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AFGHAN AUTHORITIES HAVE ARRESTED A FOREIGNER IN CONNECTION WITH WHAT C...

Afghan authorities have arrested a foreigner in connection with what could have been a devastating bomb attack on the capital Kabul, Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullah Abdullah said on Tuesday.

World | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

NOBEL PEACE LAUREATE AND AUSCHWITZ SURVIVOR ELIE WIESEL HAS RETURNED T...

Nobel Peace Laureate and Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel has returned to his native Romania to pay tribute to Jews deported from the country to Nazi death camps. Mr Wiesel travelled to his home town of Sighet to inaugurate a museum built in his former fami

World | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE GREEK LEFT-WING URBAN GUERRILLA GROUP NOVEMBER 17 WAS PLANNING A B...

The Greek left-wing urban guerrilla group November 17 was planning a barrage of attacks before its activities came to an abrupt end one month ago, an alleged member has reportedly told police. The suspect, Savvas Xiros, was injured when a bomb exploded in

World | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FARMERS’ ASSOCIATION DEMANDS STATE INTERVENTION IN GRAIN MARKET

At a news conference on Tuesday, the Bulgarian Farmers’ Association recommended to grain producers to store their crop until they are offered a better price. Stefan Stefanov, leader of the association, also demanded subsidies to be introduced for grain pr

Politics | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

ISRAELIS HAVE COME UNDER RENEWED ATTACK BY SUSPECTED PALESTINIAN MILIT...

Israelis have come under renewed attack by suspected Palestinian militants with a suicide bombing in Jerusalem and an ambush of Jewish settlers in the West Bank. The suicide bomber wounded four other people when he blew himself outside a fast-food shop in

World | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

ECONOMY MINISTER EXPECTS BULGARTABAC TO BE SOLD BY END-AUGUST

Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev expects the contract for the sale of eighty percent stake in tobacco giant Bulgartabac Holding to be signed by the end of August. He said that after the regular weekly meeting of the parliamentar

Business | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

AN INITIATIVE COMMITTEE, HEADED BY DEPUTY TRANSPORT MINISTER MARTINOVA...

An initiative committee, headed by Deputy Transport Minister Martinova, will seek the acceleration of the reconstruction of the port of Lom. Some EUR 40 M has to be invested in the two stages of Lom port reconstruction, with a total of EUR 17,5 M to be re

Politics | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

AT A MEETING WITH DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND ECONOMY MINISTER NIKOLAY V...

At a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev. representatives of the protesting miners from mines Osogovo in Kyustendil demanded change of the syndicates of the mines and fast approval of strengthening plan.

Politics | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

METHOD FOR TRIAL MISSILE DEMOLITION KNOWN BY WEEK’S END

By the end of the week, it will be known under which method the trial demolition of a SS-23 missile will be conducted, the Bulgarian News Agency reported, quoting Dr. Tsveti Tsvetkov, member of the expert commission that conducts independent ecological ex

Politics | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

SOUTHEAST EUROPEAN PRIME MINISTERS' MEETING OPENS IN SALZBURG

The forum of the prime ministers of Southeast European countries, attended by Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg and organized on the initiative of Austrian Chancellor Wolfgang Schuessel and Stability Pact Special Coordinator Erhard Busek, opened in Salzbu

Politics | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

ARMIN ZERUNYAN: TRANSPARENCY IS KEY TO BULGARIA'S PROGRESS

Armin Zerunyan has been General Manager of Hilton Sofia since August 2000. Before coming to Bulgaria, he was General Manager of Hilton Fujairah, UAE and previously has worked at different positions in Hilton hotels in Turkey, Germany and USA.

Novinite Insider » Interview | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

LOCALS INSIST ON MISSILES DEMOLITION ABROAD

People living in twenty-four villages from "Bratya Daskalovi" municipality protested on Tuesday against the demolition of Bulgaria’s SS-23 missiles at the Zmeevo firing ground in the Stara Zagora region. Emilia Maslarova, MP from the leftist Bulgarian So

Politics | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FOREIGN DEBT SET AT EUR 8,6 BLN END-MAY

Bulgaria’s government debt stood at EUR 8,622 BLN at the end of May, the Finance Ministry announced. This time the ministry presented the foreign debt data both in US dollars and euros.

Business | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

AMBASSADOR TO NATO: BULGARIA PRESSES ON WITH PREPARATIONS FOR ENTRY

The recently appointed Bulgarian Ambassador to NATO Emil Vulev handed his credentials to the Secretary General of NATO, George Robertson. During the short meeting Vulev confirmed that Bulgaria perseveres in its preparations for jointing the Alliance and h

Politics | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FOR ONE-HOUR WATERMELON PRODUCERS BLOCKED THE ROADS LEADING TO THE VIL...

For one-hour watermelon producers blocked the roads leading to the village of Lyubimets. They protested against the lack of regulations of the import of watermelons from Turkey and Greece.

Politics | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FRESH UNIVERSITY GRADS TO BE EMPLOYED IN STATE ADMINISTRATION

Some 2,100 young people will be employed in the state administration for a period of three years under a special program initiated by the Employment Agency. In the first pilot phase of the project one hundred fresh university grads will be employed – 51 w

Politics | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE UNITED NATIONS HAS SUSPENDED HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS IN THE BREAKA...

The United Nations has suspended humanitarian operations in the breakaway Russian republic of Chechnya after the kidnapping of a Russian aid worker, officials said. Humanitarian programmes are also to be halted for two days in neighbouring Ingushetia - ho

World | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

PROTESTS AGAINST FUTURE LAY-OFFS ORGANIZED AT BULGARTABAC

“We are organizing a strike in all units Bulgaratbac Holding,” Kosta Bozhinov, leader of the tobacco syndicate with the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) said. In his opinion in all units of the tobacco monopoly, the workers w

Business | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIA’S NEW ORDER SEEMS LIKE JUST A PRETTY FACE

The Scotsman BY Chris Stephen

Views on BG | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

UKRAINE'S CHIEF PROSECUTOR SAYS "CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE" BY PILOTS AND MI...

Ukraine's chief prosecutor says "criminal negligence" by pilots and military officials caused the world's worst air show disaster. Prosecutor-General Svyatoslav Piskun said the pilots had used an illegal flight path when their Soviet-era Su-27 fighter jet

World | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

DISTINGUISHED BULGARIAN DIRECTOR TO ACT IN NEW FILM ABOUT WWII

Bulgaria's distinguished stage director Alexander Morfov will participate in the role of the conjurer in Ivan Nichev's new film Journey to Jerusalem. The shooting of the film began last week.

Society | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00
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