Archive for February 7th, 2016

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February 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Romanian died in an accident in the ski zone above the Bulgarian winter mountain resort of Bansko on February 7. The man, 45, died on his way down from […]

Bulgarian police find bodies of two migrants frozen to death near border

February 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian police found the bodies of two women migrants frozen to death near the Malko Turnovo border crossing with Turkey on the night of February 6 ...

Turkey’s triple disaster

February 7, 2016, by Asli Aydintasbas of the European Council on Foreign Relation

As if the housing of 2.5 million Syrian refugees, a dangerous escalation with Russia, and jitters over a string of Kurdish victories on its southern b ...

Turkey’s Kurdish fight complicates IS battle

February 7, 2016, by VOANews

Turkey’s complicated and controversial fight against Kurdish factions at home and in Syria is making its battle against the Islamic State group more ...

  • EU to Ankara: You must help refugees
    February 7, 2016, by VOANews

    European Union officials are urging Turkey to open a border crossing where tens of thousands of Syrian civilians arrived this week fleeing a massive government offensive in Aleppo province. EU […]

  • Refugee crisis threatens European unity, UN official says
    February 7, 2016, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    A senior United Nations official warned that Europe’s hardening attitude toward refugees and migrants is threatening the unity of the European alliance. Peter Sutherland, the U.N. secretary-general’s special representative for [ ...

  • Anti-refugee rallies take place in Prague
    February 7, 2016, by The Prague Post

    Several anti-immigrant rallies took place in Prague, with a large gathering near Prague Castle at Hradčanské náměstí and smaller ones at Wenceslas Square and Loretánské náměstí. The protests were part […]

  • Anti-migrant protesters rally in several major European cities
    February 7, 2016, by VOANews

    Germany’s anti-Islamic organization Pegida held rallies in several European cities Saturday to protest against mass immigration and what it calls the “Islamization” of Europe. Several thousand supporters of Pegida, which [… ...