Syrian Refugee Couple’s “Big Fat Greek Wedding” in Lesvos

Having received an official recognition by a Greek county court of a right to receive a civil marriage license, two Syrian refugees were married...

German Court Convicts Smugglers Over Migrant Deaths in Lesvos

A court in southern Germany has convicted three Syrian men over the drowning deaths of 13 migrants off the coast of Greece, in Lesvos...

British Reality Show Stars Volunteer to Greek Refugee Camp

ITV2 ‘Love Island’ reality show stars Camilla Thurlow and Jamie Jewitt have travelled to a refugee camp in Greece to help out amid the...

Resettlement of Refugees from Germany a ‘Symbolic Gesture’

Only a few dozen refugees will be resettled from Germany to Greece in what Minister of Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas called a ‘symbolic gesture’. Speaking...

Brazilian Artists Publish Stories by Refugee Children

Brazilian journalist Debora de Pina Castiglione and her sister, illustrator Beatriz, recorded eight tales in a collection of modern myths and fables invented by...

Greece Accepts Resettlement of Refugees from Germany

For the first time since 2011, Germany will again begin the resettlement of refugees to Greece under the EU Dublin Regulation. Migration Policy Minister Yiannis...

HRW: Huge Rise in Detention of Migrant Children in Greece

The number of unaccompanied migrant children held in unsuitable police cells and detention centers in Greece has increased alarmingly, Human Rights Watch said in...

Syrians Stuck in Greece Protest at German Embassy

Syrian refugees stranded in Greece chanted "no more waiting!" and protested outside the German embassy in Athens against delays in reuniting with their relatives...

“Education Passports” for Refugees Tested in Greece

An international human rights organization is looking to provide education passports for refugees wishing to receive higher education and plans to test the efficacy of...

Foreigners’ Bank Deposits Drop €40 Bln in 8 Years

Greek banks have seen an outflow of 40 billion euros from foreigners' bank deposits in the past eight years as a result of foreign...

Funding Cuts Would be a Criminal Mistake, Greece’s Migration Minister Says

Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas expressed concern over the possibility EU to "make a wrong move" and cut funds and staff from Greece in...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues 170 Migrants in the Aegean

The Hellenic Coast Guard announced on Friday the rescue of more than 170 migrants in search-and-rescue operations in the Aegean in the past 24...

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