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September 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Union should address the issues that are causing waves of refugees, the heads of state of nine EU countries agreed at an Arraiolos Group meeting in Portugal, with […]

Bulgaria was among European countries that saw a significant increase in the number of refugees arriving from Syria in 2013. Photo: UNHCR/D.Kashavelov

Bulgaria: New wave of asylum-seekers has started, but country is prepared, refugee agency says

September 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A new wave of refugees entering Bulgaria has already started, but the country is prepared to cope, according to the country’s State Agency for Refug ...

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Sofia police detain large group of illegal immigrants in latest such arrest in two days

September 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Police in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia arrested 30 illegal immigrants, including nine children, on September 28, the second such large-scale se ...

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Bulgaria’s election day will decrease police at Turkish border – report

September 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of Bulgarian police on duty at the border with Turkey to deal with the influx of refugees will decrease on the October 5 election day becau ...


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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.  […]

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    Turkey closes border to Syrian refugees
    September 21, 2014, by VOANews

    Clashes erupted on September 21 2014 as Turkey closed its border with northern Syria to halt a massive influx of Kurdish refugees fleeing the juggernaut of Islamic State militants. Turkey opened […]