Mediterranean Migrant Death Toll Hits Record Levels

There is fear that 320 migrants and refugees have drowned off the Greek island of Crete last week alone in the deadliest toll on...

Migrants, Police Clash on Greek Island of Lesvos

Police special forces clashed with migrants who were trying to seize a ferry on the Greek island of Lesvos. On Saturday evening, around 500 Afghan...

Greek Govt to Supply Syrian Refugees With Travel Documents

The Greek government's decision to provide Syrian refugees with travel documents as soon as possible in order to be able to travel to any European...

Refugees Enter Municipal Meeting Holding Snakes and Scorpions

Refugees holding snakes and scorpions barged into the hall where a meeting was being held by the Municipality of Larissa, capital and the largest...

Monks Charged With VAT Violations

The Financial Crime Prosecution Unit has pressed charges against the Holy Monastery of Agios Georgios Epanosifi for allegedly compiling bogus invoices of 270,000 euros...

Refugee Boat Sinks Off Samos Island; 5 Dead

Five passengers, four women and one child, were pronounced dead by authorities while five more are missing, when a boat carrying refugees trying to...

Stranded Migrants Protest Along Greece-FYROM Border

About one thousand migrants are trapped on Monday along the border of Greece with Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and are protesting, demanding passage...

Many Refugees at Idomeni Refuse to Move to Proper Camps in Greece

The evacuation of the makeshift migrant camp at Idomeni is not going according to the plan of Greek authorities as many migrants refuse to...

27,500 Migrant Children ‘Suspended’ in Greece

The United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) states that there are nearly 27,500 children of migrants and refugees trapped in Greece, a number that...

Mayors of Aegean Islands in Brussels to Discuss Migration Issue

The mayors of five Aegean islands are in Brussels invited by European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos. The mayors of the islands of Lesvos Spyros...

Boatload of 41 Rescued Refugees/Migrants to be Taken to Katakolo

Greek authorities on Sunday located a sailing boat with 41 refugees and migrants on board, following a search-and-rescue operation launched by the coast guard...

Greece and Turkey to Start Talks on Tackling Migration Inflow

Greece and Turkey are planning a series of high-level bilateral meetings to discuss tackling the ongoing migrant influx. The trilateral talks between Greece, Turkey and...

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