All posts tagged Europe migrant crisis

March 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

A lorry from which a group of 30 migrants were rescued after it caught fire was “identical” to one owned by a company involved in the construction of the Bulgarian […]

Thousands of migrants ‘disappear’ from Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry, refugee agency centres – report

March 13, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Thousands of migrants have “disappeared” from Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry distribution centres and State Agency for Refugees camps in the past ...

Bulgaria has expelled 472 non-EU nationals since the beginning of 2017 – Interior Ministry

March 11, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Between January 1 and March 9 2017, Bulgaria sent a total of 472 third-country nationals – meaning non-EU citizens – out of the country, a ...

Roman Catholic priest who sheltered Syrian refugees at Belene is leaving Bulgaria

March 10, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Roman Catholic priest who was at the centre of controversy because he sheltered a Syrian refugee family in the northern Bulgarian town of Belene i ...

  • Hungary approves detention for all asylum seekers
    March 7, 2017, by VOANews

    Hungary’s parliament has approved a new law calling for all asylum seekers to be detained in camps along the country’s southern border while their applications are being processed. Under the […]

  • Reactions to the ECJ decision on asylum law in EU
    March 7, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Uproar has greeted the European Court of Justice’s decision on asylum law in Europe. Last year, more than 5,000 people drowned in the Mediterranean en route to Europe. The decision […]