Archive for October 20th, 2015

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October 20, 2015, by VOANews

Moves by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to clamp down on the Kurdish minority and the media before next month’s parliamentary elections are fueling the longstanding skepticism of European leaders, […]

Refugees scramble to reach Europe before winter

October 20, 2015, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, reports a spike in arrivals in Greece as a result of a last minute scramble by refugees and migrants to get to Europe ...

Bulgaria to introduce ‘junk-food tax’, targets 150M leva in revenue in 2016

October 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian consumers could pay indirect taxes on foodstuffs with high added sugar, salt, caffeine and hydrogenated oils content starting next year unde ...

Bulgaria issued close to 8800 first-time residence permits in 2014, most to Russians

October 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria issued a total of 8795 first-time residence permits in 2014, just more than 3300 to Russians, according to figures in a Eurostat report on Oc ...