All posts tagged Syrian refugees

Refugees in Sofia 4 photo Ben Melrose V Photo Agency
March 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of asylum applications in Bulgaria in 2014 was eight per cent higher than in 2013, but the increase was much lower than the massive jump across the EU […]

Harmanli refugee centre March 2014 photo EC Audiovisual Service

Head of Bulgaria’s Harmanli refugee centre dismissed

March 5, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The head of Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees, Nikola Kazakov, has fired the director of the Harmanli refugee centre, Marko Petrov. The order ...

Refugees in Sofia 6 photo Ben Melrose V Photo Agency

Bulgaria to reimpose curfew in all refugee shelters

January 30, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria will reintroduce a curfew at all refugee shelters in the country within a few days, State Agency for Refugees head Nikola Kazakov said on Jan ...

Refugees in Sofia 2 photo Ben Melrose V Photo Agency

Two more refugee centres to be built in southern Bulgaria

January 19, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Two more refugee centres will be built in southern Bulgaria, with an information campaign to be conducted to persuade residents of the area to accept ...

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    Global action urged to stop migrant ‘ghost ships’
    January 7, 2015, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling for action to stop the use of so-called ghost ships to transport migrants across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. IOM says it […]