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HEAVY SNOWFALLS AND BLIZZARDS HAVE BEEN CAUSING CHAOS IN MANY PARTS OF...

Heavy snowfalls and blizzards have been causing chaos in many parts of central Europe. Parts of the Czech Republic have been declared a disaster area, and people are feared dead in avalanches in Poland.

World | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION HAS SAID IT IS "EXTREMELY SATISFIED" WITH THE ...

The European Commission has said it is "extremely satisfied" with the roll out of euro cash, on the first day that most shops and banks have opened their doors to the new single currency. The most serious glitch of the day came when all of Austria's cash

World | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

ZAMBIA'S NEW PRESIDENT LEVY MWANAWASA HAS WARNED OPPONENTS THAT PROTES...

Zambia's new president Levy Mwanawasa has warned opponents that protests against his leadership will not be tolerated. Mr Mwanawasa took power after narrowly winning an election held on 27 December, but opposition parties have claimed that fraud and ballo

World | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

NO POLITICIAN EMBODIES HOPE FOR BETTER LIFE, SURVEY SHOWS

Every second Bulgarian disapproves of the political events in Bulgaria since the fall of communism in November 1989, a survey, conducted by Bulgarian polling agency Alpha Research, shows. 33% say the political changes did not affect their lives, while 17%

Views on BG | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

AT LEAST 45 INMATES ARE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN KILLED DURING RIOTING AT...

At least 45 inmates are reported to have been killed during rioting at a maximum security prison in northern Brazil in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in several years. Police blamed the deaths on fighting between rival gangs in the prison, in Port

World | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

FLAG CARRIER’S REHABILITATION PROGRAM REVISED

The receivers of Balkan Airlines are ready with the revised program of the flag carrier, Pari Daily wrote. Within a few days Olga Milenkova and Hristo Mollov will present the program to the court again.

Business | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

GRIGORIS MICROMEALS, GREEK FAST FOOD CHAIN, PLANS STARTING OPERATIONS ...

Grigoris Micromeals, Greek fast food chain, plans starting operations in Bulgaria by the end of this year, Imerisia Daily, said. Another Greek fast food chain, Goody’s, opened three restaurants by December 2001.

Politics | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

NEW GREEK BORDER CHECKPOINTS TO BE OPENED BEFORE 2004 OLYMPICS

Bulgaria proposed that four new checkpoints on the Greek border are opened in connection with the expected increase in the number of foreign tourists before the 2004 Olympics, Deputy Prime Minister Kostadin Paskalev said. Greek authorities confirmed that

Politics | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

JAPAN INVITES BULGARIA TO PARTICIPATE IN AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION

Bulgaria received an invitation by the Japanese Cabinet to participate in a conference on the reconstruction of Afghanistan, Foreign Ministry representatives announced. The conference is scheduled for January 21-22 in Tokyo.

Politics | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

EUROPE'S NEW SINGLE CURRENCY HAS SURVIVED ITS FIRST WORKING DAY DESPIT...

Europe's new single currency has survived its first working day despite two strikes, three robberies and some confusion. Banking strikes in France and Italy and bank robberies in Greece and Ireland were said to be causing little major disruption, but ther

World | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

FEDERAL JUDGE ENTERED AN INNOCENT PLEA WEDNESDAY FOR THE FIRST PERSON ...

Federal judge entered an innocent plea Wednesday for the first person - Zacarias Moussaoui, 33, a Frenchman of Moroccan descent - indicted in connection with the September 11 terrorist attacks.

World | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

BG MAY CHAIR UN SANCTIONS AGAINST LIBYA COMMITTEE, TO BE DECIDED TODAY

The Security Council with the United Nations will decide on January 3 whether Bulgaria will chair the United Nations Sanctions against Libya Committee in 2002, the spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Elena Poptodorova announced. She reiterated that she ex

Politics | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

RULING PARTY PARTNER WITH EXPERTS IN THE PRESIDENCY

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms, which is a coalition partner of the ruling Simeon II National Movement, will have three experts in the presidential team of President–elect Georgi Parvanov, MPs from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms said, quoted b

Politics | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

FORMER NATIONAL FOOTBALL COACH MAY TRAIN MACEDONIAN TEAM

Former national football coach Dimitur Penev may be appointed coach of the Macedonian national football team, newspapers in Macedonia wrote. "I had talks with Macedonian Football Union and its President Vancho Takovski two months ago.

Sports | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

SKI RESORT HOTELS OWE OVER USD 100,000 FOR INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE

Liabilities of Pamporovo ski resort privatized hotels amount to more than USD 100 000, representatives of Pamporovo joint-stock company announced. The money has been spent on maintaining the infrastructure in the resort.

Business | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

SONS OF RULING PARTY’S MP BEAT FIREMAN

The sons of MP from the Simeon II National Movement Dimcho Dimchev beat brutally a fireman in the Dimitrovgrad-based discotheque "Baccarat" on January 1. At dawn, Sergeant Andrei Nestorov who worked as a driver at the fire brigade, came in.

Politics | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

ON JANUARY 1, THE SOLDIER DEYAN DEYANOV SHOT HIMSELF DEAD IN THE MILIT...

On January 1, the soldier Deyan Deyanov shot himself dead in the military base of village Kapitan Dimitrievo in the Pazardzhik region. Investigation is being conducted.

Politics | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

STABILITY PACT COORDINATOR: EU INTEGRATION WILL SOLVE BALKANS PROBLEMS

The problems in the Balkans can be solved only through integration into the European Union, Erhard Busek, Stability Pact Special Coordinator for South-eastern Europe said, cited by France Press. According to him minorities and border conflicts can be sett

Politics | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

FIREFIGHTERS IN SYDNEY ARE CONCENTRATING EFFORTS LATE WEDNESDAY ON STO...

Firefighters in Sydney are concentrating efforts late Wednesday on stopping blazes entering the Lane Cove National Park in the city's inner north west as gusty winds and high temperatures push fires ever closer to the city center.

World | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

ZAMBIAN RULING PARTY CANDIDATE LEVY MWANAWASA HAS BEEN SWORN IN AS THE...

Zambian ruling party candidate Levy Mwanawasa has been sworn in as the country's president despite a court challenge to his election. Ten opposition parties had wanted the swearing-in ceremony to be put off, saying the December 27 election had been affect

World | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

N-POWER WASTE COMPLEX PERMITTED TO START OPERATIONS

Nuclear Power Plant Kozloduy has received an official permission for starting operations in the complex for recycling and storing of radioactive waste. The move comes in accordance with Sample Protocol N 16, which confirmed the already built complex is fi

Politics | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00
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