Politics

ISLAMIC INSTITUTE FAVORS THE STRIKE IN AFGANISTAN

`October 7th `s strike of the United States and the United Kingdom in Afghanistan must be supported because it is an element in the fight against terrorism, a phenomenon incompatible with the Islamic religion,` Ibrahim Yalumov, Rector of the Higher Islami

Politics | October 9, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 634

LAW CHANGES AGAINST ILLEGAL EMPLOYMENT DEMANDED

The Chief Labor Inspectorate insisted on legislative amendments to help the experts to reveal cases of Labor Code violations and to prevent illegal employment. One of the proposals of the Inspectorate is to introduce ID cards for all employees.

Politics | October 9, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 565

BG PREPARED TO BECOME EU EXTERNAL BORDER

`Bulgaria is prepared to become an external border of the European Union,` EU and Europol experts said after monitoring the Bulgarian borders. The monitoring took place during an operation, called High Impact.

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CANDIDATE PRESIDENT COUPLES RECORD FEW

`The Central Electoral Commission /CEC/ admitted to the presidential elections and registered Reneta Indzhova and Krastyo Ilov, supported by the Democratic Alliance,` CEC spokesman Biser Troyanov said. On the last day of the term for submitting documents

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SOFIA AND BELGRADE MAYORS TALK ON INFRASTRUCTURE

`The most difficult part of the construction of the Sofia subway is yet to come,` Mayor Stefan Sofianski told his Belgrade counterpart Radmila Hrustanovic on October 8. Hrustanovic heads a four-member delegation, visiting Sofia to exchange experience in t

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BULGARIA ELECTED MEMBER OF SECURITY COUNCIL OF UN

More than 120 countries voted in favor of Bulgaria`s joining the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member. On October 8, the UN General Assembly elected Bulgaria as a non-permanent member of the Security Council of the East-European regional group, s

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BULGARIA ELECTED MEMBER OF THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL

More than 120 countries voted in favor of Bulgaria`s joining the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member. On October 8, the UN General Assembly elected Bulgaria as a non-permanent member of the Security Council of the East-European regional group, s

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10 000 OFFICERS AND SERGEANTS TO BE LAID OFF

In 2002, 10,000 officers and sergeants will be laid off,`Defense Minister Svinarov announced. The 2002 annual governmental program for NATO accession was approved at a meeting of the Interdepartmental Committee for Bulgaria`s Integration in the Alliance.

Politics | October 8, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 547

SECURITY MEASURES TIGHTENED IN BG

`The security measures were tightened at the Bulgarian borders, airports and ports, `Valeri Grigorov, Director of the National Police Border Services said. The measures were enhanced after the start of the military operation in the United States.

Politics | October 8, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 492

CABINET TO PREPARE ANTI TERRORISM PROGRAM

`The Bulgarian government is to soon prepare a program on the fight against terrorism, `the Bulgarian Foreign Minister said, quoted by Info Radio. The program will be in implementation of Resolution 1373 of the United Nations Security Council, which requi

Politics | October 8, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 341

EMERGENCY MEASURES INTRODUCED IN KOZLUDUY

Additional measures were introduced in the Bulgarian nuclear plant Kozluduy after the start of the military operation in Afghanistan that was launched after the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on September 11. That was announced by the manage

Politics | October 8, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 445

BULGARIA IN BRIEF

The Bulgarian President Stoyanov summoned the Consultative Council on National Security. The meeting will take place on October 9 at noon.

Politics | October 8, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1217

PERSONNEL CHANGES IN THE NATIONAL POLICE

Colonel Minko Braykov Braykov is the new deputy director of Directory National Services `Police,` the press center of the police announced. The Interior Minister Petkanov appointed Braykov on October 5.

Politics | October 8, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

DEFENSE MINISTER:`US OPERATION TO END IN A WEEK`

According to Defense Minister Svinarov, it is too early to make any assessments on the US military operation in Afghanistan. `I think that the strike has been sufficiently well planned and measured and will achieve its entire goal within a relatively brie

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DEFENSE MINISTER STATES BG ARMY PRIORITIES

`An update of the Bulgarian Army Reform Plan 2004, a completion of the review of structures and combat power and a revision of the regulatory framework are among the priorities of the military reform,` Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov said in a National

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AFGHAN REFUGEES TO BULGARIA INCREASES

62 refugees from Afghanistan tried to cross the Bulgarian border near the villages Shtit and Cernodub and Ruzhintsi in the Svilengrad region for 24 hours, Dnevnik daily wrote. Border patrols in the Svilengrad –Elhovo border line catch an average of 40 il

Politics | October 8, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 523

BULGARIAN DEBT TO PARIS CLUB MAY BE REMITTED

The Bulgarian government will have the unique opportunity to negotiate on at least a partial remission of the debts to the Paris Club, Standart Daily wrote. `The Paris Club may have to get involved in covering the accumulating now financial needs of some

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TRANSPORT MINISTER DEMANDS TWELVE RESIGNATIONS

Transport Minister Plamen Petrov demanded 12 resignations of directorates` and agencies` directors with the Transport Ministry, sources from the ministry said, quoted by Standart Daily. The heads of Civil Air Administration and Air Traffic Management will

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TWO BAGS WITH AMPHETAMINE TABLETS SEIZED

Customs inspectors have seized two bags of amphetamine tablets each weighing 1,933 grammes, the National Customs Agency announced. The synthetic narcotic was found in a compartment of the Istanbul-Bucharest international train at the Passenger Railway Sta

Politics | October 8, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 395

ITALIAN BRIGADE STARTED MILITARY EXERCISE IN BG

Italy`s Pinerolo Mechanized Brigade began an exercise at the Koren Military Training Ground near Haskovo on October 6. `A total of 678 soldiers, 50 commissioned officers and 63 non-commissioned officers will hold daytime and nighttime drills in simulated

Politics | October 8, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 403

DEFENSE MINISTER: NO DANGER FOR BULGARIA

`There is no danger for the national security of Bulgaria in connection with the military operation of the United States against Afghanistan, ` Bulgarian defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov said for the National Television BTV. He stated that there are no d

Politics | October 7, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 588
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