Politics

GALABIN BOEVSKI FROM BULGARIA WON THE GOLD MEDAL IN THE MEN'S 69KG CAT...

Galabin Boevski from Bulgaria won the gold medal in the men's 69kg category at the World Weightlifting Championship in Antalya, Turkey, November 6, 2001. Boevksi won two gold medals, lifting 190kg in clean and jerk and 340 kg total.

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AUSTRIA CONTINUES TO FUND CLOSURE OF N-PLANT UNITS

The Austrian Foreign Minister Dr Ferrero-Waldner said that she is expecting the stand of the Bulgarian Government on the closure of generating units three and four of the Kozloduy Nuclear Plant after she met the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy. She recal

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LEFTIST MP:STOYANOV SHOULD NOT BE ON THE ELECTIONS

The MP from Coalition for Bulgaria Boyko Rashkov said that Petur Stoyanov should withdraw his candidature from the presidential elections, Info Radio reported. The candidature should be withdrawn because of concealing secret documents for crimes of the fo

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DEPUTY MINISTER OF ECONOMY SOFIA KASSIDOVA WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE PRE...

Deputy Minister of Economy Sofia Kassidova will participate in the presentation of the Bulgarian Eurobond issue in Athens, Frankfurt and London the road show began on November 7 and will continue till November 10.

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RETIRED PEOPLE FROM YAMBOL SENT A LETTER TO PRESIDENT STOYANOV, IN WHI...

Retired people from Yambol sent a letter to President Stoyanov, in which they stated that they do not want the too small 6% increase of the pensions. They deman free medical treatment and funeral services.

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CHILDREN FROM THE ORPHANAGE IN TRUN, WESTERN BULGARIA FREEZE BECAUSE T...

Children from the orphanage in Trun, Western Bulgaria freeze because there is no money to provide for heating, the Hygiene Institute announced. Fouth week the cildren haven't taken a bath because it is not possible to warm up the water.

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PRESIDENT SAYS NEW PARTY WON'T SPLIT OPPOSITION

“Fifty is a mature age, and such decisions at that age are not easy,” President Petur Stoyanov commented on the intention of Sofia Mayor Sofianski to leave the Union of Democratic Forces Stoyanov does not expect a split in the United Democratic Forces aft

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BG COMMUNITY IN HUNGARY TO RECEIVE GIFTS FROM PM

The Bulgarian Prime Minister leaves on November 9 to Hungary. There he will attend the 25th European Meeting of the Trilateral Commission.

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MEASURES FOR PEACEFUL ELECTIONS TAKEN

All necessary measures for peaceful presidential elections have been taken, the Ministry of Interior announced. 1,600 policemen will guard the Information Center of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia and the sections of the Central Electoral Commissi

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UDF CLAIMS IT’S NOT THE RIGHT TIME FOR NEW PARTY

Sofianski’s move to form another political organization will “disperse” the votes for the coming presidential elections, according to the United Democratic Forces (UDF) leaders. “ The presidential elections are not the exact time to create noise within th

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PRESIDENT APPROVED MEDIA LAW AMENDMENTS

President Petur Stoyanov signed a decree on the promulgation of the amendments to the Law on Radio and Television in the State Gazette, the President press secretary announced on November 6. According to the amendments, the Bulgarian Parliament and the Pr

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THE ARMY BUDGETS, THE STRUCTURE OF THE ARMED FORCES AND THE MILITARY R...

The army budgets, the structure of the armed forces and the military reforms in Bulgaria and Poland were discussed at a meting between Gen Mikho Mikhov, chief of the General Staff of the Bulgarian Army, and Lt Gen Czeslaw Piatas, chief of General Staff of

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PARLIAMENT ADOPTED THE AMENDMENT TO THE STATE ADMINISTRATION ACT, ACCO...

Parliament adopted the amendment to the State Administration Act, according to which Directors of State Agencies, Deputy Ministers and regional governors will not be required to have higher education in order to be qualified for the positions. Also, the M

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STEFAN SOFIANSKI BECAME HONORARY CITIZEN OF SOFIA. THE DECISION ON THA...

Stefan Sofianski became honorary citizen of Sofia. The decision on that was taken by the Sofia Municipality Council on November 7.

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AT 1 AM BULGARIAN TIME, AN EARTHQUAKE ON BULGARIAN TERRITORY WAS REGIS...

At 1 am Bulgarian time, an earthquake on Bulgarian territory was registered, data of the Seismology Center of the Bulgarian Academy of Science and the Civil Protection Services showed. The epicenter of the earthquake was situated at 190 km to the SouthEas

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ALL GAS STATIONS IN BIG TOWNS WILL BE CLOSED FOR AT LEAST 24 HOURS STA...

All gas stations in big towns will be closed for at least 24 hours starting on November 7. At 8.

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MAYOR SOFIANSKI TO SET UP NEW RIGHTIST PARTY

The Sofia Mayor Stefan Sofianski officially announced that he is to form a new political organization. A couple of weeks ago, he said that he will confirm the rumors for this decision on his 50th birthday.

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BULGARIANS TO OBSERVE ELECTIONS IN KOSSOVO

150 Bulgarians will observe the November 17 parliamentary elections in Kossovo on behalf of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The Bulgarian observers will attend a four-day training seminar in Thessaloniki.

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MORE THAN 100 CLAIMS AGAINST BURGAS EXCHANGE BUREAUX HAVE BEEN FILED I...

More than 100 claims against Burgas exchange bureaux have been filed in the Economic Police. Exchange Bureaux take advantage of the enormous difference between the cheques and banknotes exchange rates.

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CASES ON INTERIOR MINISTRY LIST TO BE CHECKED

Magistrates who have delayed cases of criminals with two or more pending cases are to be checked by the Bulgarian Justice Ministry, Anton Stankov, Bulgarian Justice Minister said. Boyko Borissov, Interior Ministry Chief Secretary, announced the list of th

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BULGARIA 3D ON NUMBER OF WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT

26% or 63 of the Bulgarian MPs are female. “This figure places Bulgaria third as far as the number of female presence in Parliament is concerned,” Stanimira Hadzhidimitrova, Coordinator of Gender Task Force with the Stability Pact in Southeastern Europe a

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