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FIREFIGHTERS IN EASTERN AUSTRALIA ARE PREPARING FOR WORSENING WEATHER ...

Firefighters in eastern Australia are preparing for worsening weather conditions as they battle devastating bush fires which have forced thousands of people to flee their homes. Fire officers have warned that there is little hope of bringing the blazes un

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

NAVIGATION ON THE DANUBE STOPPED

Navigation on the Danube to be stopped, the agency for the study and maintenance of the river decided after an extraordinary meeting on December 5. Minister without portfolio Nejdet Mollov who chairs the committee announced the decision.

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

AN ATTEMPT BY ARGENTINA'S NEW GOVERNMENT TO TACKLE THE COUNTRY'S SEVER...

An attempt by Argentina's new government to tackle the country's severe economic crisis has hit its first obstacle, with Congress failing to agree on early action. The session broke up without agreement on a draft bill ending the link between the dollar a

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA ELECTED DEPUTY CHAIR OF UN SANCTIONS AGAINST LIBYA COMMITTEE

In spite of the expectations that Bulgaria will head the Sanctions against Libya Committee with the UN Security Council, Bulgaria was elected deputy chairman of the committee on January 4. Bulgaria was also elected Deputy Chairman of the Sanctions against

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

THE GABROVO REGIONAL COURT DECLARED INSOLVENT THE ARM-PRODUCING COMPAN...

The Gabrovo Regional Court declared insolvent the arm-producing company Trema. It opened insolvency procedure and appointed temporary assignee in bankruptcy of the company.

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

PROCREDIT BANK WITHDREW DEMAND FOR FINANCING FROM ENCOURAGEMENT BANK

ProCredit Bank withdrew its demand for DEM 2.1 M financing from Encouragement Bank.

Business | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

DEPOSED TALEBAN LEADER MULLAH OMAR ESCAPES FROM HELMAND PROVINCE WHERE...

Deposed Taleban leader Mullah Omar escapes from Helmand province where he was believed to be hiding, Afghan officials say.

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

EURO LAUNCH WILL HAVE POSITIVE INFLUENCE ON THE BULGARIAN ECONOMY

There is no reason that prices go up or that inflationary shock takes place because of the euro launch, Krassimir Katev, Deputy Finance Minister said. According to him the new European currency can only have positive influence on the Bulgarian economy.

Views on BG | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

IRAN'S PRESIDENT INVITED BG HEAD OF STATE TO VISIT IRAN

Iran's President Mohammad Khatami invited the Bulgarian President to visit Iran, it emerged after the meeting of Foreign Minister Passy with Khatami. Foreign Minister Passy conveyed greetings to Khatami on behalf of Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg-Go

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

STORM BRINGS RARE SNOW TO BALKANS

Associated Press By ELENA BECATOROS

Views on BG | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

LEGAL ACTION HAS BEEN INITIATED AGAINST FOUR MEMBERS OF THE MANAGEMENT...

Legal action has been initiated against four members of the management of the International Bank for Investment and Development, which was declared bankrupt. They are charged with unlawfully floating loans.

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

MPS: AFTER GENERAL ELECTIONS, WOMEN’S CHANCES TO JOIN POLITICS GREW

Women's chances for joining the political elite have increased since the general elections in June 2001, according to 75% of 62 MPs, interviewed by the National Public Opinion Centre. 45.

Views on BG | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

MORE THAN 1,000 BULGARIANS HAVE APPLIED FOR GOVERNMENTAL CREDITS

More than 1,000 Bulgarians have applied for the governmental credits. The application process for the credits was officially launched on January 2, 2001.

Business | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

DEPUTY ECONOMY MINISTER TO SIGN AGREEMENT ON TRADE WITH IRAN

Deputy Economy Minister Lyubka Kachakova is expected to sign an agreement for cooperation in trade between Bulgaria and Iran. Kachakova will also negotiate cooperation on cigarettes production with Iran.

Business | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BITEX.COM’S ONLY SHAREHOLDER COMPANY WORLDFAST COMMUNICATIONS, HAS INC...

Bitex.com’s only shareholder company Worldfast Communications, has increased its capital with USD 1 M invested in cash by its strategic investor, the UK company Constant Financial Services PLC, based in London.

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

“I WOULD LIKE... TO EXTEND A HAND OF GENUINE, SINCERE FRIENDSHIP TO PR...

“I would like... to extend a hand of genuine, sincere friendship to Prime Minister Vajpayee” Pervez Musharraf, Pakistani president.

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BLAIR FLEW INTO BANGALORE FROM BANGLADESH ON FRIDAY AS PART OF A SIX-D...

Blair flew into Bangalore from Bangladesh on Friday as part of a six-day tour during which he hopes to reduce the current tension between India and Pakistan. Before leaving Bangladesh he warned that the simmering conflict between the two nuclear neighbour

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

IN A TELEVISED SPEECH TO THE NATION, ARGENTINE PRESIDENT DUHALDE GAVE ...

In a televised speech to the nation, Argentine President Duhalde gave no specifics about his recovery plan but also signaled he will move to protect Argentine industries as he tries to right what he admitted is a "bankrupt" economy.

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

PM HOPES BULGARIANS, STUDYING ABROAD WILL START COMING BACK

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg hopes that the Bulgarians who study abroad will start coming back to Bulgaria and have good carriers in their home country. He said that during a meeting with Dimitur Antov, a PhD student in NorthWestern University in Chicago, U

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

DANUBE FREEZING UNDERWAY, NAVIGATION ALMOST BLOCKED

Ice blocks drift along the Danube, officials from the agency for the study and maintenance of the river announced. Most probably is the freezing persist, navigation will be stopped.

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

PANIC IN BORDER REGION DUE TO REFUGEES INFLOW

The population of the villages near the border with Turkey are in panic due to the increased number of refugees. Numerous Afghans, Iraqis and Pakistanis are running away from their own countries via Turkey.

Politics | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00
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