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May 26, 1996 | From Associated Press
As an economic crisis erodes support for Bulgaria's democratic rulers, former King Simeon returned to his homeland Saturday to test the waters for a possible run for the presidency. Fifty years after the nation's Communist rulers forced him into exile at the age of 9, the former monarch was greeted at the Sofia airport by 3,000 people handing him flowers and waving flags with the royal symbols. Well-wishers chanted "Simeon" and "We want the crown!"
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May 26, 1996 | From Associated Press
As an economic crisis erodes support for Bulgaria's democratic rulers, former King Simeon returned to his homeland Saturday to test the waters for a possible run for the presidency. Fifty years after the nation's Communist rulers forced him into exile at the age of 9, the former monarch was greeted at the Sofia airport by 3,000 people handing him flowers and waving flags with the royal symbols. Well-wishers chanted "Simeon" and "We want the crown!"
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May 23, 1994 | DAVID HALDANE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly 2,500 worshipers listened as a rabbi read Scripture at the Crystal Cathedral on Sunday morning. "God has blessed us with salvation," read Rabbi Haim Asa, who wore a yarmulke and prayer shawl during a service complete with a gospel choir and bells. Indeed, salvation was what the service was all about. For Asa, however, the term has direct meaning.
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May 23, 1994 | DAVID HALDANE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly 2,500 worshipers listened as a rabbi read Scripture at the Crystal Cathedral on Sunday morning. "God has blessed us with salvation," read Rabbi Haim Asa, who wore a yarmulke and prayer shawl during a service complete with a gospel choir and bells. Indeed, salvation was what the service was all about. For Asa, however, the term has direct meaning.
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January 15, 1991 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER; Williams, The Times' Budapest bureau chief, was recently on assignment in Bulgaria, Romania and Yugoslavia
A rumored military plot in Romania, a power vacuum in Bulgaria and idealistic hopes for a white-knight rescue of the disintegrating state of Yugoslavia have spun a web of Byzantine intrigue between troubled Balkan peoples and their exiled kings. Proposals for reinstating monarchs deposed by communism--dismissed as fanciful a year ago--have lately solidified into serious movements and given rise to expectations that some of Europe's most controversial dynasties may rule again.
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January 15, 1991 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER; Williams, The Times' Budapest bureau chief, was recently on assignment in Bulgaria, Romania and Yugoslavia
A rumored military plot in Romania, a power vacuum in Bulgaria and idealistic hopes for a white-knight rescue of the disintegrating state of Yugoslavia have spun a web of Byzantine intrigue between troubled Balkan peoples and their exiled kings. Proposals for reinstating monarchs deposed by communism--dismissed as fanciful a year ago--have lately solidified into serious movements and given rise to expectations that some of Europe's most controversial dynasties may rule again.
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