Unbearable Refugee Conditions in Greece Highlighted in German Press

"Nearly 15,000 refugees and migrants are stuck on the Greek islands, in overcrowded tents and without adequate access to food and water," German newspaper...

Tension Breaks Between Migrants in Mytilene, Greece

Tension broke between migrants at the port of Mytilene, Greece, on Wednesday morning, June 17, due to the suffocating situation on the island. The incident occurred...

EU Leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Martin Schulz Express Optimism About Outcome of EU-Turkey Summit

Schulz expressed optimism about the outcome of the two-day EU summit under way in Brussels. Speaking to the press prior to the start of the...

Philosophy School Occupied by Youth, Fears for More to Come From No Border Camp

Early on Friday morning, people occupied the Philosophy school of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in support of the occupation of the Law School....

PETA Delivers Fur Coats to Lesvos Refugees

Animal rights activist organization PETA has delivered around 200 fur coats to refugees on Lesvos, Greece. The coats were given to Lighthouse Relief, a charity...

Greek Baker in Kos Gives 100 Kilos of Bread to Migrants and Refugees Each...

“Europe is the baker in Kos who gives away his bread to hungry and weary souls,” the European Commission's Jean Claude- Juncker had said during...

Break the Chain Festival to Raise Awareness and “Stop Human Trafficking”

The Break the Chain Festival, returns to Athens on Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2, on the occasion of the World Day for the...

UNHCR High Commissioner Lepri: Greece has Ignored Proposals for Helping Migrants at Camps

On Thursday Giovanni Lepri of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees spoke to reporters claiming that the UN had given Greece's Migration Ministry...

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...

PM Alexis Tsipras Expresses Concerns to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday had a phone conversation with NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg. According to sources, Tsipras conveyed to Stoltenberg the government's discontent...

Three Dead Migrants Found Off Chios

Greece's Coast Guard said the bodies of three would-be migrants were been retrieved in the waters off the eastern Aegean island of Chios as...

Avramopoulos to Become Migration Commissioner

Although president-elect Jean-Claude Juncker is still interviewing candidates for Commissioners, EurActiv has seen a draft organigram prepared by his services dated September 2, in...

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