Politics

MILITARY TRAINING IN KOZLODUY TO BE CONDUCTED

A military training for defense against terrorist acts is to take place in Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant by the end of the year, Info radio reported. The Defense Ministry, the Interior Ministry and Civil Protection forces together with the emergency unit w

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NO INJURIES IN BULGARIAN VESSEL CRASH IN BOSPHORUS

Bulgarian and Ukrainian ships crashed in the Bosphorus in the night of November 2, RIA “Novosti” reported. No one was injured.

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BG ARMY HEAD AND GERMAN COUNTERPART TALK ON REFORM

BG army head and German Counterpart talk on reform The Chief of General Staff of the Bulgarian Armed Forces, General Miho Mihov conferred with General Harald Kujat, Chief of General Staff of the German Federal Armed Forces on November 2. Kujat is on a th

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INDZHOVA PREDICTS CRISIS IF STOYANOV IS RE-ELECTED

Candidate president Reneta Indzhova predicts a parliamentary and constitutional crisis if Petur Stoyanov wins a second presidential term at the elections on November 11. She expressed her position at a press conference in Burgas.

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DNEVNIK:RULING PARTY MEMBERS VOICE DISCONTENT

Fifteen to twenty MPs from the Simeon II National Movement are preparing a program how to organize the parliamentary group’s work, Dnevnik daily wrote. According to the daily Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg has been informed about their intentions.

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OPPOSITION HOLDS PM RESPONSIBLE FOR GOVERNANCE

“The United Democratic Forces (UDF) insists that the Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg assume full responsibility for the country’s governance, “ Nadezhda Mihaylova, floor leader of the UDF Parliamentary Group said before the beginning of the parliamentar

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FOREIGN MINISTER:THE GOVERNMENT IS MOST SUCCESSFUL

“The current government has been the most successful one since 1989, as far as the foreign policy of Bulgaria is concerned,” Foreign Minister Passy wrote in his resume for the foreign policy of the Government. “The first 100 days of the Cabinet passed in

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MASS MEDIA WITH LITTLE INTEREST IN THE ELECTIONS

“The mass media show far less interest in the current election campaign, for President and Vice President, than in the campaign for the June 2001 parliamentary elections,” Orlin Djelepov of the monitoring team of the National Council for Radio and Televis

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BULGARIAN DELEGATION WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE 4TH WTO MINISTERIAL CONFE...

Bulgarian delegation will participate in the 4th WTO ministerial conference that will take place from November 9 to November 13 in Qatar. Economy Minister Nikolay Vasilev will head the delegation.

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THE GOVERNMENT INCREASED THE MONTHLY TARGET ASSISTANCE FOR SOCIALLY-DI...

The government increased the monthly target assistance for socially-disadvantaged people that cannot pay their heating bills by 16.3% up to BGN 37.

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FORMER DEPUTY SOCIAL MINISTER TATYANA VASILEVA WAS REPLACED ON THE MAN...

Former Deputy Social Minister Tatyana Vasileva was replaced on the managing board of the International Aid Agency with incumbent Deputy Social Minister Hristina Velcheva.

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CABINET APPROVED PARTNERSHIP FOR PEACE PROTOCOL

The Bulgarian Government approved the Subsequent Additional Protocol to the Agreement among the States Parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and the Other States participating in the Partnership for Peace. The agreement regards the Status of the Forces of

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AMBASSADOR REFUTES ANTHRAX ALLEGATIONS AGAINST BG

The Washington Post published a letter to the editor by Filip Dimitrov, the Bulgarian Ambassador to the United States. The letter refuted allegations in an article that listed Bulgaria among the possible anthrax sources.

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POLL SHOWS LESS PEOPLE WILL VOTE AT THE ELECTIONS

The proportion of the people who will vote at the November 11 presidential elections has dropped with 4% to 53%. This data were released by a nationally representative poll, conducted by Alpha Research from October 22 to October 28 among 1,103 people.

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TRANSPORT AGREEMENT WITH HUNGARY APPROVED

The government approved a Bulgarian-Hungarian agreement on inter modal transport signed on May 18. The agreement regulates cooperation in inter modal transport and will improve the quality, speed and safety of transport services and stimulate overall exch

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DOZENS OF BANKNOTES THAT NEVER PASSED THE DESIGN STAGE IN THE 120-YEAR...

Dozens of banknotes that never passed the design stage in the 120-year history of the National Bank of Bulgaria (BNB) are on display at the bank's museum.

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ONLY 63 HOSPITALS MAY CONTINUE TO FUNCTION

A special supplement to bill on privatization and post-privatization control was tabled in Parliament. It envisages the sale of all Bulgarian polyclinics, sanotoriums and 300 hospitals.

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A SOURCE OF RADIATION WAS DETECTED AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE KREMIKOVTSI ...

A source of radiation was detected at the entrance of the Kremikovtzi metal plant in a truck carrying scrap metal, the Committee for Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy (CPUAE) announced. The truck has been moved to a radiation waste storage facility in Novi H

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NEW RAILWAYS AND MARINE CHIEFS APPOINTED

Deputy Ministers Nahit Zia and Zlatolina Moukova, Anton Bourov and Anton Ginev became the new managers of the Bulgarian State Railways. Transport Minister Plamen Petrov ordered the new appointments.

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PRESIDENT INSISTS ON NEW RADIO AND TELEVISION LAW

President Petur Stoyanov and thirteen representatives of the Bulgarian Media Coalition and the Association of the Private Radio and Television Stations were unanimous that Bulgaria needs new laws on Radio and Television. The president met representatives

Politics | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 328

SYNDICATES PROTEST AGAINST POVERTY, UNEMPLOYMENT

National peaceful demonstration against poverty and unemployment, organized by the two Bulgarian syndicates "Podkrepa" and the "Confederation of the Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria" took place on November 1. More than 10,000 people participated in th

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