Greek Court Acquits Foreign NGO Staff of People Smuggling

A criminal court on the Greek island of Lesvos has acquitted five foreign NGO workers who faced charges of trying to bring migrants into the...

Fresh Clashes at Greek Migrant Camp Injure 4

At least four people were hurt in a night of clashes on Sunday between migrants at a reception center in Langadikia, near Thessaloniki in...

A Total 350 Undocumented Migrants Arrive on Lesvos and Chios on Sunday

Three hundred and fifty undocumented migrants landed on the islands of Lesvos and Chios on Sunday, only days after Lesvos residents protested against the...

UN Agency Says 10,000 Refugees Left Greece Voluntarily From June 2016

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, is reporting that more than 10,000 migrants left voluntarily from Greece between June 2016...

Greek PM Faces Protests Over Migrant Numbers, Tax Hike in Lesvos

Lesvos is beefing up security for the visit of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and a host of ministers who will participate in regional conference...

Greek Authorities’ Struggle to Identify Dead Evros Migrants

The worsening humanitarian situation on Greece's land border with Turkey, is drawing international media attention. As the local authorities also face the challenge of identifying...

President of Greek Forum of Refugees Admits Paying Trafficker to Bring Wife to Greece

The president of the Greek Forum of Refugees Yunus Mohammadi told a parliamentary committee on Friday that after official channels failed him he had...

Greece’s Evros Facing ‘Untenable’ Migrant Situation, Says UN

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is calling on the Greek government to urgently improve conditions and expand reception capacity in the north east, following...

Greece ‘Deeply Concerned’ Over Increased Migrant Flow

Greece' minister for Migration has expressed his "deep concern" over the increasing trend of refugee and migrant flows to the country in recent weeks. Speaking...

Dozens Injured, Scores Arrested in Lesvos Migrant Clashes

Greek authorities say that up to 30 people were injured during overnight clashes between migrants and angry locals, identified my some reports as being...

Athens Keeps Schools Open for Locals and Refugees

An initiative by the City of Athens to keep schools open after class for Greeks and refugees alike has won acclaim by the Council...

Extreme Right-Wing Group Attack Migrants on Lesvos (video)

Violent clashes between a Greek far-right group, riot police and migrants raged almost all night in the town of Mytilene on Lesvos on Sunday night,...

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