WASHINGTON, DC — Bulgaria is facing mounting criticism for its failure to adequately provide shelter, food and medical care to thousands of migrants who have entered the country over the past year, the majority of them Syrian asylum seekers.
More than two and a half million Syrians have fled the country as refugees, settling in neighboring Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon.
Bulgaria’s economic outlook may be gloomy but Dragomir Kouzov, founder of bicycle manufacturer Drag and one of a new breed of niche entrepreneurs in the EU’s poorest country, is anything but.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is trying to calm a growing rift in her new government over immigration to Germany from poor Eastern European countries, an increasingly contentious issue in much of Europe's richer west.
Immigrants from Romania and Bulgaria could contribute more to Britain than ‘natives’, a Home Office minister has suggested.
Guardian readers from Romania and Bulgaria with experience of working in the UK react to the media reports of the recent lifting of immigration restrictions.
A decade ago the village of Dolna Melna, near Bulgaria's border with Serbia, was a thriving community with shops, a post office and five pubs.
From The Guardian
Romanians and Bulgarians will gain the same rights as other EU citizens to move to Britain from 1 January.
Bulgarians and Romanians were last night preparing to travel to Britain as restrictions on working here are lifted tomorrow.
The restrictions on Bulgarians and Romanians being allowed to work throughout the EU will be lifted on Wednesday but the debate surrounding the move has been bitter.
As of January 2014, restrictions are lifted on Romanians and Bulgarians seeking long-term work in other EU member states. But experts say expectations of massive immigration from the two countries are likely unfounded.
SOFIA, Bulgaria — Ervin Ivanov, a fourth-year medical student, is sure he’ll leave Bulgaria, and he is sure that most of his classmates will too.
At a time that thousands of Ukrainians continue to protest in favor of integration with the European Union, it's worth taking a moment to consider whether or not the EU is actually capable of delivering on the protesters' expectations.
from The New York Times
During a recent visit to a bleak refugee center hastily set up in an abandoned military camp at Harmanli in southern Bulgaria, Iliana Savova, with the Bulgaria Helsinki Committee, a human rights group, shook her head in dismay as she surveyed a muddy, gar
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Bulgaria's Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged