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IOM has Provided Health Services to 1,200 Refugees in Greece in Two Months

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and partner Médecins du Monde (MdM) announced today that together they have rapidly provided primary health care services to...

IOM Report: Over 1,500 Refugees Reached the Greek Islands in November

Μigrant and refugee flows to Lesvos and other Greek islands in the northeastern Aegean remained high in November, based on the latest figures released...

Tourism in Greece Increases by Expedited Visa Approvals Using Biometric Data

This past year visitors from Russia increased significantly due to an improved processing time of visa approval which used biometric data, such as fingerprints. As...

IOM Report on Unaccompanied Minors: Heart-Wrenching Case Studies

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) published a report in Greece, titled Addressing the Needs of Unaccompanied Minors", based on interviews with 1,206 child...

IOM: More Than 45,000 Refugees, Migrants Arrive in Greece in 2016

More than 45,000 migrants and refugees have reached Greece by sea since the beginning of 2016, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported on Tuesday. Specifically,...

Concert at Radiomegaron Three Months After Closure

With the slogan “ERT was and will remain open," one of the biggest concerts of the year is being organized at the Radiomegaron headquarters...

Illegals Desperate to Return Home, Says IOM

The Greek office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is struggling to handle a barrage of applications from undocumented immigrants who want to...

Team Diomidis Argous Wins European Handball Cup

Greek handball team Diomidis Argous won the European Challenge Cup in Switzerland on May 27. Diomidis players managed to become European Champions, despite losing 22-20...

UN Agency Says 10,000 Refugees Left Greece Voluntarily From June 2016

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, is reporting that more than 10,000 migrants left voluntarily from Greece between June 2016...

New Greek ID Card Tender ‘Within Days’ Says Minister

The Greek government has announced that it will issue new identity cards in line with stricter EU standards. Alternate Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas said that...

Greece’s Chios Braced for Traditional Easter Rocket War (video)

The rocket war, one of the most beautiful and dangerous Easter spectacles in Greece, will be revived on Saturday evening on the island of...

Why Orthodox and Catholic Easter Are on Different Dates

Greece is slowly but surely edging closer to Easter -- a religious occasion celebrated here with more gusto than in many other Western Christian...

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