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ROMANIA AWARE OF NATO ENTRY EUPHORIA DANGERS

It is too early to rejoice over its chances of joining NATO this year along with Bulgaria, Romanian Foreign Minister Mircea Geoana said in Athens during the meeting with his Bulgarian, Greek and Turkish counterparts. "We should not fall pray to euphoria,

Politics | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

NO AGREEMENT HAS BEEN REACHED BY INTERIOR MINISTER PETKANOV AND THE CH...

No agreement has been reached by Interior Minister Petkanov and The Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry Boyko Borissov on personnel issues, Borissov said. He underlined, however, that such disagreements should not be exaggerated, since they are somet

Politics | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

PRESIDENT DELIVERED CONDOLENCES ON QUEEN MOTHER DEATH

President Parvanov delivered his deepest condolences on the death of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother in a telegram to her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The telegram says that this day is full of grief for the Bulgarian and for the British people.

Politics | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

WAYS OF BOOSTING REGIONAL STABILITY AND SECURITY ARE BEING DISCUSSED A...

Ways of boosting regional stability and security are being discussed at the conference of the Balkan Political Club in Skopje, which was opened March 30 by its chairman and former Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev. According to Zhelyu Zhelev the first day

Politics | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

MINISTER WANTS REGULATORY BODY IN CHARGE OF N-PLANT SAFETY

The issues concerning the safety of the Nuclear Power plant Kozloduy may be solved only by a regulatory body, Energy Minister Milko Kovachev said. He explained the lack of confidence in the nuclear sector in Bulgaria with the lack of competent, efficient

Business | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

TWO THIRDS OF THE BULGARIANS ARE NOT ABLE TO BUY MEDICINES BECAUSE OF ...

Two thirds of the Bulgarians are not able to buy medicines because of the high prices, an opinion-poll made by the Noema polling agency shows. Every second Bulgarian complains of the poor conditions at the hospitals.

Politics | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

HEAVY SNOWFALL SURPRISED THE VISITORS IN THE RESORTS OF PAMPOROVO AND ...

Heavy snowfall surprised the visitors in the resorts of Pamporovo and Borovets, reaching at places one-meter height. Snow fell also in Bansko.

Politics | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

BRITAIN IS IN MOURNING FOR THE QUEEN MOTHER, WHO DIED IN HER SLEEP AGE...

Britain is in mourning for the Queen Mother, who died in her sleep aged 101. Books of condolences are to be opened in London and Edinburgh and crowds of mourners have gathered outside Britain's royal palaces to lay flowers and remember.

World | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

POPE JOHN PAUL II, DETERMINED TO CELEBRATE EASTER CEREMONIES DESPITE P...

Pope John Paul II, determined to celebrate Easter ceremonies despite painful ailments, marked the final hours before the holiday at Saturday's candlelight vigil in St. Peter's Basilica, the most solemn ceremony in the Catholic calendar.

World | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

NATO SOUTHEASTERN EXPANSION WILL BOOST EUROPE’S STABILITY

We are convinced that at this historic moment, when the new system of the European security is being formed, the NATO accession of countries from Southeastern Europe will contribute to maintaining the stability and security on the continent, reads a joint

Politics | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

SOCIALISTS WANT CABINET'S POLICY CHANGED

The Bulgarian Socialist Party has started the preparations for setting up governing teams in different spheres, whose work will be based on the Shadow Cabinet principle, the plenum of the party’s Supreme Council decided. At the same time the Executive Bur

Politics | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

TRADE UNIONS AND TELECOM WILL NEGOTIATE TILL APRIL 30

Bulgaria’s telecom monopoly Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC) and all three trade unions in the company signed an agreement on extending the current collective labour contract. Under the agreement the contract will be valid till April 30, 2002.

Business | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

FM TO DISCUSS BILATERAL RELATIONS IN CHINA

Bulgaria-China bilateral relations will be discussed by Foreign Minsiter Passy during his visit in China, which is at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Jiaxuan Tang. Cooperation in the United Nations Security Council will also be on top of the age

Politics | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

EUROSPORT AWARDS BG SHORT TRACK MEDALIST FROM SALT LAKE CITY

Evgenia Radanova, Bulgaria's two times short-track medalist from Salt Lake City, will be awarded by the satellite sports channel Eurosport for her contribution to promoting skating at the Olympic Games. It is a pleasure for us to inform you that at the ce

Sports | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00

CITIZENS FROM THE TOWN OF STARA ZAGORA COMPLETED THE WOOD SCULPTURES O...

Citizens from the town of Stara Zagora completed the wood sculptures of Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius and their five disciples, which will be their present to Pope John Paul II. In a letter to Foreign Minister Passy they asked that this gift is presente

Politics | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

AUSTRALIAN POLICE WERE STILL SEARCHING FOR 8 ASYLUM SEEKERS WHO REMAIN...

Australian police were still searching for 8 asylum seekers who remained at large after escaping from the country's outback Woomera detention centre. Immigration Minister Philip Ruddock said a total of 41 asylum seekers had escaped overnight after protest

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

TILL END-MAY THE BULGARIAN DEMOCRATIC UNION-RADICALS WILL PREPARE A PR...

Till end-May the Bulgarian Democratic Union-Radicals will prepare a program for the development of the small and medium –sized business. According to the leader Evgeny Bakurdzhiev Bulgaria’s biggest problem is the lack of working economy.

Politics | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

POPE JOHN PAUL II INTENDS TO LEAD EASTER MASS ON SUNDAY AFTER EARLIER ...

Pope John Paul II intends to lead Easter Mass on Sunday after earlier faltering appearances during Holy Week. The pope, who is 82 in May and suffers from an arthritic knee, was forced to miss two Masses because of ill-health.

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

AN EXPLOSION HAS ROCKED A HINDU TEMPLE IN INDIA'S JAMMU AND KASHMIR ST...

An explosion has rocked a Hindu temple in India's Jammu and Kashmir state during an attack by two suspected Islamic militants that left at least 10 people dead. More than 19 others were injured after one of the attackers hurled a grenade outside the popul

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

THE PRIME SUSPECT IN THE KIDNAP AND MURDER OF U.S. REPORTER DANIEL PEA...

The prime suspect in the kidnap and murder of U.S.

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

PRESIDENT BUSH SAID ON SATURDAY HE HOPED THIS WEEK'S CELEBRATIONS OF E...

President Bush said on Saturday he hoped this week's celebrations of Easter and Passover comfort the many Americans who may still be grieving nearly seven months after the Sept. 11 attacks.

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00
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