Archive for January 17th, 2017

January 17, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

About 2876 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on January 17 – with the death toll in the Mediterranean […]

Refugees in Serbia – stranded in a warehouse

January 17, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

A great number of refugees are living in inhumane conditions in a warehouse in Belgrade. They are waiting to travel to Western Europe. In Serbia, peop ...

Italian Tajani wins run-off vote for presidency of European Parliament

January 17, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

Long-time Italian commissioner to the EU Antonio Tajani has won the run-off vote to become the new president of the European Parliament. He beat Giann ...

Bulgaria chooses logo for its 2018 EU presidency

January 17, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria has chosen the logo it will use while holding the rotating presidency of the European Union in January to June 2018. The winning entry in a c ...

  • Amnesty International criticises Bulgaria’s anti-terrorism laws
    January 17, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Amnesty International has criticised laws in Bulgaria against terrorism as open to possible abuse, portraying them as vulnerable to exploitation against political opponents, human rights defenders and marginalised groups such […]