All posts tagged Syrian refugees

Photo: Sébastien Bertrand
July 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission (EC) said on July 28 that it was bringing to more than two billion euro the total amount granted to the facility for refugees in Turkey, to […]

Refugees and migrants Hungary UNHCR M Henley

Europe’s migrant challenge expected to continue into 2016

December 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Europe in 2015 faced its most severe migration crisis in centuries as an estimated one million people – mostly Muslims – fled war in Syria and pov ...

A group of refugees disembark an inflatable boat after reaching the Greek island of Lesvos photo UNHCR Achilleas Zavallis

Migration crisis: Seaborne arrivals in Europe top one million

December 30, 2015, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

The UN refugee agency reports more than one million refugees and migrants have reached Europe by sea this year, with 80 per cent of this record number ...

A woman carrying a child under a blanket walks on a muddy path in the southern Serbian town of Preševo, on the border with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Photo: UNICEF/Tomislav Georgiev

Bulgaria detains Macedonian national on charges of trafficking of migrants

December 29, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

migrBulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on December 29 that police has detained a Macedonian national as he was driving a lorry with 119 m ...

  • migrants november 25 iom
    Migrant arrivals in Europe in 2015 approach 900 000 mark
    November 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The number of migrants, including refugees, that have arrived in Europe by land and sea since the beginning of 2015 is more than 898 000, according to the International Organization […]

  • syrian_refugees_unhcr06121
    Human Rights Watch: Syrians pushed back at Turkish border
    November 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Turkey has all but closed its borders to Syrian asylum seekers and is summarily pushing back Syrians detected as they try to cross, Human Rights Watch said on November 23. Syrians described Turkish […]