Archive for October 16th, 2015

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October 16, 2015, by VOANews

Hungary will close its border with Croatia at midnight Friday to contain the flow of thousands of migrants arriving daily in the country, before traveling to northern Europe. Hungarian Foreign […]

Bulgaria’s shooting of migrant: Town raises petition in support of border cop

October 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Residents of the town of Sredets in south-eastern Bulgaria have started a petition in support of the border policeman who shot dead a migrant, Bulgari ...

Bulgarian Foreign Ministry advice to avoid Jerusalem counter-productive – Israeli ambassador

October 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The recommendation by Bulgaria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Bulgarian citizens to refrain from trips to Jerusalem is counterproductive and ...

Turkey shoots down unidentified aircraft near Syria

October 16, 2015, by VOANews

Turkey says it has shot down an aircraft of unknown nationality that had intruded into its airspace near the Syrian border. In a statement, TurkeyR ...

  • Surge in migrant arrivals in Greece – IOM
    October 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Since the beginning of October 2015, more than 68 000 migrants have now crossed into Greece, with most – close to 42 000 – arriving on the island of Lesvos, […]

  • Afghan migrant shot dead by Bulgarian Border Police
    October 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A migrant from Afghanistan was shot dead on the night of October 15 near the town of Sredets in south-eastern Bulgaria, in Bourgas province about 30km from the Bulgarian-Turkish border, after Bulgarian […]