Chess China Resources Power to buy coal mines, up renewables

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China Resources (CR) Power Holdings will finalize buying coal mines in northern Shanxi province soon and aims to boost self-sufficiency in coal to around one third of its consumption in 2012, a top company official said on Tuesday. Sour


Chess Turkey Arrests More Military Officers over Coup Plot

More than a dozen retired military officers have been detained in Turkey in the latest stage of an investigation into an alleged 2003 coup plot. Prosecutors had reportedly meant to detain nearly 90 former officers, until the chief prosecutor stepped in to limit th


Chess Bulgaria Revenue Agency Seizes 247 Passports over Tax Evasion

Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency (NRA) has seized 247 international passport belonging to Bulgarian citizens, who failed to pay taxes, insurance and other fees. The information was reported Tuesday by the NRA press center. The passports have been collected since


Chess Scots parties hit election trail

Scotland's political parties get their election campaigns underway, after Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced voters would go to the polls on 6 May. Source


Chess Rooney absent from Man Utd training

BAYERN MUNICHPossessionMan Utd 50%Bayern Munich 50%Attempts on targetMan Utd 0Bayern Munich 0Attempts off targetMan Utd 0Bayern Munich 0CornersMan Utd 0Bayern Munich 0FoulsMan Utd 0Bayern Munich 0Champions League quarter-finalsVenue: Old Trafford Date: Wednesday, 7


Chess Bulgaria Constitutional Court Annuls Disputed Budget Act Texts

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court declared three disputed texts of the 2010 State Budget Act anti-constitutional, the Court's press center informs. In January, Members of the Bulgarian Parliament from the opposition Socialist Party and the ethnic Turkish Movement fo


Chess Bulgaria’s Interior Vows to Focus on Financial Crimes

A total of 131 organized crime groups have been investigated since December 2009, Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetanov announced. Tsvetanov and the top officials of the Interior Ministry held a new conference Tuesday after a meeting of the National Council of th


Chess Russia Links Nuclear Pact to US Missile Shield Program

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has stated that initial US plans to deploy a regional missile defense shield in Bulgaria don't threaten Russian nuclear forces. Lavrov however added Tuesday that Russia may back out of the START 2 nuclear weapons pact, if the


Chess 3 More Bulgarian Ex Ministers to Face Criminal Charges

Three former ministers of Bulgaria's previous cabinet of the Three-Way Coalition are going to be officially charged by the Prosecutors Office. According to Chief Prosecutor, Boris Velchev, the three are: the ex Finance Minister, Plamen Oresharski, the ex Regional


Chess Bulgaria Govt Set to Annul Illegal Land Swaps, Fight ‘Lumber Mafia’

Bulgaria's Cabinet has come up with a mechanism for seeking compensations for the allegedly illegal large-scale land swap deals executed by the previous government. This has been announced by Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov in Plovdiv during the opening of


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