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CONSULTATIVE COUNCIL CONFIRMS MISSILES DEMOLITION WILL TAKE PLACE AS PLANNED

The Consultative Council on National Security reaffirmed the political will for the destruction of the missiles at a meeting on Wednesday. President Parvanov talked in details about the incineration of Bulgaria’s SS-23, Scud and FROG missiles.

Politics | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

ADDITIONAL FUNDING OF BGN 34 M FOR ROAD EXECUTIVE AGENCY SUGGESTED

A proposal for the disbursement of additional funding of BGN 34,3 M to Road Executive Agency will be moved to the Cabinet on August 1 by Deputy Prime Minister Paskalev and Finance Minister Velchev. The money has been secured through expenditure cuts in th

Business | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

PROTESTS AT BULGARTABAC AGAINST PRIVATIZATION PROCEDURE START NEXT WEEK

Symbolic protests begin on August 5th in all 22 subsidiaries of Bulgartabac Holding, Kosta Bozhinov, leader of the tobacco syndicate with the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) said after a four-hour meeting of the trade union.

Business | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS OF THE BULGARIAN MPS BEGIN ON AUGUST 5 AND WILL CO...

The summer holidays of the Bulgarian MPs begin on August 5 and will continue till the end of the month.

Politics | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

TIGHT MEASURES INTRODUCED AGAINST ROAD BANDITS

Special teams of policemen, prosecutors and investigators are being formed to prevent highway robberies, it emerged after a meeting between representatives of the Interior Ministry and the Supreme Cassation Prosecutor’s Office. It was also decided prosecu

Politics | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BREAKTHROUGH IN EU ENLARGEMENT TALKS

United Press International By Gareth Harding

Views on BG | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

TURKEY IS TRYING TO DISSUADE THE UNITED STATES FROM LAUNCHING A MILITA...

Turkey is trying to dissuade the United States from launching a military attack on Iraq, Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit said in comments published on Wednesday after a day of heavy diplomatic traffic between the two allies. The United States has made no sec

World | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

EDIRNE COURT RULES TODAY ON CASE OF BULGARIANS, CHARGED WITH SMUGGLING

The case of the twenty-nine Bulgarians who were detained by the Turkish police while entering the country on May 10 begins today in Edirne. On June 12 the case against the Bulgarians was postponed to July 31.

Politics | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

PM HIGHLIGHTS TALKS ON EU IN GERMANY

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg returned late on Tuesday from his five-day visit to Germany and Austria. Asked about the results from the visit, the prime minister pinpointed his meeting with EU Enlargement Commissioner Guenter Verheugen.

Politics | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

THE GERMAN CHANCELLOR, GERHARD SCHROEDER, AND THE FRENCH PRESIDENT, JA...

The German Chancellor, Gerhard Schroeder, and the French President, Jacques Chirac, have pledged to resolve their countries' differences over farm subsidies by the end of the year. "We are both convinced we can achieve our goals," Mr Schroeder told a news

World | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

THE CROATIAN PARLIAMENT HAS VOTED TO APPROVE THE NEW CENTRE-LEFT CABIN...

The Croatian parliament has voted to approve the new centre-left cabinet proposed by the Prime Minister, Ivica Racan. The 151-strong assembly endorsed the new government by 84 to 47.

World | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

THE ISRAELI CABINET HAS NARROWLY APPROVED THE BIGGEST CUTS IN PUBLIC S...

The Israeli cabinet has narrowly approved the biggest cuts in public spending in the country's history. Ministers voted 14 to 12 after a marathon debate over deep cuts in welfare and defence spending.

World | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

THE UNITED NATIONS HAS DENIED COVERING UP A REPORT INTO A US AIR ATTAC...

The United Nations has denied covering up a report into a US air attack on an Afghan village, which killed dozens of people at a wedding party. The Afghan Government says that 48 civilians died and more than 100 others were injured when US planes bombed t

World | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

SLANCHEV BRYAG SEA RESORT REPORTED A REVENUE OF BGN 49,3 M FOR THE FIR...

Slanchev Bryag sea resort reported a revenue of BGN 49,3 M for the first quarter of 2002 and a pre-tax profit of BGN 32,5 M, a report of the State Securities Commission report shows. The revenue was accrued mainly from the sale of assets worth a total of

Politics | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

FOREIGN EXPERTS NOTE MISSILE DEMOLITION HAZARDS

The incineration of Bulgaria’s SS-23 missiles is both an environmental and a health hazard because of the excessive release of hydrochloric acid and dioxins, Leonid Shimon, director general of the Pavlograd chemical plant in Ukraine and Lev Fyodorov, pres

Politics | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

NATO MEMBERSHIP ACTION PLAN ON AGENDA OF NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL

A stage assessment of the commitments assumed by government institutions on Euro-Atlantic integration will be made at the meeting of the Consultative Council on National Security, called by the president on July 31. The agenda of the meeting includes a di

Politics | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

POLAND TO REINFORCE NEW EU BORDER

Ian Black The Guardian

Views on BG | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

NATO 'NEEDS REFORMS' TO SURVIVE

BBC Nato could be undermined if member states fail to agree on a reform programme at a key summit in Prague later this year, say MPs.

Views on BG | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

PRIVATIZATION DEAL OF OSOGOVO MINE TO BE INVESTIGATED

The Privatization deal of Kyustendil-based Osogovo mine will be investigated, after which a decision for approaching the Prosecutor’s Office will be made, Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev said. Miners from the lead and zinc mine

Business | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

FINAL COUNTDOWN TO EU ENLARGEMENT BEGINS

Financial Times By Judy Dempsey

Views on BG | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

METHOD FOR SELECTING INVESTOR FOR VARNA SHIPYARD KNOWN SOON

The method for selecting a strategic investor for Varna Shipyard will be known next week, Pari Daily reported, citing Slaveyko Staykov, chairman of the board of directors of the Bulgaria Sea Fleet, the owner of the shipyard. The rules for the candidates a

Business | July 31, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00
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