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December 15, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

A total of 25 223 people immigrated to Bulgaria in 2015, including 12 850 non-EU nationals, according to provisional data released by the bloc’s statistics body Eurostat on December 15, […]

Arrivals of migrants and refugees in Europe so far in 2017 total more than 175 000, much lower than in 2016

December 5, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

By December 3, there had been 175 329 arrivals of migrants and refugees in Europe so far in 2017, according to the International Organization for Migr ...

Illegal migration in Bulgaria sharply down in 2017 – Interior Minister

November 30, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Between January 1 and October 31, a total of 2678 third-country nationals – meaning, non-EU citizens – had been detained in Bulgaria for i ...

Mediterranean ‘world’s deadliest border’ for migrants, says UN

November 25, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

More than 33 000 people have died attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean since 2000, according to a UN study. With routes between Tu ...

  • Aid group halts sea rescues in Mediterranean
    October 26, 2017, by VOANews

    The international aid group Save the Children is suspending its efforts to rescue migrants making the dangerous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya. Tuesday, the organization said the combination of falling […]