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PM Names Deputy Prime Minister Buchvarova as Interior Minister, Urges Interior Ministry Chief Secretary, SANS Chief to Resign

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov nominated Deputy Prime Minister Roumyana Buchvarova as Interior Minister in Parliament on Thursday. Also, Borissov demanded the resignations of Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov and State Agency for National Security (SANS) head Vladimir Pissanchev. Interior Minister Vesselin Vouchkov resigned on Wednesday after his proposal to replace the Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry was apparently rejected by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.

Headlines 05 March 2015

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  • German-Bulgarian Opera Festival Opens Door to Business, Tourism Cooperation

    Sofia - March 1 (BTA) - A German-Bulgarian opera festival will open the door to cooperation in business and tourism. The initiative was presented Sunday by its authors, Director of the Sofia Opera and Ballet Academician Plamen Kartalov and Mayor of the German City of Fuessen Paul Iacob.

  • Bulgarians Make One of First Film in World with Augmented Reality

    Sofia - February 25 (BTA) - One of the first augmented reality films in the world is made by Bulgarian authors Teodor Oushev and Georgi Gospodinov, the film's team said. The animated film "Blind Vaisha," where the experimental technology Oculus Rift is going to be used, will be shown in Europe and Canada in 2015.

  • Population of Griffon Vultures Shows Steady Recovery in Eastern Rhodopes

    Sofia - February 19 (BTA) - A record high number of griffon vulture pairs, 75, have been spotted in Bulgaria's Eastern Rhodopes during the regular monitoring of the species, the Rewilding Europe project reported Thursday. It is five more pairs from last year.