Children Fleeing War Find New Home in Greece

  The front door slams and the sound of feet stomping past can be heard before a rattle of cutlery and the din of chattering...

German Press: Greece Refuses to Take Back Refugees from Germany

Greece has refused to take back refugees from Germany, in violation of the Dublin Treaty, says Germany’s Passauer Neue Presse. According to the report, in...

Amnesty Slams Greece over ‘Appalling’ Migrant Camps

Thousands of asylum-seekers and migrants remained trapped on the Greek islands in "appalling conditions" Amnesty International said on Thursday. An Amnesty report which documents the state...

17 Turks Seek Asylum in Greece

Seventeen Turkish nationals crossed the Aegean to the Greek island of Chios by boat on Monday and requested political asylum. The local coast guard patrolling...

FRONTEX: Migratory Flows to Greece Down in January

The number of irregular migrants to enter Greece in January dropped 43 percent compared to the previous month, as there were 1,850 recorded arrivals,...

Migration Flows to Northern Aegean Islands Low in February

A total of 173 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the first nine days of February. There were 143 arrivals...

UN Warns of Sexual Violence in Overcrowded Greek Refugee Camps

Refugees and migrants in Greek camps suffer widespread sexual violence and harassment while the living conditions are sub-standard, the UN said on Friday. According to...

Ukraine Denies Its Citizens Got Life Sentences in Greek Courts

Ukraine's foreign ministry has denied reports that several of its nationals were handed down life sentences in Greek courts after being convicted of people...

Greek Island Saw 12,700 Refugees, Migrants in 2017

The Aegean island of Lesvos saw over 12,700 people from 64 countries registered at its reception center in 2017, new official figures state. With Syrians,...

Social Hackers Academy Teaches Refugees to Code in Athens

A new NGO started by coders and software engineers quit their jobs, and a handful of volunteers are teaching refugees, migrants, and unemployed Greek...

Coast Guard Rescues Migrants Adrift off Greek Island

The Greek Coast Guard rescued 31 foreign nationals in the sea around the island of Samothrace on Monday. A rescue operation was mounted after a...

Over 200 Refugees Land on Greek Island in 24 Hours

Just over 200 refugees and migrants have arrived on the Greek island of Lesvos in the last 24 hours, the authorities have said. The spike...

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