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SUPPORT FOR RIGHTIST PARTIES DECREASES A LOT, SOCIOLOGIST CLAIMS

“Electoral support for rightist parties has decreased by three times,” Miroslava Yanova from the MBMD sociological agency said ate a discussion, organized by Friedrich Naumann foundation and the Institute for Liberal Studies. While n May last year, suppor

Politics | February 26, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE BULGARIAN-AMERICAN CREDIT BANK (BACB) PREPARES A SECOND ISSUE OF M...

The Bulgarian-American Credit Bank (BACB) prepares a second issue of mortgage bonds, the credit institution announced without specifying the concrete parameters of the new issue. BACB successfully sold its first mortgage bond issue on August 1 last year.

Politics | February 26, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

US OFFICIAL: ENLARGEMENT IS LAST NATO PRIORITY

“NATO is at a crossroad. Enlargement is the last priority for the Alliance,” Jeffrey Simon, an expert on NATO Central European expansion at the National Defense University’s Institute of Strategic Studies in Washington.

Politics | February 26, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FORMER PRESIDENT LEFT FOR US, WILL LECTURE THERE

Former Bulgaria’s President Petur Stoyanov left for the United States. He will lecture in American universities at the invitation of the US Senate.

Politics | February 26, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FLAG CARRIER FINALIZED SALE OF FOUR HEATHROW SLOTS

National carrier Balkan Airlines finalized the sale of four of the slots at London Heathrow Airport, receiver Hristo Mollov announced. The slots will become property of British Airways against 3,150,000 pounds.

Business | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

NATIONAL TV CANDIDATE DIRECTORS PRESENTED THEIR PROJECTS

I am willing to make compromises for improving the financial state of the National Television, BNT anchor Dimitur Tsonev, one of the three candidates for General Director of the Bulgarian National Television said at the presentation of his project for the

Politics | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

WORLD BANK AIMS TO BOOST CUSTOMS EFFICIENCY

The World Bank will suggest that the Cabinet work out a program for subsidizing the poorest electricity consumers, and not the producers, it transpired after the meeting of President Parvanov and Andrew Vorkink, World Bank Director for Bulgaria, Romania a

Business | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

PRESIDENT INFORMED PM ON FORTHCOMING VISIT IN MACEDONIA

The President familiarized Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg with his program of his forthcoming visit to Macedonia at a working meeting on February 25. The President and the Prime Minister agreed to enhance the dialogue and cooperation between their administrat

Politics | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

FORMER RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER BECAME SOFIA UNIVERSITY HONORARY DOCTOR

"I consider it a great honour to be awarded the Honorary Doctor's title of Sofia University, one of the oldest and most progressive higher education schools in the Balkans," Primakov said at a special ceremony at Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski Febru

Society | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

AMERICAN GENERAL AGAINST CLOSURE OF N-PLANT KOZLODUY

“I believe that N-plant Kozloduy will continue working, considering the fact that during the last couple of years USD 150 M have been invested in the security of the plant, “Charles Dyke, CEO of the International Technology and Trade Associates, Inc. and

Politics | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

DEBT ACCORD EXPECTED TO MELT ICE WITH RUSSIA

"We've managed to close down a page in Bulgarian-Russian relations, which the previous governments did not do for seven years. This is the first step in melting the ice between the two countries," Bulgaria’s Deputy Finance Minister Katev said, commenting

Business | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

FIVE MORE CASES OF HIV-POSITIVE BULGARIANS HAVE BEEN REGISTERED SINCE ...

Five more cases of HIV-positive Bulgarians have been registered since the beginning of the year, Health Care Ministry announced. Official data put that total figure at 364, while the people with AIDS are 96.

Politics | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

SERB FORCES BURNED A PARALYZED ETHNIC ALBANIAN WOMAN ALIVE IN HER HOME...

Serb forces burned a paralyzed ethnic Albanian woman alive in her home, murdered a toddler and blew up a mosque during their 1999 crackdown on Kosovo, a witness told the Slobodan Milosevic trial Monday. Kosovo Albanian Halil Morina, a retired farmer, said

World | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THE FBI HAS IDENTIFIED A SCIENTIST WHO ONCE WORKED IN A U.S. GOVERNMEN...

The FBI has identified a scientist who once worked in a U.S.

World | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

THE HIGH WIND LEFT 32 TOWNS AND VILLAGES IN THE COUNTRY WITHOUT POWER ...

The high wind left 32 towns and villages in the country without power supply. The worst-hit districts are Plovdiv, Gabrovo and Razgrad, where all telephone lines have been cut off.

Politics | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

PRESIDENT TO PAY SECOND IN HISTORY OF RELATIONS VISIT TO MACEDONIA

Bulgaria’s President Georgi Parvanov will pay a state visit to Macedonia on February 26-27, accompanied by Foreign Minister Passsy and Interior Minister Petkanov. This will be the second visit of a Bulgarian President to Macedonia in the history of relati

Politics | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

TONY BLAIR WOULD TAKE THE DRAMATIC GAMBLE OF STAGING A REFERENDUM ON T...

Tony Blair would take the dramatic gamble of staging a referendum on the single currency on 1 May 2003, under proposals that are being considered in Whitehall, The Independent announced. Pro-euro advisers are pressing the Prime Minister to arrange for the

World | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

ONE OBLIGATORY MATRICULATION EXAM MAY BE REMOVED

Two of the obligatory matriculation exams to stay – the Bulgarian language and literature exam and an exam, depending on the profile of the school –and the third matriculation exam on civil education to be removed is the last proposal of the Education Min

Politics | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

INDIA HAS RULED OUT ANY RESUMPTION OF TALKS WITH PAKISTAN UNTIL IT IS ...

India has ruled out any resumption of talks with Pakistan until it is convinced that its nuclear rival has stopped supporting attacks by Islamic militants on Indian targets. President KR Narayanan, in a strongly worded address to parliament on Monday, vow

World | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

GERMAN MEDIA: BULGARIA MAY REPEAT ARGENTINA SCENARIO

Will Bulgaria repeat Argentina scenario is the question many German media pose in their analyses of the social protests in the country, BBC reported. The usually calm Bulgaria is not used to such scenes, Bremer Nachrichten writes in its Sunday’s issue, co

Politics | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00

HUNDREDS OF SUPPORTERS OF ZIMBABWEAN PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE ATTACKED ...

Hundreds of supporters of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attacked people leaving an opposition election campaign rally. About 500 Mugabe followers, armed with clubs and stones, swarmed around the exits of a stadium in Chinhoyi late on Sunday after opp

World | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00
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