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January 19, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Substantial snowfalls in parts of northern Greece on January 19 caused problems at the border with Bulgaria, with some checkpoints closed to lorries. The Greek regions of Central Macedonia, Eastern […]

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Bulgarian MEPs call on EC to act against threatened Greek border blockade

January 18, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s 18 members of the European Parliament, from all parties, issued a joint statement on January 18 2017, calling on the European Commission ...

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Bulgarian transport carriers threaten counter-blockade if protesting Greeks shut border

January 18, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Association of International Carriers said on January 18 that it would mount a counter-blockade if protesting Greek farmers went ahead w ...

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Just more than two weeks into 2017, already more than 200 migrants and refugees dead in the Med

January 17, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

About 2876 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on January 17 – wit ...

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    Germany to deport asylum-seekers back to Greece
    January 14, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Germany is set to reverse a six-year-old block on the deportation of asylum-seekers back to Greece, despite a humanitarian crisis in the refugee camps there. Refugee organizations are horrified. The […]

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    Greece left alone in the refugee crisis
    December 9, 2016, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

    EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos is “not the happiest person on earth,” he said in Brussels as he presented the latest figures for EU refugee and migration policy. EU member […]