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September 2, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

More than 400 refugee children will not be attending school in Bulgaria because of absurd regulations, including requirements such as the submission of a range of official documents from their […]

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Bulgaria mulling huge extension to controversial anti-refugee fence at border with Turkey

August 20, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s caretaker cabinet is considering an Interior Ministry proposal to extend the controversial fence at the border with Turkey, completed in ...

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Bulgaria fears new refugee wave from Iraq conflict

August 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria could face an even greater inflow of refugees in the coming months, following intensified fighting in Iraq in recent weeks, the country’s c ...

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Bulgaria detains 63 refugees on boat in Black Sea

August 18, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s border police have intercepted 143 refugees attempting to enter the country illegally over the past three days, including 63 on a boat in ...


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    Turkey feeling strain from hosting Syrian refugees
    July 24, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey has maintained an open door policy for people fleeing the conflict in neighboring Syria, but recent violent protests in several cities indicate many Turks are feeling the strain from […]