All posts tagged Greece

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June 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Two international “seasonal” trains between Bulgaria’s capital Sofia and the Greek city of Thessaloniki will run throughout the summer, until early September 2016, Bulgarian state railways BDZ said on June […]

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A year after Grexit scare, Greece faces Brexit fallout

June 25, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

One of the EU’s most fragile economies is bracing for fallout from Britain’s referendum. Greece has become ground zero for the EU’s ...

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits the Kara Tepe refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on 18 June 2016 UN Photo Rick Bajornas

World Refugee Day: 65 million people forcibly displaced around the world

June 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

World Refugee Day, June 20, has seen the European Union underline its commitment to global efforts to address the refugee crisis and the UN Refugee Ag ...

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Eurogroup approves disbursement of 7.5B euro loan tranche to Greece

June 17, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Eurogroup finance ministers approved the release of 7.5 billion euro in bailout funding to Greece during a meeting in Luxembourg held Thursday. Greek ...

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    Bulgaria completes gas compressor upgrade at Greek border
    June 13, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria has completed the upgrade of a gas compressor station at Petrich, near the border with Greece, which completes the first stage of upgrades to the country’s gas grid and […]

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    Tourism Minister: Bulgarian beaches better than Greece’s
    June 6, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greece has its troubles – economic woes and the refugee crisis among them – and now insult has been added to injury by Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister offering her arguments as […]