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POLICE IN PAKISTAN SAY THEY HAVE DETAINED ANOTHER 120 ISLAMIC MILITANT...

Police in Pakistan say they have detained another 120 Islamic militants, including several belonging to groups linked to last month's suicide attack on the Indian parliament. The issue of anti-Indian militancy is the key sticking point to attempts to reso

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO BLOCK IMMIGRANTS INFLUX

Reuters Bulgaria increased police forces on its border with Turkey on Thursday to stem a rising flow of illegal immigrants.

Views on BG | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

HOPES THAT CLONED PIGLETS MIGHT SOON PROVIDE REPLACEMENT ORGANS FOR SI...

Hopes that cloned piglets might soon provide replacement organs for sick people received a setback on Friday when it emerged that Dolly the sheep had developed arthritis. Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned from adult donor cells and her health has lo

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER VISITS IRAN TO DISCUSS BILATERAL RELATIONS

Foreign Minister Passy and an official Bulgarian delegation is at an official visit to Iran.

Views on BG | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRESIDENT-ELECT CONFIRMS EU AND NATO MEMBERSHIP ARE HIS PRIORITIES

Incumbent President Stoyanov and President-elect Parvanov had their first official meeting forty-six days after the presidential elections when the former Socialist Party leader was elected President. Parvanov pointed out that his first official visit abr

Politics | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

STRICTER MEASURES AGAINST ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS AT TURKISH BORDER

The National Border Police Service (NBPS) has requested the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to urge the Turkish authorities to strengthen the protection of the two countries' common border in order to stop illegal migration, the NBPS Director, Colonel Valeri

Views on BG | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

AMBASSADOR BELIEVES BILATERAL RELATIONS WITH RUSSIA WILL IMPROVE

Bulgaria's Ambassador to Russia Iliyan Vassilev expects January to be particularly intense as far as the Bulgarian-Russian relations are concerned. In an interview for the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency he recalled that the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy wi

Views on BG | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE UNITED STATES DONATED EQUIPMENT WORTH USD 90,000 FOR A NEW CENTER ...

The United States donated equipment worth USD 90,000 for a new center for fight against human traffic with the Bulgarian National Service for Fight against Organized crime (SFOC). The new center was officially opened on January 4.

Politics | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

SECOND ENVOY TO DISCUSS POPE’S VISIT IN BULGARIA

Bishop Leonardo Sandri, Secretary of State of the Holy See, is to come on a two-day visit in Bulgaria, starting January 8. Bishop Sandri, who has Interior Minister status, will discuss in details Pope John Paul II visit in Bulgaria on May 24, 2002.

Politics | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE START OF A SOUTH ASIAN REGIONAL SUMMIT IN NEPAL HAS BEEN DELAYED U...

The start of a South Asian regional summit in Nepal has been delayed until Saturday morning after bad weather held up Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's flight from China, a delegation official said, quoted by CNN.

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

AN ISRAELI ARMORED FORCE RAIDED A PALESTINIAN VILLAGE IN THE WEST BANK...

An Israeli armored force raided a Palestinian village in the West Bank Friday ahead of a U.S.

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PATIENTS MIGHT PAY MEDICINES SURPLUS CHARGE

The list of medicines covered by the National Health Insurance Fund will be longer in comparison with 2001 because of the Fund's decision to pay the VAT on imported medicines, officials of the Fund said. NHIF 2002 budget is reduced twice over budget 2001.

Business | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

AFTER LEAVING OFFICE, PRESIDENT STOYANOV MAY LECTURE IN US

Incumbent President Petur Stoyanov will lecture to American senators after the end of his mandate, “168 Hours” weekly wrote. Stoyanov’s knowledge and experience during the transition period of South Eastern Europe countries would be useful and interesting

Politics | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRESIDENT BUSH HAS INVITED HAMID KARZAI, AFGHANISTAN'S INTERIM GOVERNM...

President Bush has invited Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's interim government chairman, to visit Washington and meet with him at the White House, CNN reported, citing a senior administration official.No date has been set yet, but the target is said to be some

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PAKISTAN PRESIDENT GENERAL PERVEZ MUSHARRAF AND INDIAN PRIME MINISTER ...

Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf and Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee will both attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu. It will be the first time the two nuclear p

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BUSH FIRES ARE CONTINUING TO FORCE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE TO EVACUATE THE...

Bush fires are continuing to force thousands of people to evacuate their homes to the west and south of Australia’s Sydney as dry weather and erratic winds prolong the crisis. Twelve days after the first blazes began, more than 80 fires still burn across

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BG AUTHORITIES NOT NOTIFIED FOR ARREST OF BULGARIAN FORGERS IN GERMANY

Bulgarian National Service for Fight against Organized Crime (SFOC) has not yet been notified officially by the German Embassy in Sofia about the detention of Bulgarians charged with forging Deutsche marks, Rumen Milanov, SFOC director said. "The German

Politics | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CHINESE HOME APPLIANCES MAKER PLANS BALKAN EXPANSION

Ital-clima OOD, Bulgarian distributor of refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines and TV sets placed an order with Chunlan, China’s third largest electric home appliances maker, Dnevnik Daily reported. The deal for the USD 20 M order was signed a

Business | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00

TURKISH COMPANY MAY BE SELECTED TO BUILD MARITSA HIGHWAY STRETCH

A Turkish company may be awarded the construction of a Maritsa highway stretch, connecting Orizovo and Kapitan Andreevo check-point on the Turkish border, government officials announced, cited by Dnevnik Daily. The Cabinet has already approved an analysis

Business | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00
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