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POPE PLANS VISIT IN BULGARIA

By FRANCES D'EMILIO Extracted from the Associated press

Views on BG | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

AN INTERNATIONAL TRAIN THESSALONIKI-SOFIA DERAILED ON THE TERRITORY OF...

An international train Thessaloniki-Sofia derailed on the territory of Greece in the early morning of December 31. The train departed from Thessaloniki at 4.

Politics | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

26 FOREIGNERS DETAINED BY BORDER POLICE, ONE FREEZES TO DEATH

A total of 26 foreign nationals attempted to cross illegally the Bulgarian border in the last couple of days. Four Tunisian citizens have been detained at 1 a.

Politics | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FINANCE MINISTER CONSIDERS 2001 SUCCESSFUL FOR ECONOMY

Commenting the economic indices in 2001 Finance Minister Milen Velchev said Bulgaria saw some positive developments during the year, despite the global economic recession in Western Europe and the U.S after the tragic events of September 11.

Views on BG | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

AS THE YEAR 2002 ARRIVED AROUND THE WORLD, CASH CHANGED ITS APPEARANCE...

As the year 2002 arrived around the world, cash changed its appearance across Europe. 50 BLN coins and 14.

World | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

A MAJOR BUSH FIRE HAS BROKEN OUT IN THE HEART OF SYDNEY SUBURBIA, THRE...

A major bush fire has broken out in the heart of Sydney suburbia, threatening thousands of homes in the Pennant Hills area about 25 kilometers (16 miles) north west of the city center. So far nearly 300,000 hectares (700,000 acres) of bushland in New Sout

World | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

PAKISTAN-INDIA RELATIONS SHOWED THE FIRST SMALL SIGN OF A THAW MONDAY ...

Pakistan-India relations showed the first small sign of a thaw Monday as India's foreign minister called Pakistan's arrests of Islamic militant leaders a "step in the correct direction." Tensions have been on the rise between the two nations since the Dec

World | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

ANTI-TALIBAN FORCES MONDAY MOVED TOWARD THE BAGHRAN AREA WHERE PENTAGO...

Anti-Taliban forces Monday moved toward the Baghran area where Pentagon sources said they believe Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammed Omar is hiding. U.

World | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FOR A FOURTH TIME IN LESS THAN TWO WEEKS, A NEW PRESIDENT WAS SWORN IN...

For a fourth time in less than two weeks, a new president was sworn in Monday as the head of Argentina -- but the latest chief will only hold the job for a day, while a longer-term candidate is found. Eduardo Cama?o -- president of the national Chamber of

World | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FIREFIGHTERS IN LIMA, PERU FOUND MORE BODIES MONDAY AS THEY SEARCHED T...

Firefighters in Lima, Peru found more bodies Monday as they searched the basement of a shopping center devastated by a weekend blaze that killed close to 300 people. The death toll stood at 296, according to civil defense authorities, but the number of de

World | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

PRESIDENT CALLED ON BULGARIANS TO UNITE IN LAST NEW YEAR ADDRESS

In his last New Year address to the nation, outgoing President Petar Stoyanov thanked Bulgarian people for their support and called on them to unite. He seized the opportunity to convey a political message as well before President-elect Georgi Parvanov co

Politics | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

AMERICAN SOLDIERS LEAVE BURGAS BASE

Part of the contingent of US soldiers and equipment left the military base in the Black Sea coast town of Burgas on December 30. The military equipment was transported from the base on two chartered flights, which departed from the Burgas airport.

Politics | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER HOPEFUL BULGARIA CONTINUES ITS PROGRESS IN 2002

“The two most significant events that 2002 will bring us are the meeting of NATO-member states in Prague in November and the fate of the Bulgarian medics in Libya, “ Foreign Minister Passy said. According to Minister Passy the ice in the relations between

Politics | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

TWO KURDS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED BY THE POLICEMEN IN HASKOVO DISTRICT, SOU...

Two Kurds have been arrested by the policemen in Haskovo district, Southern Bulgaria, while trying to cross illegally the Bulgarian border. The forty-year-old man and the sixteen year –old boy were found in a truck transporting citrus fruit from Turkey to

Politics | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

THE STORM THAT AROSE YESTERDAY EVENING IN THE NORTHERN TOWN OF VRATSA ...

The storm that arose yesterday evening in the northern town of Vratsa is still raging, uprooting trees and damaging the roof constructions of many buildings. No casualties have been reported so far.

Politics | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

STATE RAILWAYS COMPANY RESTRUCTURING BEGINS

Plamen Petrov, Minister of Transport and Communications, issued an order officially appointing the members of the Managing Staff of the National Railway Infrastructure Company. In accordance with an order of the Cabinet of December 28 Bulgarian State Rail

Business | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

BULGARIAN DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT A...

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Kostadin Pasklev will offer the Greek Ministry of Development opportunities for using Bulgarian sports facilities for training the participants in the 2004 Olympic games

Politics | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

FINANCE MINISTRY LAUNCHES TWO-YEAR TREASURY BONDS FOR BULGARIANS

The Finance Ministry launches two-year treasury bonds for Bulgarians via the Bulgarian National Bank /BNB/ as of the beginning of 2002, the BNB announced. The securities face value will be BGN 100.

Business | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

ARGENTINA REVIVES EXCHANGE RATES DEBATE

REUTERS By Marjorie Olster

Views on BG | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

HOROSCOPE FOR 2002

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Views on BG | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00

EIGHTY MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS HAVE BEEN ACCREDITED SO FAR, HEALTH MINIST...

Eighty medical institutions have been accredited so far, Health Minister Bozhidar Phinkov, said. A total of twenty four of them received excellent marks – five stars.

Politics | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00
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