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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

NINE COMPANIES HAVE SUBMITTED BIDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISION OF...

Nine companies have submitted bids for the construction supervision of the Rila-Kocherinovo supply project. The bidders are Investkontrol 99, Kontrol ML, Delta Konsult and Professionalkonsult of Blagoevgrad, and Miks RH of Plovdiv, Vodokanalinvest, Putinv

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

THE SUPREME CASSATION PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE FILED IN COURT INDICTMENTS A...

The Supreme Cassation Prosecutor's Office filed in court indictments against former Agriculture Minister Ventsislav Vurbanov August 14. He is accused of criminal breach of trust and embezzlement during the privatisation of state-owned property and the man

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

BULGARIA'S POPULATION WENT DOWN BY HALF A MILLION FOR TEN YEARS

The number of the citizens of the Republic of Bulgaria is currently 7,973,673 according to the final data from the last census, the statistical institute announced. Bulgaria's population has gone down by half a million since 1992.

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

FOREIGN MINISTER PASSY WILL ATTEND THE POLITICAL SYMPOSIUM WITHIN THE ...

Foreign Minister Passy will attend the Political Symposium within the annual conference of the European Forum Alpbach in Alpbach, Austria. The political forum, which is a platform for promotion of the ideas to build a peaceful united Europe, will take pla

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

TWENTY-FOUR AFGHAN CITIZENS WERE DETAINED BY BORDER POLICE OFFICERS IN...

Twenty-four Afghan citizens were detained by Border Police officers in the area of the Milchina Luka village near Vidin, outside the border area, at midnight on August 13 to 14. The detainees are men aged between 25 and 30.

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

JUSTICE, HOME AFFAIRS CHAPTER LIKELY TO BE CLOSED BY YEAR-END

The closing of the Justice and Home Affairs chapter in EU accession negotiations was one of the issues raised by Justice Minister Stankov in Copenhagen, it transpired upon his return on August 14. Minister Stankov expressed optimism as to the successful o

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

NO BULGARIANS, VICTIMS OF FLOODS IN SLOVAKIA

There are no Bulgarian victims from the floodwaters in Slovakia, Vladimir Danchev, adviser at the Bulgarian Embassy in Bratislava told the national radio. He commented that the situation in Bratislava was serious and at some places it was critical.

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

13 EU CANDIDATES RECEIVE WARNING ON COURT DISPUTE

The New York Times BY Elizabeth Becker

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

RUSSIA'S LARGEST EXHIBITION OF CIVIL AVIATION HAS OPENED AT DOMODEDOVO...

Russia's largest exhibition of civil aviation has opened at Domodedovo airport just outside Moscow, with organisers apparently deciding at the last minute to take an ultra-cautious approach. The event comes only weeks after the world's worst air show trag

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

NATO-LED PEACEKEEPERS IN BOSNIA HAVE LAUNCHED A MASSIVE OPERATION AGAI...

Nato-led peacekeepers in Bosnia have launched a massive operation against the support network of the former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic. Troops from the Stabilisation Force (S-For) have blocked roads and helicopters are carrying out aerial recon

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

AT LEAST 30 AL-QAEDA AND TALEBAN SUSPECTS HELD AT THE GUANTANAMO BAY U...

At least 30 al-Qaeda and Taleban suspects held at the Guantanamo Bay US naval base in Cuba have tried to commit suicide, doctors at the detention centre say. The centre, in operation for the past seven months, is now almost at full capacity.

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

UNITED AIRLINES, THE SECOND-RANKING US CARRIER, HAS WARNED IT MAY FOLL...

United Airlines, the second-ranking US carrier, has warned it may follow rival US Airways in filing for bankruptcy. United Airlines said that, unless it succeeded in cutting outgoings, it would be forced to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection from c

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

SURGING FLOODWATERS ARE CONTINUING TO THREATEN TOWNS AND CITIES ACROSS...

Surging floodwaters are continuing to threaten towns and cities across central Europe - and tens of thousands more residents have been moved from their homes. In eastern Germany the Elbe - swollen by waters from the Vltava river - has burst its banks, for

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

BILLA TO BUILD NEW HYPERMARKET IN PLEVEN

A Billa hypermarket worth BGN 8 M will be constructed in Pleven. Pleven Mayor Nayden Zelenogorsky and Ernst Kulhanek, a representative of Eurobilla, Vienna signed the contract.

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

CABINET PROPOSES TO EXTEND SPAIN'S AND ITALY'S DEBT AGREEMENTS

The government has proposed to parliament to extend by a year the debt-for-equity schemes signed with Spain and Italy. A 1998 accord settles the 28, 2 million euro debt of Bulgarian state-owned Mineral Bank to the Spanish state-owned agency Ceste.

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

BULGARIA MAY SELL RAILWAY WAGONS TO LEBANON

Bulgaria can sell surplus railway wagons to Lebanon, Trnasport Minister Plamen Petrov said. He added that excellent opportunities are opening for participation of Bulgarian companies in the reconstruction and extension of the railway infrastructure of Leb

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

EU MINISTER: BRUSSELS NOTES BULGARIA'S PROGRESS

Bulgaria's Minister of European Affairs Meglena Kuneva said that even without additional acceleration, it was very possible Bulgaria to conclude negotiations with EU in 2003 in an exclusive for novinite.com interview.

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