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AFTER A CONFUSING HEARING IN A US COURTROOM, THE ONLY MAN CHARGED OVER...

After a confusing hearing in a US courtroom, the only man charged over the 11 September terror attacks has withdrawn a guilty plea - shortly after making it. The retraction came after US District Judge Leonie Brinkema ruled that Zacarias Moussaoui was men

World | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

ISRAELI TANKS AND BULLDOZERS HAVE ROLLED INTO GAZA CITY, FLATTENING TH...

Israeli tanks and bulldozers have rolled into Gaza City, flattening three buildings and leaving two Palestinians seriously injured. They destroyed a police post and two metal workshops, in what was the second operation to be carried out in the Gaza Strip

World | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

A GROUP OF OVERWEIGHT AMERICANS HAVE SUED SEVERAL US FAST FOOD GIANTS ...

A group of overweight Americans have sued several US fast food giants accusing them of knowingly serving meals that cause obesity and disease. The lawsuit - filed in New York State Supreme Court in the Bronx - says that McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's an

World | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

EU CANDIDATES FACE MONITORING AND FINES

The Financial Times European Union candidate countries will be subject to fines and penalties under a strict monitoring mechanism that will be stepped up once enlargement negotiations have been completed.

Views on BG | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CORPORATE BANK OFFERS A NEW PRODUCT TO ITS CLIENTS – A PREFERENTIAL DE...

Corporate Bank offers a new product to its clients – a preferential deposit that comes with a deposit certificate. The money raised like this will be invested in mortgage bond issues rated by the leading international rating agencies.

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

INSURANCE POOL COVERS NUCLEAR ACCIDENT CLAIMS WORTH USD 20 M

Eleven domestic companies and the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant signed an insurance policy, which will cover USD 20 M worth of claims in the event of a nuclear accident. The policy covers the cost of collection and safe handling of nuclear contaminants and

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

DZI PRIVATIZATION MOVED FOR APPROVAL AND DISCUSSION

The Executive Board of the Privatization Agency moved for discussion and approval to the Supervisory Board of the agency the parameters of the sake contract for the State Insurance Institute DZI. That is a procedure, which precedes the actual signing of t

Business | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRISTA OIL BEGAN UKRAINIAN PROJECT

Bulgaria’s petroleum company Prista Oil has begun construction work on a 50,000 tonne, USD 2,3 M transshipping complex for storage and processing of industrial oil in Ukraine. In addition to Ukraine, the strategic development map of Prista Oil, 25 percent

Business | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

STATE FUND “AGRICULTURE” UNDERTAKES FUNCTIONS OF INTERVENTION AGENCY

State Fund “Agriculture” will undertake the functions of an intervention agency that will monitor and intervene on the domestic agriculture market under the amendments to the farming subsidies bill approved by the government and moved to parliament. The f

Business | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE ROMANIAN COMPANY NITRAMONIA IS THE COMPANY THAT WAS CHOSEN BY US C...

The Romanian company Nitramonia is the company that was chosen by US Controlled Demolition Inc. to destroy the fuel from the Bulgarian Scud missiles.

Politics | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CABINET MULLS RECOVERY PLAN FOR FLAG CARRIER

The government mulls a Swissair type recovery plan for Bulgaria’s flag carrier Balkan Airlines, Dnevnik daily reported, quoting a source from the government. The idea includes setting up of a new air carrier, which will replace the insolvent Balkan Airlin

Business | July 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CASSATION PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE RAISED CHARGES AGAINST EX-AGRICULTURE MINISTER

The Supreme Cassation Prosecutor’s Office raised three charges against former Agriculture Minister Ventsislav Vurbanov, including criminal breach of trust and embezzlement. Vurbanov went to the Supreme Cassation Prosecutor’s Office together with his lawye

Politics | July 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

SOCIALISTS WANT SAFETY COMMITMENTS FROM CABINET ON MISSILES DEMOLITION

Leftist "Coalition for Bulgaria" wants public guarantees from the government concerning the health and safety of the people living close to the Zmeevo firing ground in the Stara Zagora region where Bulgaria's SS-23 and Scud missiles and FROG missiles are

Politics | July 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

EXPENDITURES FOR MINISTRIES IN BUDGET 2003 DOWN 20%

The expenditures for maintenance of the ministries will go down by 20% in the next year, the Cabinet decided during the discussions of budget 2003. The decrease in the earmarked sums will not lead to lay-offs at the departments, Finance Minister Velchev s

Politics | July 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

"BECAUSE OF THE ELECTIONS THE EU WORK MAY STALL A LITTLE," MR ECEVIT T...

"Because of the elections the EU work may stall a little," Mr Ecevit told reporters at Ankara airport on his way to Istanbul for a meeting of Turkey's National Security Council. Ailing Mr Ecevit, 77, has made it clear over and over again that he does not

World | July 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

A FULL HEALTH CHECK ON FORMER YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC HA...

A full health check on former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has found he is at serious risk of a heart attack and will need to rest. "The medical report describes the accused as a man with severe cardiovascular risks," presiding judge Richard May,

World | July 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIA’S PRESIDENT GEORGI PARVANOV TALKED WITH BULGARIAN SCIENTISTS ...

Bulgaria’s President Georgi Parvanov talked with Bulgarian scientists and inventors who presented during the meeting a strategy for saving the Bulgarian science and technologies. The document was initiated by the East-West European Intellect organization

Politics | July 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

OVER 1 M TONS OF OIL STOCKS TO BE STORED TILL 2012 UNDER BILL

Bulgaria must have stored up a total of 1,1 million tonnes of oil and oil products stock till 2012, under a bill on the obligatory amounts of oil and oil products stocks, adopted by Cabinet July 25. Following the bill Bulgaria’s stock of oil and oil produ

Business | July 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIA HOPES FOR ACTIVE BILATERAL RELATIONS WITH YUGOSLAVIA

“Bulgaria is and will be a good neighbor with interest in the stability of Yugoslavia,” President Parvanov told Yugoslav Foreign Minister Goran Svilanovic who is on a two-day visit to Bulgaria. The president expressed the hope that the Yugoslav delegation

Politics | July 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

SOCIALIST LEADER PREDICTS SERIOUS SOCIAL PROBLEMS THIS AUTUMN

The leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party Sergey Stanishev said that considering that there was a lack of active social policy on behalf of the rulers, a serious social “tremor” can be expected this autumn. He met with Konstantin Trenchev, leader of one

Politics | July 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

REGULATION ON ELECTRICITY PRICES AMENDED IN LINE WITH COURT’S RULING

The Cabinet adopted amendments and supplements to the regulation on calculating prices and tariffs of electricity, heating and natural gas in accordance with last week’s ruling of the Supreme Administrative Court. Through its decision the Cabinet explains

Business | July 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00
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