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RUSSIA’S DEBT REDUCED TO USD 88,5 M,WILL BE PAID IN THREE YEARS

Russia’s debt to Bulgaria to be reduced to USD 88,500 M from USD 100 M as agreed seven years ago, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Kudrin and Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev agreed on February 23. The debt is going to be paid in thr

Politics | February 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FORMER RUSSIAN PM IS IN BULGARIA TO PRESENT HIS NEW BOOK

Former Russian PM and Foreign Minister Evgenii Primakov arrived in Bulgaria on February 23. Upon his arrival at Sofia Airport, Primakov said that the fact that Bulgaria aims to join NATO will not be an obstacle for the good relations between Russia and Bu

Society | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA CAN SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASE EXPORT TO RUSSIA, KUDRIN CLAIMS

Bulgaria can double its export to Russia, and Russia is interested in this, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Kudrin told a news conference after the end of the 7th Session of the bilateral Commission for Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooper

Views on BG | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

A CEREMONY IN HONOUR OF THE COMMUNISM VICTIMS TOOK PLACE IN THE CITY O...

A ceremony in honour of the communism victims took place in the city of Veliko Turnovo. A mass was served at the place where 208 people were shot dead 57 years ago.

Politics | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

A PERMANENT CEASEFIRE HAS COME INTO FORCE IN SRI LANKA WHICH IT IS HOP...

A permanent ceasefire has come into force in Sri Lanka which it is hoped will lead to peace talks between the government and Tamil Tiger rebels. The truce, which will be observed by small teams headed by international monitors, has caused great excitement

World | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

EGYPT'S TRANSPORT MINISTER, IBRAHIM AL-DEMERI, HAS RESIGNED FOLLOWING ...

Egypt's Transport Minister, Ibrahim al-Demeri, has resigned following the country's worst ever train fire, which claimed over 370 lives. The head of the country's railway authority, Ahmed al-Sherif, has also tendered his resignation over Wednesday's disas

World | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

AT LEAST THREE US SOLDIERS HAVE DIED IN THE CRASH OF A TRANSPORT HELIC...

At least three US soldiers have died in the crash of a transport helicopter into the sea in the southern Philippines. There were 10 personnel aboard the MH-47 Chinook, which came down in a gulf north of the island of Mindanao.

World | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

OSCAR-WINNING CARTOON ANIMATOR CHUCK JONES, WHO BROUGHT TO LIFE A HOST...

Oscar-winning cartoon animator Chuck Jones, who brought to life a host of cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, has died in California of heart failure at the age of 89. He made more than 300 cartoons and won three Oscars for his work as

World | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA’S FOREIGN MINISTER PASSY RECEIVED BLACK BELT AIKIDO 1ST DAN. ...

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Passy received black belt Aikido 1st dan. The ceremony took place in the Bulgarian Army Theater in Sofia and was organized by the Atlantic Club in Bulgaria, the International Aikido Association and the Bulgarian Aikido Foundati

Politics | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA’S BIGGEST GSM OPERATOR MOBILTEL AWARDED WORLD QUALITY AWARD

Bulgaria’s biggest GSM operator MobilTel won “World quality award XXI century” of the World Marketing Organization, the company announced. Companies who have extraordinary results in the quality of their products and services, in spite of the difficulties

Business | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULAT NIGAMTULIN, RUSSIA’S ATOMIC ENERGY DEPUTY MINISTER SAID THAT BUL...

Bulat Nigamtulin, Russia’s atomic energy deputy minister said that Bulgaria should have the political will not to closev Kozloduy N-plant units. He denied allegations that the reactors from the Russian type are old ones.

Politics | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

INCREASING POVERTY SPARKS UNREST AMONG BULGARIAN GYPSIES

The Associated Press The shut-off of electricity was only the triggering spark that unleashed riots in the Gypsy slums of this town, people here say.

Views on BG | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

GAZPROM EYES BULGARIA'S BULGARGAS PRIVATISATION

Russia's gas giant Gazprom said it was interested in an eventual privatisation of Bulgaria's state-owned gas monopoly Bulgargas, Reuters reported. "We are interested in such a privatisation and this is natural given that we are a supplier using this (Bulg

Business | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

NADEZHDA MIHAYLOVA WHO IS TO RUN FOR LEADER OF THE UNION OF DEMOCRATIC...

Nadezhda Mihaylova who is to run for leader of the Union of Democratic Forces announced that she will announce her program in an article published in the “Demokratziya” newspaper on February 25. Nadezhda Mihaylova who is currently UDF floor leader was for

Politics | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

ISRAELI SOLDIERS IN THE WEST BANK KILLED AN UNARMED PALESTINIAN SATURD...

Israeli soldiers in the West Bank killed an unarmed Palestinian Saturday who ran toward their post in the dead of night shouting an Arabic rallying cry, the army said, quoted by Reuters. Palestinian security sources said Israel had handed the man's body o

World | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

ELENA POPTODOROVA WHO HAS BEEN UNTIL RECENTLY SPOKESWOMAN OF BULGARIA’...

Elena Poptodorova who has been until recently spokeswoman of Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry said she had no idea who was going to replace her at the position. Poptodorova was appointed Bulgaria’s new ambassador to the United States.

Politics | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

NEW BG AMBASSADOR TO US: US FAVORS BULGARIA’S JOINING NATO

“The United States are “pro” Bulgaria’s joining NATO,” Elena Poptodorova, Bulgaria’s new ambassador to the United States told Darik Radio. “The United States is for inviting Bulgaria to NATO this autumn, “ she added.

Politics | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

JUSTICE MINISTER: CASE AGAINST MEDICS IS ORDINARY CRIMINAL TRIAL NOW

Bulgaria’s Justice Minister Anton Stankov said that there are grounds to expect more relaxed detention measures for the six Bulgarian medics, charged with intentionally infecting 393 Libyan children with the HIV virus, in an interview for the Bulgarian Na

Politics | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

SPECIAL ENVOY DISCUSSED COOPERATION WITH AFGHAN DEPUTY PM

Angel Orbetsov,the special envoy to Afghanistan of Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Passy, met on February 20 with Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Afghanistan, General Mohammad Qasim Fahim. At the meeting Orbetsov expressed Bulgaria's support for

Politics | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

INVESTIGATORS IN PAKISTAN SAY THEY KNOW THE NAMES OF THE MILITANTS WHO...

Investigators in Pakistan say they know the names of the militants who abducted and killed Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl and are taking "the strongest possible actions" to bring them to justice. Pearl's widow released a letter thanking the wor

World | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

UNEMPLOYMENT IN JANUARY 2002 VERY SLIGHTLY DECREASED

January 2002 unemployment stood at 17.99%, down by 0.

Views on BG | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00
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