Mitsotakis: Government Hasn’t Implemented Agreed Measures on Tackling the Refugee Issue

The The Greek government has failed to implement measures agreed by all parties six months ago to tackle the refugee crisis, New Democracy leader...

Amnesty International: 18 Years Before Refugees Stranded in Greece are Relocated

Amnesty International's report on the refugee crisis in Greece states that while images of men, women and children trudging through the Balkans have stopped,...

ND leader Mitsotakis: Gov’t Incapable of Handling Migrant-Refugee Crisis

The Greek government is proving itself incapable of implementing an emergency contingency plan to handle the migrant-refugee crisis and its attitude so far does...

Immigration Minister Calls Migrants in the Streets ‘Tourist Attraction’

Greece’s Deputy Immigration Minister Tasia Christodoulopoulou called the thousands of migrants sleeping in the streets of Athens and Aegean Sea islands a "tourist attraction." Speaking...

Kapa Research: 55.7% of Greeks Support Policy of Welcoming Refugees in the Country

More than half of Greeks (55.7%) support the policy of welcoming refugees in the country, according to a poll conducted by Kapa Research on...

European Commission Plan for Aid to Greece to Cope With Refugees

The European Commission decided to allocate 700 million euros in financial aid for addressing the humanitarian crisis caused by dozens of thousands of migrants...

Greek Authorities Step Up Refugee Identification Process

  Greek authorities have started additional identity checks on migrants and refugees arriving at Piraeus Port after dismantling a ring that sold fake identity documents...

Alt. Migration Minister Mouzalas Says His Statements Were Misinterpreted

Alternate Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas speaking to ANT1 TV on Thursday said that his statement that Idomeni will not reopen and that Greece will...

3,000 Migrants Disembarked in Athens Port in One Week

Migration in crisis-stricken Greece is an issue of concern which has been recurrently coming to the forefront in different guises. The last few months, however, the flow...

Free App Provides Accurate Legal Information for Asylum Seekers

The Greek NGO, Hellenic League for Human Rights (HLHR), announced on Thursday the creation of a new application for mobile phones (Android and iPhones)...

Majority of Makeshift Migrant Centers in Greece to be Replaced By Facilities with Running...

According to government plans, around three-quarters of Greece's migrant reception centers will be closed by September. The plan is to allow the 56,000 refugees who...

Migrants Pay €3,000 Euros to be Smuggled from Greece Through Albania

People smugglers offer stranded Afghan migrants to help them cross to Europe through Albania, asking for 3,000-4,000 euros. In the past two days, about 250...

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