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BRITISH “MARSHAL” COMPANY INTERESTED IN FLAG CARRIER AIRBASE

Representatives of the British “Marshal” company show interest in the airbase facilities of 'Balkan,' Standart Daily wrote. The airbase of the national flag carrier is the best equipped one on the Balkans.

Business | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIAN FOREIGN MINISTER PASSY MET A GROUP OF US CONGRESSMEN WHO EXP...

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy met a group of US Congressmen who expressed support for Bulgaria's membership in NATO. Passy gave the honorary sign of the Foreign Ministry to the eight American politicians.

Politics | December 7, 2001, Friday // 00:00

REFUGEES IN BULGARIA TO BE GRANTED TEMPORARY PROTECTION

The Cabinet approved the Asylum and Refugees Bill on December 6. Under the bill refugees in Bulgaria are divided into four subgroups.

Politics | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIAN SS-23 MISSILES WILL BE DESTROYED

Bulgarian SS-23 missiles to be destroyed was decided at a secret meeting of the Cabinet last week, Defense Minister Svinarov told journalists. The Defense Ministry and the US State Department will fund the enterprise.

Politics | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

RAILWAY COMPANY AND TRADE UNION “PODKREPA” SIGNED AGREEMENT

Representatives of Trade Union “Podkrepa” and the railmen syndicate with the same Union signed an agreement with the management of the Bulgarian State Railways Company on December 6. According to the agreement the employees’ salaries are to be paid till D

Politics | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

TALIBAN LEADER MULLAH OMAR WILL BEGIN SURRENDERING KANDAHAR ON FRIDAY,...

Taliban leader Mullah Omar will begin surrendering Kandahar on Friday, a Taliban official said, quoted by CNN.

World | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CABINET APPROVED TRANSBORDER PROJECTS FOR EUR 28 M

The Cabinet approved 2001 financial memorandums on Bulgaria’s transborder cooperation with Greece and Romania for a total of EUR 28 M - EUR 20 M for the projects with Greece released under the PHARE program and EUR 8 M for the joint projects with Romania.

Business | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

OPPOSITION, MEDIA COALITION AGAINST NATIONAL TV DIRECTOR’S DISMISSAL

Lilyana Popova’ s dismissal is a political decision, the declaration of the United Democratic Forces (UDF) presented in Parliament on December 6, reads. According to the opposition the majority in Parliament wants to censure the media, which has prompted

Politics | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIA TO RID MISSILES TO COURT NATO

By Nicholas Kralev The Washington Times

Views on BG | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

WASHINGTON TIMES: BULGARIA TO RID MISSILES TO COURT NATO

US daily Washington Times published an article on December 6th on the working visit of Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy to the United States. “Bulgaria, hoping to bolster its chances of becoming a NATO member next year, told the United States yesterday th

Politics | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BGN 110 M INCOME WILL NOT BE TAXED, PARLIAMENT DECIDED ON DECEMBER 6....

BGN 110 M income will not be taxed, Parliament decided on December 6.

Politics | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

THE ISSUE FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF PERMANENT MILITARY BASES ON BULGARIAN T...

The issue for establishment of permanent military bases on Bulgarian territory is not on the agenda, Chief of the General Staff of the Bulgarian Army General Miho Mihov said in Burgas.

Politics | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CABINET EXPECTS BGN 748 M FROM PRIVATISATION IN 2002

The revenues from privatisation of Bulgarian state enterprises in 2002 will be BGN 748 M according to the privatisation program, approved by Parliament. The biggest revenues are estimated to be from the trade sector – BGN 229,805,000 and from the Bulgaria

Business | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PRESIDENT: BG SHOULD BE GIVEN CHANCE TO CATCH UP

European Parliament President Nicole Fontaine believes that Bulgaria and Romania, which according to her "do not seem sufficiently advanced", should not be differentiated and should be given a chance to catch up for any possible delay in compliance with t

Politics | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BGN 68 M WILL BE GRANTED FOR FIGHT AGAINST AIDS BY 2007, BOZHIDAR FINK...

BGN 68 M will be granted for fight against AIDS by 2007, Bozhidar Finkov, Health Care Minister announced.

Politics | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

CABINET APPROVED DRAFT MEMO FOR EUR 82,823 M PHARE FUNDING

The Cabinet approved a draft financial memorandum under the National PHARE 2001 Program for Bulgaria with total budget of EUR 82.823 M.

Business | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

TALIBAN SUPREME LEADER MULLAH MOHAMMAD OMAR HAS DECIDED TO SURRENDER K...

Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has decided to surrender Kandahar, his last main stronghold in Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesman told the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) on Thursday.

World | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

DERVIS: EU SHOULD TAKE TURKEY IN TOGETHER WITH BULGARIA AND ROMANIA

Turkish Daily News State Minister for the Economy Kemal Dervis had gone to Brussels to attend a meeting of EU Economy and Finance Ministers, and shortly before leaving the Belgian capital he spoke with reporters briefing them on the meeting, the Anatolia

Views on BG | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

GREECE AND RUSSIA TO PRESS FOR OIL PIPELINE BURGAS-ALEXANDROUPOLIS

Athens Daily Vima published an article on the visit of Russian president Putin in Athens, starting on December 6 under the title “President Putin’s Greek business, what he wants to sell and what he will buy”. Another Greek newspaper Naftemporiki commente

Views on BG | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTRY: THERE ARE NO NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN BULGARIA

"There are no nuclear weapons in Bulgaria," Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Elena Poptodorova announced asked to comment on a French TV film alleging that such weapons are readily available for sale in Bulgarian territory. "Numerous checks about the presenc

Views on BG | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BLACK SEA COUNTRIES ASSEMBLY ADOPTED ANTI-TERRORISM DECLARATION

The 18th general assembly of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) adopted an anti-terrorism declaration, proposed by the Greek delegation. The declaration condemns the September 11th terrorism assaults and calls for ne

Politics | December 6, 2001, Thursday // 00:00
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