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MUNICIPAL COMPANY ZOO COMPASSION, WHICH IS IN CHARGE OF CONTROLLING TH...

Municipal company Zoo compassion, which is in charge of controlling the number of stray dogs in the capital Sofia, beats the dogs to death, representatives of NGOs for animal protection alarmed in a statement. The Supreme Cassation Prosecutor’s Office has

Politics | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

THE TWO KOREAS HAVE AGREED TO HOLD CABINET-LEVEL TALKS THIS MONTH, THE...

The two Koreas have agreed to hold cabinet-level talks this month, the first on the divided peninsula since November last year. Among a number of reconciliation projects, North Korea has said it will take part in the Asian Games, which are being held in t

World | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FIREFIGHTERS WHO PERISHED IN THE SOUTH TOWER OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER...

Firefighters who perished in the south tower of the World Trade Center on 11 September climbed almost 30 floors higher than previously believed, a tape of emergency radio transmissions has revealed. Four people who have heard the recording said at least t

World | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

THE CHIEF UNITED NATIONS WEAPONS INSPECTOR HANS BLIX SAYS HE DOES NOT ...

The chief United Nations weapons inspector Hans Blix says he does not plan to accept Iraq's invitation to visit Baghdad to discuss renewed inspections. An unsuccessful visit would make the situation much worse, Mr Blix warned in an interview with the Arab

World | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FOUNDATIONS ACCUSED OF TRAINING YOUTHS IN JIHAD

Several foundations are allegedly training young people in Jihad, Info Radio reported, citing former Chief Mufti Nedim Gendzhev. In his opinion the Islam fundamentalism is penetrating mainly the Western part of the Rhodopes mountain, being on the border o

Politics | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

MOST OF NOVINITE.COM READERS DENY BEING ASKED FOR BRIBE IN BULGARIA

The majority (41 percent) of the readers of novinite.com and The News who cast their vote in the latest poll at novinite.

Views on BG | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

COALITION OF SOCIALISTS AND INCUMBENTS UNLIKELY, UDF LEADER FORECASTS

In my opinion the Bulgarian Socialist Party will focus even more its efforts on distancing from the incumbent government, because this is its only chance to present itself as an alternative governance, Nadezhda Mihaylova, leader of the rightist opposition

Politics | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

CRIMES GET BETTER ORGANIZED, ANALYSIS SHOWS

The degree of organization in crimes increases, Director of the National Service for Organized Crime Control, Rumen Milanov, said, citing results of an analysis. In the words of Milanov however this is a trend typical of the criminal world everywhere, bei

Politics | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

ISRAEL OFFERS TO BUY OUT THE ENTIRE PRODUCTION OF SEED VARIETIES, AND ...

Israel offers to buy out the entire production of seed varieties, and is interested in resort facilities construction and the purchase of mineral water, it transpired during the visit of representative of Israel's Knesset. Yair Peretz, who heads the Israe

Politics | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

GENDARMERIE WILL BE ENTIRELY PROFESSIONAL IN 2 YEARS

Bulgaria's gendarmerie will become entirely professional by the end of 2004. Each next draft will feature 300 people less, in whose place professionals will be employed, Interior Minister Petkanov said in Razgrad where he attended the oath-taking ceremony

Politics | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

MARITIME, RIVER SHIPPING REGULATED BY A SINGLE STATUTE

Parliament brought Maritime and River Shipping Regulation together into a Commercial Navigation Code in passing amendments to the Maritime Commercial Navigation Code at the end of the week. According to the revisions, the title of the Code will be changed

Politics | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

BULGARIAN-BORN CANADIAN SPORTSMAN METODI IGOROV WON SHOOTING GOLD MEDA...

Bulgarian-born Canadian sportsman Metodi Igorov won shooting gold medal at the Commonwealth Games at the Bisley National Shooting Center west of London. Igorov retained his title in the men's 25 meters rapid fire pistol with a total of 669.

Politics | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

EADS-MIG JV LOOKS TO POLAND, ROMANIA FOR FUTURE

Abridged from Defense Daily International The MiG Aircraft Production Support joint venture among the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co.

Views on BG | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

GAMEKEEPERS TO GUARD GAME MANAGED BY HUNTING ASSOCIATIONS

Gamekeepers will be guarding the game whose management is assigned to hunting association, Parliament resolved, passing conclusively the last revisions of the Hunting and Gamekeeping Act at the end of the week. State forestry boards and game-breeding cent

Politics | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

ALABASTER RELIC BOX WITH RARE FIND DATED TO 4TH CENTURY

An alabaster relic box containing the bones of a saint was found during excavations in an episcopal basilica of Odessos, whose floor is being restored by Bulgarian and French archaeologists. A brick chamber covered with the base of an ancient pillar was f

Society | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

SIXTEEN MORE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL IN CUMBRIA OVERNIGH...

Sixteen more people have been admitted to hospital in Cumbria overnight with suspected Legionnaires' disease. There are 69 people being treated in hospital for the disease following an outbreak in Barrow-in-Furness.

World | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

ONE-STOP SHOP SERVICE CENTER OPENED IN VENETS MUNICIPALITY NEAR THE TO...

One-Stop Shop Service Center opened in Venets Municipality near the town of Shumen with the support of USAID, which provided BGN 28,000 for computers. The Venets municipality put up some 17,500 for the centre.

Politics | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

AT LEAST EIGHT PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN A BOMB THAT RIPPED THROUGH A BUS ...

At least eight people were killed in a bomb that ripped through a bus in Israel Sunday morning, according to sources. Israeli police called the explosion a terror attack for the blast near the northern city of Safed, in the Galilee region.

World | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

ECOLOGIST ASSURES MISSILE DESTRUCTION NOT HARMFUL FOR LOCALS

The experimental destruction of parts of the missile systems will have a very limited effect on the environment in the epicentre, said the independent ecologist, Assoc. Prof.

Politics | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

BLACKSEAFOR TO BE ACTIVATED SECOND TIME MONDAY

The multinational naval on-call peace task force called "The Black Sea Naval Cooperation Task Group" (Blackseafor) will be activated for the second time from August 5 through 28 in the western part of the Black Sea. The ceremony of the group's activation

Politics | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FIRE AT SOSSER SLIVEN RALLY LEAVES SERBIAN DUO INJURED

A Serbian team sustained injuries during the Sosser Rally in Sliven Southern Bulgaria as their Suzuki car caught fire August 3. The driver and the navigator are in the intensive care ward in the local hospital.

Sports | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00
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