Politics

THIRD QUAKE FOR A WEEK 270 KM EAST OF SOFIA

An earthquake measuring 2.8 points on the Richter Scale, epicentred some 270 km to the east of Sofia within Bulgarian territory, was registered at 9:19 a.

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 460

SAXE-COBURG TO VISIT BRUSSELS SOON

It is already clear the first official visit of the prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg will be to Brussels, sources for government disclosed. Foreign minister Solomon Passy will be also included in the delgation.

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 498

MORE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR DEPUTY PRIME MINISTERS

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg has issued a decree setting out the specific functions of the three deputy prime ministers.

Politics | August 16, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 415

POLICE RAIDS ON THE ROADS

National Police Service started large-scale checkups on the roads. The aim is to reduce the number traffic violations and combat crime.

Politics | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 375

UDF ANGRY REACTION ON NASTASE`S TANDEM FORMULA

Former ruling party United Democratic Forces reacted strongly on the visit of the Romanian PM Adrian Nastase to Bulgaria on Tueasday. The reason was the declaration of the guest after his meeting with Simeon Saxe-Coburg in Tsarska Bistritsa.

Politics | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

BULGARIA AND ROMANIA SURPRISINGLY TOGETHER TO EU

Bulgaria and north-neighboring Romania surprisingly announced today they will join their efforts to enter European Union. It happened at the meeting of both Prime ministers Simeon Saxe-Coburg and Adrian Nastase in Borovets, nearby Sofia.

Politics | August 15, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

AMBASSADOR CHASSARD FORBIDDEN TO LEAVE FRANCE

French Ambassador to Bulgaria Dominique Chassard was forbidden to leave France after he was called back to Paris recently and investigation was launched on illegal issuing visas, private bTV reported. French Foreign Ministry is investigating information t

Politics | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 516

LIHGT QUAKE SHOOK SLIVEN AND YAMBOL

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Politics | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

GERDZHIKOV DISCOVERS MONEY DRAIN IN THE PARLIAMENT

Thousands of dollars were drained from the budget of the parliament during the last 4 years because of considerably raised prices of the plane tickets, said yesterday parliamentary chairman Prof. Ognyan Gerdzhikov.

Politics | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 428

JAPANESE MPS DISCUSS ENVIRONMENTAL SITUATION IN BG

A visiting delegation of Japanese MPs met Monday with Environment Minister Dolores Arsenova and the committee on environment and waters. Representatives of the committee informed the Japanese guests Koichi Yamamoto, Takuji Yangimoto, and Toshiro Kojima on

Politics | August 14, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 347

13 000 HA OF FORESTS DESTROYED BY FIRE

Wildfires destroyed 13 200 ha of forests in the past couple of days, Minister of Agriculture Mehmed Dikme said Monday after meeting with representatives of regional organizations and unions of wood processors, merchants and environmentalists. The circumst

Politics | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 483

THIRD TENDER FOR RODINA BUILDING ANNOUNCED

The Privatisation Agency will call a third tender to sell the building of the Rodina publishing complex with an entry bid of BGN 7.5 million.

Politics | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 424

TURKISH CITIZEN GIVEN TO INTERPOL

Following a request by Interpol`s international office, Interior Ministry officers extradited Turkish national Iskender Albayrak on Friday with a flight of the Turkish Airlines, the Interior Ministry press office said.Albayrak, 37, was arrested at the Ka

Politics | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED IN IVAILOVGRAD

A state of emergency was declared in the municipality of Ivailovgrad, Southern Bulgaria, as heavy forest fires continues for the third day running. Since late Sunday a Greek fire helicopter with a capacity of 15 t of water has been helping put down the

Politics | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 350

INTERIOR MINISTER IN DOUBT WITH FILE COMMISSION

The Classified Files Commission wants to appropriate too much power, not given to it by law, new Interior Minister Georgy Petkanov said, quoted by Standart. He said that he won`t allow the commission to see the official archive of the IM and the archive o

Politics | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

BULGARIA UNEMPLOYMENT SLIGHTLY DOWN TO 17 %.

Bulgaria`s unemployment rate eased to 16.83 percent of the workforce at end-July from 17.

Politics | August 13, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

15 EXPERT WILL ADVISE PRIME MINISTER

15 advisors will enter the political cabinet of the PM, Minister of State Administration Dimitar Kalchev said. They will be divided into two councils of Euro-integration, privatization and investments.

Politics | August 12, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 441

ZHELEV EAGER TO BE SPECIAL ENVOY TO SKOPIE

Former Bulgarian president Zhelyu Zhelev had a meeting with Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg where he shared with the prime minister the idea he had already discussed with Foreign Minister Solomon Passy to visit Skopje as a representative of the Balkan

Politics | August 12, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 490

EUROPEAN MASTERS LAUNCHED IN PLOVDIV

The Paissii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv is launching a Master of European Studies course. The initiative will be implemented in operation with the Rhineland-Westphalia Technical University(RWTU) of Aachen, Germany, the University said.

Politics | August 11, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

JUDGE WILL ORGANIZE GOVERNMENT DAY TO DAY

A judge from the Sofia Court of Appeal was appointed yesterday by the Premier a chief secretary of the Council of Ministers. Sevdalin Mavrov is to be in charge of all the tasks of the Cabinet’s administration.

Politics | August 11, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 461

POLITICS IN BRIEF

ROMANIAN PRIME MINISTER Adrian Nastase will pay a visit to Bulgaria on Tuesday, August 14, at the invitation of Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg. The agenda includes discussions on the two countries` future accession to the EU and NATO, the situation in

Politics | August 10, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 349
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