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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...

Migrant Inflow to Greece on the Rise

In the past 24 hours, Chios saw 252 migrants arriving, a Frontex ship rescued 49 migrants off Lesvos, while the Hellenic Coast Guard rescued 15...

Mayors of Aegean Islands Send SOS over Migrant Influx

The mayors of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Kos and Leros on Thursday briefed a parliamentary committee on the dire situation they face after excessive migrant...

Unbearable Refugee Conditions in Greece Highlighted in German Press

"Nearly 15,000 refugees and migrants are stuck on the Greek islands, in overcrowded tents and without adequate access to food and water," German newspaper...

Port of Greek Island of Chios Becomes Makeshift Migrant Camp (photos)

Images that were prominent during the height of the migrant crisis in 2016 reappeared on the Greek island of Chios, as hundreds of migrants...

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...

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