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LIBYAN JUSTICE MINISTER CONSIDERS BULGARIAN MEDICS CASE ORDINARY

Foreign Minister Passy and Mohamed Ali al-Masirati, Secretary of Libya's General People's Committee for Justice and Public Security, held a joint conference on December 22. Earlier in the day the Libyan People’s Court postponed once again the hearing of t

Views on BG | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 237

CNN: BULGARIA MOURNS DISCO CRUSH YOUTHS

Bulgaria's government has declared Sunday a national day of mourning for seven teenagers who died in a stampede at a nightclub in Sofia.

Views on BG | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 368

BBC: SEVEN DIE IN SOFIA DISCO TRAGEDY

At least seven teenagers have been killed in a stampede at a disco in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia. All those who died suffocated, according to hospital officials quoted by French news agency AFP.

Views on BG | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 278

AP: 7 KILLED IN BULGARIA DISCO COLLAPSE

A stairway collapsed Friday when thousands of teen-agers tried to get into a disco in downtown Sofia, and the interior minister said at least seven young people died. State radio said some 3,000 teen-agers were trying to get into the disco at the time of

Views on BG | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 434

CNN: TEENS CRUSHED IN BULGARIAN NIGHTCLUB

Eight teens were killed Friday (seven announced later on - editors' note)night as they attempted to pack into a disco to celebrate the end of classes and the beginning of the holidays, authorities said. The teens -- most of them between the ages of 13 and

Views on BG | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 454

FORMER GOVERNMENT WITH ANSWER TO THE WHITE BOOK ON THE INTERNET

The former ministers from the Government of Prime Minister Ivan Kostov invited in Parliament the current Government to a public discussion on the “White Book.”

Views on BG | December 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 275

93% OF THE YOUNG BULGARIANS WILLING TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY

93% of the young Bulgarians are willing to leave the country, the results from a survey conducted by National Center for Research of the Public Opinion show. Only 7% of the young people say that they would not emigrate.

Views on BG | December 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

GDP FOR FIRST NINE MONTHS WENT UP WITH 4.7%

The GDP for the nine months of 2001 has risen 4.7 % from the same period in 2000, the National Statistics Institute /NSI/ announced.

Views on BG | December 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 277

IMF AGREEMENT MADE PUBLIC BEFORE APPROVAL OF IMF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Bulgaria’s agreement with the International Monetary Fund was published on the website of the Bulgarian Finance Ministry.

Views on BG | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 324

DEFENSE MINISTER: SFOR REDUCTION IN BOSNIA NOT DECIDED YET

US President Bush position is that all new democracies from the Baltic to the Black Sea should have an equal opportunity for accession to NATO, is written in a letter by Donald Rumsfeld, US Defense Secretary. The letter was read at the 6th Southeast Europ

Views on BG | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 237

LIBYAN MEDIA COVER IN DETAIL FOREIGN MINISTER’S VISIT

? number of Arab and Libyan newspapers and on-line editions made extensive coverage of Foreign Minister Passy's visit in Tripoli on the occasion of the trial of the Bulgarian medics, accused of deliberately infecting 393 children with HIV virus. Among the

Views on BG | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 337

PASSENGER TRAIN DERAILS IN GREECE

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A train derailed Wednesday while carrying passengers including 116 people rescued after being stranded for 17 hours in freezing temperatures on board another train.

Views on BG | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 229

IMF-EMERGING EUROPE ECONOMIC RISKS TILTED TO DOWNSIDE

Reuters By Anna Willard

Views on BG | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

DR TAUS: M-TEL IS COMPANY WITH PROMISING FUTURE

Standart Daily BY Jullee Moskov

Views on BG | December 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 435

BULGARIA PRESSES LIBYA ON HIV CASE

BBC Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy is due in Libya on Wednesday to discuss the trial of six Bulgarians who have been accused of deliberately infecting nearly 400 children with the HIV virus.

Views on BG | December 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 246

GERMAN OFFICIAL:RULERS WILL UNLIKELY LIVE UP TO PEOPLE’S EXPECTATIONS

"It is unlikely that the new government will be able to live up to all the expectations the people have. But the economic political road the government has taken, is the right one", Lambsdorff, Count Dr.

Views on BG | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 307

INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TO PARLIAMENT LAUNCHED DECEMBER 18

Emil Koshlukov, Simeon II National Movement MP presented the Public Council attached to the Civil Society parliamentary committee at a “Communication and Interaction between the National Assembly and the Civil Society Organizations” seminar organized by t

Views on BG | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 195

NAKED NEWSCASTERS ON BULGARIAN TV

By The Associated Press At first, Dobrinka Petkova was a proud mother watching her daughter make her debut as an anchorwoman.

Views on BG | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 15585

ARRIVAL OF NUCLEAR WASTE FROM BULGARIA RAISES PROTESTS IN SIBERIA

Ren TV, Moscow [Presenter Anna Fedotova] Russia has signed no contracts for the recycling of used nuclear waste from foreign nuclear power plants Russian Atomic Energy Minister Aleksandr Rumyantsev said today [17 December].

Views on BG | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 252

ISSUE DEPARTMENT TOTAL ASSETS GREW BY BGN 80 M

The Issue Department's total assets grew by BGN 80 M in a week, according to the weekly return of the National Bank of Bulgaria (BNB) for the week ending December 14. From BGN 7,627 M on December 7 they rose to BGN 7,707 M .

Views on BG | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 278

BULGARIAN CHILDREN ON ORDER

German newspaper 'S?dddeutsche Zeitung' published an article about the illegal adoption of Bulgarian children on December 14. In the spring of 1999, the German public prosecutor tracked down an American solicitor who, via Munick, offered children for ado

Views on BG | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 282
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