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BULGARIAN ACTORS -CARDINALS IN ITALIAN FILM “POPE JOHN XXIII”

Bulgaria’s actors Ivan Nestorov and Simeon Viktorov will act as cardinals in the Italian film "Pope John XXIII". Other Bulgarian actors have also been chosen to play in the film after a video cassette casting has taken place, Radiovision, the Bulgarian pa

Society | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA’S CONTINGENT TO AFGHANISTAN LEFT FEB. 18

The first group of Bulgarian servicemen who will join the British contingent of peacekeeping forces in Afghanistan departed on February 18. Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov and General Miho Mihov, Chief of the General Staff of the Bulgarian army, attende

Politics | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

40% OF THE BOYS;40.7% OF THE GIRLS HAVE TRIED SOFT DRUGS, POLL SHOWS

31 percent of boys and 15.7 percent of girls say that soft drugs should be legalized, data from a poll conducted by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation among 480 students from two secondary schools in Sofia show.

Politics | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA SIX SECONDS AWAY FROM BRONZE IN WOMEN'S BIATHLON RELAY

Russia just pipped the Bulgarian women's biathlon team to bronze in the 4x7.5 km relay on Monday, leaving them fourth.

Sports | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THE SOUTH WING OF BACHKOVSKI MONASTERY, LOCATED 29 KM SOUTH OF PLOVDIV...

The south wing of Bachkovski monastery, located 29 km south of Plovdiv, may crumble down, unless urgent restoration and renovation of the monastery starts, a commission with the National Institute for Culture Monuments concluded. The worst hit wing, the o

Politics | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THE BLACK SEA PORT OF BURGAS HAS BEEN CLOSED FOR ALL KINDS OF MANOEUVR...

The Black Sea port of Burgas has been closed for all kinds of manoeuvres as of 6 o’clock February 18, because of poor visibility over 300 metres. The visibility is reduced in some road sections in the region of Burgas up to 150 metres.

Politics | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

PRESIDENT BUSH ON MONDAY GAVE JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER JUNICHIRO KOIZUM...

President Bush on Monday gave Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's slowed economic reforms a ringing endorsement, even as the Japanese leader said Japan had lost confidence in itself. "I'm confident in this man's leadership ability.

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

“COALITION FOR BULGARIA” PREDICTS EARLY PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS

The leftist Coalition for Bulgaria may submit a no-confidence vote in Parliament in about six months, leaders of the Coalition said during their visit in the Black Sea town of Varna. According to them the society sees them as an alternative and they are a

Politics | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

GEORGE SPEIGHT, THE MAN WHO LED A COUP IN FIJI TWO YEARS AGO, HAS RECE...

George Speight, the man who led a coup in Fiji two years ago, has received a life sentence after pleading guilty to treason. Speight was sentenced to death by hanging by the trial judge but the country's President, Josefa Iloilo, signed a decree commuting

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

LIBYA REDUCES CHILDREN'S HIV CASE

CNN Six Bulgarian medics accused of infecting nearly 400 children with HIV-contaminated blood in a Libyan hospital have had their case downgraded by a judge.

Views on BG | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

CNN: LIBYA REDUCES CHILDREN'S HIV CASE

Six Bulgarian medics accused of infecting nearly 400 children with HIV-contaminated blood in a Libyan hospital have had their case downgraded by a judge. The one doctor and five nurses had faced trial in a people's court in Libya, which is reserved for ca

Politics | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

FLAG CARRIER MAY SIGN CONTRACT FOR SALE OF HEATHROW SLOTS THIS WEEK

Flag carrier aircraft won't land at London Heathrow airport, starting from March 28, Standart Daily wrote. The slots of Bulgaria's indebted Balkan Airlines will be soon sold.

Business | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

MEDICS CASE TAKEN BACK TO PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE, SOME CHARGES REMOVED

The case against the medics to be taken back for re-investigation, The People's Court of Libya decided on February 17. The People's Court of Libya downgraded the trial of six Bulgarian medics charged with infecting hundreds of Libyan children with AIDS, s

Politics | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

EVGENIA RADANOVA WITH SILVER MEDAL AT THE SALT LAKE OLYMPIC GAMES

Evgenia Radanova of Bulgaria won silver medal at the women's 500m short track final at the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, February 16, 2002. Chinese Yang (A) Yang (left) won gold medal.

Sports | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL WITH THE YOUTH UNION OF THE DEMOCRATIC FORCES SUP...

The National Council with the Youth Union of the Democratic Forces supported the candidature of Nadezhda Mihaylova for leader of the political organization. Mihaylova is floor leader of the United Democratic Forces and former foreign minister.

Politics | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT: BULGARIA WON’T BE INVITED TO NATO NOW

“Bulgaria won’t be able to fulfil the requirements for NATO membership and won’t be invited in NATO at the meeting in Prague in November, “ is the forecast of the Economist Intelligence Unit magazine. The magazine claims that Bulgaria will not be able to

Politics | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION TO BE ENDORSED WITHIN TWO WEEKS

A working group to work out draft amendments to the constitution, connected with Bulgaria's membership in the EU, is formed with the Ministry of Justice, Minister Anton Stankov told Darik radio. One of the amendments is connected with the restriction of t

Politics | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

ON FEBRUARY 18 AND FEBRUARY 19 IN SOFIA A MEETING BETWEEN THE DEPUTY F...

On February 18 and February 19 in Sofia a meeting between the deputy finance ministers of Russia and Bulgaria will take place. The aim of the meeting is to clarify the stands of both countries for the coming meeting of the intergovernmental commission on

Politics | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

AP: COURT SHIFTS TRIAL OF SIX BULGARIAN MEDICS TO CRIMINAL COURT

By KHALID AL-DEEB Associated Press

Politics | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FORMER BULGARIA’S PRESIDENT ZHELYU ZHELEV HAS HAD A BAD ACCIDENT IN SO...

Former Bulgaria’s President Zhelyu Zhelev has had a bad accident in Sofia on February 15, 24 Hours reported. The Police has kept the news in secret according to the daily.

Politics | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

STEVE HANKE: BULGARIA SHOULD PRESERVE THE CURRENCY BOARD

Bulgaria should preserve the Currency Board Arrangement (CBA) former President Stoyanov economic adviser Steve H. Hanke said in an interview published in the new issue of magazine “TEMA.

Business | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00
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