CNN Pope John Paul II celebrated a dockside Mass at the Italian spa town of Ischia as scores of boats bobbed in the water.
A small earthquake rattled southern Bulgaria May 8 causing no injuries or damage, the local seismological institute said. The temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 2.
AES investment program envisages about EUR 1 BLN of investments in Maritsa East 1 thermal power plant, Peter Baret, Executive Director of the company for Bulgaria said before the participants of the Construction Business Forum in World Trade Center Sofia
The Cabinet’s policy and economic reforms were highly assessed by the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs Earl Anthony Wayne at his meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev. The US official singled out the
All 112 people aboard a Chinese jetliner that plunged into the sea near the northeastern city of Dalian are dead, the airline has said. The news came after searchers worked through the night to find survivors from China Northern Airlines Flight 6136, whic
Maoist rebels have overrun a Nepal army and police base after military helicopters launched a massive attack on a suspected guerrilla training camp in the west of the country. The overnight rebel attack on a security post in western Nepal killed more than
The man suspected of assassinating Dutch far-right leader Pim Fortuyn is due to make his first appearance in court. The suspect, identified only as Volkert van der G.
A Bulgarian government delegation led by Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg will pay a three-day working visit to Greece, starting May 9. The officials are scheduled to meet with Greek Minister of Macedonia and Thrace Yeoryios Paskhalidis, Mt Athos Governo
Greece has accepted Bulgaria's demand for 33% participation in the construction of the trans-Balkan oil pipeline Burgas -Alexandroupolis, Deputy Regional Development Minister Hassan Hassan said. Greece has presented its position in a letter to the Cabinet
President Parvanov expressed concerns over the delay in the adoption of laws related to Bulgaria’s accession to EU and NATO in the town of Shumen, where he had meetings with the Mayor Veselin Zlatev. Asked about his opinion on the Cabinet’s work, he said
Washington Times Thirty-something-year-old chief executives are becoming somewhat of a rare breed these days, with the collapse of the dot-com bubble tolling the death knell of bright young things heading start-up companies.
Bulgaria will host the World policy Forum, co-chaired by former Russian and US Presidents Mikhail Gorbachev and Bill Clinton. Gorbachev accepted the invitation of the Employers Union at his working breakfast with the Union’s representatives.
Twelve people have been killed in a suicide attack on a bus in Pakistan's port city of Karachi. Ten of the victims are French workers for a construction company and the other two are Pakistani, one of whom is thought to have been the suicide attacker.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has vowed to retaliate following a suicide bomb attack near Tel Aviv that killed 16 people. Before flying home for an emergency cabinet meeting, Mr Sharon told a news conference in Washington that Israel would not surre
NATO aspirants’ arguments in favour of the Alliance enlargement were presented to the US House of Representatives Committee on International Relations by Bulgaria's Ambassador to the US Elena Poptodorova. Ambassador Poptodorva was chosen by her Vilnius Gr
Most of the commitments Bulgaria has made under the agreement till end-March have already been realized, Finance Minister Milen Velchev said. Among them is the adoption of the privatisation strategy of the State Savings Bank and the opening of the competi
Russe-based Bulgarian company has placed a bid for insolvent type producer Vidachim AD, Privatization Agency Executive Director Apostol Apostolov said. He refused to comment last week’s statement that only one tentative offer has been placed for the Vidin
Greece-based company Global Finance plans fresh investments in Bulgaria and the Balkans via its Black Sea Fund (BSF), Global Finance representative for Bulgaria Mirolyub Vutov said, quoted by Dnevnik Daily. Two projects – one for investment in the food in
An eight-member Bulgarian delegation headed by Foreign Minister Passy will be given the traditional audience by Pope John Paul II May 11 during their visit in Rome for the celebrations of the Day of Sts Cyril and Methodius. Usually a Bulgarian delegation
Bulgaria's European future and the prospects and time frame of EU enlargement were discussed by Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leader Sergey Stanishev and Peter Hain, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and Simon Featherstone, Direc
Five bids for Bulgartabac tobacco monopoly sell-off were placed in the Privatization Agency before the deadline May 7. The bidders are reportedly Deutsche Bank, Metatabac consortium, Tobacco Holding, representatives of the Russian Odentsova Bank and one m
British model Naomi Campbell (left) is comforted by a friend as she reacts emotional after passing the coffin of South Africa`s former president Nelson Mandela (background) lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on December 11, 2013....
"The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria, based on the traditionally good relations between Bulgaria and Turkey, and in light of the forthcoming meeting of the Joint Commission on Outstanding Issues, believes that similar statements do not ... read
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