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May 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A ban on wearing Islamic headscarves at work may be permissible under EU law if the ban is based on a general company rule which prohibits political, philosophical and religious […]

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US warns on potential terrorist attacks in Europe in summer 2016

May 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The United States state department has warned citizens of what it described as the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe this summer & ...

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EU, IT firms launch code of conduct against online hate speech

May 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission together with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft unveiled on May 31 a code of conduct that includes a series of commit ...


19 held in Greece, Czech Republic for forgery, migrant smuggling

May 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sixteen people suspected of forgery of documents on a large scale and the smuggling of irregular migrants have been arrested in Greece, and three in t ...

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    Med migrant arrivals in Europe in 2016 pass 200 000 mark
    May 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    An estimated 204 311 migrants and refugees had arrived in Europe this year via the Mediterranean Sea by May 30, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. Most, 156 364, […]

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    Foreign minister: No reason for Poland to be punished
    May 31, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    The Polish government is in dialogue with the European Commission and there is no reason for the country to be punished, Polish head of diplomacy Witold Waszczykowski said on Monday […]

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    Putin: Russia will respond to US missile shield in Europe
    May 29, 2016, by VOANews

    Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin says he will respond to the defensive missile system the United States and its partners are building in Eastern Europe, because it threatens Russia’s security. The […]