Three Million Migrants Waiting to Cross into Greece, Says EU Commissioner Avramopoulos

While visiting Athens on Thursday, European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said that there are approximately 3 million refugees waiting to cross into Greece...

EU’s Future Prospects the Focus of Kotzias-Gabriel Meeting in Athens

"Greece belongs in the Eurozone," German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Thursday, during joint statements with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias after their...

FM Kotzias: Greece Cannot Take Back Refugees From Northern Europe

Following comments by German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière that Germany would be returning rejected asylum seekers to Greece once the asylum system has...

Violent Fights Between Afghans and Algerians at Chios Migrant Camp

A feud between Afghan and Algerian migrants that started on Wednesday afternoon resulted in violent fights with many injuries at the Souda camp on...

Refugees in Hellinikon Camp Celebrate Nowruz

Iranians, Afghans and Kurdish refugees living in the makeshift camp of Hellinikon, southern Athens, celebrated Nowruz (the Iranian New Year) 1396 (2017). The day, celebrated...

Majority of Greeks See Migrants as a Social and Economic Threat, EKKE Survey Finds

Almost two thirds of Greeks consider migrants a threat on an economic, social and cultural level, according to a survey by the National Centre...

Migrant Arrivals to Greek Islands Increase Alarmingly in Past 4 Days

The increase of the number of migrants arriving to Greek islands from Turkey has alarmed residents and Greek authorities, as a total 566 asylum...

330 Migrants and Refugees Arrived on the Aegean Islands in the Last 48h

Migrants and refugees' flow to the northern Aegean island posted a significant increase in the last two days. 100 persons arrived on Lesvos and...

Hundreds of Migrants Demonstrate Against EU-Turkey Deal on Lesvos

Hundreds of refugees, migrants and supporters gathered on Saturday on Lesvos to protest against the European Union-Turkey deal that calls for the return of...

Refugee Inflow to Greece Drops, but Thousands of Asylum Applications are Pending

The March 2016 Turkey-European Union deal has helped in reducing the migrant flow to Greece, but the number of pending asylum applications remains large. According...

A Year After the Turkey-EU Deal, Greece Has Become ‘A Laboratory’ for EU Migration...

Marking the one year anniversary of the EU-Turkey migration deal, several non-governmental organizations (NPOs) have released a joint report claiming that the deal has turned Greece into...

EU-Turkey Agreement on Migration Must Remain in Force, Avramopoulos Says

The current tense climate must not be allowed to affect the EU-Turkey Statement on migration, which must remain in force, European Commissioner for Migration,...

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