CNN By Melissa Solomon
KEYWORDS TODAY: Crimea
A group of Bulgarian executives and representatives of civic and nongovernmental organizations, entrepreneurs and experts sent an open letter in defense of Alexander Bozhkov, former Deputy Prime Minister.
In the last 30 years, the share of the Bulgarian population in the 60-plus years age has increased from 15% to nearly 22%, according to statistics of the National Centre for Health Information with the Healthcare Ministry. The ageing of the population is
Makedonija Denes, Skopje The ethnic Macedonian party in Bulgaria has criticized the Macedonian ambassador to Sofia for his "hands-off" attitude towards this minority.
Turkish Daily News State Minister for the Economy Kemal Dervis had gone to Brussels to attend a meeting of EU Economy and Finance Ministers, and shortly before leaving the Belgian capital he spoke with reporters briefing them on the meeting, the Anatolia
Athens Daily Vima published an article on the visit of Russian president Putin in Athens, starting on December 6 under the title “President Putin’s Greek business, what he wants to sell and what he will buy”. Another Greek newspaper Naftemporiki commente
"There are no nuclear weapons in Bulgaria," Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Elena Poptodorova announced asked to comment on a French TV film alleging that such weapons are readily available for sale in Bulgarian territory. "Numerous checks about the presenc
“When we prepared our program we assumed that the normal and efficient state governance presupposes abiding by given priorities. Among these priorities is the timely payment of state liabilities, which include pensions, salaries, social insurance, health
South Eastern Europe is a relatively secure place for investments but Bulgaria is still vulnerable, is written in the analysis of the British group “Economist Intelligence Unit,” quoted by radio “ Free Europe.”
Russian news agency Interfax Greenpeace Russia believes that bringing spent nuclear fuel from Bulgaria into Russia is unlawful and they demand that it be sent back, Greenpeace Russia coordinator Vladimir Chuprov said at a press conference in Moscow today
“ We should in no case allow “impolite” statements in connection with Romania and Bulgaria. We hope these countries will be accepted in EU as soon as possible, even if that is not possible to happen simultaneously with the first wave," French President Ja
“After one comparatively calm day in Israel, the situation is still disturbing,” Prof. Tsanko Yablanski, Bulgarian Ambassador to Israel, said on the National Bulgarian Radio on December 3 before the Israeli attacks on Palestinian targets, including the he
At a meeting with parliamentary deputy speaker Kamelia Kasabova, representatives of six local organizations of disabled people insisted that a national program for the social integration of the disabled is drafted by 2003.
The indictment against Michael Chernoy and Gad Zeevi will be filed in court within two months, “Globes” Izraeli Daily reported, citing a source from the police. The article points out that ever since he emigrated in 1994 he has been suspected of being one
France fears enlargement, The Economist magazine commented, quoted by Radio Free Europe. According to the magazine the real goal is to stop the realization of the idea for faster accession of Bulgaria and Romania.
Due to the worsened foreign conditions, the situation in Bulgaria requires stricter budget discipline, which will result in less chances for new employment opportunities, is written in a report, compiled by the economic department of The Economist magazin
Hungarian Radio A Hungarian radio commentator has said that "bad omens" have appeared for those who support quick entry to the EU.
“The expected Bulgarian membership in EU and NATO will be achieved and it will bring to Bulgaria strategic investors,” Foreign Minister Passy said in an interview for the Athenian Daily Katimerini.
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