Politics

MORE SCHOOLS JOINED THE STRIKE IN RUSSE

The number of the schools that are on strike in Russe reached twenty, Info radio announced. The two oldest schools in the town `Hristo Botev` and `Baba Tonka` also joined the strike.

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 314

SOFIA UDF LEADER DEMANDS COUNCIL`S RESIGNATIONS

At a session of the executive council of the Union of Democratic Forces, which was attended by former leader Ivan Kostov, former deputy PM and current Sofia UDF leader Evgeni Bakardzhiev stated that the whole executive council should resign. He added he w

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 359

NATO EXERCISE ENTERED DECISIVE STAGE

With a simulated air assault and a subsequent `humanitarian relief operation` on Monday, the Cooperative Key 2001 exercise in Southern Bulgaria entered a decisive stage. The multinational force provided an air swath for an `assault` on a `target territory

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385

AUSTRIAN PROFESSOR TITLE WITHDRAWN

The Academic Council of St. Cyril and Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo decided Monday to take away the doctor honoris causa title of Austrian Prof.

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 549

MACEDONIAN AND BULGARIAN PRIME MINISTERS MET

Macedonian Prime Minister Ljubco Georgievski who is on a two-day official visit to Bulgaria met the Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg. The two officilas discussed the economic relations and possibilities for cooperation between the two countries.

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 344

UDF SUPPORTS PETUR STOYANOV FOR PRESIDENT

The UDF officials discussed the reasons for the recent elections loss, the confidence lack and the measures that need to be taken. At the meeting, UDF resolved to support current President Petur Stoyanov`s candidature for second mandate.

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

STOYANOV: US ATTACKS CHANGE AGENDA FOR APPLICANTS

According to President Stoyanov it is still too early to speak about how Bulgaria will support the possible US actions against the perpetrators of the 11 September terror acts, the Bulgarian National radio announced. This is an issue of coordinating the a

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 350

AUBG CANCELLED ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

The American University in Bulgaria canceled all events celebrating its 10th Anniversary. The AUBG community and its friends will gather to acknowledge the tragic events in the United States and speak for the important mission of AUBG into the Second Deca

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 388

INTERNET SOCIETY AGAINST LAW DRAFT ON INTERNET USE

`Internet Society – Bulgaria` condemns the wish of the parliament members to put the content of the Global net under the control of whichever state institution,`the Internet Society declaration stated. The declaration is against a law draft, proposed from

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 321

FATHER OF A MISSING CHILD ON HUNGER STRIKE

Todor Deyanov, father of Sevastin, missing from 1997, starts a demonstrative 4 day hunger strike from September 19 in front of the Presidency building. His protest aims at the establishment of the rights, set in the UN Convention for Children`s Rights.

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 287

PERNIK ~A DESTITUTE TOWN ACCORDING TO USAID

The American Agency USAID announced that Pernik municipality is in a disastrous situation. The town, situated near Sofia, was identified as one of the poorest in the country.

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 333

VISA REGIME WITH RUSSIA STARTS OCTOBER 1

The visa regime with Rusia is to start from October 1, Elena Poptodorova, Foregn Ministry speaker announced. The reason for the delay for the regime is because of the Russian side.

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 393

SOCIALISTS DISCUSS PM`S PRESIDENT CANDIDATURE

At a general meeting the Bulgarian Socialist party discussed organizational issues, the trial for the Bulgarian medics and the international situation after the terrorist assaults in the United States. After the meeting Mladen Chervenyakov said for Info R

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 337

CHIEF NEGOTIATOR:BULGARIA IS NOT BEHIND EU TALKS

The Council on European Integration approved the positions on the last three chapters of Bulgaria`s EU accession talks on 17 September. The three chapters will be moved by the Cabinet for approval on September 20, Bulgaria`s chief negotiator with the EU,

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 329

BULGARIAN PRESIDENT SIGNED CONDOLENCES BOOK

President Petur Stoyanov signed the special condolence book on 18 September. The book was opened at the US Information Center in Sofia following the 11 September tragedy.

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

BOYS ABDUCTED FROM DRUGS COMMUNE

16 boys who live in the Drugs Commune near Belmeken were taken from there with a truck in the morning of September 18, the foundation `Right for Free Choice` announced. It is still not known where they were driven.

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 330

TEACHER SYNDICATES LEADERS ANNOUNCE HUNGER STRIKE

The leaders of the Russe teacher syndicates Maria Stancheva and Vesseline Krumova announced that they start hunger strike from 12 noon on September 18, Darik Radio announced. They protest against the unpaid salaries to the Russe teachers from June, July a

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

BULGARIANS SUPPORT PETUR STOYANOV FROM LONDON

77 Bulgarians, living and working in London supported the president candidature of Petur Stoyanov for second mandate, Info Radio announced. The Bulgarians work as economists, engineers, programmers, architects, doctors and journalists in London.

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 375

FRENCH TROOPS TRAINING TO TAKE PLACE IN BULGARIA

An agreement for French troops training on Bulgarian territory was signed on September 17 by Nikolay Svinarov, Bulgarian Defense Minister and Jean-Loup Kuhn, French Ambassador to Bulgaria. The third training of French troops will take place in the Novo Se

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 347

AFGHANISTAN REFUGEES TO BE EXPECTED IN BULGARIA

`The US threats will force a great number of Afghanistan people to escape to other countries. Bulgaria is very popular in my country and many Afghanistans have already left for here,` the temporary ambassador in the Afghanistan Embassy to Bulgaria announc

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 340

LATE FOR WORK BULGARIAN ESCAPED DEATH IN NY

The Bulgarian Dragomir Kolev from Pleven came out safe after the terrorist assaults in New York because he was late for work, the Pleven newspaper `Posoki` wrote, quoted by Info Radio. The Bulgarian worked in a New York bank, situated opposite the World T

Politics | September 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 386
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