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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

BULGARIA’S IMAGE ABROAD IS POOR ACCORDING TO READERS OF NOVINITE.COM

The majority of the readers of novinite.com say that Bulgaria’s reputation abroad is poor.

Views on BG | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER: DECISION OF COURT OF LIBYA IS A VERY POSITIVE STEP

“I think that the decision of the People's Court of Libya is a very positive step, “ Foreign Minister Passy told novinite.com.

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

JUSTICE MINISTER MORE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT POSITIVE OUTCOME OF MEDICS CASE

The Bulgarian medics, charged with intentionally infecting Libyan children with HIV, will no longer be sued by the People's Court of Libya and the case will be tabled in an ordinary Court. Justice Minister Anton Stankov said that this was a good developme

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

POLITICIANS 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

Views on BG | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER: MY HOPES RISE AFTER THE DEVELOPMENTS ON MEDICS CASE

“ My hopes rise after the decision of the People's Court of Libya on February 17,” Foreign Minister Passy said for the Bulgarian National Radio. “I think that this decision is a very good sigh and is a success, “ he added.

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

NORTH KOREA MARKED LEADER KIM JONG-IL'S 60TH BIRTHDAY ON SATURDAY WITH...

North Korea marked leader Kim Jong-il's 60th birthday on Saturday with dancing children, a vow of 'ardent worship' and a pledge to boost the fighting ability of its huge army in the face of U.S.

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

AN EXPLOSION AT A SHOPPING CENTER PIZZERIA IN A WEST BANK JEWISH SETTL...

An explosion at a shopping center pizzeria in a West Bank Jewish settlement late Saturday killed three people and wounded 26, Israeli police said. Two of the dead were Israelis and a third appeared to be a suicide bomber, West Bank Police Chief Shahar Aya

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

PRESIDENT BUSH TOOK A HARD LINE TOWARD NORTH KOREA AS HE SET OFF ON SA...

President Bush took a hard line toward North Korea as he set off on Saturday for Asia, calling for Pyongyang to stop spreading weapons technology and to stand down its armed forces. Bush departed on a six-day trip to Japan, South Korea and China on Saturd

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

BULGARIAN LEV/EURO FALLS AT CLOSE, LEV/USD FIRMS

Bulgaria's lev closed at 1.9478/1.

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

ANOTHER BULGARIAN WITH BRONZE AT THE SALT LAKE 2002 OLYMPIC GAMES

Irina Nikoultchina of Bulgaria took bronze in the biathlon women's 10 km pursuit biathlon at Soldier Hollow for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, February 16, 2002. Nikoultchina became bronze medalist with 31 minutes, 15.

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

RULING PARTY MEMBERS DEMAND TO BE INFORMED ABOUT POSSIBLE RESHUFFLES

MPs from the Simeon II National Movement will demand a joint extraordinary meeting with the coalition partner the Movement for Rights and Freedoms and the whole cabinet. The reason to demand the meeting are rumours that ministers and deputy ministers wi

Politics | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

EXPERTS FROM THE COMMITTEE FOR THE USE OF ATOMIC ENERGY FOR PEACEFUL P...

Experts from the Committee for the Use of Atomic Energy for Peaceful Purposes is started an inspection on February 15 of the 440 MW Unit 3 of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, the Committee announced. The purpose of the inspection is to ascertain the unit

Politics | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

WB:BG CAN BOOST SOCIAL WELFARE BY EFFICIENT ENERGY RESOURCES USE"

"Bulgaria could boost its competitiveness and social welfare through the more efficient use of its energy resources," says a World Bank report entitled "Bulgaria: Energy and Environment Review (EER)."

Views on BG | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00
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