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PM WELCOMED KING ABDULLAH II AT SOFIA AIRPORT

King Abdullah II of Jordan, accompanied by Queen Rania, arrived in Sofia on a two-day official visit. Jordanian Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ali Abu al-Ragheb and Foreign Minister Adul Ilah al-Khatib are also on the roster of the delegation.

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

DRAW FOR THE UEFA CUP FIRST ROUND:

Matches will be played over two legs on 13 and 27 September.

Sports | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

DRAW FOR THE UEFA CUP FIRST ROUND

Three Bulgarian teams were promoted to the next round of UEFA cup. Inter Bratislava (Slovakia) will host Litex Lovech (Bulgaria) first; Chelsea (England) will play against Levski Sofia (Bulgaria) and CSKA Sofia (Bulgaria) will perform against Shakhtar Don

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

FISHING BANNED TILL OCTOBER

The Agriculture Minister Mehmed Dikme banned the amateur fishing in 17 regional centers till the end of September because of the drought. On violators will be imposed a 100 to 500 leva fine.

Sports | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL IN SOFIA

Folklore groups from Turkey, Ukraine, Greece, Georgia, India and 7 groups from Sofia and Godech will participate in the 5th Sofia International Folklore Festival. The Festival opened on Saturday evening in front of the National Theater.

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

NATIONAL THEATRE APPLAUDED ABROAD

`Magic Light` theatricals by Alexander Morfov, renowned playwright and manager of the Bulgarian National Theater were applauded at festivals in Belgrade and Cividale. `Magic light` is after texts by Shakespeare, Mrozek and Beckett.

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

HIV/AIDS PROJECT CONTINUES

Health Care Minister Bozhidar Finkov and UNDP resident representative in Sofia Trina Lund signed the continuation of a three-year project that will help the implementation of the government-approved national strategy and the national program for the proph

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

VLACH SONG AND DANCE FESTIVAL IN VIDIN

The association of Aromanians in Bulgaria organized the 4th International Vlach Song and Dance Festival in Vidin. The two-day event featured over 500 ethnic Vlachs from Yugoslavia, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania and Bulgaria.

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

NEW GALLERY OPENS WITH AN AMERICAN EXPOSITION

A new gallery will open on August 28 with an exposition of the American artist Mark Zinemann. The name of the gallery is `Viking.

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

CANADIAN DONATES PICTURES

The Canadian artist with Bulgarian origin Michael Claus donated drawings and oil paintings to the`Vladimir Dimitrov – The Master` gallery in Kyustendil /a town to the South-West of Sofia/. Claus is a freelance designer with over fifty expositions around t

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

SUBSIDIES FOR A THRACIAN RELIGIOUS CENTER STOPPED

The Hissar municipality in Southern Bulgaria stopped the subsidies for the protection of the most impressive temple discovered so far and dating back to the age of the Thracians in Starosel. The subsidies allocated under the Beautiful Bulgaria project wer

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

US SENATOR VISITS PRESIDENT STOYANOV

US Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona,arrives in Bulgaria on August 26 at the invitation of Bulgarian President Peter Stoyanov. The President will present Senator McCain with the Order of the Balkan Range, First Class, the highest Bulgarian honour

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIAN AND ROMANIA DISCUSS MINORITIES

Nejdet Mollov, the Minister without portfolio met the Romanian State Secretary in the Ministry of Public Information Doru Ionesku to discuss minority issues. Doru Ionesku is also Chief of the Department of the Romanians living abroad.

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

EX CUSTOMS CHIEF SUES AGENCY CUSTOMS

The ex-Chief of the Agency `Customs` Zahari Zahariev filed a suit for illegal dismissal in the Supreme Administrative Court. Zahariev confirmed that he did not give his resignation in an interview for Darik Radio and wants to be reinstated in his former o

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

ONE KILLED AT A CAR CRASH NEAR AIRPORT

The Mercedes of the National Protection Service crashed in a Jiguli and killed a woman at the bridge to the Sofia Airport. The driver of Vice Prime Minister Kostadin Paskalev entered in the opposite roadway to avoid wrong overtaking incident.

Politics | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

ELECTRICITY PRICES MIGHT GO UP AGAIN

The new chief of the State Energy Agency Milko Kovachev said that the October planned increase in the electricity price might not be the last for the following twelve months, wrote Dnevnik Daily. No concrete figures were mentioned.

Business | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER TO VISIT BRUSSELS FIRST

Bulgarian PM Simeon Saxe-Coburg is expected to visit Brussels in September 12, Sega daily announces quoting sources from Belgium capital. PM will meet his Belgium colleague, King Alber II, will visit also EU and NATO headquarters.

Politics | August 24, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PRIME MINISTER MEETS NEW GOVERNORS

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg met the 28 newly appointed regional governors and asked them to plan a clear strategy for the development of their regions. Fight against corruption should become the governors` top priority.

Politics | August 24, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BOUTROS GHALI VISITS BULGARIA

Boutros Boutsos-Ghali, ex-Secretary General of the United Nations and present Secretary General of the International Organization of Francophone States will arrive in Bulgaria on an official visit on Monday. President Stoyanov invited him.

Politics | August 24, 2001, Friday // 00:00

A WEEKEND IN BULGARIA FOR KING JORDAN

The Times of India Jordan`s King Abdullah II will spend the weekend in Bulgaria on an official visit during which he will sign three cooperation accords and meet with the country`s former monarch and now prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg, the presidency

Views on BG | August 24, 2001, Friday // 00:00

STOLEN BUS OF TURKISH JOURNALISTS FOUND

The bus stolen from Hrankov with which fans and journalists arrived before the Galatasaray – Levski Champions League preliminary round match was found near the village of Baikal which is in the Radomir region, not very far from Sofia. The thieves are stil

Politics | August 24, 2001, Friday // 00:00
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