Archive for March 23rd, 2016

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March 23, 2016, by VOANews

Just days after the announcement of a European Union-Turkey refugee deal, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the bloc, saying it could not be trusted. His main concern is the commitment […]

IS bombmaker for Paris attacks is confirmed killed in Brussels

March 23, 2016, by VOANews

Intelligence officials said Wednesday that a 25-year-old Islamic State bombmaker who was involved in the Paris attacks in November was one of two suic ...

Bulgarian parliamentary committee on Russian, Turkish interference in politics shuts down

March 23, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian MPs voted to shut down the ad hoc parliamentary committee set up to examine allegations of interference by Turkey and Russia in the country ...

Sofia City Court sentences Ataka leader Siderov to 100 hours community service for hooliganism

March 23, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia City Court sentenced Ataka party leader Volen Siderov on March 23 2016 to 100 hours community service after he pleaded guilty to hooliganism and ...

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    Sofia Airport cancels two Belgium flights
    March 23, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sofia Airport said on March 23 that the two flights linking Sofia and Brussels scheduled for the day had been cancelled. The cancellation comes a day after the terrorist attacks […]

  • Interior Ministry chief: No specific threat to Bulgaria
    March 23, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria reacted to information about the March 22 terrorist attack in Brussels by immediately taking several actions, including stepping up border control, to avoid potential threats to the country, Interior […]

  • Athens concerned EU-Turkey refugee deal will not be honoured
    March 23, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Less than a week after the EU-Turkey agreement on dealing with the refugee crisis, the Greek government appears concerned that the deal may not be fully implemented especially on the part of […]