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Five people including a child died of flu in Bulgaria, the country's health ministry announced on Tuesday, quoted by Anadolu Agency.
The ministry declared flu epidemic in 10 provinces including the capital Sofia.
Also, education ministry said more than 1,000 schools were closed across the country until further notice due to epidemic.
Founded in Bulgaria developer of software products and services HyperScience has attracted 30 million investment. This is the last round of funding for the company, founded in 2013 by Peter Brodsky, Krassimir Marinov and Vladimir Tsankov. With it, total investments in HyperScience exceed $ 50 million, according to Tranding Topics.
AtScale, the world leader in large data management, opened an office in Sofia. This is the first destination in which the California company moves internationally. The company aims to "bring order in the chaotic ocean of data" that businesses are working on. Customers on its platform for business intelligence are giants such as JPMorgan Chase, Toyota, Wells Fargo, GlaxoSmithKline.
The value of the drug exceeds TRY 21 million, reported NOVA TV.
104 kg of heroin was seized by the Turkish authorities in an attempt to export to Bulgaria via Kapitan Andreevo - Kapikule.
The drug was found under the pod of a tire trailer. The drug was distributed in 130 packets. The driver tried to conceal it from the dogs, sprinkled it with naphthalene and sawdust.
Bulgaria's national Ombudsperson Maya Manolova submitted a petition to the Petitions Committee in the European Parliament in Brussels on 22nd of January. The petition is against the double standard in foods and drink in the European Union. Manolova insists on a change in the European legislation, including in the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive.
Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva met with Libya's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed Tahir Siala in Brussels to discuss the upcoming visit to Bulgaria of Libya's Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, said the press office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
We expect 2018 to be the most successful in the history of statistics in Bulgarian tourism with over 9 million tourist visits by foreigners. We also report 7.2 billion leva of international tourism revenue for the eleven months of last year - more than for the whole of 2017. The data will be reported at the end of this month.