Archive for September 15th, 2015

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September 15, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

While welcoming the steps taken by European leaders at their meeting in Brussels to tackle the current refugee crisis, the United Nations refugee agency said on September 15 that a […]

Bulgarian musician Theodosii Spassov named UNESCO Artist for Peace

September 15, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced on September 15 that Bulgarian musician Theodosii Spassov is ...

EC statement on reintroduction of border controls by Austria

September 15, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

This is the full text of the statement on September 15 by the European Commission on the reintroduction by Austria of border controls, particularly at ...

Romania: Hungary’s fence ‘unfair’

September 15, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Romanian authorities disapprove of Hungary’s intention to build a fence on their common border, following the crisis situation at the Serbian-Hungar ...

  • Serbia says unable to handle migrant influx
    September 15, 2015, by VOANews

    Serbia says it is not able to handle the vast number of migrants gathered on its sealed border with Hungary, after Hungarian officials closed the gap in its fence with […]

  • Bulgarian President nominates two Constitutional Court judges
    September 15, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has nominated former prime minister Filip Dimitrov and constitutional law professor Mariana Karagyozova-Finkova to take seats on the Constitutional Court when four seats are vacated later […]

  • Europe’s migrant crisis: Roundup, September 15
    September 15, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Hours after a new law to stop refugees from crossing illegally came into force, Budapest has declared a state of emergency on its southern border. On Monday, more than 9000 […]

  • The refugee ‘business’ in Macedonia
    September 15, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Humanitarian organisations in Macedonia say that refugees from the Middle East have turned into a lucrative source of business and that now, they are also victims of state owned companies. These […]