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MISSILES DEMOLITION SHOULD NOT BECOME POLITICAL PROBLEM, FOREIGN POLICY EXPERT SAYS

"I feel that the missiles demolition issue is on the way to become a political problem. The civil society should rule objectively against the creation of a political problem out of the demolition of Bulgaria’s SS-23, Scud and FROG missiles,” Stanimir Ilch

Politics | July 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

POLICE IN THE WESTERN AUSTRIAN TOWN OF LINZ SAY THAT AN EXPLOSION IN A...

Police in the western Austrian town of Linz say that an explosion in a disco which left 27 people injured was a deliberate attack. A spokesman said a hand grenade had been thrown on to the dance floor at the X-Large club in the town.

World | July 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FINANCE MINISTER: TRANSPARENT PROCEDURE LED TO SUCCESS OF BIOCHIM SALE

Leading role for the success of the privatization deal of Bulgaria's fourth largest bank Biochim was the transparent and honest procedure, Finance Minister Velchev said on Sunday. The other two important factors according to Velchev were the good work du

Business | July 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

AT LEAST 51 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INJURED AFTER TWO BIG EXPLOSIONS RIPPED T...

At least 51 people have been injured after two big explosions ripped through a busy market in the Indonesian city of Ambon, in the Moluccas islands. Ten of the wounded were said to be in a serious condition.

World | July 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

US SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL HAS CALLED ON INDIA TO DO MORE TO D...

US Secretary of State Colin Powell has called on India to do more to de-escalate tensions with Pakistan. Mr Powell, who has now arrived in Pakistan, also urged India to free "political prisoners" in Indian-administered Kashmir and allow independent observ

World | July 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT LEONID KUCHMA DECLARED A DAY OF NATIONAL MOURNING ...

Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma declared a day of national mourning for the victims of the Lviv air show disaster. Relatives crowded hospital corridors on Sunday seeking news of loved ones injured or missing when a jet crashed into spectators in western

World | July 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

RESCUERS EARLY ON SUNDAY COMPLETED THE RESCUE OF NINE TRAPPED COAL MIN...

Rescuers early on Sunday completed the rescue of nine trapped coal miners, pulling them one by one from the Pennsylvania mine in which they had been trapped since Wednesday. The miners were reported in good shape but were taken to a local hospital for eva

World | July 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FOREIGN SPONSORS TO BE SOUGHT FOR SOFIA-NIS HIGHWAY PROJECT

The construction of the 160 kilometer (100-mile) highway linking Bulgaria's capital Sofia with Yugoslavia's second city of Nis is in the best interests of Bulgaria and Serbia and they attach priority importance to it, Serbian Economy and Finance Minister

Politics | July 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

BULGARIAN AUTHORITIES TO CHOOSE METHOD FOR MISSILES DEMOLITION

The Defense Ministry and the American company CDI signed on Saturday the agreement that specifies the technical parameters of the demolition of Bulgaria's SS-23, FROG and Scud missiles. The agreement stipulates the method and the technology, under which t

Politics | July 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

AN EXPLOSION AT A DISCO IN THE AUSTRIAN CITY OF LINZ HAS INJURED UP TO...

An explosion at a disco in the Austrian city of Linz has injured up to 20 people, most of them teenagers, emergency officials say. Police say they found remnants of a hand grenade at the scene, and witnesses say many of the injured were hit by shrapnel.

World | July 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

A UKRAINIAN FIGHTER JET HURTLED TO THE GROUND AND CARTWHEELED INTO A B...

A Ukrainian fighter jet hurtled to the ground and cartwheeled into a ball of flame during an air show at Lviv Saturday, killing around 40 and injuring dozens of spectators, officials said. The Ukrainian Emergencies Ministry said about 40 people died and m

World | July 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

EU CANDIDATES WILL GET EU MONEY FOR ENTERPRISE SCHEME

Hoover’s The European Commission has agreed with four more of the European Union's 13 candidate countries that they can participate in the EU's 2001 - 2005 Multiannual programme for enterprise and entrepreneurship.

Views on BG | July 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

WAYS TO BOOST ECONOMIC TIES WITH SERBIA DISCUSSED IN NIS

The economic team of the Bulgarian economy ministry, led by Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev met with Serbian ministers, deputy ministers and other experts in Nis. The talks focused on privatization, trade exchange, infrastructure and energy.

Business | July 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

THE THIRD CLOSING STAGE OF THE NATIONAL NAVAL EXERCISE BREEZE 2002 WAS...

The third closing stage of the national naval exercise Breeze 2002 was officially closed on Saturday. Turkey, the United States, Italy, France, Ukraine and Georgia were the international participant in the exercise.

Politics | July 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

LEADER OF “RADICALS” UNION CALLS ON PM TO FORM NEW CABINET

The leader of the Bulgarian Democratic Union “Radicals” Evgeny Bakurdziev called on Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg to form a new cabinet this autumn. He said that after the meeting of the national council of the union on Saturday.

Politics | July 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

SLIGHT FALL IN SUPPORT FOR EU MARKED IN BULGARIA

There is a trend for a slight decline of the support for the European Union, Euro-integration Minister Meglena Kuneva said. She added that she preferred Bulgaria to have sixty percent of firm informed EU supporters instead of eighty percent of supporters

Politics | July 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA’S CENTRAL BANK BNB IS READY WITH THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE B...

Bulgaria’s central bank BNB is ready with the characteristics of the BGN 100 bank note, Martin Zaimov, Deputy Governor of the bank said. The image of distinguished Bulgarian writer Aleko Konstantinov will be on the note, Zeimov added.

Politics | July 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

DEPUTY PM CONFIRMS SATISFACTION WITH DEVELOPMENTS ON BULGARTABAC DEAL

The privatization of Bulgaria’s tobacco giant Bulgartabac Holding is one of the few deals in the new Bulgarian history when the price is not as important as the amount of the purchased tobacco, Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev said in Parliament on

Business | July 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

IN AN INTERVIEW FOR THE SPANISH DAILY EL PAIS, THE PRESIDENT OF THE EU...

In an interview for the Spanish Daily El Pais, the President of the European Commission Romano Prodi that the expansion of the European Union might be delayed if Ireland rejects again the Nice treaty at a referendum in October.

Politics | July 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA HAS BEEN RECEIVING TEN MILLION MORE EACH MONTH SINCE IT SIGNE...

Bulgaria has been receiving ten million more each month since it signed the contract with the British company Crown Agents, the MP from the ruling majority Simeon II National Movement Vesselin Bliznakov said. He recapitulated that for the last six months

Politics | July 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00
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