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27 August 2016, Issue 4630
Bulgaria's Daily Newspaper since 2001
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BULGARIA, TURKEY PMS URGE COMMON EUROPEAN APPROACH TO MIGRATION CRISIS
Bilateral agreements won’t lead to a comprehensive solution to the migration crisis in Europe, the prime ministers of Bulgaria and Turkey have agreed at a meeting in Istanbul on Friday.
The meeting between Boyko Borisov and Binali Yildirim focused on the impact of the worst migration crisis in Europe since WWII. read more
BULGARIA CALLS FOR ENHANCED COOPERATION TO BOOST CEE ECONOMIES LINKING THREE SEAS
Bulgaria supports efforts aimed at developing and connecting the economies and infrastructure of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe along the North-South axis, President Rosen Plevneliev has said at the international conference "Adriatic, Baltic and Black Sea" held in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
The regional cooperation requires timely political support and decisive action to make the countries of Central and Eastern Europe more resilient and competitive within the European Union, Plevneliev has said at the forum, according to a press release issued by his office on Thursday. read more
BULGARIA TO EXPAND HARMANLI REFUGEE CENTRE
The refugee centre in Harmanli, in southeastern Bulgaria, will be expanded to accommodate a further 400 people amidst an increase in the number of migrants entering the country, public radio BNR reported on Friday.
The government’s State Agency for Refugees has called a BGN 1.6 M (EUR 800,000) public tender for the procurement of 68 new shipping container houses, the construction of a water and sewerage system, as well as a video surveillance system, BNR said. read more
DEATH TOLL IN ITALY QUAKE RISES TO 267
The death toll in a devastating earthquake that rocked central Italy this week has increased to 267 as of Friday, the authorities have said.
A total of 215 people had been extracted alive from the rubble as of Thursday. read more
INA ANANIEVA: ALL WE DO, WE DO IT FOR BULGARIA
"All we do in sports is purely for the love of all viewers,'' shared Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics head coach Ina Ananieva.
The Bulgarian golden team in rhythmic gymnastics won the long-anticipated bronze medal at the Rio Olympic Games. read more
IRISH REVENUE SEIZE OVER 18,000 SMUGGLED CIGARETTES ORIGINATING FROM BULGARIA, UKRAINE
The Irish authorities have seized more than 18,800 smuggled cigarettes which originated from Bulgaria and Ukraine.
The cigarettes with an estimated retail value of more than EUR 9,400 were first detected in two mail centres, according to Irish media reports. read more
HUNGARY PROPOSES TO SEND POLICE TO HELP SERBIA GUARD BORDERS AGAINST MIGRANTS
Hungary has offered to send police to Serbia's borders with Macedonia and Bulgaria to help the authorities in Belgrade stem the flow of irregular migrants into Western Europe.
"Hungary proposed to help Serbia guard its (southern) borders ... with police and legal help," Reuters quoted Interior Minister Sandor Pinter as saying on Thursday after a meeting with his Serbian counterpart Nebojsa Stefanovic on the Serbian side of the border. read more
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