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NATIONAL MOVEMENT: CABINET REMAINS STABLE

`The future of the political agreement between the Movement for Rights and Freedoms and the Simeon II National Movement is not threatened,` Plamen Panayotov, leader of the Parliamentary Group of the Simeon II National Movement said, quoted by Info Radio.

Politics | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

CEYLAN HOLDING TO FILE CLAIM AGAINST BG IN PARIS

The Turkish Ceylan Holding threatened to start legal proceedings in the Paris Court of Arbitration in case that Bulgaria suspends the construction works of the Gorna Arda hydropower complex in the Rhodopes mountain. There is an escape clause in the joint

Business | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

EX MOBIKOM CEO TO HEAD MACEDONIAN TELECOM

John Munnery will be the new CEO of the Macedonian Telecoms Company, Mekedonski Telekomunikacii AD ( Mak Tel.) Munnery used to be Chief Executive Director of the first Bulgarian mobile phone operator Mobikom.

Business | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

RULING PARTY PARTNER WITH PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms, the coalition partner of the ruling Simeon II National Movement, will nominate in three days separate candidate for the presidential elections that will take place on November 11. The candidate will not be any party`s

Politics | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

MEDIA ACT AMENDMENTS MAY CONFLICT EC REQUIREMENTS

`The amendments to the Radio and Television Act might lead to an unprecedented conflict with the European Union and even to re-opening of the Culture and Audio-video Policy chapter from the accession negotiations with the European Union,` sources from the

Politics | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

EC DIRECTOR GENERAL: BULGARIA SHOULD JOIN EU

`Bulgaria should become a EU member, `Eneko Landaburu, European Commission`s Director General of Enlargement said. Landaburu is on a two-day official visit to Bulgaria.

Politics | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

STEELMAKER KREMIKOVTSI OUTPUT DOWN WITH 15%

`The Bulgarian metallurgical plant Kremikovtzi will reduce its output with 15%,`sources from the company announced. The unfavorable situation in the international markets prompted that move.

Business | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NEW SKI CENTER IN RHODOPES TO BE CONSTRUCTED

`An expert Council of the Environment Ministry has approved a project for building a new skiing center in the Rhodopes mountains called Perelik,` Atanas Kadjebov, Chief Architect of the district center of Smolyan said. Perelik will be the second skiing ce

Business | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO NEGOTIATE WITH ARAB INVESTORS

`Bulgaria will seek investments from the Middle East and Central Asia,`Nikolay Marinov, the newly appointed director of the Foreign Investments Agency said on October 3. Marinov and his predecessor Georgi Tabakov answered journalists` questions then.

Business | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BG ARMY GENERAL DENIES MEDIA ALLEGATIONS

`The operation of the Bulgarian Army structures has be reviewed according to criteria, set by the Defense Ministry and under the supervision of the ministry`s political leadership. Neither the General Staff nor any of its bodies initiated individual actio

Politics | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

FOOTBALL: COMPLETE GUIDE TO QUALIFYING FOR THE 2002 WORLD CUP GROUP-BY-GROUP GUIDES

The Independent - United Kingdom BY PHIL SHAW

Sports | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

FOOTBALL: QUALIFYING FOR THE 2002 WORLD CUP GROUP 3

Bulgaria Plays in Prague against Czech on Saturday. The picture in Group Three before:

Sports | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NUCLEAR ACCIDENT DRILLS BEGIN AT ROMANIAN NUCLEAR PLANT

Report by Romanian news agency Rompres An International Nuclear Emergency Exercise outside the CNE [Nuclear Electricity Plant] PROD Cernavoda site (eastern Romania) - Axiopolis 2001 started on Tuesday, 2 October, in the Neptun resort on the Black Sea sh

Views on BG | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

SWEDISH EMBASSY THOUGHT TO BE INVOLVED IN SUSPECTED ALIEN SMUGGLING

BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom Full text of the report by Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter

Views on BG | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

SWEDISH EMBASSY ACCUSED BY DAGENS NYHETER

Swedish embassies and Bulgaria and Tunis thought to be involved in suspected alien smuggling, Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter reported these days. It was the Bulgarian border police who sounded the alarm when they saw how group after group of Turkish men

Politics | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

DOGAN THREATENS WITH EARLY ELECTION

Early elections are ahead of us, the leader of Turkish minority dominated Movement for Rights and Freedom Ahmed Dogan told Premier Simeon Saxe-Coburg immediately after he heard of his decision to back up Peter Stoyanov`s nomination. Ahmed Dogan and the Pr

Politics | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

SIMEON SUPPORTS STOYANOV FOR SECOND TERM

Simeon II National movement will support current president Petur Stoyanov for second term in the office, Simeon Saxe-Coburg announced today officially. Prime minister called early afternoon to the president and asked for urgent meeting.

Politics | October 3, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

SERIOUS MEASURES TO BE MADE AGAINST CAR THEFTS

`Vehicle thefts and smuggling are often perpetrated by technically well-equipped criminal structures associated with legal businesses, mainly trading companies, that often interact with similar foreign criminal groups,` Interior Ministry Chief Secretary B

Politics | October 2, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

INTERPOL SAYS CAR THEFT RISING WORLDWIDE

Reuters The international police organization Interpol said on October 1 there had been a worldwide surge in car theft, with one vehicle being stolen every 10 seconds.

Views on BG | October 2, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

PURVANOV`S ELECTION CAMPAIGN STAFF ANNOUNCED

The election staff of the leftist candidate for president Georgi Purvanov started work on the campaign of the current Socialist Party leader, Info radio reported. Rumen Petkov is the Chairman of Purvanov`s election staff.

Politics | October 2, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

DEPUTY PM:USD 600 M FROM PRIVATIZATION BY 2002

The Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev and the Privatization Agency management presented their privatization priorities at a news conference on October 2. Vassilev announced that he expects at least USD 600 M cash in pro

Business | October 2, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00
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