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HOLY SYNOD SEEKS PM'S COOPERATION

The meeting of Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg with delegation of the Holy Synod on December 11 continued for more than an hour. Maxim, the Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, and the metropolitans suggested that the laws adopted ten year ago th

Politics | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

THE BULGARIAN NATIONAL SERVICE “BORDER POLICE” RECEIVED A DONATION FRO...

The Bulgarian National Service “Border Police” received a donation from Germany - 220 radio stations Motorola GP 380, worth DEM 225,000. The donation was handed to Defense Minister Petkanov on behalf of the Federal Minister of the Interior Otto Schily.

Politics | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

IMF MISSION HEAD: I AM OPTIMIST FOR AN AGREEMENT WITH BULGARIA

“I am optimist for an agreement with Bulgaria,” Jerald Schiff, Head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission to Bulgaria said after a meeting with the economy team of the Government. The meeting was closed for media with the explanation that it wa

Business | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

DR. VASSIL PANITSA WAS ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF TH...

Dr. Vassil Panitsa was elected chairman of the municipal council of the Union of Democratic Forces late on December 10th.

Politics | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

AMENDMENTS TO THE CRIMINAL CODE WILL ALLOW PRISONERS, WHO HAVE COMMITT...

Amendments to the Criminal Code will allow prisoners, who have committed grave offences to be released before the end of their sentence, Mario Dimitrov, Deputy Justice Minister, announced on December 11. According to him this could at least partly solve t

Politics | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

ENERGY AGENCY HEAD: ELECTRICITY PRICES WON’T GO UP IN THE NEAR FUTURE

There will not be an increase in the electricity and heating prices in the next three months, Milko Kovachev, Chairman of the Bulgarian State Agency for Energy and Energy Resources said after a meeting with the officials from the International Monetary Fu

Business | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

NATO SUPREME COMMANDER WITH POSITIVE REPORT ON BULGARIA

Foreign Minister Passy met General Joseph Ralston, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe in the framework of his working visit to Brussels. Ralston told Passy that he will write a positive report on Bulgaria’s progress and will present the report in the

Politics | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BLAIR: I HIGHLY ESTIMATE PRESIDENT STOYANOV’S GOVERNANCE

British Prime Minister Tony Blair sent a letter to incumbent Bulgarian President Stoyanov on the occasion of his mandate’s enf. On November 11th, the Bulgarian people elected Socialist leader Parvanov to be the new Bulgarian President.

Politics | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

LOGICA ANNOUNCED PREPAID SYSTEM SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH IN BULGARIA

Logica, the global solutions company and leading supplier of mobile messaging and payments, announced the successful deployment of a PrePaid solution at Bulgarian mobile operator Cosmo Bulgaria Mobile in co-operation with Greek systems integrator Intrasof

Business | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVES ARE PUT AT A DISADVANTAGE IN COMPAR...

Bulgarian business representatives are put at a disadvantage in comparison with foreign investors, Bozhidar Danev, Chairman and Executive President of the Bulgarian Industrial Association, said on December 11 for Darik Radio. According to him businessmen’

Politics | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SWEDISH AMBASSADOR ASK: BULGARIA HAS BRILLIANT YOUNG GENERATION

On the occasion of the centennial of the Nobel Prize, Swedish ambassador to Bulgaria Sten Ask, held an inspiring speech at the Sofia University on December 10. In the grand aula of the university Ask spoke at great lengths about the Nobel Prize, its histo

Views on BG | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

A PAIR OF ASTRONAUTS VENTURED OUTSIDE THE SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOUR ON M...

A pair of astronauts ventured outside the space shuttle Endeavour on Monday, the second spacewalk in as many weeks to make repairs to the International Space Station. Linda Godwin and Daniel Tani wrapped some thermal blankets around the base of the statio

World | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN–REGISTERED EFEKTEN&FINANZ BULGARIA WILL BUY FOR USD 5,5 M A ...

Bulgarian–registered Efekten&Finanz Bulgaria will buy for USD 5,5 M a 57% stake in Bulgarian cosmetics maker Alen Mak, the Privatization Agency announced. The contract is expected to be concluded by a month.

Politics | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

PRESIDENT BUSH SAID A VIDEOTAPE OF OSAMA BIN LADEN PURPORTEDLY BRAGGIN...

President Bush said a videotape of Osama bin Laden purportedly bragging about the September 11 terrorist attacks will show viewers that he is guilty of "incredible murder." The tape will be shown today.

World | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

POLAND AGAINST BULGARIA’S FIRST WAVE EU ACCESSION

Polish News Bulletin M Leszek Miller and Hungarian PM Viktor Orban have visited Paris before the EU summit in Laeken.

Views on BG | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FORMER YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC HAS REFUSED TO ENTER A PL...

Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has refused to enter a plea on genocide charges at the U.N.

World | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

EC TO REVISE ACCESSION PROCESS SCHEDULE FOR BULGARIA AND ROMANIA

Louis Michel, Belgium’s Foreign Minister announced that the European Commission will prepare a report on the progress made by Bulgaria and Romania. Michel will chair the meeting at the level of ministers which is held in Brussels within the framework of t

Politics | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIA ALSO MARKED THREE MONTHS FROM SEPTEMBER 11 ASSAULTS

Three months from the September 11 terrorist assaults in New York were marked on December 11 in the Bulgarian capital Sofia with a brief public ceremony. The ceremony was held as a response to the call of the American President Bush to honor the memmory o

Politics | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SOUTH KOREA HAS UNVEILED ITS NEWEST AND ARGUABLY MOST SPECTACULAR FOOT...

South Korea has unveiled its newest and arguably most spectacular football stadium, the last of 20 venues to be built or redeveloped for next year's World Cup. Seogwipo Stadium on the resort island of Jeju is the last of South Korea's World Cup facilities

World | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

ISRAELI ATTACK HELICOPTERS STRUCK TARGETS IN BEIT HANUN IN NORTHERN GA...

Israeli attack helicopters struck targets in Beit Hanun in northern Gaza early in the morning on December 11, CNN reported, citing Palestinian sources. Witnesses identified the targets as a building housing Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's personal g

World | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00
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