Illegal Immigrant Dead After Boat Sinks Near Tilos

A boat carrying illegal immigrants sank off the coast of the Greek island of Tilos, in the Aegean Sea, due to a fire. So...

One Week Postponement for Anti-racism Bill

The Parliament’s second summer session has postponed the discussion regarding the anti-racism bill for one week, after the request of Greece 's Justice Minister...

Greek Air Force Rescues 15 Syrian Immigrants

A Super Puma helicopter of the Greek Air Force saved 15 Syrian immigrants found on a boat 75 nautical miles southeast of the island of...

Immigrants Massively Leaving Greece

Many immigrants who once chose Greece as a destination for a better future are massively returning to their homeland, as they are unable to...

65 Illegal Immigrants Rescued in Samos and Agathonisi

The Hellenic Coast Guard rescued 65 illegal immigrants off the coast of Samos and Agathonisi islands, something that has become very common in recent...

Large Increase of Illegal Immigrants in Greece

The hostilities in the countries of the middle east and particularly in Syria, have largely increased the influx of illegal immigrants in Greece. Seeking...

Undocumented Migrant Numbers Have Doubled

Greek border authorities released statistical data from June 2014 that show a dramatic increase in incidents of immigrants trying to enter Greece illegally. The number...

Activists Demand New Investigation Into Farmakonisi Deaths

In January 2014, a small boat that was transporting illegal migrants in Greek waters went under during a Greek Coast Guard operation near the...

Greek Authorities Arrest 77 Illegal Immigrants in Mykonos

Greek authorities arrested 77 migrants trying to enter the country illegally in the sea area of Mykonos. The migrants – 53 men, 12 women and...

140 Thousand Greek Professionals Migrated Abroad

Approximately 140 thousand young Greek scientists and professionals have migrated in the last four years. According to a study by the Greek Labor Institute of the General...

EU Commissioner Visits Migrant Reception Center

Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias and Merchant Marine Minister Miltiades Varvitsiotis accompanied visiting European Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on a tour of a...

Greek Court Issues First-Time Ruling on Female Genital Mutilation Case

In a landmark decision for the Greek judicial system, the Athens Administrative Appeals Court placed a temporary hold on the expulsion of a Kenyan woman...

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