Archive for August, 2016

  • Bulgarian PM Borissov: Bulgaria will not accept migrants from EU
    August 28, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria will not accept migrants returned by any European Union member state while there is no readmission agreement, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov told German chancellor Angela Merkel. Borissov told […]

  • UNHCR worries EU-Turkey refugee deal could unravel
    August 27, 2016, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    The U.N. refugee agency has expressed concern that the agreement between the European Union and Turkey to curb the flow of Syrian and other refugees into Europe could unravel. The […]

  • Croatian election campaign spills over into Serbia
    August 26, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The latest statements by Zoran Milanovic, the leader of the Croatian Social-Democratic Party (SDP), have provoked harsh reactions in Serbia, including high official’s appeal to the European Union to react. […]

  • Plovdiv prosecutors order burnt-out tobacco warehouses shored up
    August 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Prosecutors in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv have told municipal and national authorities to organise emergency temporary strengthening of the Tobacco Town warehouses gutted in a fire on August 20. The Regional […]