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Overcrowding of Refugee Sites on Greek Islands Causing Distress

The U.N. refugee agency warns overcrowding and deteriorating conditions on Greece’s eastern Aegean islands are causing serious distress among refugees, leading to self-harm and...

Two Turks on Jet Ski Planned Bank Heists on Chios Island

Greek authorities say two Turkish brothers were detained on the eastern Aegean island of Chios for illegally crossing from nearby Turkey on a jet...

Over 600 Migrants Land on Greek Islands in 24 Hours

More than 600 migrants landed on islands of the Eastern Aegean from Monday morning until Tuesday dawn, according to the Hellenic Coast Guard. Specifically, 397 refugees...

Over 330 Migrants Arrived on Greek Islands on Monday

A total of 334 migrants coming from Turkey landed on various Greek Eastern Aegean islands on Monday, according to data released by the Ministry...

Haunting Images from Abandoned Leper Colony of Chios

Just a few kilometers north of the modern town of Chios in the island lies a row of abandoned buildings, which for centuries served...

Turkish Fighter Jets Infringe Athens FIR, Fly Over Greek Islets in Aegean

Two Turkish Air Force F-16s illegally entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) and flew over the Greek islets Levitha and Mavria west of...

Almost 10,000 Migrants Stuck at the Camps of Eastern Aegean

More than 200 undocumented migrants have landed on the islands of the eastern Aegean from Turkey between Saturday and Monday morning. According to government figures...

A Medieval Labyrinth: The Beautiful Village of Mesta in Chios

One of the most beautiful, remote and well-preserved villages on the island of Chios is Mesta, which combines medieval architecture with impressive natural surroundings. The...

Lesvos Receives 940 Migrants in June, a Record for 2017

The island of Lesvos received 940 migrants and refugees in June, a record number for 2017, says an Athens News Agency report. Compared to the...

Warm Weather Causes Influx in New Migrant Arrivals to Eastern Aegean Islands

Greece continues to see an influx of migrants arriving on its shores as the summer weather encourages more people fleeing their countries to attempt...

9,487 Migrants and Refugees Stranded on the Northern Aegean Islands

Sixty-eight new migrant and refugees arrivals were recorded on the island of Lesvos in the last 48 hours while no arrivals were reported on...

Migrant Flows to Greek Islands on the Rise Again

Migrant flow from Turkey to the northeastern Aegean islands is on the rise in the past ten days putting locals under great pressure in...

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