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VERHEUGEN: NATO MEMBERS SHOULD BE PART OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TOO

Guenter Verheugen, EU Enlargement Commissioner said that it would be nice if Europe had a system for security that is not fragmentary so that the countries in EU are also NATO members, radio BBC reported. Bulgaria and Romania countries are excluded from t

Views on BG | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 265

RUSSIA'S LUKOIL PLANS 14-FOLD GAS OUTPUT HIKE

Reuters Russia's biggest oil firm LUKOIL is planning a 14-fold jump in natural gas production by 2010 with the aim of raising exports 50 times over, according to a senior company executive.

Views on BG | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

GREECE MAY GRANT EUR 550 M FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE BALKANS

EUR 550 M for the reconstruction of the Balkans after the damages inflicted by the war – that is the essence of the bill presented by the Greek government in Parliament, the Italian news agency ANSA reported.The bill emphasizes on the procedures and crite

Views on BG | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

LIBYA DROPS AIDS CASE AGAINST BULGARIANS AND PALESTINIAN

VOA News A Libyan court for national security cases has dropped conspiracy charges against six Bulgarians and a Palestinian accused of deliberately infecting Libyan children with the virus that causes AIDS.

Views on BG | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

IMF CALLS FOR MUTUALLY ACCEPTABLE TAXES TO BE FIXED

The inflation rate for January was unexpectedly high, Piritta Sorsa, Head of the Bulgarian mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said. According to her it is still early to say to what an extent the increased patent tax accounted for that high

Views on BG | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

RUSSIAN OIL COMPANIES EYE EUROPE MOVES

Financial Times By DAVID BUCHAN and ANDREW JACK

Views on BG | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 355

BULGARIA EXPANSION STRENGTHENS UMICORE COPPER ARM

Reuters By Amanda Cooper

Views on BG | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 945

LIBYA REDUCES CHILDREN'S HIV CASE

CNN Six Bulgarian medics accused of infecting nearly 400 children with HIV-contaminated blood in a Libyan hospital have had their case downgraded by a judge.

Views on BG | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 510

BULGARIA’S IMAGE ABROAD IS POOR ACCORDING TO READERS OF NOVINITE.COM

The majority of the readers of novinite.com say that Bulgaria’s reputation abroad is poor.

Views on BG | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 296

POLITICIANS HOPEFUL ABOUT MEDICS CASE IN LIBYA

"The decision of the Libyan court is an encouraging news. The case against the Bulgarian medics is indeed a complex one and this adjournment is an expression of the Libyan side's good will to establish the truth," Bulgaria’s President Purvanov said in a s

Views on BG | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 287

WB:BG CAN BOOST SOCIAL WELFARE BY EFFICIENT ENERGY RESOURCES USE"

"Bulgaria could boost its competitiveness and social welfare through the more efficient use of its energy resources," says a World Bank report entitled "Bulgaria: Energy and Environment Review (EER)."

Views on BG | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

RUSSIAN GREENS RAISE ALARM OVER NUCLEAR SAFETY

By BAGILA BUKHARBAYEVA The Associated Press

Views on BG | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 426

MESSAGES FROM DETAINED IN LIBYA MEDICS TO THEIR RELATIVES RECORDED

A recording of the voices of the two of the medics, charged with intentionally infecting Libyan children with HIV was made by an official from Bulgaria’s Embassy in Libya. The recording was played on the Bulgarian national radio.

Views on BG | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 389

STOYAN GANEV FOR BBC: I WAS NOT DISMISSED

It is not a question of dismissal, or resignation, but organizational changes Prime Minister's Chief of Staff Stoyan Ganev said for BBC, following reports he has been dismissed by Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg. He said that many things need to be impr

Views on BG | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2591

WHO IS WHO: STOYAN GANEV

Stoyan Ganev was appointed August 21st Chief of the Cabinet of Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg. He is a former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, former President of the 47th UN General Assembly and Adjunct Professor of Social Scien

Views on BG | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

OVER 50% DO NOT APPROVE OF PARLIAMENT’S, GOVERNMENT’S WORK, POLL SHOWS

More than 70% of Bulgarians disapprove of the work of Parliament and 61.2% do not approve of the work of the Government, according to the results of an express sociological poll conducted by the National Public Opinion Centre.

Views on BG | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 319

IMF MISSION HEAD: BGN 1,2 B NEEDED FOR 5,5% GROWTH

In a presentation, delivered in the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG), Piritta Sorsa, Head of the Bulgarian mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) assessed the IMF role in Bulgaria as preserving the macroeconomic stability, due to which the

Views on BG | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

PM: DIALOGUE CRUCIAL FOR SUCCESSFUL GOVERNING

In all democratic societies, including the Republic of Bulgaria, holding a serious public and professional dialogue on the main principles of its policy guarantees successful governing, Prime Minister said, following the rejection of the non-confidence vo

Views on BG | February 13, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 371

GROSS EXTERNAL DEBT WENT DOWN

Bulgaria's gross external debt totalled USD 9,894.4 M(73.

Views on BG | February 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

BULGARIA STILL PLAGUED BY CORRUPTION

AFP Bulgaria remains plagued by corruption, while the black economy makes up between 27-35 percent of its gross domestic product, the Bulgarian NGO Coalition 2000 warned in its annual report Monday.

Views on BG | February 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 335

INFLATION IN JANUARY – 2,8, PRELIMINARY RESULTS SHOW

The inflation rate for January is set at 2,8%, preliminary results of the National Statistics Institute, show. Prices by sector went up from December 2001 as follows: foods 3.

Views on BG | February 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326