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NORWAY SEEKS TO BOOST ECONOMIC COOPERATION

Economic cooperation between Bulgaria and Norway, NATO and EU enlargement were the main topics discussed by Foreign Minister Passy and the first Sofia-based Norwegian Ambassador to Bulgaria Rolf Baltzersen. Following his two-week stay in Bulgaria, Ambassa

Politics | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BELGIUM REPATRIATED 37 BULGARIANS

A total of 37 Bulgarians, repatriated from Belgium, were flown to Bulgaria on a regular flight of Balkan Airlines January 25. The plane touched down at Sofia airport at about 9 p.

Politics | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

SPANISH AMBASSADOR: HARD WORK IS MAIN REQUIREMENT FOR EU ENTRY

Spain, which holds the EU presidency in the first half of 2002, will stick to the principle of an individual approach to each EU aspirant, Spanish Ambassador to Bulgaria Jose Angel Lopez Jorin said. According to him Madrid would seek to close as many chap

Politics | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

ITALY CLAIMS ECONOMIC MEASURES CRUCIAL FOR STABILITY IN THE BALKANS

Stability on the Balkans is a priority of strategic significance for Italy, Italian Foreign Ministry State Undersecretary Roberto Antonione said, cited by Italy’s news agency ANSA. Roberto Antonione is to visit Bulgaria and Romania on March 21,22 together

Politics | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

THE ROMANIAN MINISTER COORDINATING THE WORK OF THE GOVERNMENT CHIEF SE...

The Romanian Minister coordinating the work of the Government Chief Secretariat Petre Cherban Mihailescu is to arrive on an official two-day visit to Bulgaria January 28. The programme of the guest includes meetings with Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg,

Politics | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

TWO BULGARIANS – A GIRL AND A BOY – WILL BE SELECTED TO TAKE PART IN T...

Two Bulgarians – a girl and a boy – will be selected to take part in the experiment “Internauts”, spending 100 days alone with Internet access 24 hours a day as their only connection to the outside world. The experiment aims to prove if a man can live and

Politics | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

THE FORMER VICE CHAIRMAN OF ENRON CORP. -- WHO MADE MILLIONS ON THE SA...

The former vice chairman of Enron Corp. -- who made millions on the sale of Enron stock but was unhappy with Enron's business practices and quit last May -- was found dead Friday, the victim of an apparent suicide, police in Sugar Land, Texas, said.

World | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

PAKISTAN HAS CRITICIZED INDIA'S TEST LAUNCHING OF A NUCLEAR-CAPABLE BA...

Pakistan has criticized India's test launching of a nuclear-capable ballistic missile, saying the action threatens regional stability and warning that it has "the means to defend itself". Though it was informed in advance of the test, a Pakistani foreign

World | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

ISRAELI FIGHTER PLANES STRUCK PALESTINIAN SECURITY INSTALLATIONS IN GA...

Israeli fighter planes struck Palestinian security installations in Gaza and the West Bank late Friday, Palestinian sources and Israel Radio reported. The airstrikes came hours after a suicide bomber in Tel Aviv set off an explosive device near the city's

World | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIAN AUTHOR TSVETAN TODOROV WAS AWARDED THE NONINO PRIZE FOR LITE...

Bulgarian author Tsvetan Todorov was awarded the Nonino prize for literature for his book 'Memory of the Evil, Temptations of the Good'. The Italian prizes have been conferred ever since 1975.

Politics | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

US PROJECTS PUSH THERMAL STATION ELECTRICITY PRICE UP

The price of electricity generated by the Maritza East 1 thermal power station will go up by 10%, and Maritza East 3 electricity - by 3.6 % if US investors AES and Entergy projects are realized, Energy Minister Milko Kovachev said at the parliamentary con

Business | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

CHRISTO WINS SUIT AGAINST POSTCARDS WITH WRAPPED REICHSTAG

Bulgarian-born artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude initiated legal proceedings against a German company, which produced postcards, featuring the Reichstag, wrapped by the famous artist. According to them the production and sale of these cards violat

Society | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

JAN.-NOV. 2001 CURRENT ACCOUNT DEFICIT MARKS AN INCREASE

Current account deficit for January-November 2001 marked an increase of USD 206 M over 2000 and reached USD 771.5 M, or 5.

Views on BG | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

OVER 140 VOLUNTEERED TO PARTICIPATE IN BG MISSION TO AFGHANISTAN

More than 140 volunteered to participate in the peacekeeping operation in Afghanistan, General Miho Mihov, Chief of the General Staff of the Bulgarian army announced on January 25. Two women applied for the mission.

Politics | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00

AREMISSOFT TO WITHDRAW FROM BULGARIA

NASDAQ-listed software maker AremisSoft, which contracted the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) on the development of its software, is to announce officially its withdrawal from Bulgaria on January 30, representatives of the company announced. The mee

Business | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00

A TEAM OF NUCLEAR EXPERTS IS DUE TO ARRIVE IN BAGHDAD FOR AN ANNUAL IN...

A team of nuclear experts is due to arrive in Baghdad for an annual inspection of Iraq's uranium stockpiles. The International Atomic Energy Agency's team is unrelated to U.

World | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE ENGLISH VERSION OF ATANAS TILEV’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY, SHAREHOLDER IN MA...

The English version of Atanas Tilev’s autobiography, shareholder in many companies in Bulgaria in the last several years, was presented in London. The book, entitled “Fighting till the end” is published by Stacy International publishing house.

Politics | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA DRAWN AGAINST BELGIUM FOR EURO 2004

The Bulgarian team will take on Belgium in its qualifying campaign for the Euro 2004 soccer championship. The Bulgarians will also play against Croatia, Estonia and Andorra in qualifying group 8, according to Friday?s draw.

Sports | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00

HUNDREDS ATTEND MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR THE BULGARIAN, KILLED IN US

More than 400 people attended a memorial service in the Syracuse University (SU) for the Bulgarian student Simeon Popov, 27, who was shot and killed during a robbery attempt on January 20, the Syracuse daily The Post-Standard reported. A framed photograph

Views on BG | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00

FRIEND RECALLS A PEACEFUL, JOYOUS MAN

By Sean Kirst, Syracuse Post-Standard Columnist

Views on BG | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARTABAC’S STRATEGY TO BE APPROVED BY CABINET NEXT WEEK

The privatisation strategy of the state-owned tobacco holding Bulgartabac will be approved by the Government during the ministers’ meeting next week, Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev announced on January 25. Bulgartabac is 92% s

Business | January 25, 2002, Friday // 00:00
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