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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

DOZENS OF MEMBERS OF THE SECURITY FORCES ARE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN KIL...

Dozens of members of the security forces are reported to have been killed in two simultaneous attacks by Maoist guerrillas in the remote west of Nepal. No official count of the dead has been confirmed but policemen, soldiers and local officials are said t

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

ISRAEL LAUNCHED AIR STRIKES AGAINST PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT TARGETS IN ...

Israel launched air strikes against Palestinian government targets in the West Bank Sunday in retaliation for a suicide bombing that killed two teenagers and wounded 20 people in a Jewish settlement.

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

AFGHANISTAN'S INTERIM LEADER, HAMID KARZAI, SAID ON SUNDAY HE WOULD DO...

Afghanistan's interim leader, Hamid Karzai, said on Sunday he would do everything necessary to ensure security after the assassination of the tourism and civil aviation minister and an attack on British peace-keeping troops. But as Karzai was vowing to ma

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

PRESIDENT BUSH ARRIVED IN TOKYO ON SUNDAY AT THE START OF AN ASIAN TOU...

President Bush arrived in Tokyo on Sunday at the start of an Asian tour, during which he hopes to win more support for his declared war on terror and to cajole Japan to bite the bullet on economic reforms. About 100 demonstrators wearing helmets and face

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

PRESIDENT HOPEFUL ABOUT MEDICS CASE IN LIBYA

"The decision of the Libyan court is an encouraging news. The case against the Bulgarian medics is indeed a complex one and this adjournment is an expression of the Libyan side's good will to establish the truth," Bulgaria’s President Purvanov said in a s

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

ON FEBRUARY 21 TO FEBRUARY 22 MEGLENA KUNEVA WILL VISIT BERLIN TO ATT...

On February 21 to February 22 Meglena Kuneva will visit Berlin to attend the regular annual assembly of the forum between Bulgaria and Germany. “Bulgaria on its way to the EU.

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

IMF WILL NOT OBJECT IF THE GOVERNMENT REDUCES THE FORFEIT TAX AFTER IT...

IMF will not object if the government reduces the forfeit tax after it discovers other revenues in the budget, Jerald Schiff, Head of the IMF mission to Bulgaria told bTV. The fund has never insisted on changing the forfeit tax in Bulgaria, he added.

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

NATIONAL BUREAU GREEN CARD TO START WORK APRIL 1ST

Starting from April 1st, the monopoly of Bulstrad on automobile insurance for travelling abroad, called Green Card, will officially be terminated. The National Bureau Green Card will start work and will unite ten insurance companies on April 1st.

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

PRIME MINISTER TO VISIT WASHINGTON BY JULY

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will visit Washington in the first half of the year, Richard Miles, outgoing US ambassador to Bulgaria annouced. To a question whether the Bulgarian president will visit soon Washington, the diplomat answered: I am sure that the

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

MILES:BULGARIANS SHOULD CHALLENGE THE AMERICAN INVESTMENTS

The Bulgarians should challenge the American investments, outgoing US Ambassador to Bulgaria Richard Miles said for bTV. “You should first of all convince the American to come and to look around and then he should meet a suitable Bulgarian partner.

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