All posts tagged Turkey

October 21, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian military personnel prevented 350 migrants from crossing into the country across the Turkish border in the past month and a half, Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev said on October 21 […]


Bulgarian Foreign Minister on Erdoğan: No responsible politician should question borders

October 21, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov says that no responsible political should bring into question the current borders between countries in the reg ...

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Son of ‘Gülenist’ repatriated to Turkey rejects Bulgarian Interior Ministry claim none sought asylum

October 20, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

At least one of the seven suspected followers of Fethullah Gülen who were repatriated to Turkey by Bulgaria had wanted political asylum, the son of o ...

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Bulgarian government approves further 20M leva for fence at Turkish border against migration

October 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved on October 19 a further 20 million leva (about 10.23 million euro) towards the building of a fence at the Turkish bo ...

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    Turkey questions historical treaty defining regional borders
    October 13, 2016, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    A dispute continues to deepen between Ankara and Baghdad over the presence of Turkish soldiers near the Iraqi city of Mosul. Тhe spat erupted after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan […]

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    Attacker shot outside Israeli embassy in Turkey
    September 21, 2016, by VOANews

    A knife-wielding attacker was shot by Turkish police outside the Israeli Embassy in Ankara Wednesday before he could harm anyone, according to Israeli officials. “A man approached the embassy with […]