All articles - Page 8726

"55% of Bulgarians Nod Approval" to Participation in Iraq Attack

Some 55 percent of Bulgarians support an eventual military operation against Iraq. Sociologist Stanislav Stoyanov said that for the Bulgarian National Radio quoting a survey conducted in December by polling agency Alpha Research.

Politics | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Bulgaria, Ukraine Signed Four Bilateral Agreements

Bulgaria and Ukraine signed four bilateral agreements during the visit of President Parvanov in Kiev that started January 30. One of the most important documents is the agreement for cooperation in protection of the author's right.

Politics | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Parliament Elects Committee to Rule on MP Immunity Lift Request

The parliament has elected the committee that is to rule on the chief prosecutor's demand for lifting the immunity of MP Nikola Nikolov. The committee will be chaired by Borrislav Ralchev from the ruling party Simeon II National Movement (SIINM).

Politics | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

FM to Meet with Medics in Libya Tonight

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Passy is expected to meet tonight with the six Bulgarian medics, charged with intentionally infecting Libyan children with HIV. Passy leaves for Libya this afternoon.

Politics | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Rembrandt Self-portrait Uncovered

Art restorers have uncovered a self-portrait of Rembrandt which had been retouched hundreds of years ago to feature a Russian nobleman, a museum says. Layers and layers of paint were painstakingly scraped away to reveal the original picture of the Dutch m

World | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Bulgaria to Get EUR 55 M from SAPARD

EU's SAPARD program earmarked grant aid for EUR 55 M for Bulgaria under a 2003 financial agreement between Sofia and the European Commission. Agriculture Minister Mehmed Dikme and Finance Minister Milen Velchev will sign the document.

Politics | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Nine Killed in Sydney Rail Crash

At least nine people have died and many more have been injured in a train derailment south of the Australian city of Sydney. All four carriages of the morning rush-hour train came off the track in a steep ravine near the village of Waterfall, 30 kilometre

World | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Wrestling Referee Victim of Bungle Contract Killing

Wrestling referee Todor Matov, 60, was shot dead just before 10 pm on Wednesday night. The shooting occurred while he travelled in his Mercedes through Sofia's campus quarter Studentski Grad.

Politics | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Fashion: Celluloid Chic from the Hollywood Catwalk

The tail end of last year brought some of the best-costumed movies Hollywood has seen in years, including The Hours, Chicago, Far from Heaven and Gangs of New York, and the outlook for this year is just as promising. A miniskirted Reese Witherspoon will

Society | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Slavi's Joke: Sirs

At the end of the week, which we, as true Europeans call "weekend", I will tell you a story about English gentlemen. It is also about the complicated atmosphere of an English club, whose traditions and rituals remain a mystery to outsiders.

Society | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Pets: Make the Right Choice

Without question, an adorable, bright-eyed animal wagging its tail from behind the shop window is an alluring image; many people decide to adopt a pet on a sudden impulse not unlike "love at first sight."

Society | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Top Politicians Say Bulgaria's Iraq Position Not Changed

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg said that the news that only Bulgaria and Spain backed the stand of the United States and Great Britain on Iraq at Wednesday's meeting of the UN Security Council was a rumour. In his opinion, Bulgaria did not send contradictor

Politics | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Human Rights Campaigner Sees Many Reasons Medics in Libya to Approach UN

The six Bulgarian medics in Libya have enough reasons to file a complaint to the UN, human rights campaigner Krassimir Kanev told

Politics | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Health: Fast Food is "Addictive"

Hamburgers and French fries could be as addictive as heroin, scientists have claimed.

Society | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Changes to Bulgaria's Privatisation Act Adopted

Parliament adopted at first reading the draft amendments to the Privatisation Act, which Cabinet approved on January 23. The amendments were supported by 113 lawmakers, 97 voted against, while 8 abstained.

Business | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Getting There: Borovets - Heaven for Skiers and Hikers

Borovets is the oldest mountain resort where skiers can experience the thrills of the "white sport" in winter, and hikers enjoy the greenness of the mountains in summer.

Society | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Forks&Corks: Shish

Ingredients: 1kg meat (veal or pork), 3 long peppers, 2 onions, 3 tomatoes, salt, 10 g black pepper How to cook: Cut the meat into pieces.

Society | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Science: Europe Considers its Future in Space

The European space programme is being asked to do some serious soul searching about its future, with the launch of a public consultation paper by the Europe Commission (EC) in January. The Green Paper on European Space Policy asks some fundamental questi

Society | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Cinema Listings

(January 31st - February 6th) **EVROPA PALACE**

Society | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

Hot Movies/Sofia Premiers


Society | January 31, 2003, Friday // 00:00

French Flee Ivory Coast

Hundreds of French nationals have left Ivory Coast on charter planes as a peace deal appears to be on the verge of collapse. Many more of the 20,000 French nationals in Ivory Coast are planning to leave after four days of anti-French protests earlier this

World | January 30, 2003, Thursday // 00:00
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria