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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 […]

Conditions among refugees have been described by Medecins Sans Frontiéres as 'far below acceptable international standards'. Photo: J Owens/VOA

EU grants further 115M euro to Greece to cope with refugee crisis

September 11, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission has stepped up its funding to improve living conditions for refugees, migrants and asylum seekers in Greece, with 115 million ...

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Bulgarian PM Borissov discusses migration crisis with Orbán, Merkel and Vučić

September 9, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has held a series of telephone conversations to discuss Europe’s migrant and refugee crisis with his counter ...

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Czech PM praises Bulgaria’s role in reducing migratory pressure on CEE

September 6, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The measures that Bulgaria introduced to protect the external borders of the EU have contributed significantly to reducing the migratory pressure on t ...

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    US warns citizens of terrorist threats in Turkey
    August 30, 2016, by VOANews

    The U.S. State Department is continuing to warn U.S. citizens of an increased threat from terrorist groups throughout Turkey. In a travel advisory issued Monday, the State Department said it […]

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    UNHCR worries EU-Turkey refugee deal could unravel
    August 27, 2016, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    The U.N. refugee agency has expressed concern that the agreement between the European Union and Turkey to curb the flow of Syrian and other refugees into Europe could unravel. The […]