EESC Looks for Solution for Disabled Refugees’ Struggles in Greek Migrant Camps (Videos)

Following many outcries last month by NPOs such as Human Rights Watch claiming that disabled refugees living in Greek camps are "an afterthought," the...

Greece Worried About Wave of Libyan Refugees to Arrive in Europe

The European Union is seeking a way to prevent an estimated one million Libyan refugees likely to start arriving in Europe in the summer,...

Migrants Hosted on Warship in Mytilene Port Transferred to Moria Hotspot

The evacuation of the warship Lesvos, which was docked at the port of Mytilene since January 12 hosting 170 migrants from Africa, started earlier...

Greek Opposition Leader to Meet with German Chancellor, Finance Minister

New Democracy chief Kyriakos Mitsotakis is to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble in Berlin on Monday. Greece's opposition leader...

Greece Returns Twenty Migrants to Turkey

Twenty migrants were sent back to Turkey’s Dikeli port, in compliance with the EU-Turkey deal. The migrants were all male: eight Pakistani nationals, five Nigerians,...

Refugees on Chios Steal Boat and Attempt Return to Turkey

Two refugees who had applied for asylum in Greece two months ago and are awaiting their pending requests to either be approved or denied, stole a...

European Commission Stresses Need for Faster Resolution in Resettling Refugees

On Wednesday an announcement by the European Commission stressed the need to pick up the pace at which the resettlement program for refugees is...

Turks Smuggled into Greece Claim to Face Persecution for Failed Coup; Seeking Asylum

More than 100 Turks have requested asylum in Greece following the failed military coup attempt last July in Turkey claiming that they are facing...

Number of Recorded Migrants and Refugees on Islands Drops Below 10,000 for First Time

The number of refugees and migrants stranded on the northern Aegean islands dropped, for the first time, below 10,000 on Wednesday. The decline is attributed...

Almost Six in Ten Greeks in Favor of Banning Muslim Migrants

Almost six in ten Greeks (58%) agree with the notion of banning Muslim migrants from entering the country, while 55% of Europeans share the...

Fifty-Four Refugees and Migrants Arrive on Lesvos in Last 24 Hours

Fifty-four migrants and refugees arrived on northern Lesvos in the last 24 hours. No arrivals were reported on the islands of Chios and Samos. According to...

Migration Min: EU Funds for Migration Granted in a Transparent Way

The EU funds granted to Greece in order to deal with the refugee issue were granted in a transparent manner, Minister for Migration Policy...

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