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SKI TOURISM EXPECTED TO BOOST AFTER HEAVY SNOWFALL

Due to the heavy snowfall, the ski conditions in all Bulgarian winter resorts are very good. Ski lifts work everywhere.

Business | December 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN CIGARETTES HARD TO FIND ON THE MARKET

The Cabinet decided to increase the prices of cigarettes after New Year. After the decision was announced, the cigarettes disappeared from the shops.

Business | December 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

STATE OF EMERGENCY IN 69 CITIES AND VILLAGES

State of emergency was declared officially in 69 cities and villages on Tuesday. The perspective regime of the electricity to be imposed soon in the country is clear and real, sources said.

Politics | December 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

MORE THAN FIFTY VILLAGES IN THE COUNTRY ARE WITHOUT ELECTRICITY

Forty-five villages in the Burgas region are without electricity, eight in the Stara Zagora region, two – in the Varna region and one near Gabrovo. 29 villages in the Burgas region are without water, six – in Sliven, nine – in Haskovo, eight- in Varna and

Politics | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

MOBILTEL’S SHARES MAY HAVE BEEN TRANSFERRED TO A NEW OWNER

A transfer of MobilTel shares was probably made on December 20, the State Telecommunications Commission (STC) announced. The STC was not officially informed about that.

Business | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

WALTER SCHWIMMER, SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE, DELIVERE...

Walter Schwimmer, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, delivered to Bulgaria's Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe his sincere condolences on the death of seven teenagers killed in an accident at the Indigo night club in Sofia.

Politics | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

JOHN-DIMITRY PANITZA: BULGARIA’S BIGGEST TRAGEDY IS THAT YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVE

John-Dimitry Panitza is the chairman and founder of the Free and Democratic Bulgaria Foundation, of Junior Achievement–Bulgaria, among the founders of the American University in Bulgaria, honorary member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, a recipient o

Novinite Insider » Interview | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

SOFIA AIRPORT OPEN, BULGARIA UNDER SNOW SEIZURE

Sofia Airport is open and provide all regular flights, two other country's airports in Burgas and Varna are closed and no information is provided whether will be opened on Wednesday. All trains are travelling throughout the country with approximate 4 hour

Politics | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY LEADER YASSER ARAFAT DID NOT ATTEND CHRISTMAS EV...

Palestinian Authority leader Yasser Arafat did not attend Christmas Eve Mass in Bethlehem because of a ban imposed by Israel.

World | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

THOUSANDS OF TOURISTS AND WORSHIPPERS ATTENDED ST PETER'S SQUARE FOR T...

Thousands of tourists and worshippers attended St Peter's Square for the Pope's Christmas message. The 81-year-old pope, celebrating the 24th Christmas of his papacy, said Christ's message of light and hope was still valid.

World | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

TWO OF THE MEDICS IN LIBYA MET THEIR RELATIVES

Two of the Bulgarian nurses, charged with intentionally infecting Libyan children with HIV met their relatives who were in Tripoli for the December 22 hearing of the trial against the medics. The hearing of the case against the six Bulgarian was postponed

Politics | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

CHRISTMAS HYMNS ECHOED IN THE U.S. MILITARY CAMP RHINO AS OFFICIALS WA...

Christmas hymns echoed in the U.S.

World | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

HEAVY SNOW MAKES TRAVELLING DIFFICULT ALL OVER THE COUNTRY

The snow cover in the Bulgarian capital Sofia is about 45 sm. The streets in the center are being cleared; the transport is working with delays.

Politics | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

FIRST PHASE OF OPERATION IN BURGAS ACOMPLISHED

Text provided by US Embassy, Sofia, December 25, 2001, Sofia - The U.

Views on BG | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

US OPERATION IN BURGAS ACCOMPLISHED

First phase of the Operation Enduring Freedom humanitarian mission has been successfully accomplished, US Embassy to Sofia announced on December 22. The phase included the air drops of food and other assistance to Afghan populations in need.

Politics | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

POPE JOHN PAUL II EXPRESSED HIS CONDOLENCES IN A TELEGRAM TO THE PAREN...

Pope John Paul II expressed his condolences in a telegram to the parents of the seven children who died in the tragic incident in nightclub Indigo.

Politics | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00

ARGENTINA'S DECISION TO SUSPEND PAYMENTS ON ITS HEFTY DEBT FAILED TO S...

Argentina's decision to suspend payments on its hefty debt failed to surprise most investors on Monday, and their attention shifted to how the new president can end a grueling recession that sparked his predecessor's resignation.

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00

AFGHANISTAN'S NEW LEADER, HAMID KARZAI, TURNED 44 ON MONDAY, FACING TH...

Afghanistan's new leader, Hamid Karzai, turned 44 on Monday, facing the daunting task of rebuilding a failed state in which his authority on the ground barely reaches beyond the capital Kabul.

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00

NIGERIA'S JUSTICE MINISTER WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY ONE OF SEVERAL UNIDE...

Nigeria's justice minister was shot and killed by one of several unidentified attackers who broke into his home in the southeastern city of Ibadan, government officials and family members said Monday.

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00

IN A NEW ULTIMATUM, ISRAEL SAID MONDAY IT WILL ONLY ALLOW PALESTINIAN ...

In a new ultimatum, Israel said Monday it will only allow Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to attend Christmas Mass in Bethlehem if he arrests the assassins of an Israeli Cabinet minister by sundown.

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00

CHRISTMAS EVE MARKED WITH SOLEMN LITURGY IN “SVETA NEDELYA” CHURCH

In the evening of December 24, Bulgarian patriarch Maxim served an official liturgy to mark Christmas Eve. The liturgy took place in “Sveta Nedelya” church in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Politics | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00
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