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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 […]

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Germany reverses move to return refugees to Bulgaria, State Agency for Refugees head says

July 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Germany has backtracked on its intention to return more than 2000 refugees to Bulgaria, the head of Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees said on ...

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Bulgarian-Turkish border fence completed, Bulgaria’s defence ministry says

July 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The building of a fence at the border between Bulgaria and Turkey has been completed, Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry said, in the latest development in ...

The Bulgarian Red Cross and other organisations initiated fund-raising campaigns to assist the Syrian refugees in Bulgaria. International bodies and human rights organisations sharply criticised conditions for refugees in Bulgaria's accommodation shelters, while in some cities and towns, there were demonstrations by residents who did not want refugees accommodated there. Photo: Ben Melrose/V Photo Agency

Bulgarian government plans to disperse 2000 refugees throughout country – reports

July 21, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Bulgarian government has a plan to place 2000 refugees with formal refugee or humanitarian status throughout the country by the end of 2014, repor ...