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EXPERTS NOTE TECHNICAL ASPECTS MAY CHANGE EU STAND ON N-PLANT

There are new technical circumstances at the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant that give sufficient grounds to urge the Research/Nuclear Affairs Group (RNA Group) with the Council of the European Union to reconsider its position regarding the facility. That wa

Politics | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

INTERROGATIONS OF MEDICS IN LIBYA HAVE ENDED

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry announced that the additional interrogations of the Bulgarian medics, charged with intentionally infecting with HIV Libyan children have ended. The interrogations were ordered by the Arraignment Chamber at its session on Jun

Politics | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE SECRETARY GENERAL OF NATO, GEORGE ROBERTSON, AND THE PERMANENT REP...

The Secretary General of Nato, George Robertson, and the permanent representatives of the 19 Nato nations are in Ukraine to discuss the country's hopes of joining the alliance. The Ukrainian President, Leonid Kuchma, has made it known that he wants his co

World | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

CONTRACT FOR NEW RUNWAY AT SOFIA AIRPORT TO BE SIGNED TILL MID-SEPT

The offer placed by the consortium between Kuwaiti Mohammed Abdoulmohsin Al-Kharafi&Sons and Admak General Contracting Company was ranked first in the tender for building new runway system at Sofia Airport, Airport Executive Director Stoil Pashkounov told

Business | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

WAYS OF TAPPING POTENTIAL FOR COOPERATION WITH IRAN CONSIDERED

There is tremendous potential for deepening the economic and cultural relations between Bulgaria and Iran. This was the opinion that was unanimously embraced by Foreign Minister Passy and Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Ahani, who is on a two-day visit

Politics | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

SOME RULING PARTY MPS AGAINST DECISION OF THEIR PARLIAMENTARY GROUP

The parliamentary group of the Simeon II National Movement decided at its regular meeting this week to approve at second reading the proposed by the Justice Ministry amendments to the judicial power act. The SIINM MP Emil Koshlukov and a group of other ru

Politics | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

REDUCTION OF THE CAPACITY OF KOZLODUY NUCLEAR POWER PLANT UNIT 6 START...

Reduction of the capacity of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant Unit 6 started for the annual repair works to continue till the beginning of October this year. The procedure, which started an hour after midnight July 9, include activities under the program for

Politics | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE LEADER OF THE RIGHTIST OPPOSITION PARTY UNION OF DEMOCRATIC FORCES...

The leader of the rightist opposition party Union of Democratic Forces Nadezhda Mihaylova will present the UDF proposal for twenty-four amendments to the Constitution at a meeting with Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg on Wednesday. Some of the proposed amendmen

Politics | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

AIR FORCES CHIEF ASSUAGES FEARS OVER PLANNED ROCKET BASE IMPACT

Air Forces Commander General Georgiev will try to assuage fears over the planned changes in the functions of the military airport near of the village of Dobroslavtsi at his meeting with the mayor of the village. A day ago the mayor voiced concerns over th

Politics | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

A TRAIN, TRAVELING FROM PERNIK TO SOFIA DERAILED AT 5.45 AM ON TUESDAY...

A train, traveling from Pernik to Sofia derailed at 5.45 am on Tuesday morning.

Politics | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIA AIMS AT REACHING ANNUAL WHEAT YIELD OF SOME FIVE MILLION TONE...

Bulgaria aims at reaching annual wheat yield of some five million tones, two millions of which will be exported, Agriculture Minister Dikme said at the Dobrich village of Balkantsi. There Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg and Minister Dikme officially ope

Politics | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTER SEES COSIDERABLE PROGRESS FOR LAST TWO YEARS

Bulgaria has made considerable progress over the last two years, Turkey’s Defense Minister Sabahattin Cakmakoglu said after at his meeting with Foreign Minister Passy. Minister Cakmakoglu is on a three-day official visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of h

Politics | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

DRUG FIRMS UNVEILED MORE PROGRESS IN DEVELOPING INNOVATIVE AIDS THERAP...

Drug firms unveiled more progress in developing innovative AIDS therapies at the international AIDS conference on Tuesday, highlighting a gulf in care between rich and poor. Most of the sophisticated new treatments will be priced out of the reach of devel

World | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FERTILIZER PLANT WORKERS PROTEST AGAIN, WANT TO GET PAID

The workers of Chimko fertilizer plant organized a protest rally in front of the plant’s building on Tuesday. The three syndicates of Chimco organized the protest.

Business | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

PRESIDENT BUSH SAID MONDAY HIS ADMINISTRATION WOULD USE "ALL THE TOOLS...

President Bush said Monday his administration would use "all the tools at our disposal" to oust Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. "I do firmly believe that the world will be safer and more peaceful if there's a regime change in that government," Bush said a

World | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

AP: TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTER PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR BULGARIA'S NATO BID

Bulgaria will receive Turkey's support to join NATO when the alliance next expands eastward, the Turkish defense minister said Monday. "Bulgaria and Romania are two friendly countries and their ...

Views on BG | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

DIRECT EU INVESTMENTS IN CENTRAL, EASTERN EUROPE UP FROM 1996

EU direct investments in countries of Eastern and Central Europe that aspire to join the union have gone up three times during the last four years, data published in Brussels show, DPA announced. While in 1996, direct investment were EUR 6,5 B, in 2000 th

Views on BG | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

UNICEF SEEKS TO OPEN REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN SOFIA

UNICEF seeks to strengthen its presence in Bulgaria, including the opening of a representative office, it transpired at the meeting of Foreign Minister Passy with the Director of UNICEF Regional Bureau in Geneva Stephen Woodhouse and Deputy Director of UN

Politics | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

CHINA GRANTS USD 600,000 FOR JOINT PROJECTS

Documents on a USD 600,000 grant for funding joint projects will be delivered by a Chinese delegation that will arrive in Bulgaria July 13 at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Vassilev. The delegation will be headed by State Cou

Business | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

BRITAIN'S ESD WANTS TO BUILD HYDROPOWER STATIONS ON TROYAN PIPELINE

Britain's ESD, the energy consultancy and engineering company, wants to invest in the construction of two small hydropower stations on the Troyan water pipeline, Mayor Dilyan Enkin said. According to him the entire procedure can be completed in three mont

Business | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

AFTER THE THREE CASES OF ANTHRAX IN THE SHUMEN REGION (NORTHEASTERN BU...

After the three cases of anthrax in the Shumen region (Northeastern Bulgaria), the National Veterinary Service took all necessary measures to contain the spread of the disease, officials from the service said.

Politics | July 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00
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