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 […]
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 ...
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 government has a plan to place 2000 refugees with formal refugee or humanitarian status throughout the country by the end of 2014, repor ...
Authorities in Germany plan to begin to return to Bulgaria close to 3000 refugees from next week, a report in Bulgarian-language daily Sega said on July 18. Most of the […]
Bulgaria is set to complete the controversial project to build a fence on the Bulgarian-Turkish border “within days”, the country’s Defence Minister Angel Naidenov said on June 30. “There is […]
A group of Syrian refugees is among volunteers who have joined in cleaning up the Asparouvo area of Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna, which was devastated in deadly floods […]
Bulgaria granted protection status to 2495 asylum seekers in 2013, with Syrians making up the largest single group at 81 per cent. The figure for Bulgaria is a mere fraction […]
An influx of asylum seekers from Syria into Bulgaria has exacerbated border security challenges, raised interethnic tensions, and challenged underfunded state agencies and there are concerns that this flow of […]
Bulgaria’s government has promised an investigation into a nationally controversial incident in which villagers forced out three families of Syrian refugees, while those in power also have reacted angrily in […]