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CNN: GAS MASKS FOR BULGARIA POLL

SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Bulgarians went to the polls in a presidential election with gas masks and protective gloves distributed to poll workers in case of an anthrax threat.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

MBMD REGISTERS TREND FOR HIGHER TURNOUT

The sociological agency MBMD registered a trend towards higher electoral turnout after 4pm. The number of voters, aged from 18 to 29, increase according to the surveys of the agency.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

POLLING AGENCIES TO ANNOUNCE RESULTS AFTER 7PM

Polling agencies registered at the Central Electoral Commission will be allowed to announce the results of their exit polls among the voters on the election day after 7pm, while other statistics will be announced after 8 pm.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

NO RUN OFFS ONLY IN CASE 50% SUPPORT ONE CANDIDATE

Bulgaria’s new President will be elected at the first round of the elections on November 11 only if one candidate president win more than half of the valid votes, and if the turnout exceeds 50%. If none of the candidates gets more than 50% run-offs will b

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

ELECTIONS IN BRIEF

A package with white powder was found in the voting booth in the village Preselka section. Interior Ministry and Civil Protection experts were summoned.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

72 FOREIGN JOURNALISTS COVER THE ELECTIONS

412 Bulgarian journalists and 72 foreign journalists will observe the presidential elections day. They are accredited in the International Press Center in the National Palace of Culture.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

ELECTORAL TURNOUT VERY LOW SO FAR

25% of the Bulgarians have voted so far, the Central Electoral Commission announced. The Central Electoral Commission has registered low electoral turnout in the country by 2pm.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

LYBIA CLOSED TWO SECTIONS WITHOUT EXPLANATION

Lybia has closed two electoral sections on the presidential elections day. The spokesman of the Central Electoral Commission announced that the Lybian officials did not explain their move.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

ELECTIONS NEWS: TOP POLITICANS VOTE

Stoyanov: I wish to be re-elected, says current president Petur Stoyanov after voting exactly 10 o'clock at Durvenitsa Sofia District. He added will not climb Cherni vrah Vitosha mointain pick today, as usual Stoyanov does on Sunday.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

BULGARIA ELECTION IS A TOSS UP

“The latest opinion polls published Friday (November 9) added tension to the presidential election in Bulgaria, showing that the incumbent, Petar Stoyanov, might miss a first-round victory by a thread,” International Herald Tribune writes in its issue of

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

BULGARIANS ELECTING PRESIDENT TODAY

Bulgarians are electing new President today. The presidential elections started 6 am and will finish at 7 pm local Bulgarian time.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

RUN-OFFS POSSIBLE DUE TO LOW ELECTORAL TURNOUT

The Bulgarian people is expected to choose its President on November 11 when the Bulgarian Presidential elections will take place. However, in case that 3,500.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

PM: EU MEMBERSHIP, BULGARIA’S NATURAL AIM

"The future of Bulgaria as a member of the European Union is its natural and irrevocable final aim. Bulgaria will contribute effectively to the integration of the continent, and its accession to the Union will yield a series of positive results for both s

Politics | November 10, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

WARRANTORS NEEDED FOR CREDITS UP TO BGN 7500

Credits of up to BGN 7500 will be granted only with two warrantors under the microcrediting project, Lidia Shuleva, Deputy Prime Minister and Social Minister announced on November 10 at a seminar in Velingrad. The project envisages microcredits in the ran

Business | November 10, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

FOUR FROM THE BG ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION SAILED OFF

Four members of the tenth Bulgarian Antarctic expedition left for Livingston Island on November 9. Antarctic Institute Chairman Hristo Pimpirev, Yordan Yordanov, Andrei Kovachev and Dr Valentin Andreev sailed off on board of a Spanish naval ship.

Society | November 10, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

GLOBALSOFT.COM SOLD ITS STAKES IN TWO IT LEADERS

The Cyprus based company LK GlobalSoft.com sold its stakes in the leading Bulgarian IT companies Express Consult and Comsyst to the companies' managers.

Business | November 10, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA MUST NOT CLOSE DOWN KOZLODUY NPP

Standart Daily Interview with EU MP Carlo Fatuzzo.

Views on BG | November 10, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIAN EUROBONDS TO BE WITH FIVE-YEAR MATURITY

The last offers for Bulgarian Eurobonds were received in the afternoon on November 9, Finance minister Milen Velchev said on November 10 on the Bulgarian National Radio. He declined to announce the volume of the issue.

Business | November 10, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

TOURISM SLOWDOWN EXPECTED IN BULGARIA

There is a huge possibility that the majority of the foreign tourists who have booked ski-holidays at the resorts of Pamporovo and Borovets will cancel the reservations, hotel-keepers predicted. After the attacks of September 11, many people are afraid to

Business | November 10, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

THE TICKETS OF ALL AIRLINES WITH OFFICES IN THE SOFIA AIRPORT WENT UP ...

The tickets of all airlines with offices in the Sofia airport went up by 5$ to 10$. The increase is due to the new insurance against terrorist attacks, that is included in the airport fees.

Politics | November 10, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA A MODEL IN ACCESS TO ENVIRONMENT INFO

An Environment Protection Bill has been drafted in full compliance with European legislation, Dolores Arsenova, Bulgaria’s Environment and Waters Minister announced. In her report on the Cabinet's first 100 days, Arsenova underscored the fact that Bulgari

Politics | November 10, 2001, Saturday // 00:00
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