Greek Islanders Open their Hearts and Businesses to Refugees

The tiny Greek island of Tilos may have a population of under 800. But, over the last year, it has become an example to...

Greek Court Deems Turkey Safe for the Return of Refugees

The Council of State on Friday ruled that Turkey is safe for the deportation of migrants and refugees who entered Greece illegally. Greece's highest administration...

Asylum Seekers Form Symbol of Peace on White Tower of Thessaloniki

The symbol of peace was formed by a group of asylum seekers on the roof of the White Tower, the symbolic feature in Thessaloniki. The...

More than 2,700 Migrants Arrived in Northern Aegean Islands in September

Nearly 450 migrants and refugees landed on the  Greek islands of the northern Aegean over the last three days, bringing the total number of...

Refugee Crisis: Lesvos has Reached Breaking Point Says Mayor

In a desperate appeal to the Greek government, the mayor of Lesvos calls for immediate measures to reduce the number of asylum seekers in...

Coast Guard Locates Refugee Sailboat in Distress South of Gavdos

The Greek coast guard located south of the island of Gavdos a sailboat with refugees and migrants which they believe is the one that...

Thessaloniki Police Rescue 14 Pakistan Migrants Detained by Compatriots

Police in Thessaloniki announced that they freed 14 Pakistan migrants held captive by five compatriots of theirs who demanded money for their release. All 14...

New Surge in Refugee Arrivals on Greek Islands

Despite heightened patrols in the Aegean Sea to deter smuggling activity between Turkey and Greece, about 3,700 refugees reached Greek shores in August, and...

More than 500 Migrants Arrive on Greek Islands in 2 Days

Over the past few weeks there have been hundreds of migrants per day that have been arriving from Turkey, on the Greek islands.  This...

Greek Police Arrest Two Immigrants and a Smuggler at Border

Greek police announced the detainment of two Turkish men who crossed into the country illegally via FYROM, and arrested a FYROM man who was...

Greece, Italy Have Paid a High Price on Migration, PM Tsipras says

"Italy and Greece have paid a very high price" due to the migration crisis, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday, following a...

UNICEF: More Refugee Children in Greek Schools than Ever Before

Greek schools are welcoming more refugee and migrant children who have been stranded in Greece since April of last year, according to UNICEF. Major efforts...

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