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Greek Police Arrest Pakistanis Holding 16 Migrants Hostage

Hellenic Police on Saturday arrested three Pakistani nationals for holding 16 undocumented migrants hostage and demanding money for their release. The perpetrators were holding the...

An Island Divided Over ‘The Rocket War of Chios’

The rocket war of Chios has been taking place on the Greek island for more than 200 hundred years. One of the most beautiful Easter spectacles...

Over 30,000 Migrants Arrived in Greece Since Turkey-EU Deal in March 2016

Despite the fact that the migrant influx to Greece has slowed down since the EU-Turkey agreement in March 2016, 30,565 asylum seekers landed on...

Kourοi Found on Chios Displayed at Chios Archaeological Museum

The two kourοi from Apollo and Artemis sanctuary at the port of Emporios, Chios island, are now on display at the Archaeological Museum of...

Closed Reception Centers will Reinforce Asylum Procedures, Says Migration Policy Min Mouzalas

"The establishment of a closed reception center for migrants is a condition for asylum to operate. We must reconsider the issue," Migration Policy Minister...

Violent Fights Between Afghans and Algerians at Chios Migrant Camp

A feud between Afghan and Algerian migrants that started on Wednesday afternoon resulted in violent fights with many injuries at the Souda camp on...

Migrant Arrivals to Greek Islands Increase Alarmingly in Past 4 Days

The increase of the number of migrants arriving to Greek islands from Turkey has alarmed residents and Greek authorities, as a total 566 asylum...

145 Refugees and Migrants Rescued off Chios

One hundred and forty-five refugees and migrants arrived in Chios, Greece,on Wednesday breaking a two-week lull in arrivals. The first group of 18 people, six...

Refugees on Chios Steal Boat and Attempt Return to Turkey

Two refugees who had applied for asylum in Greece two months ago and are awaiting their pending requests to either be approved or denied, stole a...

Fifty-Four Refugees and Migrants Arrive on Lesvos in Last 24 Hours

Fifty-four migrants and refugees arrived on northern Lesvos in the last 24 hours. No arrivals were reported on the islands of Chios and Samos. According to...

Rumors of Additional Migrant Camps Being Created on Chios

Tension continues to rise on the Greek Aegean island of Chios, one of the hotspots for the migrant crisis as rumors of a new...

No Firm Commitment on Decongesting Islands at PM’s Meeting With Island Mayors on Refugee...

Emerging from a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, the mayors of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Kos and Leros said they received no firm...

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