All posts tagged Turkey

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May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Nadezhda Neynski, who was Bulgaria’s foreign minister in the 1997/2001 Ivan Kostov cabinet, was nominated by the cabinet on May 27 as the country’s new ambassador in Ankara. It was during […]


Turkish election outcome could shape Syria policy

May 27, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

The latest opinion polls in Turkey are predicting that the ruling AK Party could lose its majority in parliament in the June 7 election. Analysts war ...


Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey sign agreement on police and customs co-operation

May 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The interior ministers of Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey signed on May 25 an intergovernmental agreement on police and customs co-operation that will see ...

The big-ticket border fence at the Bulgarian-Turkish border was completed. With the fence, intended to keep out illegal migrants, covering only a part of the border, people simply went around it.

Bulgaria to repair 7M leva Turkish border fence, tilting after less than a year

May 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will repair its seven million leva (about 3.5 million euro) 30km fence at the border with Turkey, tilting in places less than a year after it ...

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    Turkish border crackdown imperils Syrian refugees
    May 12, 2015, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Turkish authorities have tightened controls, ending their open-door policy for Syrian refugees and making it more difficult for Syrians to enter Turkey and for international journalists to cover the war. […]

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    Political strains drive wedge between Turkey, Russia
    May 9, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    A few months ago, bilateral relations between Turkey and Russia were on the upswing, buoyed by a close bond between their two presidents. Now, there is speculation that a serious […]