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Putin Gives Bulgarian Counterpart Credit for Improved Ties

Relations between Bulgaria and Russia have changed for the better since President Parvanov took office, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, welcoming his Bulgarian guest at the Sochi Residence. In his words he referred not only to increased

Politics | September 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00

New Bulgarian Airline Recommended

A new company should be set up to replace the indebted flag carrier Balkan, Bulgaria's Finance Minister said. This plan of the government faces firm opposition from Balkan employees.

Business | September 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00

Money-Laundering Combat in Bulgaria Takes after Europe

The Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) is to enter all financial operations that process cash payments over BGN 30,000 in its register. This is envisaged by amendments in the anti-money laundering law that will be tabled by Bulgaria's government in the P

Business | September 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00

Sofia Donates Georgian Army Weapons

Bulgaria will aid Georgia with weapons and ammunition worth USD 89,000. The donation is part of Bulgaria's contribution to the international efforts initiated by the U.

Politics | September 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00

Stock Markets Mired

Nervous stock markets have been falling further in reaction to more bad company news and the prospect of continuing high oil prices. In New York, the Dow Jones index dropped more than 100 points on Thursday morning.

World | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Beijing Upbeat on Relations with U.S.

Beijing has expressed satisfaction over the results of long-term cooperation with the U.S.

World | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Gloomy Forecast for Bulgaria's Economy in Iraq Attack

An attack against Iraq will lead to catastrophic consequences for the Bulgarian economy. This gloomy forecast was made by the Employers' Union chair Vassil Vassilev at the his meeting with MPs from the leftist Coalition for Bulgaria.

Views on BG | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

EBRD Acquired 15 % Stake in Bulgaria's Unionbank

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) acquired 15% stake in Unionbank after buying more than 2, 3 million shares with nominal value of BGN 1. Unionbank is the fifth bank, in which EBRD buys shares.

Business | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Danes Plan Extra Meeting to Present Final Expansion Plans

AP Denmark, which holds the European Union's presidency, will invite leaders from 10 candidate countries to an extra meeting in October to brief them on final expansion plans for the bloc, a government official said Thursday.

Views on BG | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Hemus Air Takes Relatives of Bulgarian Medics to Libya

Arrangements of a visit of the Bulgarian medics relatives in Libya are underway, it transpired September 19. Hemus Air will provide free tickets for one member of each family of the defendants, who are accused of deliberately infecting some 400 Libyan chi

Politics | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Bulgaria's New Financial Group Contracts Top PR Company

The new financial group DZI-Roseximbank chose M3 Communications Group, Inc. (www.

Business | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Parliament Overrides Veto

President's veto on the Environment Bill was rejected by Parliament. Among the President's motives for imposing a veto on the bill was the lack of guarantees for keeping Bulgarians informed about conditions that could affect their life and health.

Politics | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Milosevic General Runs for President

One of ex-Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic's generals during the Kosovo conflict has been cleared to stand in forthcoming presidential elections. Retired general Nebojsa Pavkovic was Milosevic's army chief in command of the Yugoslav Third Army during a

World | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Suicide Bomber Leaves Five Dead in Tel Aviv

A suicide bomber set off a blast on a crowded city bus in downtown Tel Aviv on Thursday, killing at least five Israelis, according to police. It was the second terror attack in Israel in two days, after six weeks without any bombings.

World | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

U.S. CDI Selects Bulgarian Subcontractor for SS-23 Engines

Negotiations between contracted for the missiles demolition American company CDI and the selected Bulgarian subcontractor for the destruction of SS-23 engines are expected to complete in the coming days. This was announced by Deputy Defense Minister Ivo I

Politics | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Turkey's Linens Company Offers Leasing Schemes in Bulgaria

Linens, the international chain for luxurious textile fabrics, introduced leasing schemes for corporate clients such as hoteliers and restaurateurs. Payments may be rescheduled from three to six months with the initial deposit set at 30-50% of the purchas

Business | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Bulgaria with Concrete Proposals to Russia

The visit to Russia is symbolic but the time of symbols has passed, now is the time for concrete work. This is how President Parvanov described his three-day working visit to Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin.

Politics | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Bulgaria's Anti-trust Body to Rule on New Financial Group

Bulgaria's Commission for Fair Competition was approached to assess by the planned coordination of businesses run by insurer DZI and Roseximbank. Rossximbank's owner Emil Kyulev who recently acquired 80 percent stake in DZI, approached the anti-trust body

Business | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Bulgaria Advances at Quebec Tennis

Third-seeded Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva reached the quarter-finals of the Bell Challenge in Quebec. In the second-round matches Maleeva, 27 years old, defeated Anousjka van Exel of the Netherlands 6-4 2-6 6-3.

Sports | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

Roche Bolar Provision Passed

The Parliament adopted the Roche Bolar provision passing the Human Medicines and Pharmacies Bill. This text will give legal right to the producers of generic medicines to develop in Bulgaria new, high-quality medicines while the original remains under pat

Politics | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

FM Pays Visit to Syria

Foreign Minister left for Syria to pay a two-day visit to the Arab country. He has been invited by Foreign Minister Farouk al-Shara.

Politics | September 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00
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