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VICTIM OF TRAGIC DISCO EVENT BURIED

Friends and relatives of the children who died in the stampede at Sofia disco club Indigo on December 21 unequivocally rejected the suggestion for a collective funeral ceremony. One of the victims, 14-year-old Madlena Nikolova, was buried on December 23.

Politics | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

RISING STAR IMPRESSES FOREIGNERS IN BULGARIA

BY Monique Geiss Today, Lora’s name and face may not strike a chord immediately.

Society | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

ADOLFO RODRIGUEZ SAA, A 54-YEAR-OLD PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR APPOINTED TO S...

Adolfo Rodriguez Saa, a 54-year-old provincial governor appointed to serve as Argentina’s replacement president until elections on 3 March, announced the country will suspend its foreign debt payments, triggering the biggest debt default in history. Argen

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

HOSPITALISED CHILDREN REGAIN STRENGTH AFTER TRAGIC DISCO EVENT

The condition of all thirteen hospitalised children, seriously injured after the tragic event at a Sofia disco on December 21, is improving. The doctors predict they will restore fully their health.

Politics | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

ARGENTINA’S CONGRESS DELAYED APPOINTING A NEW INTERIM PRESIDENT SATURD...

Argentina’s Congress delayed appointing a new interim president Saturday night as lawmakers quarreled over how long a caretaker government should remain in office and when to call fresh elections. They are likely to elect Adolfo Rodriguez Saa, a provincia

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

NEWLY SWORN IN AFGHAN LEADER HAMID KARZAI HAS BEGUN THE JOB OF REBUILD...

Newly sworn in Afghan leader Hamid Karzai has begun the job of rebuilding his shattered land, with a meeting of his cabinet the first order of business. Chairman Karzai promised to fulfill his mission to bring peace to Afghanistan after years of war.

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

ISRAEL SAYS IT WILL BAR PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY PRESIDENT YASSER ARAFAT ...

Israel says it will bar Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat from visiting Bethlehem at Christmas because he has not done enough to stop terrorism. The Palestinian leader told Voice of Palestine radio December 22 he would visit the town of Jesus

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

NEW YORK MAYOR RUDY GIULIANI HAS BEEN NAMED TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSONALIT...

New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been named Time magazine's Personality of the Year, the magazine announced on December 23.

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 63 FROM PARIS TO MIAMI MADE AN EMERGENCY LAND...

American Airlines flight 63 from Paris to Miami made an emergency landing in Boston after a passenger tried to light what may have been explosives in his shoes, authorities said. The FBI is still examining materials found after the incident on board a com

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

N-POWER PLANT UNIT 4 OPERATES AT 55% CAPACITY

Nuclear Power plant Kozloduy Unit 4 started operating at 55% of its capacity, after it was connected with the energy system of the country. The 440-MgW Unit was closed on August 20 for annual repairs and re-charge with nuclear fuel.

Business | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

QADDAFI:BULGARIAN MEDICS TRIAL CASTS SHADOW OVER OUR RELATIONS

Libyan Leader Colonel Muammar Qaddafi on Saturday received Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Solomon Passy who is visiting Tripoli. Their meeting took place immediately after the conference the Bulgarian chief diplomat had with ambassadors of the European Unio

Politics | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

DAY OF NATIONAL MOURNING DECLARED TODAY

Bulgaria mourns today the seven children that died on December 21 after a tragic event at a Sofia disco club. Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg declared December 23 a day of national mourning in a special address to the nation on December 22.

Politics | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00

BULGARIA HAILED AFGHANISTAN'S INTERIM GOVERNMENT

Bulgaria hails Afghanistan's interim administration inaugurated on December 22, 2002 under the Bonn-Petersburg accord of December 5, 2001, a statement of the Foreign Ministry, released on December 22, reads. Through the statement the Foreign Ministry of t

Politics | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

THOUSANDS DISCOTHEQUES IN BULGARIA CLOSED

Thousands disco places in Bulgaria were closed today not only expressing mourning to seven kinds who died Friday evening in a Sofia dance club, but under an order issued by the Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Boyko Borissov. Police and fire brigades sta

Politics | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

SPORTS MINISTER: THIS PLACE WILL NEVER BE A DISCOTHEQUE AGAIN

This place will never ever be a discotheque again, sports minister Vassil Ivanov said for Indigo, which was a winter sport palace years ago and then turned to a dance place. The board of the ministry decided today to cancel the contract with the company,

Politics | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

INSPECTION OF ENTERTAINMENT PLACES STARTS IN THE COUNTRY

At the beginning of Parliament session on December 22 the MPs stood in one-minute silence in memory of the teenagers who died in the accident. Interior Minister Petkanov briefed the MPs on the latest developments.

Politics | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

LIBYAN JUSTICE MINISTER CONSIDERS BULGARIAN MEDICS CASE ORDINARY

Foreign Minister Passy and Mohamed Ali al-Masirati, Secretary of Libya's General People's Committee for Justice and Public Security, held a joint conference on December 22. Earlier in the day the Libyan People’s Court postponed once again the hearing of t

Views on BG | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

CABINET REPORTEDLY DIVIDED ON CIGARETTES PRICES ISSUE

Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev and Deputy Finance Minister Atanas Katsarchev have allegedly failed to reach an agreement on the issue of the cigarettes prices. That is said to be the reason for the postponement of the Cabinet’s decree on the price

Business | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

AIR CHARTER EXPECTS OVER 3,000 TOURISTS IN WINTER SEASON 2001/2002

Some 3,500 foreign tourists, mainly Germans, are expected to use Bulgarian Air Charter flight program for the winter season 2001/2002, Philip Mustakov, Executive director, said. Bulgarian Air Charter does business with the No.

Business | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

PROPRIETOR OF TRAGIC DISCO CLUB CONDUCTS PARALLEL INVESTIGATION

Youth Cooperation Yalta, proprietor of disco club Indigo, is conducting a separate investigation into the tragic accident on December 21, when six children were killed in a stampede. Representatives of the Youth Cooperation Yalta delivered their condolenc

Politics | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

A NEW INTERIM AFGHAN GOVERNMENT WAS SWORN ON DECEMBER 22 IN THE CAPITA...

A new interim Afghan government was sworn on December 22 in the capital, Kabul, joining together members of the country's various factions and bringing an official end to five years of Taliban rule. Moments after assuming chairmanship of the interim admin

World | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00
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