Turkey and Bulgaria

Police remove barricades at Turkish-Bulgarian border

Amid growing tension between Sofia and Ankara, Bulgarian police on Friday removed barricades protesters had erected at at least two border crossings with Turkey, Deutsche Welle reports. Bulgarian nationalists had attempted to …

Bulgarian nationalists block Turkish border crossings

Bulgarian nationalists blocked for several hours Friday the three main crossing points with Turkey to prevent coaches bringing in thousands of Turks with Bulgarian passports to vote in Sunday's elections, organisers said, Yahoo News …

 Bulgaria 'hands over  seven alleged Gülenists' to Turkey

Seven people with suspected links to the movement of US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, who is believed to have orchestrated Turkey’s July 15 coup attempt, were captured in the back of a truck while they were trying to flee …

65 illegal immigrants detained in Bulgaria

Bulgarian border police detained 65 illegal immigrants traveling in a train coming from Turkey at the country's Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement. The guards spotted those hidden into a car of …

Bulgarian military rescue crew of Turkish ship

A Turkish vessel is in distress 70 miles east of the Bulgarian city of Varna in the Black Sea. A rescue operation is being carried out by the naval and air forces of Bulgaria, the press service of the Defense Ministry of the country …