All posts tagged Macedonia

IOM October 9 2015
October 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

In the past week, International Organization for Migration (IOM) staff in the Greek islands have recorded a sharp increase in the number of newly arrived migrants and refugees to about […]

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EC giving 17M euro to help Serbia, Macedonia cope with refugees

October 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission has detailed its support of 17 million euro to help Serbia and Macedonia cope with the unprecedented refugee flows in these co ...

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Europe’s migrant crisis: Roundup, October 2

October 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry, State Agency for National Security and prosecutors detained 46 alleged people-traffickers and 501 migrants who had ...

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Migration crisis, good neighbourliness on agenda as foreign ministers from Sofia and Skopje meet

September 29, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov held talks with his counterpart from Skopje, Nikola Poposki, in New York on September 29, with the two discuss ...

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    The refugee ‘business’ in Macedonia
    September 15, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Humanitarian organisations in Macedonia say that refugees from the Middle East have turned into a lucrative source of business and that now, they are also victims of state owned companies. These […]

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    Europe’s migrant crisis – roundup, September 11
    September 11, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Four eastern EU member states have stood by their rejection of compulsory quotas for migrants. Germany’s foreign minister has warned that the refugee crisis could be “the biggest challenge for […]

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    Macedonia overwhelmed by large influx of refugees
    September 6, 2015, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    The U.N. children’s fund reports authorities in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia are being overwhelmed by the heavy influx of refugees, mainly from Syria, transiting to European countries for […]