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November 25, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

A sense of normalcy returned to the Belgian capital on Wednesday as schools resumed lessons and public transportation services in Brussels gradually began normal operation. Around half of the city’s […]

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UN Secretary-General: New European border restrictions on refugees, migrants violate human rights

November 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned Balkan states that border restrictions based on a refugee’s or migrant’s nationality infri ...

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Eight arrests as four EU countries act jointly against crime group smuggling Albanians into EU

November 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Judicial and law enforcement authorities from Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany and the UK, supported by Europol and Eurojust, took action on Novem ...

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Slovak police search hotels for foreigners

November 25, 2015, by The Slovak Spectator

Following prime minister Robert Fico’s statement that the government would monitor every Muslim in Slovakia, the police started searching for foreig ...

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    Russia threatens to cut off gas, coal to Ukraine
    November 24, 2015, by VOANews

    Russia threatened Tuesday to cut off natural gas and to halt coal deliveries to Ukraine, worsening a dispute over a power blackout in Crimea. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak accused […]

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    NATO backs Turkey but seeks to lower tensions with Russia
    November 24, 2015, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    NATO says it stands with Turkey following an emergency meeting in Brussels of its 28 ambassadors requested by Ankara to discuss the downing a Russian warplane Tuesday by Turkish jets […]

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    Bulgarian PM: Tension between Nato, Russia ‘not good’
    November 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on November 24 that the downing of a Russian military plane by Turkish fighter jets was likely to have consequences and would not “lead […]

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    Human Rights Watch: Syrians pushed back at Turkish border
    November 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Turkey has all but closed its borders to Syrian asylum seekers and is summarily pushing back Syrians detected as they try to cross, Human Rights Watch said on November 23. Syrians described Turkish […]