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Migration Flows to Northern Aegean Islands Low in February

A total of 173 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the first nine days of February. There were 143 arrivals...

Chios Residents Boo Greek Migration Minister (video)

    Greece’s Deputy Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas has faced boos and jeers from residents of Chios, angry over violent confrontations taking place at refugee centers...

Police Detain 10 After Clashes Erupt at Greek Refugee Camp

At least 10 people were held by Greek police after clashes broke out at a refugee camp on the Aegean island of Chios on...

More than 200 Migrants from Chios Island Transferred to Greek Mainland

A total of 230 refugees and migrants left from Chios on Wednesday night to travel to Piraeus. The multinational group consists of people belonging to...

Lesvos: 10-Year-Old Drowned in Boat Carrying 66 Migrants

A 10-year-old boy was pulled out of the water unconscious on Friday after a Frontex patrol vessel found a boat carrying 66 migrants off...

Three Antiquity Smugglers Arrested in Chios Island

An inspection carried out at the port of Chios by members of the Special Missions and the Port Authority Security Office, identified two transport...

North Aegean Islands on Strike to Protest VAT Hike, Migrant Overflow

The islands of Chios, Samos and Kos on Wednesday followed Lesvos in a general strike in order to protest the value added tax (VAT) hike...

Chios Island: Six Migrants Charged for Stealing Vegetables from Greenhouse

Six migrants who broke into a greenhouse on the island of Chios to steal vegetables, were charged with a felony and a misdemeanor by...

Taxes, Transport Costs Force Closure of Historic Cosmetics Company in Chios

A historic cosmetics company at the island of Chios, Greece has decided to close its operations and move elsewhere, citing rocketing transport costs and...

Chios Celebrates 105th Anniversary of Liberation from the Ottomans (video)

105 years since the liberation of Chios from the Ottomans the people of the island are taking part in ceremonies to mark the occasion. The...

Chios Metropolitan Sends Message of Defiance to Turkey with a Mantinada (video)

Chios Metropolitan Markos chose the occasion of the anniversary of the island’s liberation from the Ottomans to send a message of defiance to Turkey. On...

Lesvos and Chios Municipalities Turn Against Deputy Migration Minister

The Lesvos municipal council demands that Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas fulfills his commitments; while the Chios municipality prepares to proceed with legal actions...

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