Greek Asylum Service Employees on Two-Day Strike

Greek asylum service employees on short-term contracts have launched a two-day strike to protest what they say are months-long delays in their salary payments. Their...

More than 200 Migrants Rescued off Crete and Lesvos

On Monday, 103 migrants on board a 25-meter wooden boat were rescued by a passing tanker east of the Greek island of Crete. The ‘Rhino’...

PAS Giannina Football Club Launches Refugee Initiatives

Greek SuperLeague club Pas Giannina in Ioánnina, Western Greece, has embraced a solidarity and integration programme with refugee families in the Epirus region. The initiatives...

European Court to Issue Refugee Reception Quotas Decision This Week

The EU Court of Justice will decide on the dispute started by Hungary and Slovakia, which oppose the legitimacy of the quotas plan for...

Athens Makeshift Μosques Under Police Surveillance – Report

At least 80 makeshift mosques in the wider Athens area have come under police surveillance, according to a confidential report by the Greek Police,...

More than 600 Migrants Arrived in Greece Since Friday

A significant increase in the number of migrants and refugees that arrived in the northern Aegean islands from Friday to Monday morning was recorded...

Unexpected Partnership: Olympiacos Teams Up with Harvard University

Greek football giants Olympiacos are hosting a conference in partnership with Harvard University promoting football’s social responsibility, particularly in relation to refugees and other vulnerable...

More than 18,500 Refugees Relocated from Greece to EU Since October 2015

More than 18,500 refugees have been relocated from Greece to other countries of the European Union between October 2015 and 27 August 2017, according...

Two People, Possibly Migrants, Killed When Hit by Train in Evros

Greek authorities say two people believed to be migrants who crossed the border from Turkey illegally have been killed, after being hit by a...

Merkel: “Unfair” for Greece and Italy to Carry the Burden of Refugee Crisis Alone

In an interview with the Welt am Sonntag newspaper on Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stood by her policies on the refugee crisis in...

British Singer/Songwriter’s Album Inspired by Refugee Flow in Greece

Nadine Shah, from Whitburn, South Tyneside, in the northeast of England, has taken the inspiration for her third LP release Holiday Destination from migrants...

Greece Will be Ready for Returning Refugees, Migration Minister tells the Guardian

Conditions have improved and will meet EU criteria, Migration minister Yannis Mouzalas told British newspaper The Guardian in an interview about housing returning refugees...

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