German Court Convicts Smugglers Over Migrant Deaths in Lesvos

A court in southern Germany has convicted three Syrian men over the drowning deaths of 13 migrants off the coast of Greece, in Lesvos...

Experts Agree with Greece’s Block of EU Statement on China’s Human Rights Record

Chinese experts welcomed Greece's block of the European Union statement on China's human rights record saying it was done in fairness and leads to...

Refugee Flows Increase on Chios and Lesvos; 91 Arrivals in One Weekend

A total of 91 refugees and immigrants arrived in Lesvos and Chios over the last two days. Of these, 90 arrived in Lesvos, 25 on...

Five Children Among 12 Dead in Shipwreck Off Turkey

Five children are among the 12 people who drowned on Friday in their attempt to reach Greece. As reported by news agency Dogan, the...

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...

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...

First-Time Asylum Applicants in Greece Increase 339% in 2016

There was a percentage increase of 339% in the number of first-time asylum applicants in Greece in 2016, which rose to 49,875 in 2016...

EU Commissioner Avramopoulos and Maltese Home Affairs Min Abela to Visit Lesvos on Thursday;...

European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos and Home Affairs and National Security Minister of Malta Carmelo Abela, who represents the country that holds the...

EU Commission: Member States Must Fulfill Obligations for Migrant Relocation Plan

In an effort to re-establish the migrant relocation plan from Italy and Greece, to other EU countries, the European union has called out its...

Tension Peaks at Oraiokastro as Far-Right Group Protests Refugee Children at School

Tension reached a peak at an Oraiokastro primary school near Thessaloniki on Monday, when a group of far-rightists gathered to protest against the attendance...

Refugees Block Migration Min Mouzalas From Entering Elliniko Hotspot

Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas was confronted on Monday by protesting migrants during his visit to the Elliniko Refugee Center, South of Athens. The migrants,...

Piraeus Metropolitan Seraphim Sued for Homophobic Comments on TV

Piraeus Metropolitan Seraphim is sued and wanted by Greek authorities after a lawsuit was filed against him by human rights and gay groups. Specifically, the...

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