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AMERICAN AIRLINES, THE WORLD'S BIGGEST AIRLINE, IS TO CUT 7,000 JOBS, ...

American Airlines, the world's biggest airline, is to cut 7,000 jobs, scrap orders for new planes and spread flights more evenly through the day. The company hopes the cutbacks will save it more than $1.

World | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

PARDEW: NO CONSEQUENCES IF BULGARIA DOESN'T AGREE FOR CRIMINAL COURT

"There will be absolutely no consequences for Bulgaria if its does not sign the bilateral agreement with the United States on the International Criminal Court that allows the two countries' not to send its citizens to the court," US Ambassador to Bulgaria

Politics | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THREE PALESTINIAN RELATIVES OF SUSPECTED MILITANTS HAVE APPEALED TO TH...

Three Palestinian relatives of suspected militants have appealed to the Israeli Supreme Court against a ruling expelling them from the West Bank to Gaza. The expulsions would represent a new Israeli tactic for discouraging Palestinians from carrying out a

World | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

PRIVATISATION AGENCY EXPECTS METATABAK'S SALE EXIT DOCUMENTED

The Privatisation Agency expects Metatabak's decision to exit the Bulgartabac privatisation procedure to be documented officially with a letter to the Agency, it transpired August 13. It is only then that the team of the Privatisation Agency will be able

Business | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE AVERAGE SALARY IN JUNE UNDER LABOUR CONTRACTS HAS GONE DOWN BY BGN...

The average salary in June under labour contracts has gone down by BGN 5 to BGN 264, data from the National Statistical Institute show. Salaries increased in the agriculture and processing industries and decreased in the construction, education sectors.

Politics | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

PRESIDENT TOOK STAND AGAINST SS-23 ENGINES INCINERATION

President Parvanov accepted the conclusion of the expert group from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) and the Chemical Technology and Metallurgy University in Sofia against the destruction of the SS-23 missiles engines by burning. After studying the

Politics | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

ACTIVE INFO EXCHANGE WITH TRADE REPRESENTATIVES SOUGHT

Ways to secure assistance for Bulgarian producers in boosting exports and attracting investments were sought at a meeting of Bozhidar Danev, Chairman of the Bulgarian Industrial Association with 35 representatives of the Services for trade and economic re

Business | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIA'S SECOND GSM OPERATOR GLOBUL PLANS TO EXPAND THE COVERAGE OF ...

Bulgaria's second GSM operator Globul plans to expand the coverage of its network to Razlog, Dobrinishte, Gotse Delchev, Belitsa and Yakoruda till the beginning of September in an effort to respond to the strong interest in the region. The company started

Politics | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

CONFIDENCE IN ECONOMY DROPPED TO 18% BELOW ZERO IN JULY

The overall index of confidence in economy has been marking a continuous fall with one point every three months since October last year, falling to minus 18% in July 2002, the National Statistical Institute announced. The reduction during the last three m

Business | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

ELECTRICITY IN FOURTEEN VILLAGES IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PAVEL BANYA IN...

Electricity in fourteen villages in the municipality of Pavel Banya in the district of Stara Zagora was cut after strong wind and heavy rain. Many trees were uprooted.

Politics | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE STATE RAILWAYS COMPANY ANNOUNCED THAT STARTING FROM SEPTEMBER, EVE...

The State Railways Company announced that starting from September, everyone will be able to buy a card that will provide for fifty percent discount for trips in Bulgaria and twenty-five percent abroad.

Politics | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

CONSORTIUM METATABAK EXITS BULGARTABAC'S PRIVATIZATION

Consortium Metatabak, placed second among the four bidders for Bulgartabac, withdrew from the Bulgartabac privatization procedure, the representatives of the consortium Garegin Gevondyan and Georgi Tasev announced. In their opinion, there were violations

Business | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

OVERWROUGHT ON THE CRIMINAL COURT

The New York Times Editorial

Views on BG | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

DEPUTY FM DISCUSSES US REQUEST ON INT'N'L COURT IN COPENHAGEN

Bulgaria's Deputy Foreign Minister Petko Draganov pays a visit in Copenhagen where he will consult on the request of the United States Bulgaria to sign the agreement for the International Criminal Court that would allow the two countries' not to send its

Politics | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIA'S JUDICIAL SYSTEM MAY EXCEL EU MEMBERS' ON ENTRY

Problems that Bulgaria's judicial system faces are no different from those in the other EU aspirants, following the changes that have been made for boosting its efficiency, Euro-integration Minister Kuneva, Bulgaria's Chief Negotiator with the EU, said fo

Politics | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

REPORTS FROM CHINA SAY RESCUE TEAMS HAVE RECOVERED THE BODIES OF 10 WO...

Reports from China say rescue teams have recovered the bodies of 10 workers killed in a gas explosion at a coal mine in the north-eastern province of Heilongjiang. The Xinhua news agency quoted officials at the mine in the city of Jixi as saying another w

World | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

US AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS WHO WERE WORKING ON 11 SEPTEMBER HAVE RECAL...

US air traffic controllers who were working on 11 September have recalled their ordeal as hijackers flew planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Speaking at a briefing about the moments leading up to the attacks, they also described their fra

World | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

CALL FOR BTC TO OPEN ITS FIXED LINES TO COMPETITORS

Europemedia.net

Views on BG | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE LARGEST INTERNATIONAL CHILD SMUGGLING RING EVER SEEN HAS BEEN BROK...

The largest international child smuggling ring ever seen has been broken up by immigration authorities in the United States. The US Immigration and Naturalisation Service (INS) says the ring had been in operation for years, taking hundreds of children fro

World | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIA STARTS DEMOLITION OF COLD WAR MISSILES

The Associated Press Workers on Monday started demolishing dismantled components of SS-23, Scud and Frog missiles at a military compound in central Bulgaria, media reported.

Views on BG | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

NINETY YEARS SINCE THE FIRST FLIGHT IN THE SKY OF BULGARIA WERE MARKED...

Ninety years since the first flight in the sky of Bulgaria were marked on Tuesday. The first flight was conducted by lieutenant Simeon Petrov on August 13,1912.

Politics | August 13, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00
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