All posts tagged Greece

Struma Motorway. Photo: Bulgarian Road Infrastructure Agency
August 17, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Construction of the Kresna-Sandanski stretch of Bulgaria’s Struma Motorway, that will run to the Greek border, is to begin in September 2016, Regional Development and Public Works Minister Lilyana Pavlova […]

Bulgarian Border Police 4x4 vehicles donated by UK

More than 1200 migrants have arrived in Bulgaria since August 1 – IOM

August 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A total of 1289 migrants have arrived in Bulgaria since August 1 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on August 15 in a regul ...


COSCO says aims to turn Piraeus port into one of Europe’s largest container hubs

August 11, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Chinese giant COSCO, which on Wednesday completed officially the acquisition of a majority stake in Piraeus Port, said it aims at developing OLP into ...

Checkpoint-Kulata-Promahon photo Anton Lefterov

Joint Bulgarian-Greek traffic control teams in border regions

August 5, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Joint teams of Bulgarian and Greek police are to control traffic in the regions of the border between the two countries from August 5 to October 30 20 ...

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    Greeks struggling to make ends meet
    August 3, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Thousands of Greek pensioners saw their supplementary pension payments slashed by as much as 10 per cent on August 2 as the first round of pension cuts kicked in, affecting retired […]

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    A ray of hope for refugees in northern Greece
    August 3, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    When Mahmood looks out of the window he can see Thessaloniki’s seafront clearly, sometimes, when the sky is clear, even Mount Olympus is visible. “Here we finally have a room; […]

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    IMF internal report reveals mistakes in Greek bailout program
    July 29, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The International Monetary Fund made a series of shocking admissions on Thursday regarding mistakes it made in the handling of Greece’s first bailout in 2010. IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) […]