All posts tagged Europe migrant crisis

August 17, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A total of 561 foreign citizens have been granted refugee status by Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees between January 1 and July 31 2017, according to the agency’s figures. A […]

Bulgarian court acquits ‘migrant hunter’ over detention of Afghan migrants

August 3, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Regional Court in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Bourgas acquitted Petar “The Feather” Nizamov on August 3 of charges in connection w ...

UNHCR welcomes Bulgaria’s new ordinance on refugee integration but points to gaps

July 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ office in Bulgaria has welcomed the government’s efforts to improve the integration of refugees thr ...

EC grants Bulgaria 1.22M euro emergency assistance to aid reception and protection of asylum-seekers and refugees

July 10, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on July 10 that it had awarded an additional 1.22 million euro in emergency assistance to support the UN High Commission ...

  • Europe fears Turkey’s Erdogan will tear up migration deal
    April 20, 2017, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    The crowd of diehard supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cheered at a referendum-eve rally in the Umraniye district of Istanbul when Turkey’s Islamist leader called on them to […]