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ALL US FACILITIES FULLY SECURE

`We have taken all necessary security measures,` the Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry Boyko Borissov said at a press conference. The Ministry of Internal Affairs keeps constant contact with the European Security Services in connection with the ter

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

AMERICAN EXPERTS GUARDED IN SILISTRA

The police protect American experts who currently reside in the Northern Bulgarian town Silistra. The protection is discreet and was initiated and introduced because of terrorist attacks in the United States.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIAN REACTION TO THE TERRORIST ATTACKS

All Bulgarian departments, organizations, the Orthodox Church and the public sent letters, declarations and statements that condemn the series of attacks in the US. In a message to US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolai S

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

MUSLIM CONFERENCE CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACKS

The 55 participants in a Muslim Communities Conference that takes place in Sofia condemned the terrorist attacks in the United States. The conference started with a moment of silence in memory of the numerous innocent victims.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

The newest unleaded petrol, Energy Extra, which will appear on the market on September 15, was presented by Austria`s OMV yesterday. The high quality of the new petrol will not affect its price and a liter will cost BGN 1.

Business | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

POLITICS IN BRIEF

The legislative priorities of the Simeon II National Movement /SNM/ are the amendments to the taxation acts, the bills related to the financial sector, social and health security and social support, the SNM parliamentary group chair, Plamen Panayotov, sai

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

JOINT RAILWAY PROJECT WITH MACEDONIA

Bulgaria and Macedonia will take part in a joint project for a railway connecting Sofia and Skopje, financed by the Stability Pact. That was announced after a meeting between Bulgarian Transport Minister Plamen Petrov and his counterpart Lyubco Balkovski.

Business | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CHANGES IN THE KOZLODUY NPP STRATEGY NEEDED

The Consultative Council of the State Energy and Energy Resources Agency discussed the problems with the spent nuclear fuel from the Kozloduy nuclear power plant. `Changes in the strategy of the plant are necessary`, according to the chair of the council

Business | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

INFLATION UP BY 0.3%

The August inflation rate increased with 0.3%, data released by the National Statistics Institute /NII/ showed.

Business | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

`CONSTRUCTION AND REHABILITATION` CHIEF MAY CHANGE

The director of `Construction and Rehabilitation` state-owned company might be replaced. According to unofficial information, the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, Georgi Parvanov, lobbies the Deputy Minister and Minister of Regional Development Ko

Business | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

COMMERZBANK FAILS AGAIN IN QUEST FOR MERGER

Financial Post – Canada Commerzbank AG said merger talks with Italy`s UniCredito Italiano SpA had ended, in the second time in 14 months it had failed to combine with a rival, and the firm now plans to step up cost-cutting efforts as profits slump.

Views on BG | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

DEUTSCHE BANK TO PROPOSE STRATEGY ON TELECOM

Deutsche Bank representatives proposed a strategy for the BTC privatization at a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev, Transport Minister Plamen Petrov and Deputy Transport Minister Nikolay Nikolov. The new contract between the Governme

Business | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

EURO TOURNAMENT MATCHES CANCELLED BY UEFA

UEFA heads announced on Wednesday cancellation all the matches from the Champions League and the UEFA Cup Tournament till end-week, in tribute to the victims of the terrorists` attacks in the USA. `The tragedy`s toll, the pain and agony it brings cannot h

Sports | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIAN SAILORS STOPPED TO DEBARK IN USA

The management of the Bulgarian Marine recommended to the crews of the Bulgarian ships to abstain from disembarkation in the ports of the USA. Presently, there are five Bulgarian ships in the American territorial sea waters.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

NATO TROOPS AROUND PLOVDIV WITH DOUBLE SECURITY

All NATO pilots taking part in the `Cooperative Key 2001` exercises in Plovdiv have been placed under stepped up security measures. Cordons of gendarmery and police armed with automatic rifles have sealed off all the sites where the pilots work and sleep.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

GOVERNMENT UNDER ATTACK IN THE PARLIAMENT

New Bulgarian government was strongly attacked by the opposition in the parliament on Wednesday. Former foreign minister Nadezhda Mihajlova, now leading the opposition UDF parliamentary group said the Prime minister should attend the parliamentary meeting

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT DONATED BLOOD

Members of parliament donated blood for the needs of US hospitals after the terrorists attacks in New York and Washington on Tuesday. Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov did it for the first time in life, many others followed him.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

AUBG MIGHT NOT CELEBRATE ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY

The American University in Bulgaria might cancel the celebrations of its 10th anniversary because of the terrorist attack in the United States. The coming development of the situation will determine the University`s actions in connection with the celebrat

Politics | September 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NUCLEAR PLANT ON FULL ALERT

Nuclear Power Plant in Kozloduy is on full alert, Yordan Yordanov the CEO of the plant said. It is not necessary to introduce additional or emergency security measures at the Kozlodoui Nuclear plant at the moment, the plant management announced, adding th

Politics | September 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

LUKOIL RAISES FUEL PRICES

Lukoil-Nefotchim Burgas raised the plant fuel prices, starting at midnight on September 13. The international economic changes triggered by the terrorist acts in the United States necessitated the increase in the prices.

Business | September 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

INTERIOR MINISTRY OPENS HOT PHONE LINE

The Ministry of Internal Affairs opened a hot line at 71432376 telephone for information for the Bulgarian citizens, who are in the US. At the same telephone, any information, known for the Bulgarian citizens in the States can be reported.

Politics | September 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00
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