All posts tagged Czech Republic

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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 November 24 against a Europe-wide organised crime group, […]


Prague Old Town tree lighting cancelled

November 24, 2015, by The Prague Post

Organisers of the annual tree lighting ceremony at Prague’s Old Town Square have announced that the ceremony has been cancelled due to security ...


EU Justice Commissioner Jourová: ‘We must not let the attackers disrupt our lives’

November 17, 2015, by The Prague Post

EU Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová spoke in part about the EU response to the November 13 Paris attacks during a speech she gave at the Brookings ...

Large groups of young men are among the hundreds of thousands of people moving from the Middle East and Africa towards Europe. Young men say there’s no future in warzones, so Europe is their only chance. Photo taken in Opatovac, Croatia, Sept.21, 2015. (VOA / H. Murdock)

Paris terrorist attacks: CEE leaders highlight migrant issue

November 15, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

In Central and Eastern Europe, a number of leaders have reacted to the November 13 Paris terrorist attacks by underlining their views that migrants st ...

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    UN blasts Czechs over ‘degrading’ detention of migrants
    October 22, 2015, by VOANews

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is accusing the Czech Republic of detaining migrants and refugees in “degrading” conditions. Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein says credible reports from various sources […]

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    Europe’s migrant crisis: Roundup, October 2
    October 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry, State Agency for National Security and prosecutors detained 46 alleged people-traffickers and 501 migrants who had entered the country illegally, a news conference about the continuing operation [… ...

  • In the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, refugees take shelter beneath a metal pavilion on a rainy day near the town of Gevgelija on the border with Greece Photo UNICEFTomislav Georgiev
    Europe’s migrant crisis: September 28 roundup
    September 28, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    “We will not turn our country into a refugee camp”, Greece’s deputy immigration policy minister Yannis Mouzalas said in an interview with Avgi newspaper, adding that the ministry’s intention is to […]

  • A woman carrying a child under a blanket walks on a muddy path in the southern Serbian town of Preševo, on the border with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Photo: UNICEF/Tomislav Georgiev
    Europe’s migrant crisis: Roundup, September 23
    September 23, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Union leaders are gathering on September 23 2015 for an emergency meeting in Brussels to discuss the next steps after interior ministers agreed to a plan to distribute 120 000 […]