Archbishop Ieronymos: ‘Migrants Leave Their Homelands Due to Western World’s Actions’

"The future of migrants arriving in the country must concern not only Greece but all the European countries," said Archbishop of Athens and All...

EU to Propose Migrant Plan As 1,000 Migrants Arrive in Greece in One Day

As Europe is struggling to cope with a massive influx of over 100,000 migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea seeking a better life in the...

Bloomberg: ‘Greeks Depart On Odyssey For Jobs’

The relocation of human capital has "bleeding" dimensions for Greece, a country that is steadily losing its "creme de la creme", journalists Flavia Krause-Jackson and Jordan...

Greek Islands See Sixfold Increase in Refugees This Year

Over 42,000 migrants arrived by sea in Greece during the first five months of 2015, with the majority of them being refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia...

8,735 Illegal Immigrants on Greek Island of Lesvos This Year

The number of illegal immigrants in the Greek island of Lesvos coming from the northern sea borders between Greece and Turkey was increased by 550% during...

213 Migrants Rescued in Greece During the Night

Greek coast guard rescued 213 migrants in six different incidents near the islands of Kos, Chios and Lesvos during the night. All migrants are...

Mayor of Greek Island Warns of Critical Conditions After Record Migrant Arrivals in 24...

A record number of 758 irregular migrants and refugees arrived in the last 24 hours on the island of Mytilene, in the northeastern Aegean, the...

Norway Funds Migrant Reception Center in Greece

Greece and Norway have agreed to use funding from the European Economic Area and Norway Grants to establish a new reception center on the island...

Greek Asylum Service: Current Situation Is Far Beyond our Capabilities

"The current situation is far beyond the capabilities of the Asylum Service," Maria Stavropoulou, head of the Service said in an interview to Athens-Macedonian News...

‘Kos Not A Party Paradise But A Refugee Shelter’

"Almost 1,200 migrants - some crammed onto overcrowded inflatable dinghies - have been picked up by Greek authorities in the eastern Aegean Sea in the...

Greek Govt Meeting on Migration with European Commissioner Avramopoulos

In a meeting with European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos at the Shipping Ministry on Tuesday, the Greek government asked for an immediate disbursement...

European Commission Proposes Relocation of 40,000 Refugees From Italy and Greece

Reuters revealed that the European Commission is planning to propose a plan for the relocation of 40,000 asylum seekers who have arrived in Greece...

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