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FORMER TURKISH ECONOMY MINISTER KEMAL DERVIS HAS SAID HE WILL NOT JOIN...

Former Turkish Economy Minister Kemal Dervis has said he will not join the New Turkey Party of his erstwhile government ally, Ismail Cem. His statement came as his efforts to unite parties of the centre-left ahead of November's snap election appeared to h

World | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

RELATIVES OF VICTIMS OF THE 11 SEPTEMBER ATTACKS HAVE FILED A TRILLION...

Relatives of victims of the 11 September attacks have filed a trillion dollar lawsuit against various parties accusing them of financing Osama Bin Laden's al-Qaeda terror network and Afghanistan's former Taleban regime. Those accused include the country o

World | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

SADDAM HUSSEIN AND THE REVOLUTIONARY COMMAND COUNCIL AGREED UNANIMOUSL...

Saddam Hussein and the Revolutionary Command Council agreed unanimously on Thursday that the Iraqi leader should seek another term as president in a referendum set for later this year.

World | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

THE VIDIN MUNICIPALITY COMMITTEE ON POPULATION'S PROTECTION AGAINST DI...

The Vidin municipality committee on population's protection against disasters in the Danubian city concluded on Thursday that the uncompleted 230 meters of the dyke near the city could create serious problems in case the river reached critical levels. The

Politics | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIA NOT THREATENED BY FLOODS

Bulgaria hasn't been affected by the floodwaters in Central Europe yet and there are no prospects that it will be, officials said. Experts commented that there are no reasons for concern at this time in Bulgaria.

Business | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

DRESDEN SUFFERS ITS WORST FLOODING, PRAGUE WATERS RECEDE

Dresden suffered its worst flooding in more than a century on Thursday while waters in Prague began to recede, revealing the damage wrought on the Czech capital. Officials said about 3,000 of Dresden's 480,000 residents had been evacuated.

Politics | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

PM CALLS FOR BETTER COOPERATION BETWEEN LOCAL, CENTRAL POWER

The need for cooperation and understanding between the central and local power was underlined by Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg in his speech in the Black Sea town of Varna, where together with Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Vassilev and th

Politics | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

ROMANIA EXPECTS TO BECOME TOP ELECTRICITY EXPORTER ON THE BALKANS

This winter Romania may turn into top electricity exporter on the Balkans, if it manages to take advantage of the decommissioning of large production units in Bulgaria, which is currently the major energy exporter in the region, Romanian newspaper Ziarul

Business | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

DEPUTY PM RULES OUT CLOSURE OF RUSSIA'S MARKET FOR BG CIGARETTES

There is no threat for closure of the Russian markets for Bulgarian-made cigarettes, Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev said on Thursday. He added that the Russian claims to Bulgartabac holding had nothing to do with th

Business | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

A NATIONAL COMMISSION WITH THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS AND LOCAL COMMISSI...

A national commission with the Council of Ministers and local commissions with the municipalities to be set up is envisaged in an act for combat with human trafficking, approved by the Cabinet on Thursday. Besides these commissions, centers, which will as

Politics | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIA'S SECOND GSM OPERATOR GLOBUL FURTHER EXPANDED ITS COVERAGE AN...

Bulgaria's second GSM operator Globul further expanded its coverage and started to carry a cell phone signal to the town of Kurdzhali, starting August 15. About 4,400,000 Bulgarians already have the opportunity to use the Globul services.

Politics | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

UDF LEADER: CONTRADICTORY POSITIONS SHOW GOVERNMENT'S WEAK SIDES

The silence of the majority and the contradictory positions they air make manifest the government's weak sides, Nadezhda Mihaylova, leader of the rightist opposition party Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), said in the Black Sea town of Varna. Commenting B

Politics | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

FLOODS CAUSE HAVOC IN EUROPE

GERMANY: A dam has burst in south-eastern Germany as flood waters sweep northwards from the Czech Republic, spreading chaos in Europe's worst floods for more than a century. The dam at Bitterfeld collapsed around midday, sending the Mulde river cascading

Views on BG | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

PATRIARCH MAXIM, AND THE TROYAN MONASTERY ABBOT AND MONKS SERVED A MAS...

Patriarch Maxim, and the Troyan monastery abbot and monks served a mass on the occasion of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. One of the three wonder-working icons of the Blessed Virgin darting back from the 16th century was taken out of the chape

Politics | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

THREE PEOPLE WERE INJURED IN A SHOOTING ON WEDNESDAY EVENING NEAR THE ...

Three people were injured in a shooting on Wednesday evening near the Spartak pool in Sofia, the police reported. An hour before midnight, Alexei Petrov (40), his bodyguard Rumen P.

Politics | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

UNEMPLOYMENT IN JULY DOWN BY NEARLY SIX THOUSAND M/M

The number of the registered jobless has decreased by 5703 people to 653,329 in July m/m, the employment agency announced. According to the agency, the reduction was due to the higher seasonal employment.

Business | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

THREE PROJECTS FOR SUPPLYING GAS TO THE TOWN OF SILISTRA HAVE BEEN PRE...

Three projects for supplying gas to the town of Silistra have been presented to Energy Minister Kovachev. The municipality has not been included in the national program for gas supply since it is situated too far from the gas transmission system.

Politics | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

NAVIGATION MARITIME BULGARE RECEIVED A ONE-YEAR CREDIT TO OPERATE IN CALIFORNI...

Navigation Maritime Bulgare received a one-year credit to operate in Californian waters, following the exercise "Fight against Oil Spill", that was conducted according to California's requirements and the procedures of the System for Safety and Quality Ma

Politics | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

MINISTER MAY LOBBY FOR SS-23 ENGINES INCINERATION ABROAD

If safe for the health and the environment way for the incineration of the engines of the SS-23 missiles is not found, it is reasonable the engines to be destroyed in another country, Environment Minister Dolores Arsenova said on Thursday. She added that

Politics | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

AMBASSADORS TO CENTRAL EUROPE ORDERED TO ASSIST BULGARIANS IN NEED

Foreign Minister Passy announced that Bulgaria's ambassadors to the countries in Central Europe have been ordered to assist the Bulgarian nationals who are in need because of the floodwaters. The ambassadors have also been ordered to check whether there a

Politics | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

MARKET SURVEY RECOMMENDED BEFORE TELECOM SALE

Talks will potential strategic investors must be held before the sale of any telecom, since the conditions on the telecommunication market at the moment are not very favourable, said Andreas Fokas, Director of a unit at Commerzbank, consultant on the sale

Business | August 15, 2002, Thursday // 00:00
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