All posts tagged Syrian refugees

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December 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and Bulgaria signed on December 5 2014 a “special support plan” which provides for EASO tailor-made support to Bulgaria to be implemented over a […]

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Bulgarians urged to ‘see refugees through new eyes’ in TV, online and poster media campaign

November 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A 30-second television advert, launched on November 24 2014 and expected to be seen by millions of Bulgarians over the next month, is part of an innov ...

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Bulgaria has arrested 472 traffickers of refugees since beginning of August

October 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry has been concentrating its efforts against human traffickers exploiting the refugee influx, with the country arresting ...

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Foreign Minister: Bulgaria to ask European Commission for assistance in face of refugee influx

October 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Instability in the Middle East is creating strong migratory pressure on Bulgaria and the European Union, and Bulgaria intends asking the EU and other ...

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    130 000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey as IS nears border
    September 23, 2014, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    More than 130,000 refugees have flooded into Turkey from Syria in the past few days, as the jihadist group Islamic State bears down on the Syrian border town of Kobane.  […]