Archive for November, 2015

  • Migrant arrivals in Europe in 2015 approach 900 000 mark
    November 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The number of migrants, including refugees, that have arrived in Europe by land and sea since the beginning of 2015 is more than 898 000, according to the International Organization […]

  • Refugees try to force their way into Macedonia
    November 27, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The situation with refugees on the southern border of Macedonia continues to be tense. Hundreds of refugees from Pakistan, Iran, Algeria, Morocco and other countries, spent the night outdoors, as […]

  • Two Plovdiv taxi company bosses arrested over tax evasion
    November 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Two managers of taxi companies in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv were taken into 72-hour custody after an investigation by the Regional Prosecutor’s Office found tax evasion of more than 1.5 […]

  • Bulgaria, China agree on joint economic projects on Silk Road
    November 27, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A memorandum of understanding between Bulgaria and China was signed by Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and his counterpart Wang Yi on November 26, aimed at developing policies on trade, […]

  • Erdogan: No apology for downing of Russian fighter jet
    November 26, 2015, by VOANews

    Tensions remained heated between Ankara and Moscow Thursday following Turkey’s shooting down of a Russian warplane near the Turkey-Syria border earlier in the week. In an interview with CNN, Turkish […]

  • New anti-terrorism laws proposed in Slovakia
    November 26, 2015, by The Slovak Spectator

    Uncontrolled migration is an unprecedented risk for Slovakia and the entire EU, according to Prime Minister Robert Fico, and his government is now responding with a set of what it calls […]