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ANTI-CRIME COUNCIL MEETS FIRST TIME TUESDAY

The first meeting of the newly-established coordination council for combat with crime with the president will take place on Tuesday. President Parvanov approved the idea of the anti-crime body at a meeting with Chief Prosecutor Nikola Filchev, Interior Mi

Politics | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

OVER 800 KIDS FROM FLOOD-HIT COUNTRIES COULD SPEND THEIR VACATION IN B...

Over 800 kids from flood-hit countries could spend their vacation in Bulgaria. The Education Ministry is ready to provide its facilities for accommodation of the children.

Politics | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

A MENINGITIS OUTBREAK IN RWANDA HAS KILLED AT LEAST 65 PEOPLE. THE UN ...

A meningitis outbreak in Rwanda has killed at least 65 people. The UN said aid workers in the country were rushing to vaccinate scores of people deemed at risk.

World | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CHINESE AUTHORITIES HAVE EVACUATED 600,000 PEOPLE FROM AROUND THE SWOL...

Chinese authorities have evacuated 600,000 people from around the swollen Dongting Lake while thousands of people worked to keep the lake from bursting its banks. Meanwhile, the situation in Germany's flood zone remained tense, but officials were hoping t

World | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

OPTIONS FOR SS-23 ENGINES DEMOLITION STILL MULLED

Defense Ministry experts discussed on Friday options for the demolition of the engines of Bulgaria's SS-23 missiles. A team of Bulgarian scholars was briefed in Slovakia on the decommission options.

Politics | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER PASSY WILL PAY A TWO-DAY VISIT TO SYRIA, STARTING FR...

Foreign Minister Passy will pay a two-day visit to Syria, starting from August 25. This will be the first visit of a Bulgarian foreign minister there in ten years.

Politics | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

DANUBE DIKES UNDER STRICT SUPERVISION

The dikes of the Danube on Bulgarian territory are under close observation, the authorities announced. That is so since the wave from Hungary is expected to reach Bulgaria over the weekend.

Business | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

FM WORRIED ABOUT THE MEDICS IN LIBYA

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Passy said that he was worried about the mental state of the six medics in Libya. "Every normal person would have felt like that if he/she were them," he added.

Views on BG | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

MORE THAN 2,000 PEOPLE FROM SLIVEN SIGNED AGAINST THE SS-23, SCUD AND ...

More than 2,000 people from Sliven signed against the SS-23, SCUD and FROG missile dismantling on the Novo Selo firing ground. They sent a protest letter to the Council of Ministers.

Politics | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

NO CASES OF TUBERCULOSIS OUT OF WHAT WAS EXPECTED WERE REGISTERED SINC...

No cases of tuberculosis out of what was expected were registered since the beginning of the year. The percentage is even lower year on year - 48 to 50 out of 100,000.

Politics | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CREDIT TERMS FOR GRAIN PRODUCERS RELIEVED

Credit pay back period to be extended for another year for grain producers from Vidin, Montana and Vratsa regions, the executive council of the State Fund "Agriculture" decided. Grain producers in the northwest registered only 200 kg crop per decare.

Business | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

UKRAINE AND RUSSIA TO AGREE ON BULGARIA-BASED SOVIET ESTATES

After years of dispute, Bulgaria-based estates from the Soviet era will be among the first to be divided between Russia and Ukraine. The issue that has caused much controversy in Bulgarian press was outlined by Ukraine's ambassador to Sofia H.

Politics | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA SELECTED WINNER FOR TOBACCO MONOPOLY

The consortium of Tobacco Capital Partners and Clar Innis B.V.

Business | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

NEARLY 500 MORE REGISTERED IN MASS POLICE ACTION

Four hundred and seventy-five have been registered in the Interior Ministry departments from Thursday morning till Friday morning. They were brought to the police for dealing with drugs or using them as well as for other crimes.

Views on BG | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

LIBYA'S TOP DIPLOMAT LEAVES OPTIMISTIC

"I believe that in the near future the good relations between Bulgaria and Libya will be reinstated," Libya's Foreign Minister Abd Al-Rahman Shalgam said upon flying back. He paid a two-day visit to Bulgaria, the first one in seventeen years.

Politics | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

TALKS CONTINUE WITH US AND EU ON CRIMINAL COURT

Intensive talks are still underway with US and EU on the new International Criminal Court. The United States insist on Bulgaria signing the agreement, under which the two countries will be allowed not to send its citizens to the court.

Politics | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

FUEL RETAILER PETROL WITH PROFIT OF BGN 8,5 M H1

Local fuel retailer booked a 24 % year on year rise in H1 profit from BGN 6, 895 M to BGN 8,572 M. Deferral of upfront tax payments has allowed the booking of such a profit rise.

Business | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

LIBYAN FM: CASE WITH MEDICS IS ONLY A LEGAL MATTER

The case with the Bulgarian medics has always been a legal, not a political matter. Libya's Foreign Minister Abd Al-Rahman Shalgam said that for the national television.

Politics | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

POLICE IN FRANCE HAVE DISCOVERED THE BODY OF A MISSING TEENAGER IN A C...

Police in France have discovered the body of a missing teenager in a case that has raised fears of a serial killer. Eighteen-year-old Christelle Dubuisson was found with her throat slit in a country lane.

World | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN HAS ACCUSED THE MILITARY OF NOT FOLLO...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the military of not following procedures that would have prevented the deaths of more than 100 soldiers in the helicopter crash in Chechnya on Monday. Mr Putin said the crash, which investigators believe was mo

World | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00

LIBYA HAS REACTED ANGRILY AFTER THE UNITED STATES EXPRESSED CONCERN AB...

Libya has reacted angrily after the United States expressed concern about the possibility that the country might chair next year's session of the United Nations Human Rights Commission. Comments by the US State Department questioning whether Libya was fit

World | August 23, 2002, Friday // 00:00
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