Interior Ministry

Police arrest 10 alleged spies operating for foreign intels

Istanbul police have apprehended 10 individuals suspected of engaging in espionage activities on behalf of foreign intelligence services, the Interior Ministry reported on Feb. 22.

The arrests were the result of coordinated efforts between the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) and police.

Major Migrant Trafficking Operation Dismantled in Bulgaria

In a significant crackdown on organized crime, Bulgarian Border Police have detained ten individuals involved in migrant trafficking during a targeted operation in the Burgas area. Chief Commissioner Anton Zlatanov, Director of the General Directorate Border Police, disclosed the details of the operation to bTV on Wednesday, revealing that more arrests may follow.

Thousands of Greeks abroad register for postal voting

More than 8,000 Greek citizens living abroad have registered on the platform for postal voting within the first two days of its operation, while there is also great interest from domestic voters.

Registration for the June 9 European Parliament elections must be completed 40 days in advance, by April 29, 2024. 

Sofia to Undergo Emergency Response Drill - See When

In a bid to assess and bolster emergency response capabilities, Sofia is gearing up for a comprehensive drill scheduled for 10 PM on January 31. The initiative, led by the Interior Ministry, aims to evaluate the preparedness of control authorities and reaction forces at both national and territorial levels.

Negligible Migrant Pressure On The Bulgarian-Turkish Border

Migrant pressure on the Bulgarian-Turkish border remains at negligible levels, according to Interior Ministry Secretary General Zhivko Kotsev. During a briefing in Veliko Tarnovo, Kotsev highlighted the collaborative efforts between Bulgarian and Turkish authorities, leading to a mere 28 cases of illegal crossings by third-country citizens.