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PAKISTANI PRESIDENT GEN. PERVEZ MUSHARRAF SAID FRIDAY HE THINKS OSAMA ...

Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf said Friday he thinks Osama bin Laden has not been able to get treatment for his kidney disease and is most likely dead.

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

ISRAELI SOLDIERS BLEW UP THE BUILDING HOUSING THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE ...

Israeli soldiers blew up the building housing the headquarters of the Voice of Palestine radio service and some Palestinian television studio facilities early Saturday, eyewitnesses told CNN. It was the latest action by Israel to step up pressure on the P

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

25,558,000 EUROS EXCHANGED IN BULGARIA JAN. 2 – 16 PERIOD

Between january 2 and january 16, the commercial banks and the National Bank of Bulgaria (BNB) exchanged Euroland legacy currencies for 25,558,000 euros, BNB Chief Treasurer Rumyan Chobanov said. During the same period, commercial banks sold over EUR 22.

Business | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

TOBACCO PRODUCTION IN 2002 EXPECTED TO GO UP

Bulgaria is expected to produce more than 50,000 t of tobacco in 2002, of which 37,616 t of small-leaved Oriental tobacco, and 8,798 t of the broad-leaved Virginia and 4,543 t of the broad-leaved Burley type, the Agriculture Ministry announced. The expect

Business | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

MENTAL HOSPITAL PATIENTS HAVE RIGHT TO SUE THE STATE, REPORT REVEALS

3,000 mental hospital patients can sue the State in the European Court in Strasbourg for violations of the European Conventionion on Human Rights and win, Krassimir Kunev, Bulgarian Helsinki Committee Chairman said, commenting on a report of the Committee

Views on BG | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

UNEMPLOYMENT IN 2001 DECREASED IN 2001, SOCIAL MINISTRY DATA SHOW

Unemployment in 2001 is less than a year ago, according to Social Ministry data. In December the unemployed were 20 532 less than a year ago.

Views on BG | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

GREEK PRIME MINISTER TO ATTEND PRESIDENTIAL CHANGEOVER CEREMONY

Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis arrives in Bulgaria on January 22 on a one-day working visit at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Saxe-Coburg. Simitis and Saxe-Coburg will attend the presidential changeover ceremony.

Politics | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

STATE COMPANIES PRIVATIZATION IS PRIORITY IN INDUSTRY REVIVAL PROGRAM

A program for the recovery of the industry in 2002 and a report on Bulgaria's economic performance in 2001 were discussed at a four-hour meeting by the ministers and the floor leaders of the Simeon II National Movement and the Movement for Rights and Free

Business | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

MPS FROM COALITION FOR BULGARIA MAY DISCUSS CHANGES IN THE GOVERNMENT

At a seminar in Bansko, the parliamentary group of “Coalition for Bulgaria” may discuss a demand for ministerial changes in the Bulgarian Government, according to Mladen Chervenyakov, spokesman of the Bulgarian Socialist Party. The MPs will also discuss t

Politics | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

PRESIDENT STOYANOV MET FORMER ROMANIAN PRESIDENT EMIL KONSTANTINESKU W...

President Stoyanov met former Romanian President Emil Konstantinesku who is at a working visit to Bulgaria. Later during the day Stoyanov had a farewell meeting with journalists.

Politics | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA MAY WRITE OFF SOME OF THE DEBTS OWED BY AFGHANISTAN

"It is possible to write off some of the debts owed by Afghanistan to Bulgaria. Afghanistan owes Bulgaria USD 40 M in principal alone.

Politics | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

WHO IS WHO : BULGARIA’S PRESIDENT-ELECT GEORGI PARVANOV

Georgi Parvanov was elected president of the Republic of Bulgaria on November 18, 2001. In his speech after being sworn in at Parliament as the new President of Bulgaria on January 19, Parvanov said that he will work for the economic and financial stabili

Views on BG | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

PRESIDENT-ELECT AND VICE-PRESIDENT-ELECT SWORE IN AT PARLIAMENT

Georgi Parvanov and Anguel Marin swore in at Parliament as the new President and Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria at a solemn, extraordinary sitting of the Bulgarian Parliament. The National Anthem of Bulgaria played afterwards.

Politics | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

FIRST TRANSBORDER EUROZONE CREATED

The towns of Vidin (Bulgaria), Calafat (Romania) and Zajcar (Yugoslavia) have formed the first transborder Eurozone on the Balkans under the name of Danube 21st Century. The framework agreement for the creation of the region was signed by Vidin mayor Iva

Politics | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER VISITS RUSSIA, AIMS TO WARM UP BILATERAL RELATIONS

Foreign Minister will pay a visit to Moscow from January 30 to February 1 at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Igor Ivanov at the OSCE summit in Bucharest. Both of them are expected to sign an agreement on visa regime relaxation between Bulgaria a

Politics | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIAN IMMIGRANTS “FLOOD” NORWAY

100 Bulgarians arrived in Norway during the past two weeks and applied for asylum here, the 'Norway Post' and 'Aftenposten' newspapers reported. The Norwegian immigration authorities warned that there might be another wave of Bulgarian refugees who try t

Politics | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BOSNIAN AUTHORITIES HAVE HANDED OVER TO U.S. CUSTODY SIX ALGERIANS DET...

Bosnian authorities have handed over to U.S.

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PM GRANTED MICROCREDITS AIMING TO CREATE NEW JOBS

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg gave contracts to three companies, which were granted a BGN 15,000 credit from the Microcrediting Fund, aiming to create new jobs. Two of the companies are well-known on the Bulgarian market.

Business | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

RULING PARTY’S NEW STATUTE DOES NOT ALLOW DOUBLE MEMBERSHIP

The MPs from the Simeon II National Movement received the draft statute of the new party as well as a declaration with the basic values of the new political organization. The Statute categorically does not allow double membership in the party.

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA WITH YET ANOTHER VICTORY AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

On the fifth day of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Bulgarian player Magdalena Maleeva, seeded 13, defeated 18-Lisa Raymond, United States, 7-5, 6-1 in women 's singles matches. It took her no more than an hour and seventeen minutes to

Sports | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00

SOFIA MAYOR APPEALED AGAINST ACCUSATIONS

The lawyer of Sofia mayor Stefan Sofianski filed two claims on January 18. The first one is submitted to the Chief Prosecutor, in which Sofianski demands abolishment of his indictment as defendant.

Politics | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00
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