Archive for January, 2016

January 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A few days after Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov announced that he wanted the resignation of Todor Tanev as education minister, Borissov announced that he would appoint him as a […]

European law enforcement launches website to enlist public in finding most-wanted fugitives

January 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

European law enforcement authorities have joined forces to create a dedicated new website where the public can help police trace Europe’s most wante ...

Europol official: 10 000 migrant children missing in Europe

January 31, 2016, by VOANews

Europe’s police agency says more than 10,000 unaccompanied migrant children have disappeared in the past two years. Europol chief of staff Brian ...

Refugee crisis: EU’s Dombrovskis backs fuel tax idea

January 31, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

A fuel tax to help Europe absorb refugees has again been floated, this time by Valdis Dombrovskis, a top EU official. Criticism flowed last week after ...

  • Turkey says Russian jet violated airspace
    January 31, 2016, by VOANews

    Tensions rose Saturday between Turkey and Russia when Turkey and NATO said a Russian warplane had violated Turkish airspace. Russia dismissed the Turkish allegations as “baseless propaganda.” Turkey’s Foreign Ministry [&hellip ...

  • 33 migrants die as boat sinks off Turkey
    January 31, 2016, by VOANews

    At least 33 migrants, including children, drowned and about 75 were rescued after a boat transporting them to the Greek island of Lesbos sank off Turkey’s western coast Saturday, Turkish […]

  • US: Russian fighter flew within 15 feet of US plane
    January 31, 2016, by VOANews

    U.S. military officials say a Russian fighter jet came within 15 feet of a U.S. reconnaissance plane flying in international airspace Monday, calling it an “unsafe” incident. A Defense Department […]