Aegean Islands have Reached Boiling Point Warns Regional Governor

The North Aegean regional governor warned that violence could erupt in the overcrowded hot-spots of Lesvos, Chios and Samos. Speaking on Monday to SKAI radio,...

Boat with 75 Migrants On Board Spotted Off Southwestern Greece

A boat carrying at least 75 migrants, was located 45 nautical miles southwest of the town of Pylos in Peloponnese. According to reports, one member...

Ashura Festival in Athens Climaxes with Bloody Self-Flagellation

Hundreds of Shia Muslims gathered over the weekend in Piraeus, south of Athens, to celebrate the climax of the religious festival of Ashura. Believers in...

Greece Mulls Use of Ships to Accommodate Migrants

The Greek government is considering leasing ships to accommodate migrants and asylum seekers, deputy Minister of Immigration Yiannis Balafas said. Speaking on Sunday, Balafas acknowledged...

Large Number of Refugees and Migrants Arrive on Greek islands

A total of 406 migrants and refugees arrived on islands of the northern Aegean between Monday 25 September and Friday morning, bringing the total...

Mouzalas: Refugee Flow Increase Doesn’t Mean Collapse of EU-Turkey Deal

The recent increase in the flow of migrants and refugees doesn't mean that the EU-Turkey deal on migration has collapsed, according to the Migration...

Global Security Expert: Greece is an ISIS Target

Europe needs to prepare for more attacks by Islamic fundamentalists and new types of attacks, warns the chair of the London-based International Institute for...

9-Year-Old Migrant Girl Dies after Rescue in the Aegean Sea

A 9-year-old girl died after she was rescued in the waters near the Greek island of Kastelorizo, in the early hours of Thursday. The girl...

NGO Condemns Greek High Court Ruling over Asylum Seekers Deportation

Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international NGO that conducts research and advocacy on human rights, has condemned a Greek Council of State (CoS) ruling...

Traffickers Abandon Dozens of Migrants on Highway Near Thessaloniki

A group of migrants was abandoned on Egnatia highway near Thessaloniki, on Wednesday morning. Police say that the group of 37 migrants from Iraq, Syria,...

Greeks Are Still Seeking Jobs in the UK, despite Brexit

No matter what Brexit might have in store for foreigners, the UK remains a powerful magnet for youth from Italy and Greece looking for...

Council of Europe Blasts Greece Over Conditions in Migrant Hot Spots

A report by a Council of Europe committee, has criticized Greece over the conditions prevailing in a number of temporary detention centers for migrants,...

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