Politics

MEDIA IN TURKEY: DOGAN IS THE VICE-PM

Nihal Yozergan especially for `Standart Daily`

Politics | July 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 427

GOVERNMENT WILL BE READY UNTIL THIS THURSDAY

The new cabinet will be formed before Thursday, said yesterday the chief of the economic team of King`s party, Nikolai Vassilev for Standart daily. Final meeting will take place between the ruling majority, UtdDF and MRF on Wednesday, From the very first

Politics | July 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 406

`MR. SAXE-COBURG` RECEIVED PM MANDATE

President Peter Stoyanov offcially delivered to Simeon II, leader of the Simeon II National Movement, a mandate to form a government on Sunday. `Mr.

Politics | July 15, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

QUEEN MARGUERITE ARRIVED TO STAND BY HER HUSBAND

Queen Margarita arrived in Sofia yesterday to stand by his husband King Simeon, who announced last week that he accepts to be the prime minister of the country after his movement won the general election June 17. She landed at 2 p.

Politics | July 14, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 350

NOVA TV DEPRIVED NATIONAL TELECOM LICENCE

The Supreme Administrative Court deprived Nova Television of its national air licence. The case was initiated following a complaint of the consortium `Media Broadcasting Services` lead by the former famous TV moderator and columnists Kevork Kevorkyan and

Politics | July 14, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 769

NOMINATION OF SIMEON II AS PM CONFIRMED

The parliamentary group of the Simeon II National Movement and the SNM Coalition Council adopted a special resolution Friday, confirming the nomination of Simeon Saxe-Coburg as Prime Minister, SNM floor leader Plamen Panayotov announced. The vote of the p

Politics | July 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 404

BULGARIA PRIME MINISTERS STATISTICS

Simeon Saxe-Coburg will be the 48th Prime Minister of Bulgaria since 1879, when this country was liberated from Ottoman domination. He will head Bulgaria`s 88th government (the 24th since the establishment of the republic in 1946 and the 10th since the s

Politics | July 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 361

EURO PARLIAMENT CRITICISES BG PROGRESS TO EU

`Despite the record high 5.8% economic growth in 2000 Bulgaria is experiencing some difficulties in maintaining macroeconomic stability`, the commission on foreign affairs at the European parliament said in its latest report on Bulgaria`s progress to EU m

Politics | July 13, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 406

BULGARIA BARS CITIZENS FROM LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Seven thousand Bulgarian citizens have been barred from leaving the country for one year for having violated the laws of the countries they had visited or for using invalid foreign-travel documents, Colonel Stoyan Zahariev from the National Police Service

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

POLITICIANS SATISFIED BY KING`S NOMINATION AS PM

Bulgaria`s political forces are gratified by the nomination of Simeon Saxe-Coburg as prime minister-designate, BTA Press Agency announced. According to the leader of the Union of Democratic Forces and Deputy Floor Leader of the United Democratic Forces Ek

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 425

PROSECUTOR: WE`LL NOT INVESTIGATE PM KOSTOV

`Prosecutor’s Office did not start an investigation against Kostov`, Nikolai Markov, speker of the prosecutor`s office today. said.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 495

BNB DEMANDS INDEPENDENCE FROM THE GOVERNMENT

`Amendments to some articles of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) Act are necessary to back up its greater independence from the new government`, said Svetoslav Gavriiski, governor of the Central Bank, after his meeting with outgoing PM Kostov yesterday.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

AUDIT OFFICE CHECKS THE PARLIAMENT

The Audit Office had made a total check-up of the activity of the parliamentary administration before the 38th National Assembly dissolved. The ascertainment protocol was submitted to the parliamentary speaker Professor Ognyan Gerdzhikov.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 337

HISTORY: THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD

February 8, 2001 - The Constitutional Court of Bulgaria ruled that the country`s former king, Simeon II, cannot run for president because he hasn`t resided in the country long enough. According to Bulgarian law, presidential candidates must have lived in

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 455

SIMEON II NAMED PRIME MINISTER OF BULGARIA

Simeon Saxe-Coburg was officially nominated Bulgaria`s Prime Minister on Thursday morning.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 529

POLITICS IN BRIEF

PARLIAMENT sat for 9 minutes yesterday to adopt the resignations of two MPs of the Coalition for Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad mayor Kiril Paskalev and financier Stoyan Alexandrov.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 547

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT GREETS THE KING

European parliament greets the King Simeon’s movement and appreciates its commitment to eradicate corruption. This was noted in a regular report of the Europarliament on the progress of Bulgaria along the path to the EU accession, reported Deutsche Welle.

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

KING TO MEET UDF LEADERS FOR NEGOTIATIONS

UDF deputy chairman and outgoing foreign minister Nadezhda Mihailova and Plamen Panayotov, king’s group leader in the parliament talked on the phone, despite the fact that both were on the premises. Leaders of the parliamentary groups of the UDF and NMS I

Politics | July 12, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 434

SECOND TRANSPORT OF RELIEF SUPPLIES FOR MACEDONIA

Second transport, carrying emergency relief supplies, left for Macedonia on Tuesday, the Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC) announced. The assistance is provided under a joint project of the BRC and the American Red Cross (ARC) for disaster preparedness and relief

Politics | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 437

ISRAELI TOURIST BEATED POOL LIFEGUARD

Yesterday Israeli ambassador Emmanuel Ziesmann visited the beaten lifeguard from the swimming pool at the `Hrankov` hotel, Standart daily reported. Last Sunday Israeli national Hai A.

Politics | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 340

UDF ACCUSED TRYING TO DISTANCE MRF FROM THE KING

We fear that UtdDF has been trying to impede and spread a spirit of mistrust at the negotiations between NMS II and MRF, Yunal Lutfi, chief of MRF PG said yesterday after the second round of the official consultations with President Peter Stoyanov. MRF le

Politics | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 438
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