Migrants along Bulgaria’s Border with Turkey - 5 Times More than in 2021

In 2022, there is a fivefold increase in illegal migration along the Bulgarian-Turkish border compared to 2021. This was stated at a briefing by the spokesperson of the Prosecutor General - Siika Mileva. "The increase is reaching levels we haven't heard or seen since 2013," Mileva said.

NATO to Deploy AWACS Aircraft from Germany to Romania

NATO wants to "monitor Russian military activity" and at the same time support the "increased presence of the Alliance in the region" and therefore deploys AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) surveillance aircraft from Germany to Romania. They should arrive in Bucharest next Tuesday, according to a NATO media release, quoted by DPA

Greece told Austria it wants Bulgaria and Romania in Schengen Immediately

Greece insists on the immediate acceptance of Bulgaria and Romania into Schengen, which, according to Athens, is in the interest of the entire European Union. This was announced from Vienna by Minister of Migration Notis Mitarachi, who is on an official visit to the Austrian capital.

Human Rights Watch: Bulgaria used Violence when repelling Migrants

EU member states, including Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Poland and Spain, have continued to engage in illegally turning back migrants and perpetrating violence at their borders, Human Rights Watch said in its annual report on the state of human rights around the world.

In 2021 Bulgaria has Paid Out over BGN 740,000 in Compensation under Decisions of the Court in Strasbourg

Bulgaria is at the top of the ranking of EU member states in terms of the number of cases in the so-called "enhanced procedure" (clusters of cases posing structural and systemic problems) at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. The country is in sixth place after Russia (16%), Ukraine (15%), Turkey (11%), Romania (10%) and Italy (7%).

Is it already in Serbia?

The State Secretary of the Ministry of Health, MD Mirsad erlek, says that there is no confirmation yet, but in his belief, a new strain of the Coronavirus has arrived in Serbia as well, given the rising number of infected people, and that its detection is expected soon.