Chess Russia wants global fund after Gulf oil spill

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called on the world's leading economic powers on Saturday to consider creating a fund to insure against large-scale environmental disasters like the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Source


Chess US President Names New Intelligence Chief

US President Barack Obama has nominated retired Gen James Clapper as his next intelligence chief. If confirmed, Clapper - a top Pentagon official, will replace Adam Dennis Blair, who resigned in May after a run of security failures. The Director of National Intel


Chess BP’s spill ‘cap’ catching 6,000 barrels a day

BP's latest effort to stem the flow of oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico from its Macondo well is capturing about 6,000 barrels a day, the first real signs of progress in the frustrating efforts to contain the spill


Chess World Largest iStyle Mall Store Opens in Sofia

The store chain iStyle, a premium reseller of Apple in Bulgaria, opens its largest mall store in the country and the world Saturday, pari.bg reports, citing the company's manager, Yordan Kisimov. The store will be the second one in Bulgaria after the one of "Rakov


Chess Recycling Becomes More Common Practice for Bulgarians

Over 8 000 trees have been rescued from felling in 2009 due to the use of recycled paper in Sofia. Recycling of paper had also resulted in the use of less energy and drinking water, according to data from businesses, citizens and retail stores, announced Saturday


Chess Bulgarian PM Accuses President of Slyness about Future Plans

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, criticized Saturday President, Georgi Parvanov, for being evasive about his so-called "political project." "When I was Mayor of Sofia, everyone new about my project for the center-right Citizens for European Development of


Chess Bulgarian President Outlines Own Vision for Education Reform

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, outlined Saturday his vision for the much awaited reform of the country's education system. Parvanov took part in a discussion held in the southern city of Blagoevgrad, titled: "Bulgarian Schools - Key to Society and the Econ


Chess Wife of Murdered Bulgarian Journalist Gives Birth

Yuliya, the wife of controversial Bulgarian radio host, Bobi Tsankov, gave birth to a baby girl 5 months after his murder. The girl will be named after her mother. Yuliya is an investigator with the 6th Police Precinct in Sofia.... Source


Chess Review of Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

Unless you’re from another planet, you’ve heard of Zappos, the online shoe retailer that was acquired by Amazon last year.  You’ve probably also read about the CEO of Zappos, Tony Hsieh, who has been interviewed often in the media, along with the amazing sto


Chess Minister Admits Bulgarian Education Is Problem-Ridden

Bulgaria's Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, admits the country's education system and its quality are facing very serious problems and deficiencies. Ignatov spoke Saturday in an interview for Darik radio. The Minister commented on the results from the State-ad


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