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BULGARIAN WITH GOLD AT WORLD FREESTYLE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Two Bulgarians, Serafim Barzakov (63 kg) and Krasimir Kochev (97 kg) advanced to the finals. Barzakov won the gold medal with 3-1 against world and Olympic champion Alireza Dabir of Iran.

Sports | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

ECONOMY MINISTER PLANS MORE FRENCH INVESTMENTS

“A working group for attracting foreign investments will be formed on November 26, “ Nikolay Vassilev, Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister, announced upon his return from Italy and France on November 24. Minister Vassilev is to head the group.

Business | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

NADEZHDA MIHAYLOVA, FLOOR LEADER OF THE UNION OF DEMOCRATIC FORCES, S...

Nadezhda Mihaylova, floor leader of the Union of Democratic Forces, said she respected Petur Stoyanov’s decision to resign from Bulgarian political life for some time. She expressed her opinion upon her arrival from Mexico, where she took part in a meeti

Politics | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

SIMEON II NATIONAL MOVEMENT SEMINAR STARTED

Simeon II National Movement Council and Parliamentary Group started their two-day working meeting on November 24 in Borovets resort. The theme of the seminar is “Simeon II National Movement – future political activities”.

Politics | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA - A PLACE FOR ALL SEASONS

Financial Times by Theodor Troev

Views on BG | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

AL QUAIDA TERRORISTS SAID TO PASS THROUGH BULGARIA

“A number of people, suspected of belonging to the terrorist Al Quaida organization, are making their way towards central Europe and further towards the West through Bulgaria, “ Tomislav Mihalj, Director of the State Border Services of Bosnia-Herzegovina,

Politics | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

REUTERS SURVEY: 50% CHANCE FOR BG EU ENTRY IN 2007

Bulgaria’s chances to join the European Union in 2007 are set at 50% according to a survey conducted by Reuters Agency. All 38 of the respondents in the survey are economic and political experts.

Views on BG | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

PM: BULGARIA WILL CONTINUE ITS CONSISTENT POLICY

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg held successive meetings with Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Drnovsek, Austrian Chancellor Wolfgang Schuessel, and Macedonian Deputy Prime Minister Zoran Krstevski in Trieste, Italy, on November 23. The leaders exchanged

Politics | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

DEPUTY CHIEF PROSECUTOR NOT INFORMED ABOUT CHECK UP ON EX-PM

Deputy Chief Prosecutor Hristo Manchev said he had no information about the initiation of an inquiry on former Prime Minister Ivan Kostov. ”The prosecuting magistracy have found serious violations of privatisation procedure during the transactions conclud

Business | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

THE NETHERLANDS WILL CONTINUE INVESTING IN BULGARIA

Baroness Henriette van Lynden, Dutch Ambassador to Bulgaria, visited the Black Sea resort of Albena and the village of Batovo on November 23.According to Ambassador van Lynden the government of the Netherlands plans to continue its investments in Bulgaria

Business | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

KALOYAN NINOV, DEPUTY ECONOMY MINISTER, IS IN RUSSIA ON A FOUR-DAY VIS...

Kaloyan Ninov, Deputy Economy Minister, is in Russia on a four-day visit. The visit is scheduled to continue from November 24 till November 28.

Politics | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

THE PLOVDIV MILITARY REPAIR WORKS IS LIKELY TO BE COMMISSIONED TO REPA...

The Plovdiv military repair works is likely to be commissioned to repair MiG-29 planes, Stanimir Ilchev, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Policy, Defence and Security, said November 23. MiG aircraft of other countries, such as Syria, Ger

Politics | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

GERMAN AMBASSADOR: BULGARIA HAS NO ALTERNATIVE BUT EU AND NATO

“Bulgaria has no alternative, but EU and NATO entry,” Ursula Seiler-Albring, German Ambassador to Bulgaria, said on November 23. She confirmed Germany’s support for Bulgaria’s accession in the EU.

Politics | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

REPRESENTATIVES OF THE SOFIA UNIVERSITY “ST. KLIMENT OHRIDSKI” TOGETHE...

Representatives of the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” together with Bulgarian businessmen are working on projects for financing educational programs, Boyan Biolchev, Sofia University rector announced on November 24 at the opening of the second me

Politics | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

PRESIDENTS OF MACEDONIA, FRANCE AND UKRAINE CONGRATULATED PARVANOV

Georgi Parvanov received congratulations on his election at the presidential election on November 18 from Macedonian President Boris Traykovski, French president Jacques Chirac and Ukraine President Leonid Kuchma. Traykovski expressed satisfaction with th

Politics | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

EU ENVIRONMENT MINISTERS TO DISCUSS BG PROGRESS

Dolores Arsenova, Environment and Waters Minister, will attend the annual meeting of EU environment ministers with European Environment Commissioner Margot Wallstrom scheduled for November 26 and 27 in Brussels. Bulgaria’s progress in EU accession talks o

Politics | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

GREY WOLVES EXTREMIST ARRESTED IN SOFIA

A member of the Turkish right-wing extremist organization Grey Wolves was arrested in Sofia on November 22, representatives of the Interior Ministry announced on November 23. The special operation was conducted by the Anti-Terror Department with the Natio

Politics | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

CABINET MAY REDUCE PROPANE BUTANE EXCISE DUTY

The proposed BGN 180 per ton excise duty on propane butane is to reduced, the Cabinet decided late in the day on November 22, 2001 after a meeting of the Finance Minister Milen Velchev with gas dealers and representatives of the Union of the Hauliers to t

Business | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

SWEDISH AMBASSADOR TO VISIT SHUMEN

Swedish Ambassador Sten Ask will make his first visit to Shumen on November 26 at the invitation of Juliana Doncheva, Shumen MP of the Simeon II National Movement. The visit aims at intensifying Swedish-Bulgarian relations in business and culture.

Politics | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

STABILITY PACT TO GRANT BULGARIA EUR 50 M

A total of EUR 50 M are to be granted to Bulgaria under a project for Balkans development of the Stability Pact, Michalis Christidis, Greek Ambassador to Bulgaria, announced in Varna on November 23. He was in Varna together with a delegation of Greek busi

Business | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO RECEIVE USD 20 M FROM OIL TRANSIT

Bulgaria will receive a total of USD 20 M from oil transit after completing the construction of the pipeline Burgas-Alexandrupolis, representatives of Bulgaria, Russia and Greece decided on November 23 at a working meeting. Bulgaria and Greece will receiv

Business | November 24, 2001, Saturday // 00:00
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