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THE UNITED STATES HAS PROPOSED A LAST-MINUTE COMPROMISE IN ITS DISPUTE...

The United States has proposed a last-minute compromise in its dispute with the United Nations over the mandate of the new International Criminal Court (ICC). Under the plan, America and the other four permanent members of the UN Security Council would ha

World | July 3, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

AVIATION EXPERTS FROM THREE COUNTRIES ARE BEGINNING THEIR INVESTIGATIO...

Aviation experts from three countries are beginning their investigation into Monday's mid-air collision over southern Germany. Seventy-one people were killed, mainly Russian children flying on a holiday to Spain, when a Tupolev 154 airliner collided with

World | July 3, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

DANISH AMBASSADOR: BULGARIA NOT IGNORED IN BUILDING UNITED EUROPE

Main points in Denmark's programme for the next six months of its presidency of the EU were presented at the meeting of President Parvanov and Danish Ambassador Christian Faber-Rod. The meeting was prompted by the beginning of the Danish presidency of the

Politics | July 3, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO PROVIDE POWER TO ROMANIAN TOWN GIURGIU

Some 1,200 m of pipes will be laid across the Danube to link the thermal power plant in the Bulgarian Danubian city Russe to the district-heating network of the Romanian town Giurgiu. That is envisaged in a two-year project.

Business | July 3, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

BALKANTOURIST TO OPERATE ITS OWN AIR FLEET

The Bulgarian tourist company Balkantourist, which is owned by MG Corporation, is building an Air Transport department that will operate its own fleet of aircraft. That was announced by the Executive Director of the company Nedyalka Sandalska, quoted by D

Business | July 3, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

SOME FIFTY PERCENT OF COACH COMPANIES DO NOT PAY TAXES

Some fifty percent of Bulgaria’s passenger transportation companies operate illegally and do not pay taxes, Rumen Krumov, chairman of the National Union of Road Hauliers with the Promyana trade union said. Only 124 out of the 400 bus carriers, which trave

Business | July 3, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

IN THE LATEST TWIST IN THE RESTRUCTURING OF THE ACCOUNTING AND CONSULT...

In the latest twist in the restructuring of the accounting and consulting industry, French firm Atos Origin has bought the British and Dutch consulting arms of KPMG. The French firm, which specialises in technology consulting, said it had agreed to pay 65

World | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE US STATE DEPARTMENT SAYS IT HAS "CREDIBLE" INFORMATION THAT TERROR...

The US State Department says it has "credible" information that terrorists are planning imminent attacks against American targets around the world. The warning comes amid fears that terror groups might try to stage attacks to coincide with the Independenc

World | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

NATO-LED PEACEKEEPING TROOPS HAVE RAIDED THE FAMILY HOME OF BOSNIAN SE...

Nato-led peacekeeping troops have raided the family home of Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic. They described it as an operation to disrupt illegal smuggling.

World | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

DUTCH COMPANY TEAMS UP IN CONSORTIUM FOR TOBACCO MONOPOLY

Sofia-based Tobacco Capital Partners, which is backed by Deutsche Bank will participate in the bidding for Bulgaria’s tobacco monopoly Bulgartabac Holding in a consortium with a Dutch company, Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev an

Business | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

NEW REPORT URGES CHANGES IN RESTRUCTURING OF ELECTRICITY SECTOR

EarthVision Environmental News A new World Resources Institute (WRI) report urges that the way electricity sectors are being restructured throughout the world should be changed.

Views on BG | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

LAY-OFFS OF THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS BEGIN

The lay-offs of the teachers will not take place at two stages, they start right now in the beginning of the summer, Deputy Education Minister Yulian Nakov told Darik radio. According to him, in the coming days the directors of the schools are expected to

Politics | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE ZRUNKOV FAMILY, INVOLVED IN THE ROMA FEUD, WHICH STIRRED EMOTIONS ...

The Zrunkov family, involved in the Roma feud, which stirred emotions in the Roma neighbourhood in the town of Vidin and left two people dead, are to protest before the Parliament. Two buses have been provided by Dupnitsa municipality, police announced.

Politics | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

AN AGREEMENT FOR RELAXED STUDENT CREDITS WAS SIGNED BY HEBROSBANK AND ...

An agreement for relaxed student credits was signed by Hebrosbank and the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG). The credits will be extended to students for their education expenses.

Politics | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

SOLE BIDDER FOR INSURER DZI CONTRACT OFFERED EUR 20,5 M

Sofia-based Contract Sofia company offered EUR 20,500 M for 80% in the biggest state insurer DZI, it transpired July 2 after the bid was opened in public. Contract’s bid was the only offer submitted to the Privatisation Agency (PA) before the July 1 deadl

Business | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

DAIMLER-CHRYSLER WILL PARTICIPATE IN MIG-29 UPGRADE VIA MAPS

German-US Concern Daimler-Chrysler is willing to invest in infrastructure projects and components manufacturing, provided that it is selected to upgrade the Bulgarian army carriers, Klaus Mangold, member of the Daimler-Chrysler managing board, said. Klaus

Business | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

ALL TELECOM BIDDERS WANT TO ACQUIRE THIRD GSM LICENCE

The three bidders for the Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC) wish to acquire Bulgaria's third GSM network licence - an option that can be used by the future buyer of the telecom monopoly. That was announced by Apostol Apostolov, Executive Director

Politics | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

PRESIDENT URGES RADICAL ACTIONS IN CRIME COMBAT

Bulgarians still feel insecure and expect more radical actions against criminals, President Parvanov said at the official ceremony where he handed the General's epaulette to six senior officials from the Interior Ministry. The officers proposed by the Int

Politics | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

A PASSENGER JET AND A CARGO PLANE HAVE COLLIDED OVER SOUTHERN GERMANY,...

A passenger jet and a cargo plane have collided over southern Germany, killing about 70 people - at least 52 of them Russian children and teenagers. The pupils, from the Ural Mountains, were heading to Barcelona for festival organised by Unesco, the UN's

World | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN AND DUTCH POLICEMEN ARRESTED A DANGEROUS OFFENDER IN DOWNTOW...

Bulgarian and Dutch policemen arrested a dangerous offender in downtown Sofia. The 39-year-old Kosovo Albanian is a suspect in cases for more than 20 grave crimes, three of which are said to be for murders of policemen in Austria.

Politics | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

DIMITROVGRAD-BASED FERTILIZER PLANT NEOCHIM POSTED MORE THAN BGN 6 M O...

Dimitrovgrad-based fertilizer plant Neochim posted more than BGN 6 M of profit for 2001, Dnevnik Daily reported. No dividends will be distributed with the whole profit allocated to the reserves fund, the general shareholders’ meeting decided.

Politics | July 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00
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