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REFUGEES FROM ARAB COUNTRIES NOT EXPECTED

`We do not expect a wave of Afghani, Pakistani or refugees from other risk countries to Bulgaria,` Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov said in Vidin. The increasing number of refugees that come to Bulgaria on their way to Europe turns out to be a serious, t

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WORLD BANK EXPERTS ARRIVE OCTOBER 1

A World Bank expert group arrives in Bulgaria on October 1. The experts and the Agriculture Ministry will assist farmers in drafting projects and business plans for funding under the SAPARD programme.

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FRANCE SUPPORTS BULGARIAN FOREIGN PRIORITIES

`France supports the Bulgaria main foreign policy priorities-EU accession and NATO membership, and appreciates its efforts in this direction, ` the newly appointed French Ambassador to Bulgaria Jean-Loup Kuhn said at a press conference. Ambassador Kuhn al

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NO TERRORIST THREAT FOR BULGARIA

There is no threat for terrorist attacks against strategic facilities on the territory of the country, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry announced, quoted by Info Radio. In connection with the 11 September terrorist acts in New York and Washington, the Mini

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PRIME MINISTER JOINS EU DECLARATION

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg joins the declaration of the state and government leaders of the 15 European Union members, which reiterate Europe`s solidarity with the U.

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SAXE-COBURG MIGHT NOT RUN FOR PRESIDENT

The parliamentary group of the Simeon II National Movement has not discussed Simeon Saxe-Coburg`s nomination for the presidency, deputy floor leader Vladimir Donchev said. Reacting to speculations in the press, leaders of the SNM, the Socialist Party and

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THOUSANDS PUT FLOWERS IN FRONT OF US EMBASSY

Dozens of citizens honoured the memory of the victims in the attacks in front of the American Embassy yesterday. Bouquets of flowers, candles and small wooden crests topped the metal grids in front of the embassy.

Politics | September 14, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 352

BULGARIAN IN NEW YORK STILL MISSING

For a third day now there has been no news from Stoyan Ivanov, a missing Bulgarian who worked in the World Trade Center. His friend Alexander Stefanov reported the man was missing.

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BULGARIAN IN NEW YORK STILL MISSING

For a third day now there has been no news from Stoyan Ivanov, a missing Bulgarian who worked in the World Trade Center. His friend Alexander Stefanov reported the man was missing.

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AUBG THREATENED WITH BOMBS

Threats of bomb attack were received in the American University in Blagoevgrad. At 10 a.

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BIN LADEN ASKED ABOUT KOZLODUY NUCLEAR PLANT

Standart daily reported today that In mid-April Osama Bin Laden received a Bulgarian businessman in a certain place close to Peshawar in Pakistan. A day after the meeting a man from the billionaire`s entourage, who is suspected of being a contractor of th

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NEW EU INFORMATION CENTER OPENED IN SOFIA

The head of the delegation of the European Commission Ambassador Jacques Wunenburger opened a new EU Information Center. This was the outgoing ambassador`s last public appearance in Sofia.

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WITHDRAWAL OF AUSTRIAN PROFESSOR DEGREE DEMANDED

The Bulgarian Literature Faculty in the Veliko Tarnovo `St Cyril and Methodius University` demanded the withdrawal of professor`s Otto Kronsteiner honorary doctor`s degree for his contribution to the Bulgarian studies. The Austrian professor is director o

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HOLY SYNOD HELD SERVICE IN US VICTIMS MEMORY

The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church held a public prayer in the `St. Alexander Nevsky` cathedral in memory of the innocent victims from the US assaults.

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BRITAIN WITH VISAS FOR US; CANADA AND ISRAEL

Great Britain requires visas for all who travel through Britain on their way to the United States, Canada and Israel, the British Embassy in Bulgaria announced. The measure is for citizens from all nationalities, Bulgarians including.

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THREE HUNDRED AMERICANS LEAVE `COOPERATIVE KEY`

Nearly 300 US servicemen who take part in the international exercise `Cooperative Key - 2001`started to go back to their permanent bases on September 14, the Director of the Press Center colonel Stoyanov announced. The participants were ordered to return.

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BULGARIA HONORED US VICTIMS MEMORY

The Bulgarian President Stoyanov and Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg honored the memory of the innocent victims from the US terrorist attacks with one-minute silence at 12 noon on September 14. `Huge tragedy.

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MACEDONIAN PRIME MINISTER TO VISIT BULGARIA

The Macedonian Prime Minister Ljupce Georgijevski accepted the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Saxe-Coburg to visit Bulgaria on September 18 and September 19, diplomatic sources from Skopje disclosed. The visit is still expected to be officially c

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CABINET AIDS THE RELATIVES OF THE MEDICS IN LIBYA

The government granted BGN 12,000 financial aid to the relatives of the Bulgarian medics who were charged with intentionally infecting Libyan children with HIV. The money will be used for the travel expenses of the relatives for the September 22 hearing i

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IMF CHIEF TO BULGARIA CANCELLED HIS VISIT

The IMF leader to Bulgaria Jerald Schiff cancelled his visit to Bulgaria on September 14, the mission in Bulgaria announced. Talks between the government and the fund were planned for the visit.

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ONE OF THE REPORTED VICTIMS IS NOT BULGARIAN

The man with the Slavic name Alex Philipov who flew with one of the hijacked airplanes that hit the World Trade Center in New York is not Bulgarian, Dnevnik Daily wrote. The wife of the victim told that to a reporter of Dnevnik Daily who called her in her

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