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PRESIDENT URGES ECONOMIC RESULTS OF POLITICAL DIALOGUE WITH CROATIA

The active political dialogue between Bulgaria and Croatia should lead to concrete results in the trade-economic cooperation, President Parvanov said at Croatia’s Parliament during the second day of his visit there. He underlined that the two countries ha

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

US AES GRANTED LICENSE BY ENERGY REGULATION COMMISSION

State Energy Regulation Commission granted license to US power company AES for construction and exploitation of Maritsa East 1 thermal power plant. The project makes fast progress, Peter Barett, Executive Director of Maritsa East 1 project, said.

Business | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PARTIES DIVIDED IN OPINIONS ON PARLIAMENT’S WORK OVER THE YEAR

MPs of the rightist opposition party United Democratic Forces (UDF) assessed negatively the work of the Parliament, which in their opinion, is also the stand of the greater part of the Bulgarian people. According to Alexander Pramatarksi, who spoke on beh

Views on BG | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CHIEF PROSECUTOR CALLS PROPOSED CONSTITUTION CHANGES NON-DEMOCRATIC

The proposed constitutional amendments concerning the Prosecutor’s Office are not democratic, Chief Prosecutor Nikola Filchev declared. In his opinion the proposal for transferring the prosecutor’s office to the executive power was a political game.

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

MEETING WITH ZAGREB MAYOR STARTS 2ND DAY OF PRESIDENT’S CROATIA VISIT

A meeting with Zagreb Mayor Vlasta Pavic marked the beginning of the second day of his official visit to Croatia. Later on the president is scheduled to meet Croatia’s Prime Minister Ivica Racan and representatives of the Bulgarian community there.

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DENMARK TO WORK FOR ACCELERATED EU ENLARGEMENT

Bulgaria aims at achieving significant progress en route to EU membership during Denmark’s presidency, Daniel Vulchev chairman of the parliamentary Euro integration committee said on the occasion of the Danish presidency of the union, which began July 1.

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

CROATIA'S REFORMIST PRIME MINISTER IVICA RACAN RESIGNED ON FRIDAY BUT ...

Croatia's reformist Prime Minister Ivica Racan resigned on Friday but told the nation he wanted to form a new cabinet and press on with key reforms until the next regular elections, due in 2004. In a live television address, Racan said he had resigned "af

World | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

MAJORITY'S WILL FOR COOPERATION SAID TO MARK PAST YEAR

The past year will be remembered with the unprecedented will of the ruling majority to work closely with all parties represented in Parliament for achieving the national priorities, Panayot Panayotov, floor leader of Simeon II National Movement, said on t

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

LEADERS OF NATO ASPIRANTS MEET FOR A FINAL PUSH TOWARD MEMBERSHIP

The Associated Press U.

Views on BG | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

TENDER FOR “PORT FLOT – BURGAS” OPENED

The Privatization Agency opened the tender for the sale of one hundred percent of the “Port flot-Burgas” capital. The tender documents cost BGN 1500 and can be bought eighteen days after the PA decision is promulgated in the State Gazette.

Business | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

EXPERTS TO MAKE COMPREHENSIVE ADMINISTRATIVE JUSTICE ANALYSIS

The Ministry of Justice, the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the British Embassy launched a Project on the Comprehensive Analysis of Administrative Justice in Bulgaria. The project aims to assist the c

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

POST-PRIVATIZATION CONTROL AGENCY HAS THE RIGHT TO APPROACH COURT

The Agency for Post-Privatization Control has the right to approach court and cancel deals, only after grave violations of the contracts have been found, Axiniya Slavcheva, the agency’s executive director, said. She pointed out it is very important to fin

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

A BOMB HAS EXPLODED AT OFFICES IN THE NEPALESE CAPITAL, KATHMANDU, USE...

A bomb has exploded at offices in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, used by supporters of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. At least seven people are reported injured in the blast, which took place in the main office of the Nepali Congress Party.

World | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

INVESTIGATORS HAVE SAID THAT A SWISS AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER WAS LEFT A...

Investigators have said that a Swiss air traffic controller was left alone and overwhelmed with work as two planes ploughed into each other over southern Germany, killing all 71 people on board. The German Federal Agency for Air Accidents said Zurich grou

World | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

FT: NATO RECONSIDERS ITS GLOBAL ROLE

One activity will dominate the agenda when leaders from 10 countries seeking membership of Nato meet on Friday in the Latvian capital Riga: watching television. While East Europe's candidate countries have sent prime ministers and presidents to Friday's

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

INTERIOR MINISTRY WORK IMPROVED OVER LAST YEAR, MINISTER CLAIMS

The work of the Interior Ministry for the last year considerably improved, Interior Minister Petkanov said on the occasion of the professional holiday of all officials working in the ministry July 5. He reiterated that not all that had to be done was real

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

A DRUG SMUGGLING ATTEMPT WAS FOILED AS A RESULT OF A JOINT OPERATION O...

A drug smuggling attempt was foiled as a result of a joint operation of the Regional Directorate of the Interior in Dobrich, Northeastern Bulgaria, and border police of the Kardam checkpoint on the Romanian border July 4. Two Bulgarian nationals were arre

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE MAJOR DOMESTIC INSURERS WILL HAVE TO PAY OUT COMBINED BGN 9 M IN H...

The major domestic insurers will have to pay out combined BGN 9 M in hail-related indemnifications. Hailstorms hit parts of the country during the last couple of weeks.

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

NATO ASPIRANTS BEGAN FINAL JOINT MEETING AHEAD OF PRAGUE

Leaders from ten former East Bloc countries were optimistic on Friday as they began a final collective bid to join NATO ahead of a November summit in Prague, The Associated Press commented. Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg and Foreign Minister Passy

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

ATLANTIC CLUB ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT AWARDED GOLDEN LAUREL HONOUR BADGE

The Golden Laurel Bough Badge of Honour, the highest award of the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry, was conferred to the President of the Atlantic Club Association, Allan Lee Williams. Williams is also Director of the UK Atlantic Council.

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG APPOINTED ILKO IOTSOV TO THE POSITION DEPUT...

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg appointed Ilko Iotsov to the position deputy energy minister. Since 1999, Iotsov has been manager with IBM Bulgaria.

Politics | July 5, 2002, Friday // 00:00
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