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GOVERNMENT DECIDED TO ALLOW STAY OF FOREIGN UNARMED MILITARY, MILITARY...

Government decided to allow stay of foreign unarmed military, military vehicles and aircraft on the territory of Bulgaria for participation in a command and staff military exercise code-named Seven Stars 2002 of the Multinational Peace Force Southeastern

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

IN AN INTERVIEW WITH THE JERUSALEM DAILY NEWSPAPER MA'ARIV, ISRAELI PR...

In an interview with the Jerusalem daily newspaper Ma'ariv, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said he regretted that Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat was not killed when Israel invaded Lebanon in 1982, but said Arafat can still be a partner

World | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

ACCUSED TERRORIST MASTERMIND OSAMA BIN LADEN SAID "THE BATTLE HAS MOVE...

Accused terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden said "the battle has moved to inside America" in the only television interview he's granted since the September 11 attacks . The interview was conducted by the Arabic-language Al-Jazeera network in late October

World | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

OFFICERS AND SERGEANTS IN PRISON STAFF WILL BE ALLOWED TO USE WEAPONS ...

Officers and sergeants in prison staff will be allowed to use weapons to prevent escapes, protect themselves, amendments to the Punishment Execution Act passed at first reading Jan.31 envisage.

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

LUXEMBOURG’S INVESTMENT GROUP TO INVEST USD 8 M IN EVROPA TV

Luxembourg's Central Investment Group plans to invest USD 8 M in Bulgaria’s Evropa television in the next three years, the Group's President Kristian Groke announced. Central Investment Group acquired 50 percent in the TV station.

Business | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

EC RECOMMENDATIONS HIGHLIGHTED IN SPEED-UP EU ENTRY STRATEGY

Implementation of the recommendations of the European Commission report, approximation of Bulgarian legislation with European law, administrative capacity building and monitoring by the European structures, are among the goals included in the strategy for

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE BULGARIAN AND SPANISH STANDARDIZATION AUTHORITIES LAUNCHED A JOINT...

The Bulgarian and Spanish standardization authorities launched a joint project to improve the infrastructure for supervising the Bulgarian market. The project covers a variety of sectors and will be implemented in two years.

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

MINISTER TALKS ON E-GOVERNMENT IMPLEMENTATION IN AUSTRIA

State Administration Minister Dimitur Kalchev met with Austria's Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Public Services and Sports, Dr Susanne Riess-Passer, and with the Second President of the National Council (Parliament) of the Republic of Austria, D

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

DEBT TO BELGIUM TO BE RESTRUCTURED UNDER "DEBT-FOR-INVESTMENT SWAP"

The EUR 12 M official Bulgarian debt to Belgium will be restructured under a "debt-for-investment swap" scheme, an agreement approved by the Cabinet reads. The agreement was concluded on January 18, 2002 between the Bulgarian Government and the Ducroire/D

Business | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRESIDENT WANTS NATIONAL SECURITY CONCEPT REVISED

The national security concept and military doctrine should determine more clearly Bulgaria’s interests, aims, priorities and threats, including terrorism and drug trafficking, President and Commander in Chief Georgi Parvanov said in his lecture on Bulgari

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

JOSE JORRIN : SPAIN SUPPORTS BULGARIA IN EU TALKS

H.E Jose Angel Lopez Jorrin has been Spain's Ambassador to Bulgaria since 2001.

Novinite Insider » Interview | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PROTEST RALLY AGAINST HIGH PATENT TAXES BEGINS IN SOFIA

A protest rally against the high patent taxes takes place in front of the building of the Parliament. The rally is organized by the Bulgarian crafts chamber, supported by other professional organization as well as the biggest trade unions “Podkrepa” and t

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

MONBAT BATTERY PRODUCER AWARDED NATO QUALITY CONTROL CERTIFICATE

Electric battery producer Monbat was awarded AQAP-110 NATO certificate, which guarantees the compatibility of its quality management control system with NATO standards. Under the certificate Monbat is to design, produce, sell and recycle starter and stati

Business | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO PARTICIPATE IN DUTCH HORTICULTURE EXHIBITION

Seven Bulgarian companies have expressed willingness to participate in Floriade 2002 world garden show, the Agriculture Ministry announced. Floriade is the Netherlands’ most famous horticultural exhibition, which takes place every ten years from April 6 t

Business | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

TOP CORPORATE, POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS OPENED THE WORLD ECONOM...

Top corporate, political and religious leaders opened the World Economic Forum's annual meeting on Thursday in New York, guarded by barricades and thousands of police while discussing global business and security. The five-day meeting, moved to Manhattan

World | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

AREMISSOFT DENIES ACCESS TO HEALTH INSURANCE FUND SOFTWARE

NASDAQ-listed software maker AremisSoft will terminate its business relations with the management of the National Health Insurance Fund as of January 31, Vasko Kolev, general manager of AremisSoft, announced. The company will impose moratorium on the furt

Business | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

TRANSPORT MINISTER: FLAG CARRIER LOSSES AMOUNT TO BGN 4 M PER MONTH

The monthly losses of flag carrier Balkan amount to BGN 4 M, Transport Minister Plamen Petrov told journalists. He explained that the government has demanded from the receivers of Balkan additional information for the financial results of the company.

Business | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

GOVERNMENT APPROVED BULGARTABAC'S PRIVATIZATION STRATEGY

Bulgaria will sell up to 80 percent of its tobacco monopoly Bulgartabac Holding by mid-year and will not set a minimum price under a privatisation strategy approved by the government on January 31. The state currently controls 92.

Business | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

AN E-MAIL PURPORTEDLY SENT BY THE PAKISTANI GROUP THREATENING TO KILL ...

An e-mail purportedly sent by the Pakistani group threatening to kill Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl said it would extend the deadline to kill him to Friday. There has been no independent confirmation that the group which sent the latest e-mail

World | January 31, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

BUSINESS, RELIGIOUS ISSUES DISCUSSED WITH TURKISH PM

The visa relations between Turkey and Bulgaria as well as the investment plans of Turkish businesses in Bulgarian regions with ethnically mixed population were discussed at a meeting between Turkish Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit and Ahmed Dogan, leader of

Politics | January 31, 2002, Thursday // 00:00

INTERNET CONSULTANCY BIANOR SEEKS MINORITY INVESTOR

Bulgarian Internet consultancy BIANOR, formerly Framfab Bulgaria, seeks to sell a minority stake to a foreign financial investor after parting with its Swedish mother company Framfab, Reuters reported. Once Europe's biggest Internet consultancy before a t

Business | January 31, 2002, Thursday // 00:00
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