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,...

Mini Lexicons for Refugees Presented at The Cube

The electronic versions of the Mini Lexicon for refugees, an initiative of the Swiss embassy, was presented on Thursday at The Cube in Athens. The...

111-Year-Old Syrian Woman is the Oldest Refugee in Greece

War is no respecter of age and although harrowing scenes of children fleeing the conflict in Syria have swept the world, some other refugees...

Stranded Migrants Continue to Occupy Lesvos Square

More than 200 refugees and migrants, mostly Afghans, remained at Sappho's Square in the centre of Mytilene, Lesvos for a third consecutive day on...

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