Turkish authorities have tightened controls, ending their open-door policy for Syrian refugees and making it more difficult for Syrians to enter Turkey and for international journalists to cover the war. […]
Conflict and poverty in Africa and the Middle East and other parts of the world are creating waves of refuges, ready to risk their lives to escape mis ...
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 ac ...
The head of Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees, Nikola Kazakov, has fired the director of the Harmanli refugee centre, Marko Petrov. The order ...
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 January 29. Kazakov headed the […]
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 their presence. Nikola Kazakov, returned […]
Bulgaria’s cabinet has returned Nikola Kazakov, who headed the State Agency for Refugees from 2010 to 2013, to the post after firing his successor. Nikolai Chirpanliev, appointed by the now-departed […]
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 […]
A group of Bulgarian cabinet ministers was to meet on January 5 to discuss how to improve border security and the state’s response to an expected increase in the number […]
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 […]