Archive for October 15th, 2015

October 15, 2015, by VOANews

The Balkan countries are a transit route for thousands of refugees, mostly Syrians, who are fleeing violence and trying to find a better life in the economically advanced countries of […]

EU leaders meet in Brussels to tackle refugee crisis, ‘Brexit’

October 15, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

EU leaders met in Brussels on Thursday to discuss plans to help deal with the ongoing influx of refugees from the Middle East, urging Turkey in partic ...

EU leaders brace for new wave of refugees

October 15, 2015, by VOANews

Heads of state and government from European Union countries gathered in Brussels Thursday for a summit dominated by the war in Syria and the migrant s ...

Slovakia selects refugees while sending police to assist in Hungary

October 15, 2015, by The Slovak Spectator

Slovakia is acting in line with the requests of the European Union, while still preparing a lawsuit concerning the mandatory quotas for the redistri ...

  • What’s on: Sofia Independent Film Festival 2015
    October 15, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sofia Independent Film Festival returns for its sixth edition on October 22 and will feature a by now familiar mixture of documentary and feature films from the international film festivals […]

  • Agreement signed for Baltic–Poland gas pipeline
    October 15, 2015, by The Prague Post

    The Governments of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, the European Commission, have reached an agreement that will allow the construction of the Gas Interconnector Poland-Lithuania (GIPL) by December 2019. The […]

  • Bulgarian President vetoes law on military intelligence
    October 15, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has vetoed the law on military intelligence, specifically the provisions that require the head of the Military Intelligence to be a senior military officer on active […]