Politics

SYNDICATES CHALLENGE THE PRICES RISE IN COURT

The Bulgarian syndicates `Podkrepa` and the `Confederation of the Independent Syndicates in Bulgaria` will file a claim to the Higher Administrative Court for repeal of the Government`s decision to rise the heating, electricity and phone prices, `Dimitur

Politics | October 2, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 448

ELECTORAL COMMISSION REGISTERED STOYANOV

The Central Electoral Commission registered the candidatures of Petur Stoyanov and Nelly Kutskova for President and Vice President, respectively. Representatives of the commission clarified that the start of the check of the signatures in support of the p

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NATIONAL UDF CONFERENCE TO TAKE PLACE IN FEBRUARY

The National Conference of the United Democratic Force (UDF) will take place on February 16 and February 17. The party will vote on a new Statute, political program and new National Executive Council.

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BULGARIANS 4TH IN THE WORLD IN COMPUTER SIMULATION

`Santa Ana` is the name of the Bulgarian team that won fourth place for computer simulation in the World Competition on Management and Economics. Mitio Marinov, Martin Paraskevov and Kaloyan Kunchev from the Cisco Academy of the Sofia University flew to S

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INTEREST IN BG EDUCATION REPORT IN AUSTRALIA

The Bulgarian Education Minister Vladimir Atanassov participated in the 15th International Educational Conference in Sydney The conference took place from September 26 to September 28. Atanassov met his Australian counterpart David Kemp.

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ARMED RAID IN THE BELMEKEN DRUGS COMMUNE

`Armed people burst on the night of October 2 around 1.30 a.

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EXTERIOR MINISTRY:DO NOT GO TO POSSIBLE WAR ZONES

The Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry recommends to the Bulgarian citizens not to travel to regions, where military operations are expected, in connection with the anti terrorist operation of the United States. The recommendation of the ministry was anno

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2D PENSION EX OFFICIO DISTRIBUTION POSTPONED

The Bulgarian State Agency for Insurance Supervision postponed its decision on how the ex officio distribution of the doubled pension fund applicants and those who haven`t chosen a fund is to be made. Pension funds are divided in their support towards pro

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VIRTUAL BLOOD BANK IN BULGARIA BY 2001 END

Bulgaria will have a virtual blood bank by the year`s end. A single information system is currently being introduced.

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SECURITY TIGHTENED FOR NATO APPLICANTS SUMMIT

The Presidents of the ten NATO applicant countries arrive in Sofia for their first meeting on October 5. Ministers and other high-ranking officials will participate.

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BULGARIAN BORDERS INITIATE HIGH IMPACT OPERATION

An operation, called `High Impact`, takes place in Bulgaria from October 3 to October 7, the Interior Ministry announced. The operation checks the protection level of the future borders of the European Union.

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TEMA MAGAZINE AT BULGARIA`S KIOSKS

A new political weekly magazine Tema appeared in Bulgaria early this week. It is very close to the Time or Newsweek concept gathering news, current affairs and investigative journalism.

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FORMER INTERIOR MINISTER LEADS

41% of the potential voters of Simeon II National movement prefer to vote for Bogomil Bonev, former interior minister, as a candidate-president of Bulgaria. Plamen Panayotov, chairman of Simeon`s parliamentary group is next, gaining 19% and Dimitar Tsonev

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CHIEF INTERIOR SECRETARY WITH A BILL IN PARLIAMENT

I`ve submitted to the parliament a draft on amendments in the Penal Procedure Code in the pending cases section,` said Boyko Borissov, chief secretary of the IM. `Certain people have even about 70 pending actions, which is a huge problem.

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280 BULGARIAN SAILORS ARRESTED

Ten ships, owned by the American-Spanish consortium `Renaissance Cruise`, were arrested on September 27. On board the ships was a crew of 280 Bulgarian sailors and maintenance personnel.

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RULING PARTY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE KNOWN OCT 3

The Simeon II National Movement and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms will announce its joint presidential nomination on Wednesday, October 3, Info Radio reported. The Council and Parliamentary group of the Simeon II National Movement will decide on th

Politics | October 1, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478

OVER 5 500 `ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS` COULD NOT ENTER BG

`More than 5,500 illegal immigrants have been prevented from entering Bulgaria since the beginning of this year,` the Director of the National Border Police Service, Colonel Valeri Grigorov, told journalists in Vidin. He specified that the situation on Bu

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OFFICIAL DISMISSES DOUBTS FOR N~PLANT SECURITY

`The claim that people could penetrate the Kozloduy nuclear power plant is absurd,` Ivan Khinovski, Bulatom Association Chairman said. `This is known by anyone familiar with the protection of the shops and laboratories in which nuclear fuel is involved in

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BG MUSLIMS AGAINST FUNDAMENTALISM ACCUSATIONS

Five thousand Bulgarian Muslims, living in the Rhodopes mountains are ready to start protests against accusations that Muslim fundamentalists are being trained in the area. Shukri Kubov, Mayor of Sarnitsa village in the region of Velingrad, declared that

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BULGARIANS MAY STUDY FOR FREE IN AUSTRIA

The Austrian Embassy to Bulgaria made a proposal that the Bulgarian students do not pay fees for education in the Austrian universities. That was announced on October 1 from the Burgas Free University, quoted by Dnevnik Daily.

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DEFENSE MNISTRY READY TO ACT IN ALL CASES

The Bulgarian Prime Minister met Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov and the Chief of the General Staff of the Bulgarian Army Miho Mihov. He visited the building of the Defense Ministry, Dnevnik Daily wrote.

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