All posts tagged Syrian refugees

Just over 300 Syrian refugees with passports lining up to board the night ferry from the Greek island of Kos to Athens where they can be registered. Photo: UNHCR/S. Baltagiannis
October 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Union interior ministers approved at an October 8 meeting the provision of a further 401.3 million euro from the 2015 EU budget in response to the migrant crisis. This […]

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

EC giving 17M euro to help Serbia, Macedonia cope with refugees

October 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission has detailed its support of 17 million euro to help Serbia and Macedonia cope with the unprecedented refugee flows in these co ...

In the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, refugees take shelter beneath a metal pavilion on a rainy day near the town of Gevgelija on the border with Greece Photo UNICEFTomislav Georgiev

European Commission: Hot-spots in Greece will be ready in two weeks

October 8, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The European Commission estimates that in two weeks at most the refugee registration centres (hot spots) in Greece will be operational, EC spokesperso ...

Refugees in Sofia photo Ben Melrose V Photo Agency

Bulgaria releases state reserves to aid refugees

October 7, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet has agreed to donate state reserves and wartime stocks to the Interior Ministry and State Agency for Refugees to aid refugees ...

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    Bulgaria detains illegal migrants in Bourgas, Sofia
    October 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Police in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Bourgas detained two groups of illegal migrants in the city, the Interior Ministry said. One group of 26 men was found in […]

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    Europe’s migrant crisis: Roundup, October 2
    October 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry, State Agency for National Security and prosecutors detained 46 alleged people-traffickers and 501 migrants who had entered the country illegally, a news conference about the continuing operation [… ...