New Regulation for Issuing Residency Permits to Immigrants

Ministry of the Interior in Greece presented new regulations on Monday relevant to immigrants. According to Greek Minister, Yiannis Michelakis, the documents for issuing...

Farmakonisi Incident, What Really Did Happen?

New evidence comes to light in the tragic incident last Monday involving a boat transporting illegal immigrants in the eastern Aegean Sea and the...

Officials Report on Farmakonisi Incident

The director of the Greek Port Operations Centre Nikolaos Patrinos, described the unfortunate circumstances during the rescue operation of immigrants which led to tragedy...

Dendias: Quality of Greece’s Undocumented Immigrants Is “Tragic”

On Thursday, January 30, the Greek Minister of Public Order and Citizen Protection, Nikos Dendias, criticised the European Union’s Dublin Regulation on asylum responsibility....

Farmakonisi Tragedy, Greek Police Detain Protesters

Greek police authorities have detained dozens of people for trying to occupy the office of the Greek Marine Minister, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, during protests about...

64,910 Legal Immigrants in Athens

The number of legal immigrants from Asia and Africa that have received a residence permit rose to 64,190, according to the central database of...

Immigrant Found Dead in Rhodes

Early on Monday morning, Greek coast guards detected the dead body of an immigrant offshore the small cove of Ladiko, in the island of...

Probe Calls For Migrant Boat Sinking

International organizations are continuing their calls for an investigation into a January 20th incident off a Greek island near the coast of Turkey in...

Kedikoglou: Illegal Immigration Biggest Issue for Greek EU Presidency

In the aftermath of the Farmakonisi incident, New Democracy and SYRIZA continue to exchange words regarding Greece's pressing illegal immigration issue. In the latest...

Nikos Dendias Connects Terrorism with Illegal Immigration

The Minister of Public Order and Citizen Protection Nikos Dendias, connected terrorism with illegal immigration during the press conference that followed two unofficial meetings of...

Human Rights Watch Slams Greece

Human Rights Watch used harsh language towards Greece and the EU in its annual report that was published on Tuesday January 21, 2014. “European...

Farmakonisi Incident Triggers Rallies in Athens

The incident that took place earlier this week involving a boat transporting illegal immigrants in the Aegean Sea and the Greek coast guard, has...

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