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In the coming ten days, Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov will propose to Bulgaria’s president and prime minister the name of the new national security service director, the minister said upon his return from an official visit to Ireland. Petkanov has bee
30% of the Bulgarians think that the Simeon Saxe-Coburg manages with his duties as prime minister worse than they have expected, results from a poll, conducted by polling agency LINKS show. 23% of the surveyed say that the prime minister manages badly wit
The Czech New Television lodged a complaint in Court against the Council on Electronic Media for not granting telecommunications license to the television. Margarita Pesheva, the council’s chairman, said that this will most probably delay the tender for a
Those under eighteen will be banned from going to discotheques, which are night clubs; instead they will be allowed to go to specially licensed clubs, the national program on Bulgaria’s children reads. Also, Internet clubs will be banned to allow pupils t
Prices in one of the best Bulgarian winter resort Pamporovo went up, officials from the resort announced: those who want to stay in the “Perelik” hotel will have to pay BGN 70 instead of BGN 60 for a double room. Statistics shows that 1250 tourists have s
The mortal remains of late Simeon Popov, who died in a tragic incident while delivering pizza in the US town Syracuse were were buried on February 1 in the Sofia Central Cemetery. Syracuse University Setnor School of Music faculty member William Harris,
National Strategy for combat against drugs is expected to be approved till June, 2002 and a State Agency on Drugs to be established, the secretary of the National Council for narcotic substances with the Cabinet. According to him, this is a necessary part
Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov met with American senators and other high-ranking politicians during the first day of the 38th Munich Conference on Security Policy in Munich. The officials discussed Bulgaria’s entry to NATO in light of the coming NATO s
The federation of the Austrian industrialists intends to cooperate with Bulgarian companies and to participate in privatization deals in 2002 and 2003, State Administration Minister Dimitur Kalchev said during his visit to Vienna. He had a meeting with th
Nearly USD 27 M more will be needed for the development and the modernization of the Burgas port because of change of the place where the waste from the port will be thrown. At the beginning, it was planned the bay “Vromos” to be that place.
Japan will give a loan amounting to USD 109,2 M to Bulgaria that will be used for the expansion of the underground network that is being constructed in the capital Sofia. The funds will finance the construction of the most difficult in technical terms sec
Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg sent a special letter to famous Bulgarian actress Stoyanka Mutafova to congratulate her on her 80th anniversary. “Your laughter – sometimes sincere and from the heart; other times with irony, well-grounded and painful, is dear t
Protesters have again taken to the streets of Argentina after the president criticised the Supreme Court over a ruling that said limits on cash withdrawals from banks were unconstitutional.
Showing it is never too late to meet the love of your life, a 96-year-old Frenchman has married his 95-year-old fiancee. Francois Fernandez exchange wedding vows with Madeleine Francineau, and the two now seem set to enter the record books as the world's
The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has left hospital in the Indian city of Bombay after recovering from a bowel infection. "I am feeling much better," he told reporters.
Winona Ryder was charged Friday with four felony counts stemming from her shoplifting arrest at a Saks Fifth Avenue in December. The Oscar-nominated actress was charged with theft, burglary, vandalism and possession of a controlled substance.
The Justice Department has asked the White House to retain all documents related to Enron since January 1999, two years before President Bush took office, CNN has learned.
Crown Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has married his Argentinian bride as thousands descended on Amsterdam to wish them well. A select list of Europe's kings, queens, dukes and counts witnessed the 34-year-old Protestant heir to the Dutch thro
More than 1,000 people are now known to have died in a stampede that followed massive explosions at an army weapons depot in the Nigerian city of Lagos last week. "From all the figures I have seen, as more bodies have been found over the last few days, th
The employers of kidnapped American journalist Daniel Pearl say they believe he is still alive, despite e-mails sent on Friday saying he had been killed. "Based on reports from Pakistan, we now believe that both of the messages received yesterday about Da
50% more Chinese Tourists in Bulgaria
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