Refugees Relocating from Athens Park to Greek Housing Facility

Athens municipality granted access to a housing facility in Elaionas, in western Athens, so that the government can temporarily relocate the refugees who are currently...

Greek Hotels in Thessaloniki Filled With Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugees have flooded numerous hotels in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, according to Greek newspaper "Ethnos." Refugees that can afford to stay at hotels, book one...

No More Migrant Suffering in Athens Park

  Greek Minister of State for Coordinating Government Operations Alekos Flambouraris convened an emergency meeting of ministers and other officials on Saturday to discuss the worrisome...

UNHCR: Greece, EU Need to Take Urgent, Bold Action to Tackle Refugee Crisis

Greece and the European Union need to take urgent and bold action to tackle the refugee crisis unfolding in the country, UNHCR officials said in...

Migrants Seeking Ways to Exit Greece After Drop in Trucks Traveling to Italy

The number of cargo trucks leaving Greece for other European countries, and especially for Italy through the port of Patras, was significantly reduced after capital...

New Wave of Syrian Refugees in Greek Islands

Eighty-seven refugees, mainly of Syrian origin, disembarked on the Greek island of Amorgos on Thursday morning. After local authorities were informed about the presence of illegal immigrants...

Bulgarian Workers Do Not Leave Greece Despite Debt Crisis

Despite the high unemployment rate in Greece due to the current debt crisis, no wave of Bulgarians leaving the country to return to their homeland...

European Commission President: Fear Made Agreement With Greece Possible

In an interview with the Belgian newspaper Le Soir that was published on Wednesday, European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker appeared concerned over the state of the European project. Juncker argued that...

190 Migrants Arrive Safely in Sitia, Crete

A group of 190 illegal migrants, who had been sailing in a rudderless ship near the Greek island of Karpathos, were safely collected and...

Immigration Minister Calls Migrants in the Streets ‘Tourist Attraction’

Greece’s Deputy Immigration Minister Tasia Christodoulopoulou called the thousands of migrants sleeping in the streets of Athens and Aegean Sea islands a "tourist attraction." Speaking...

Iranian Man Member Of ISIS Arrested in Mytilene

A 51-year-old Iranian immigrant was arrested and detained by Mytilene's police forces accused of helping illegal aliens to exit the country using fake IDs. During his interrogation, the defendant...

28,260 Immigrants Disembarked on Greek Islands Within 20 Days

An OnAlert article claims that between June 23 and July 12, 2015, a total 28,260 illegal immigrants disembarked on Greek islands in the Aegean Sea. The...

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