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JAPAN LOANS USD 109,2 M FOR SOFIA UNDERGROUND EXPANSION

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

Business | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

PM CONGRATULATES FAMOUS ACTRESS ON HER 80TH ANNIVERSARY

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

Society | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

PROTESTERS HAVE AGAIN TAKEN TO THE STREETS OF ARGENTINA AFTER THE PRES...

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.

World | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

SHOWING IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MEET THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE, A 96-YEAR-...

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

World | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

THE EXILED TIBETAN SPIRITUAL LEADER, THE DALAI LAMA, HAS LEFT HOSPITAL...

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.

World | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

WINONA RYDER WAS CHARGED FRIDAY WITH FOUR FELONY COUNTS STEMMING FROM ...

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.

World | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT HAS ASKED THE WHITE HOUSE TO RETAIN ALL DOCUMEN...

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.

World | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

CROWN PRINCE WILLEM-ALEXANDER OF THE NETHERLANDS HAS MARRIED HIS ARGEN...

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

World | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

MORE THAN 1,000 PEOPLE ARE NOW KNOWN TO HAVE DIED IN A STAMPEDE THAT F...

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

World | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

THE EMPLOYERS OF KIDNAPPED AMERICAN JOURNALIST DANIEL PEARL SAY THEY B...

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

World | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

PAKISTANI AND U.S. POLICE WERE SEARCHING ON SATURDAY FOR KIDNAPPED U.S...

Pakistani and U.S.

World | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FINANCE MINISTER PRESENTS IT PRIORITIES TO LEADING COMPANIES IN NYC

Finance Minister Milen Velchev presented Bulgaria’s governmental program in the sphere of informational and telecommunications services to leading companies like Oracle Corporation and Intellibridge in the framework of the 2002 annual meeting of the Worl

Business | February 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

EXPERTS TO PREPARE AMENDMENTS TO LICENSE TAX LEGISLATION

A group of MPs and representatives of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) and the Podkrepa trade union will prepare amendments to the provisions in the Personal Income Tax Act pertaining to license tax, parliamentary budgetar

Politics | February 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

FORMER YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC WILL FACE A SINGLE TRIAL ...

Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic will face a single trial for alleged war crimes in Kosovo, Bosnia and Croatia. An appeals panel at the War Crimes Tribunal ruled on Friday that all charges against Milosevic should be combined, and the trial is

World | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTRY SPOKESWOMAN APPOINTED AMBASSADOR TO US

Elena Poptodorova, so far -spokeswoman of the Bulgarian foreign ministry was appointed Bulgaria’s Ambassador to the United States with a decree of Bulgarian President Parvanov. On January 18, with a decree of the President, Filip Dimitrov was released fro

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

A SECOND DEADLINE (1135 GMT) HAS PASSED FOR THE DEMANDS OF THE KIDNAPP...

A second deadline (1135 GMT) has passed for the demands of the kidnappers of US journalist, Daniel Pearl, to be met. Pakistani police said on Friday they were no closer to finding Mr Pearl, who faces the threat of death from his abductors.

World | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PM:MAJORITY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP SHOULD START BEARING RESPONSIBILITY

The Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of the Simeon II National Movement Saxe-Coburg did not attend an extraordinary meeting of the MPs from the ruling party in spite of demands for that on behalf of 42 MPs. However, he sent a special statement to them.

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

ON SATURDAY, THE 2ND OF FEBRUARY, 2002 THE DUTCH COMMUNITY WILL CELEBR...

On Saturday, the 2nd of February, 2002 the Dutch Community will celebrate the wedding of the Dutch Crown Prince, HRH Willem-Alexander, with Ms. M?xima Zorreguita.

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT INVITED BULGARIAN PM TO PAY OFFICIAL VISIT

The Russian government has invited the Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg to pay an official visit to Moscow. Foreign Minister Passy said that this invitation was one of the concrete results from his visit to the Russian capital.

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE UNION OF DEMOCRATIC FORCES WILL LODGE IN PARLIAMENT NON-CONFIDENCE...

The Union of Democratic Forces will lodge in Parliament non-confidence vote in the Cabinet’s medicine policy February 4.

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE COURIER SERVICE OF SOFIA CITY COURT WILL BE CLOSED FOR SEVERAL DAY...

The courier service of Sofia City Court will be closed for several days, because of an envelope with white powder received February 1. All letters the envelope has supposedly touched are confiscated.

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00
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