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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

POPE JOHN PAUL II HAS ARRIVED IN GUATEMALA ON THE LATEST STAGE OF HIS ...

Pope John Paul II has arrived in Guatemala on the latest stage of his tour of the Americas, to be greeted by thousands of followers. The Pope is in Guatemala primarily to create a new saint - the country's first.

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

THE UNITED NATIONS WILL ON TUESDAY MAKE PUBLIC ITS FINAL REPORT ON THE...

The United Nations will on Tuesday make public its final report on the US airstrike which killed nearly 50 people at a wedding party at the start of July. According to The Times newspaper, the UN report says there was no corroboration of the US claim that

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

OUTDATED FLEET POSES THREAT TO EU TALKS ON TRANSPORT CHAPTER

The beat-up fleet of Navigation Maritime Bulgare could derail accession talks with the EU on the transport policy acquis communautaire chapter, Maritime Administration Agency Executive Director Kostova said, quoted by Dnevnik Daily. Bulgaria’s merchant ma

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

SHUMEN-BASED BREWERY REPORTED SALES GROWTH IN 2001

Bulgaria’s oldest brewery Shumensko Pivo beer brewery reported a steady growth of sales in 2001. The Shumen-based company raised its sales in 2001 to 7 million litres over the previous year.

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

SIX PEOPLE SUFFERED LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES WHEN AN AMTRAK TRAIN EN ...

Six people suffered life-threatening injuries when an Amtrak train en route from Chicago to Washington derailed Monday just north of the nation's capital, authorities said. There were no known fatalities.

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

STANISLAV MIHAILOV WAS APPOINTED APPOINTED NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF T...

Stanislav Mihailov was appointed appointed new executive director of the Agency for Government claims. Todor Palasov, who managed the agency in a caretaker capacity since last February, was appointed Mihailov’s first deputy.

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

FIRINGS AT AGRICULTURE MINISTRY OVER SAPARD FUNDS

Agriculture Minister Dikme has sacked three experts at the Agriculture State Fund over problems with the utilization of funding under the SAPARD program for the development of agriculture and rural areas, Dnevnik Daily reported. The Agriculture State Fund

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

FIVE COMPANIES CONTEST DISTRIBUTION OF BGN 35,5 M FOR VARNA SHIPYARD

Five companies have contested the distribution of the BGN 35,5 M paid by the Navigation Maritime Bulgare for Varna Shipyard. On proposal of the receivers in bankruptcy, the sum is to be distributed between the Bank Consolidation Company (BCC) and the Cent

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

BULGARIA CLOSED CUSTOMS UNION CHAPTER OF EU NEGOTIATIONS

Bulgaria closed the Customs Union chapter of its negotiations for EU accession in Brussels July 29. This brings the number of temporarily closed chapters up to twenty-one.

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

FRANCE’S ALSTOM CONFIRMED INTEREST IN ENERGY SECTOR

France’s Alstom confirmed its interest in Bulgaria’s energy sector during the working visit of Energy Minister Kovachev in France. Alstom is to participate in three projects, namely the construction of electricity production unit on the site of thermal po

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

MISSILES DEMOLITION SAID TO GUARANTEE NATIONAL SECURITY

Bulgaria is the only country in Central and Eastern Europe to have missiles of SS-23 type, a legacy from the bloc-to-bloc confrontation era, Foreign Ministry stated July 29 in observations prompted by print media items on the destruction of the SS-23, FRO

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

WINNER IN TENDER FOR FORTIFYING DANUBE RIVER BANKS KNOWN IN SEPT

The winner in the tender procedure for the construction works in stabilizing the banks of the Danube in Zone V at the village of Brushlen will be known in mid-September. This transpired after the four bid submitted to the Ministry of Regional Development

Business | July 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THE SUPREME ADMINISTRATIVE COURT OVERTURNED THE RULING WHICH ALLOWED P...

The Supreme Administrative Court overturned the ruling which allowed pensions to demand changing the three-year period, which is the basis for fixing their pensions. The decision, which cannot be appealed, comes after a private complaint was lodged in the

Politics | July 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00

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Society | July 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00

BULGARIA DESTROYS MISSILES

AFP Bulgaria said yesterday (Sunday) that it had signed a deal for the United States company Controlled Demolition Inc to destroy around 100 Bulgarian missiles.

Views on BG | July 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00

ITALIAN COMPANY AMGA WILL IMPLEMENT A PILOT PROJECT FOR THE WATER TRAN...

Italian company AMGA will implement a pilot project for the water transmission system in the town of Dobrich. Some EUR 1 M will be invested in the program, half of them to be provided by the Italian government and EUR 250,000 by AMGA.

Politics | July 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00

WORLD OIL PRICES FELL FURTHER ON MONDAY, WEIGHED DOWN BY REPORTS OF OP...

World oil prices fell further on Monday, weighed down by reports of OPEC overproduction. International benchmark Brent crude oil were down eight cents at $24.

World | July 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00

GREEK VIOHALCO IS TO INVEST IN THE PROCESSING OLD CARS AND HOUSEHOLD E...

Greek Viohalco is to invest in the processing old cars and household equipment in Bulgaria. The project will be presented at the Economy Ministry July 30 together with the investor.

Politics | July 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00

PROMYANA UNION CALLS FOR NEW EDUCATION STRATEGY

At a special news conference on Monday, Promyana union demanded the implementation of the project for modernization of the education system to be stopped immediately. The union called for new education strategy to be created after nation-wide public discu

Politics | July 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THE NATIONAL SERVICE FOR COMBATING ORGANIZED CRIME HAS BUSTED A CLANDE...

The National Service for Combating Organized Crime has busted a clandestine synthetic narcotics manufacturing laboratory.

Politics | July 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00
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