Royal Dutch Shell signed a contract on February 23 to explore for oil and gas in Bulgaria’s Black Sea economic area, as the government in Sofia hopes to diversify its […]
Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry said on February 23 that it would make the report by AlixPartners Services UK LLP, the company hired to track and re ...
Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev told a Bulgarian-Cyprus business forum on February 23 that talks with visiting Cypriot president Nikos Anastasia ...
Migrant and refugee arrivals in Greece and Italy in 2016 this week exceeded 100 000, the International Organization for Migration said on February 23. ...
Greek police have begun removing hundreds of migrants from a camp at the country’s border with Macedonia. The migrants, most of them from Afghanistan, were placed on buses bound for […]
Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has rejected media reports that the country’s consul-general in Istanbul, Angel Angelov, has been declared persona non grata by Ankara in retaliation for Bulgaria expelling […]
After nearly one year, Bulgaria’s National Institute for Cultural Heritage has issued a permit to Plovdiv municipality to begin repairing the Odeon archaeological site, a 250 000 leva project, mayor […]
Plovdiv municipality has begun a campaign to neuter stray cats and dogs after the latest estimates showed a huge rise in their numbers in recent months. Estimates are that there […]
EU police agency Europol launched on February 22 2016 the new European Migrant Smuggling Centre (EMSC), described as having the goal of proactively supporting EU member states in dismantling criminal networks […]
Europe’s latest effort to counter the growing threat from foreign fighters is being hailed as a hopeful first step but there are deep concerns that the new measures will not […]