Archive for March 2nd, 2016

March 2, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

Macedonian authorities on Wednesday allowed some 250 asylum seekers from Syria and Iraq to cross its border with Greece at the Idomeni crossing, Greek officials said. Thousands of migrants, many […]

Europe migrant crisis: EC proposes 700M euro emergency assistance for hardest-hit EU countries

March 2, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission (EC) said on March 2 that it was proposing a new “emergency assistance instrument” to provide a faster, more targe ...

Bulgarian parliamentary committee on Russian, Turkish interference in politics set for stillbirth

March 2, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The first meeting of Bulgaria’s parliamentary special committee to examine allegations of interference by Turkey and Russia in the country’s domes ...

Bulgarian PM orders interior, defence ministers to organise joint exercise at borders facing migration pressure

March 2, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has instructed the ministers of interior and of defence to organise joint exercises in border areas most at ri ...

  • Turks see Russia as greatest threat, poll finds
    March 2, 2016, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    With Russian-Turkish tensions mounting, a recent poll finds that the Turkish people see Russia as their greatest threat. The annual survey on Turkish attitudes carried out by Istanbul’s Kadir Has […]