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EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT HOSNI MUBARAK IS IN WASHINGTON TO PERSUADE THE U.S....

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is in Washington to persuade the U.S.

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

ISRAEL SAID ITS FORCES WITHDREW ON SATURDAY TO THE EDGE OF ONE OF TWO ...

Israel said its forces withdrew on Saturday to the edge of one of two refugee camps it raided on a hunt for Palestinian militants but insisted it would go wherever it saw fit to track down killers of its citizens. An army spokesman said military forces re

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

VIOLENCE RAGED IN INDIA'S WESTERN GUJARAT STATE ON SATURDAY AS THE PRI...

Violence raged in India's western Gujarat state on Saturday as the Prime Minister appealed for peace while sending in fresh troops to quell the country's worst religious bloodshed in a decade. Despite the deployment of thousands of heavily armed soldiers

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

AFGHAN TROOPS BEATEN BACK IN AN ATTACK ON AL QAEDA AND TALIBAN FORCES ...

Afghan troops beaten back in an attack on al Qaeda and Taliban forces in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday were facing up to 5,000 die-hard fighters, soldiers returning from the front said. In the first on-the-spot indication of the scale of the developing

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

SOCIALIST PARTY ADOPTED STAND ON EU INTEGRATION

Bulgaria’s preparation for EU entry must be accelerated in two directions – an adequate economic and political policy and transparent EU negotiations, Bulgarian Socialist Party’s position on the future of the European Union and Bulgaria’s European prospec

Politics | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA WILL BE REPRESENTED IN EUROPOL HEAD OFFICE

Bulgaria will have a representative in Europol’s headquarters in the Hague, Interior Minister Petkanov said. An agreement on cooperation with Europol is expected to be in September 2002.

Politics | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

COOPERATION WITH SERBIA IN CRIME COMBAT TO BE ENHANCED

Bulgaria and Serbia are both located between the East and the West and have common problems with goods smuggling, drug and human trafficking, and cross-border organized crime, Milorad Simic, chief of the Serbian Police Directorate said at his meeting with

Politics | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIAN –RUSSIAN RELATIONS ARE WELL DEFINED AS FAR AS POLITICS IS CO...

Bulgarian –Russian relations are well defined as far as politics is concerned, Russian State Duma Speaker, Gennady Seleznyov, said. In his opinion no obstacles stand in the way of invigorating bilateral relations after economic issues such as that on debt

Politics | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

CROSS-BORDER AND INTERNET CRIME COMBAT, AS WELL AS CHILDREN’ PORNOGRAP...

Cross-border and Internet crime combat, as well as children’ pornography are among the priorities of an international company “Eurosecurity Group”, set up in Sofia March 2. A total of 22 European countries will take part in it till autumn.

Politics | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BUSINESSMEN FROM THE TOWN OF GABROVO IN CENTRAL BULGARIA PROPOSED MEAS...

Businessmen from the town of Gabrovo in Central Bulgaria proposed measures for improving business climate in Bulgaria at their meeting with Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg. They insisted that taxes on companies and red tape be gradually reduced.

Politics | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIANS MUST STRIKE BACK, JOURNALIST COMMENTS NEWSWEEK ARTICLE

“If we are consider ourselves highly-educated, self-confident people we are obliged to react to such publications, “ Violeta Simeonova, Bulgarian journalist, said for novinite.com, commenting an insulting Newsweek magazine publication.

Views on BG | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

PRESIDENT PARVANOV ASSESSED HIGHLY THE SUCCESS OF THE BULGARIAN ATHLET...

President Parvanov assessed highly the success of the Bulgarian athletes that competed at the Salt Lake Olympics at their meeting March 1. He thanked the coaches, the athletes' friends and relatives for making progress despite the financial difficulties.

Politics | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

TURKEY INTERESTED IN BULGARIAN TELECOM SELL-OFF

Turk Telecom is interested in the privatisation of the Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC),Transport and Communications Minister Plamen Petrov said at the final plenary session of the Bulgarian - Turkish transport and telecommunications commission.

Business | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

NEW EUROBOND ISSUE POSSIBLE THIS YEAR

It is highly probable that a new Eurobond issue will be launched in 2002, Finance Minister Milen Velchev announced. We are in constant dialogue with the big players on the market, he added.

Business | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

TROOPS ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVE IN A DISTRICT NEAR THE TOWN OF GODHRA, I...

Troops are expected to arrive in a district near the town of Godhra, in villages where Hindu attackers burned at least 30 Muslims to death inside their homes. In another attack late on Friday, Hindu mobs set fire to houses and shops in the village of Sard

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

ISRAELI FORCES MAINTAINED THEIR HOLD ON TWO WEST BANK REFUGEE CAMPS ON...

Israeli forces maintained their hold on two West Bank refugee camps on Saturday despite international calls to withdraw after fierce fighting that has killed 20 Palestinians and two soldiers. The two-day-old assault on the crowded camps of Balata and Jeni

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

FOREIGN EXPERTS APPROVED PHYSICAL PROTECTION OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES

Bulgaria has made considerable progress in the physical protection of its nuclear facilities, the mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) which ended on March 1, concluded. The recommendations of the 1996 mission have been fulfilled, whil

Business | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

THE SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA WILL GET AT LEAST ONE MORE DAY IN SPACE AND...

The space shuttle Columbia will get at least one more day in space and its crew is likely to press on with their mission to the Hubble Space Telescope despite a problem with a critical coolant system that developed shortly after launch on Friday, NASA sai

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

ARTIST CHRISTO TO INSTALL GATES IN NEW YORK

Bulgarian-born artist Christo and his wife Jean-Claude are optimistic about the accomplishment of their major project of installing 11,000 steel gates over the 46-kilometer roads in the Central Park in New York, Deutsche Welle announced. Bright yellow spa

Society | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BUSH PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR BULGARIA'S NATO ENTRY

Bulgaria remained true to its goal of acceding to the European and Euroatlantic structures. The United States of America will support Bulgaria in its efforts to become member of these structures, a congratulating telegram of US President Bush to President

Politics | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

BRUCE JACKSON: KEEPING UP REFORMS IS BULGARIA’S CHANCE IN PRAGUE

Pressing ahead with the reforms is Bulgaria's chance of getting an invitation to NATO in Prague, the President of the US Committee on NATO Bruce Jackson told journalists March 1. Key problems of Bulgaria's NATO integration and its efforts during the nine

Politics | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00
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