Greek Police Arrest Pakistanis Holding 16 Migrants Hostage

Hellenic Police on Saturday arrested three Pakistani nationals for holding 16 undocumented migrants hostage and demanding money for their release. The perpetrators were holding the...

European Rights Court Slams Greece Over Migrant Treatment

The European Court of Human Rights condemned Greece for violating a Human Rights Convention article regarding inhuman and degrading treatment in two separate cases. The first...

Tables Turned as Iranian Migrants Assist in Rescue of Injured Fire Men on Lesvos

In a poignant twist of fate, two Greek firemen needing rescue on the island of Lesvos, Greece, found help from four Iranians that had...

EU Leaders Agree to Relocate 40,000 Migrants Who Landed in Greece, Italy

European Union leaders debated into the wee hours Friday at a summit in Brussels about how best to share in the handling of the...

Report Says Inhumane Conditions Must be Improved at ‘Hotspots’ in Greece, Italy

According to a new report from the European Court of Auditors, the EU's "hotspots" for irregular migrants in Greece and Italy has assisted in...

FYROM Authorities Again Bar Passage to Refugees at Idomeni

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) authorities again barred the passage of refugees through the Greece-FYROM border at Idomeni, starting at 6:00 on Friday...

Germany, France Assure that Greece Will Remain in Schengen

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande assured Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that Greece will remain in the Schengen zone at least...

Turkey Not Fully Ready to Take Refugees Back from Greece

Five days before Turkey is due to begin taking back illegal asylum seekers from Greece as it has agreed with the European Union, neither...

Greek Migration Minister: Refugee Flows from Turkey Manageable

Greece's Deputy Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas stated on Friday that the migrant flows from Turkey are manageable and that Ankara still honors its agreement...

EU and Turkey Reach Deal at Refugee Summit as Greek Demands Reportedly Will Be...

The European Union and Turkey have agreed to cooperate in order to curb the refugee influx into Europe. The leaders of the EU's 28 member states...

Refugees Stuck in Greece Scrambling for Safe Havens

War refugees from Syria and Iraq trapped in northern Greece for weeks never held out much hope that meetings between EU and Turkish leaders...

Frontex Boss Praises Greece for Rescuing Hundreds of Thousands of Refugees

In an interview on Der Spiegel International, head of the EU border agency Frontex, Fabrice Leggeri puts Europe’s refugee/migrant crisis in perspective when he...

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