By FRANCES D'EMILIO Extracted from the Associated press
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.
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.
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.
As the year 2002 arrived around the world, cash changed its appearance across Europe. 50 BLN coins and 14.
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
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
Anti-Taliban forces Monday moved toward the Baghran area where Pentagon sources said they believe Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammed Omar is hiding. U.
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
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
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
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.
“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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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