afternoon without further incident after a tough first day in Athens.
That said, during his visit to the Muslim community of Komotini in the Greek region of Thrace, Erdogan addressed the crowds gathered outside a local school, something which had not been agreed with the Greek authorities.