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Government Crisis in Austria

Austrian far-right Vice-Chancellor Susanne Riess-Passer said on Sunday she was quitting the governing coalition over a party revolt led by rival Joerg Haider, raising the prospect of early elections. Riess-Passer, who is Freedom Party leader, said party c

World | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00

Socialists Celebrate 9th September

The Bulgarian Socialist Party organized a rally to honor the 58th anniversary since the antifascist uprising. Socialist leader Sergey Stanishev addressed the participants in the rally.

Politics | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00

Air Pollution in Danube Town of Russe known soon

Readings on the level of air pollution in the Danube town of Russe will be announced midday on September 9. The levels will show the level of air pollution registered September 8 when some three thousand tonnes of briquettes went on fire at port Russe-Eas

Politics | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00

Chavez Resumes Oil Supplies to Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said his government is restarting supplies of subsidised oil to Cuba five months after they were suspended during a failed coup against him. The decision to resume the shipments of 53,000 barrels a day has been particu

World | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00

Quake Hit New Guinea

A major earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale has hit the coastal waters north of Papua New Guinea.

World | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00

Sofia's NATO Bid Tops Agenda of President in Iceland, U.S.

Bulgarian President Parvanov left for the United States early in the morning of September 9. The president's program start with a working visit in Iceland.

Politics | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00

New Bansko Hotel Opened

The four-star Tanne hotel was inaugurated in the high-altitude town of Bansko on Saturday by the Bulgaria-German company BD. The 70-bed Internet-wired facility boasts an indoor swimming pool and sauna.

Politics | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00

Bulgarian Urea Maker Posts Record High 2001 Loss

Vratsa-based chemical plant Chimco reported a record-high 2001 loss of BGN 21,7 M, up BGN 9 M over the previous year. This was announced at the general shareholders' meeting September 7.

Business | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00

European Corridor VIII Accord Expected to be Signed

The memorandum for the construction of European transport Corridor VIII is expected to be signed today in Bari, Italy. The Bulgarian side will be represented by Transport Minister Plamen Petrov.

Business | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00

Top Industrialists Lobby for Bulgaria's Early EU Accession

"I think Bulgaria is now very much on track to join the EU at the latest in 2007. ERT will continue to put pressure on the EU in favour of Bulgaria's early accession," Piet Steel, European Round Table Associate of Baron Daniel Janssen said in an interview

Business | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00

Verheugen Praises Sofia for Common Sense on Int'l Court

Brussels highly appreciates Bulgaria's position on the controversial International Criminal Court, Euro-integration Minister Meglena Kuneva said. EU-enlargement commissioner Verheugen said that during a meeting with Kuneva on Friday.

Politics | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00

Air in Bulgarian City Russe Highly Polluted after Port Fire

Some one thousand and five hundred tonnes of briquettes have gone on fire at port Russe- East on Sunday evening. Firefighters arrived immediately on the place of the accident and started to extinguish the fire.

Politics | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

Sofia Insisted Again on EU Roadmap in Copenhagen

Bulgaria insisted again to receive an updated EU accession roadmap and exact accession date at the summit in Copenhagen end-2002. Euro-integration Minister Meglena Kuneva announced that upon her return from talks in Brussels on the coming European Commiss

Politics | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

Bulgaria's President Chairs UN Security Council Sept. 11

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov will chair the September 11th session of the UN Secrity Council. Bulgaria took over the UN Security Council presidency on September 1.

Politics | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

Environmental Meeting

Representatives of more that 20 countries take part in the European Working Meeting on Environmental Stress in the Black Sea resort of St. Constantine.

Politics | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

Novinite.com Poll on Bulgartabac

Those who believe that Bulgartabac's tender was managed properly outnumber with a few votes those who think the opposite, the last weekly poll of novinite.com showed.

Politics | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

Wonder-Working Icon

Hundreds of pilgrims poured into the Rozhen Monastery on Sunday so they could touch the wonder-working icon of Mother Mary. The sacred image preserved within a special ark in the monastery's church is carried out for a traditional religious procession eve

Politics | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

PM Hopes for Broad Support for Bulgaria's Constitution Changes

"We will expect support for the changes in the Constitution not only on behalf of all parties but by the entire civil society," Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg said on Sunday. "Everyone is welcome to participate in the discussion on the Constitution changes,"

Politics | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

Security Forces on Alert in Israel

Israeli security forces were on high alert Sunday following warnings that Palestinian militants were planning attacks over the Jewish New Year holiday.

World | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

Bulgarian Archeologists Discovered Ancient Necropolis

After thirty years of excavations, Bulgarian archeologist penetrated into another Hellenistic necropolis on cape Chirakman near the Black Sea town of Kavarna. The scientists came across ancient funeral with a skeleton, lamp and pottery.

Society | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

Referendum in Iraq

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein plans to hold a referendum in mid-October to endorse his presidency, the official Iraqi News Agency said Sunday. The move comes as the United States pushes for a "regime change" and Saddam's ouster in Baghdad.

World | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00
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