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Plovdiv Fair Off the List for Non-Monetary Sale

Plovdiv International Fair and Minproekt Company have been taken off the list of companies whose shares are traded with compensatory instruments and investment vouchers, Bulgaria's Economy Ministry announced.

Business | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

British Company Starts International Expansion via Bulgaria

AquaSource Algae Group plc, a British company that started its international expansion through Bulgaria, was presented the award for Best Company of the Year on the OFEX market in the United Kingdom. OFEX, the premier small companies' market, announced t

Business | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Shelter Offered to Iraqi Children

The Sick Planet - VZOV foundation has sent a letter to Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz, offering to give shelter to up to ten thousand Iraqi children, aged between 7 and 12. The foundation believes that Bulgaria will be prepared to welcome the fir

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Case against Medics in Libya May Be Heard March

The case against the Bulgarian medics in Libya will most probably continue in March. That emerged after a meeting of Libya's ambassador in Sofia with Bulgaria's parliament speaker on Tuesday.

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Holy Synod Calls on Bulgarians to Pray for Peace

The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church called on the Bulgarian people to pray for world peace in times of looming war against Iraq.

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Bulgarian Examining Magistrate Faces Bribery Trial

Bribery scandal hit the City Investigation Office in Bulgaria's capital Sofia after police caught an examining magistrate with marked banknotes. The country's chief prosecutor now wants a lawsuit brought against suspect Stefan Stefanov.

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Bulgaria's Cabinet May Face No-Confidence Vote over Wire-Tap Scandal

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg becomes accomplice in the crime if he does not dismiss Interior Minister Petkanov over the wire-tap scandal in surveillance operation codenamed "Gnome, Nikolay Mladenov, spokesman of right-wing opposition Union of Democra

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Iraq Hopes for Peace, Envoy Says

The current situation shows that peaceful solution to the Iraqi situation is possible, Yahya Salih Mahdi, Iraq's envoy in Sofia, told reporters. The Iraqi charge d'affaires met with Deputy Parliament Speaker Yunal Lyutfi on Tuesday.

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Russia's Patriarchate Praises Bulgarian President

Archbishop Kliment from the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church praised Bulgarian President Parvanov for his efforts to draw closer the Orthodox peoples. He recalled that the Bulgarian president was awarded in January for "extraordinary work for st

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

New Committee Seeks to Affirm Civil Society in Bulgaria

Raising Bulgarian civil society awareness about its powers to take decisions, exercise control over institution and put them under pressure when their work is inefficient will be among the priorities of the newly set up "December 14" civil committee, whic

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

16th Century Turkish Barracks Open to Archaeology Fans in Sofia

Remains from Turkish barracks from 16th century were opened to visitors on Tuesday in downtown Sofia after restoration. In the barracks at Paris street near Alexander Nevsky cathedral, revolutionaries and rebels were held under arrest in 1876.

Society | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Government Boosts Funds for Calamity Protection

The government will allot additional funds to protect the nation from calamities and industrial failures. It issued a decree that releases BGN 2.

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Kokkalis among Greece's Three Most Successful Businessmen

ITRACOM's chief Socrates Kokkalis was among the three most successful Greek entrepreneurs along with Spiros Latsis, head of the EFG Eurobank Ergasias Group and Nikos Stasinopoulos of the Viochalko Metallurgy Group in a survey of the international financia

World | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

"Academic Beauty" in Feb. Playboy-Bulgaria

An exclusive photo session "Academic Beauty" with six Bulgarian female students is in this month's edition of Playboy-Bulgaria, which will be out on the market on Friday, February 21st. The twelfth edition of the monthly magazine Playboy-Bulgaria also fe

Society | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Bulgaria Preserves Iraq Stand after Chirac's Attack

Bulgaria's government made it clear that it would not change its position on Iraqi crises after French President Jacque Chirac scourged Bulgaria's approach to the crises. The country should not fear its chances to get into the European Union would be harm

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Fatal Arson Attack in S Korean Subway

Some 120 people have been killed and many others injured in a fire on an underground train in the South Korean city of Daegu. Authorities say firefighters have reached two burnt-out carriages of the train containing the remains of about 70 people, which i

World | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Pyongyang Threatens to End Korean Truce

North Korea has threatened to pull out of the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War, accusing the United States of breaking its terms. A statement, carried by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), accused the United States of bolstering

World | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

PM Confirms Reshuffle in Bulgaria's Intelligence

General Dimo Gyaurov, National Intelligence Service Chief, will be dismissed in a couple of days, Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg announced at Sofia airport before his departure to Brussels. He added that candidatures were being discussed.

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

EU Iraq Declaration

Following is the full text of a statement by European Union leaders issued on 17 February 2003 after a summit on the Iraq crisis, attended by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan: The way the unfolding of the situation in Iraq will be handled will have an im

Views on BG | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

Chirac Scourged Bulgaria over Iraq Stand

French President Jacques Chirac scourged the East European candidates for EU membership that signed two public letters of support for the US stance on Iraq.

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00

EU: Hussein Faces Last Chance to Disarm

The Iraqi regime alone will be responsible for the consequences if it continues to flout the will of the international community and does not take this last chance, a statement by European Union leaders issued on 17 February 2003 after a summit on the Ira

Politics | February 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00
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