Archive for March 4th, 2016

March 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Armed security forces were deployed around various strategic sites in Bulgaria on March 4 as the country stepped up security measures, with the Prime Minister saying that reports had been […]

European Commission awards 3.5M euro emergency funding to Greece for reception facilities for migrants and refugees

March 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on March 4 2016 that it has awarded 3.5 million euro in emergency funding to Greece. The funding will help cover the runn ...

Serbian president Nikolic calls elections for April 24

March 4, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic called general elections for April 24, his office said on March 4. The decision came as no surprise taking into acc ...

Mediterranean migrant arrivals in 2016 near 135 000 and deaths reach 418 – IOM

March 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The International Migration Organization (IOM) said on March 4 2016 that it estimates that 134, 905 migrants already have crossed the Mediterranean th ...

  • Syrian, Iraqi refugees in Greece: We won’t go back
    March 4, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Hungry people are angry people. In the makeshift tent camp just meters from Macedonia, here on the Greek side of the border with the rain sleeting down overnight Thursday, refugees […]