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SPECIAL MIG 29 DEMONSTRATION FOR KING OF JORDAN

Abdullah II, King of Jordan watched a Russian Jet-fighter MIG 29 demonstration, done by General Mihov, Commander of the Bulgarian Army, in the military base `Graf Ignatievo`. Stefan Popov, Chief Commander of the Bulgarian Air force and Miho Mihov, Chief o

Politics | August 26, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

BULGARIAN AND JORDAN MINISTERS DISCUSS BALKANS

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy met the Jordan Foreign Minister Adul Ilah al-Khatib to discuss the bilateral relations and the problems on the Balkans and in the Middle East on Sunday morning. To a journalist question whether the trial against the six Bu

Politics | August 26, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

TURKISH TYCOON STABBED TO DEATH

Associated Press The chairman of one of Turkey` largest business holdings and a prominent member of its Jewish community was found stabbed to death Saturday, police said.

Views on BG | August 26, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

JORDAN KING LEAVES FOR BULGARIA AND RUSSIA

Petra News Agency, Amman King Abdullah II of Jordan left on Saturday for a two-day official visit to Bulgaria.

Views on BG | August 26, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

PM WELCOMED KING ABDULLAH II AT SOFIA AIRPORT

King Abdullah II of Jordan, accompanied by Queen Rania, arrived in Sofia on a two-day official visit. Jordanian Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ali Abu al-Ragheb and Foreign Minister Adul Ilah al-Khatib are also on the roster of the delegation.

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

DRAW FOR THE UEFA CUP FIRST ROUND:

Matches will be played over two legs on 13 and 27 September.

Sports | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

DRAW FOR THE UEFA CUP FIRST ROUND

Three Bulgarian teams were promoted to the next round of UEFA cup. Inter Bratislava (Slovakia) will host Litex Lovech (Bulgaria) first; Chelsea (England) will play against Levski Sofia (Bulgaria) and CSKA Sofia (Bulgaria) will perform against Shakhtar Don

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

FISHING BANNED TILL OCTOBER

The Agriculture Minister Mehmed Dikme banned the amateur fishing in 17 regional centers till the end of September because of the drought. On violators will be imposed a 100 to 500 leva fine.

Sports | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL IN SOFIA

Folklore groups from Turkey, Ukraine, Greece, Georgia, India and 7 groups from Sofia and Godech will participate in the 5th Sofia International Folklore Festival. The Festival opened on Saturday evening in front of the National Theater.

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

NATIONAL THEATRE APPLAUDED ABROAD

`Magic Light` theatricals by Alexander Morfov, renowned playwright and manager of the Bulgarian National Theater were applauded at festivals in Belgrade and Cividale. `Magic light` is after texts by Shakespeare, Mrozek and Beckett.

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

HIV/AIDS PROJECT CONTINUES

Health Care Minister Bozhidar Finkov and UNDP resident representative in Sofia Trina Lund signed the continuation of a three-year project that will help the implementation of the government-approved national strategy and the national program for the proph

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

VLACH SONG AND DANCE FESTIVAL IN VIDIN

The association of Aromanians in Bulgaria organized the 4th International Vlach Song and Dance Festival in Vidin. The two-day event featured over 500 ethnic Vlachs from Yugoslavia, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania and Bulgaria.

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

NEW GALLERY OPENS WITH AN AMERICAN EXPOSITION

A new gallery will open on August 28 with an exposition of the American artist Mark Zinemann. The name of the gallery is `Viking.

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

CANADIAN DONATES PICTURES

The Canadian artist with Bulgarian origin Michael Claus donated drawings and oil paintings to the`Vladimir Dimitrov – The Master` gallery in Kyustendil /a town to the South-West of Sofia/. Claus is a freelance designer with over fifty expositions around t

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

SUBSIDIES FOR A THRACIAN RELIGIOUS CENTER STOPPED

The Hissar municipality in Southern Bulgaria stopped the subsidies for the protection of the most impressive temple discovered so far and dating back to the age of the Thracians in Starosel. The subsidies allocated under the Beautiful Bulgaria project wer

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

US SENATOR VISITS PRESIDENT STOYANOV

US Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona,arrives in Bulgaria on August 26 at the invitation of Bulgarian President Peter Stoyanov. The President will present Senator McCain with the Order of the Balkan Range, First Class, the highest Bulgarian honour

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIAN AND ROMANIA DISCUSS MINORITIES

Nejdet Mollov, the Minister without portfolio met the Romanian State Secretary in the Ministry of Public Information Doru Ionesku to discuss minority issues. Doru Ionesku is also Chief of the Department of the Romanians living abroad.

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

EX CUSTOMS CHIEF SUES AGENCY CUSTOMS

The ex-Chief of the Agency `Customs` Zahari Zahariev filed a suit for illegal dismissal in the Supreme Administrative Court. Zahariev confirmed that he did not give his resignation in an interview for Darik Radio and wants to be reinstated in his former o

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

ONE KILLED AT A CAR CRASH NEAR AIRPORT

The Mercedes of the National Protection Service crashed in a Jiguli and killed a woman at the bridge to the Sofia Airport. The driver of Vice Prime Minister Kostadin Paskalev entered in the opposite roadway to avoid wrong overtaking incident.

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

ELECTRICITY PRICES MIGHT GO UP AGAIN

The new chief of the State Energy Agency Milko Kovachev said that the October planned increase in the electricity price might not be the last for the following twelve months, wrote Dnevnik Daily. No concrete figures were mentioned.

Business | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER TO VISIT BRUSSELS FIRST

Bulgarian PM Simeon Saxe-Coburg is expected to visit Brussels in September 12, Sega daily announces quoting sources from Belgium capital. PM will meet his Belgium colleague, King Alber II, will visit also EU and NATO headquarters.

Politics | August 24, 2001, Friday // 00:00
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