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Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov
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June 22, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov says his country is urging Turkey to comply with a refugee readmission agreement with the EU and says Ankara should show that the agreement is […]

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits the Kara Tepe refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on 18 June 2016 UN Photo Rick Bajornas

World Refugee Day: 65 million people forcibly displaced around the world

June 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

World Refugee Day, June 20, has seen the European Union underline its commitment to global efforts to address the refugee crisis and the UN Refugee Ag ...

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov.

Foreign Minister: Bulgaria backs stepped-up Black Sea exercises, but only under Nato flag

June 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria always has supported the idea of intensified exercises in the Black Sea, but only under the Nato flag, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on ...

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Turkey bans LGBT parades, citing security concerns

June 18, 2016, by VOANews

Authorities in Istanbul have banned gay, lesbian and transgender people from holding pride marches this month, citing security concerns for citizens a ...

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    EU ambassador to Turkey resigns
    June 14, 2016, by VOANews

    The top EU ambassador to Turkey has resigned less than a year after beginning the job. Ambassador Hansjoerg Haber, a German diplomat who assumed the post last October, has not […]

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    Another car bomb explodes in Turkey
    June 8, 2016, by VOANews

    Three police officers have been killed by a car bomb explosion outside a police station in Turkey near the Syrian border, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday. As many […]