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Iraq Stockpiles Food for War

Iraq is helping its citizens stockpile food in case of a US-led attack, Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammed Mehdi Saleh said on Thursday. Baghdad began giving Iraqis double rations of staple foods every other month earlier in the year, Mr Saleh said.

World | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Russia Forges Ahead with Iran Reactor

Russia and Iran have agreed to speed up the construction of the Islamic republic's first nuclear reactor, in the face of strong American criticism. Russian Atomic Energy Minister Alexander Rumyantsev and the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Ghol

World | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Patriarch Maxim Served Mass in Kyustendil

Patriarch Maxim served a mass in the central church of Kyustendil. After the mass, the patriarch blessed the people living in the town on the occasion of Nativity.

Politics | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Cabinet Proposes Vulo Radev to Get Stara Planina Order

The Cabinet will propose to the president the famous Bulgarian director Vulo Radev to be awarded posthumously Stara Planina Order, First Degree for his contribution to the development of the film art in the country.

Politics | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Balkan Tourism Ministers at First Ever Meeting in Sofia January 9, 2003

The Tourism Ministers from the Balkan countries will gather for the first time at a round table in Sofia in January to discuss ways to boost the development of the sector in the region. The meeting is included in the program of the Second International Co

Business | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Record Win on US Lottery

A lucky West Virginia gambler has scooped $314.9m in the Powerball lottery - the biggest win by a single player in American history.

World | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

NATO Chief Defends Bush on Iraq

Nato's secretary-general has defended the Bush administration's policy on Iraq saying there is no question of the Americans taking unilateral military action. Lord Robertson told the BBC's Today programme that President George W Bush had so far kept rigid

World | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Leftist MP Questions Bulgaria's PM Competence

The promise of the Bulgarian prime minister for 100,000 new jobs speaks shows that he is either incompetent or that his ministers mislead him, Emilia Maslarova, lawmaker from the leftist Coalition for Bulgaria said for the state radio. Creation of new job

Politics | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Bulgaria - a New Winter Destination

AFP BY Lilia Dimitrova

Views on BG | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

UN Inspectors in Iraq Continue Work during Holidays

United Nations weapons inspectors continued their painstaking hunt for Iraqi weapons of mass destruction over the festive period. A number of sites in central and southern Iraq were visited on Christmas Day.

World | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Bodies of German Peacekeepers Flown Home from Kabul

A solemn service at sunset at Cologne airport for seven German peacekeepers killed serving in Afghanistan. The German defence minster and relatives of the soldiers gathered in a tent as the coffins were lead off a transport plane and past an honour guard.

World | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Bulgarians "Surmount Warps Against Mental Treatment"

Bulgarians started to pay more attention to their mental condition, prominent psycoanalyst Madlen Algafari said in an interview for

Society | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Poland Advises Bulgaria into Firm Approach to EU Talks

The negotiations with the EU should be managed "with a firm hand," Poland's Ambassador to Bulgaria Yaroslaw Lindenberg said. According to Ambassador Lindenberg, the government led by Simeon Saxe-Coburg is the first "truly European government" in the count

Politics | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turks Honour Victims of Communist Assimilation

Ethnic Turks commemorate December 26 the victims of the so-called "Revival process" that former communist leadership of the country launched to assimilate minorities. In a string of towns where ethnic Turks account for the majority of residents, rallies m

Politics | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Bulgaria Celebrates 2nd Day of Christmas

December 26 is the second day of the Christmas celebrations according to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. The day after Nativity, Christians gather to glorify God's wisdom with songs and to honor Virgin Mary who have given birth to the Saviour.

Politics | December 26, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Madlen Algafari: Bulgarians Start to Realize Mental Health is Important

Madlen Algafari is one of Bulgaria's most prominent psychoanalysts. She has graduated with a degree in psychology at the Sofia University and then mastered analytical psycotherapy with Prof.

Novinite Insider » Interview | December 25, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

Patriarch Called on Bulgarians to Preserve Christian Virtues

Bulgaria's Patriarch Maxim urged all Bulgarians to preserve Christian models and virtues - hope, faith love - in the Christmas Eve mass he served as the only legitimate Bulgarian Patriarch at Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia.

Politics | December 25, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

Bulgaria Enjoys White Christmas

Snow cover across Bulgaria is slim - no more than 1-2 cm - with snowfalls in Northwestern Bulgaria, mainly Botevgrad and Samokov. Temperatures below zero are to make roads icy and slippery so drivers are advised to be very careful and avoid, if possible,

Society | December 25, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

Patriarch Urges Israel to Lift Occupation

The highest-ranking Roman Catholic clergyman in the Holy Land has said there can only be peace between Israelis and Palestinians when Israel lifts its occupation of the territories. Speaking at Midnight Mass at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, Lat

World | December 25, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

Church Leaders Warn Against War

Church leaders have used their traditional Christmas messages to warn of the consequences of a war with Iraq. War should not be seen as inevitable, according to the head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Corma

World | December 25, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

Second Mass in Bulgarian Served in Rome

A second Christmas mass in Bulgarian will be served today at the Church of San Vincenzo di Anastazi in Rome, which was donated to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church by the Vatican in May 2002. The first Bulgarian mass and a vigil at the church, located in clos

Politics | December 25, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00
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