Greek FM Kotzias: No Country Can Totally Control its Borders

Bilateral relations, the refugee issue, the crises in several regions as well as the Cyprus issue were among the topics discussed during a working...

Aegean ‘Hotspots’ Hosting Over 15,000 Migrants, Latest Data Reveals

Over this past weekend the numbers of refugees being hosted on the five Greek islands in the Aegean known as "hotspots" rose above 15,000,...

EU Appoints Coordinator to Help Organize Asylum Services in Greece

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker appointed on Friday Dutch economist Maarten Verwey to act as the EU Coordinator of the refugee crisis in Greece,...

Greek FM Kotzias: Veto Must Be Used with Prudence and Without Fear

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias did not rule out the possibility of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' veto at the EU Summit on the refugee issue....

Greek Authorities Start Evacuating Amygdaleza Migrant Detention Center

Greek authorities have started evacuating the Amygdaleza migrant detention center last Friday, saying they have released 100 migrants by Tuesday, while 980 remain in the premises. Deputy Citizen Protection...

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....

Three Dead Migrants Found Off Chios

Greece's Coast Guard said the bodies of three would-be migrants were been retrieved in the waters off the eastern Aegean island of Chios as...

Greek Gov’t Looking More and More Like the Tower of Babel

A little over a month in the Maximos Mansion and it seems that the Greek government officials are in constant competition with each other...

Syrian Jihadist Arrested in Northern Greece

A 30-year-old man suspected for being a fighter of the Isis Jihadist Group; was arrested on Thursday in the northern Greek town of Alexandroupolis. According to...

Avramopoulos: Brussels Doesn’t Have a Magic Wand to Stop Terrorism

The recent atrocious attacks in Orlando and France remind us that terrorism is an international and local problem because the majority of the perpetrators...

Almost Six in Ten Greeks in Favor of Banning Muslim Migrants

Almost six in ten Greeks (58%) agree with the notion of banning Muslim migrants from entering the country, while 55% of Europeans share the...

EU Satisfied with Greece’s Processing of Refugees

The European Union is satisfied with Greece's cooperation and the improvement and speed in the refugee registration procedures, said a European Commission source. The head...

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