Eight Dead, Six Rescued in Latest Migrant Shipwreck

Eight dead and six rescued was the final toll of the latest incident at sea involving irregular migrants, whose boat had capsized near the...

Syrian Migrants Smuggler Convicted to 145 Years for Farmakonisi Tragedy

A 21-year-old Syrian national was found guilty of the naval tragedy that took place about a year ago, in January 2014, off the coast of Farmakonisi,...

Greek Migration Minister: Citizenship to All Children Born in Greece

Greece's newly appointed Alternate Minister of Migration Policy Tasia Christodoulopoulou introduced the Ministry's initiative policies regarding migration. Among others, the program includes granting Greek...

UNHCR Expresses Appreciation over Cypriot Govt’s Efforts to Assist Refugees

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) appeared pleased with the Cypriot government's enormous efforts in providing assistance to over 330 Syrian and Palestinian...

EU Commissioner Avramopoulos: Coordinated Action on Migration Needed

The need to address the migration phenomenon with decisive and coordinated European action underlined the Commissioner for Immigration, Citizenship and Internal Affairs, Dimitris Avramopoulos....

Who is New Greek Defense Minister and ANEL Leader Panos Kammenos?

When Alexis Tsipras had announced that SYRIZA may cooperate with the Independent Greeks (ANEL) after the elections, most analysts and voters were perplexed. How...

Restitution of Minimum Wage, Layoffs Cancelled, Health Insurance for All, Citizenship to Immigrant Children;...

The restitution of minimum wage, granting citizenship to children of immigrants born here, the rehiring of public sector employees unduly laid off, were some...

Over 200,000 Talented Young People Have Left Crisis-Stricken Greece

More than 200,000 young, talented Greeks with university degrees and skills have left the country during the economic crisis of the past five years,...

ECHR Condemns Greece for Inhumane Migrant Treatment

Once again, the European Court of Human Rights has condemned Greece for the inhumane treatment of 14 illegal migrants originating from Iran, the Ivory...

Spanish and Greek PMs Pledge to Protect European Borders and Currency

The shared values and goals of Greece and Spain were discussed in the meeting between Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his Spanish...

Illegal Migrants Board Ships to Italy Without Tickets

The tragic Norman Atlantic incident has surfaced the major issue of illegal migrants who board ferries in Patras and Igoumenitsa, Greece, in order to...

Adrift Ship Carrying 200 Illegal Migrants Spotted Near Pylos

On the morning of December 19, a ship carrying some 200 illegal migrants was found floating adrift, 117 nautical miles southwest of the Greek town...

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