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Migrant Policy Minister Presents Alarming Data on Refugee Flow to Greece

Replying to a question posed by Potami opposition MP Spyros Lykoudis in parliament today, Migrant Policy minister Yannis Mouzalas presented a bleak update on...

Amnesty International: Greek Court’s Rejection of Asylum Appeals Sets Bad Precedent

Two Syrian refugees are at risk of being forcibly returned to Turkey after Greece’s highest administrative court rejected their final appeals against earlier rulings...

EU-Turkey Migrant Deal: Greece Returns 60 Rejected Asylum Seekers to Turkey

In agreement with the EU-Turkey migrant deal, 60 rejected asylum seekers in Greece have been returned to Turkey. According to dailysabah.com, the 60 migrants had...

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...

Human Rights Watch: Greece and Another Year of Suffering at ‘Hotspots’ for Asylum Seekers

On Wednesday the NPO Human Rights Watch (HRW) made statements criticizing the EU-Turkey deal, blaming it for the entrapment of migrants on the Greek...

Refugees Languish in Greek Limbo as Alarm Grows in Brussels

Reuters reports that not a single refugee has been sent back from Greece to Turkey despite the fact that the EU-Turkey agreement was sealed...

Alt Migration Min Mouzalas Urges More Action From European Parliament Concerning Refugee Crisis

Alternate Minister for Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas urged European Parliament President Martin Schulz to boost the body's role in the refugee issue during a...

EC Chief Juncker Concerned that EU-Turkey Migrant Deal Could Falter

Following the recent failed attempt of a military coup in Turkey, the EU member states have been holding their breath in fear that the...

Twenty-three Refugees, Migrants Returned to Turkey from Greek Islands

Twenty-three refugees and migrants were returned to Turkey from the Greek island of Lesvos by boat on Friday in the fourth such readmission this...

More Migrants Intercepted off Turkish Coast

The Turkish coast guard intercepted more than 60 migrants and refugees in the Aegean Sea as they tried to reach the Greek island of...

Greek Parliament Votes Migration Bill Activating EU-Turkey Deal

Greek parliament approved in principle on Friday a bill on migration activating the EU-Turkey deal and allowing the return of refugees to Turkey as...

FT: Cypriot President Anastasiades Threatens to Torpedo EU-Turkey Deal

The proposed deal between European Union and Turkey to halt the influx of migrants to Europe “could be scuppered by Cyprus after the country’s...

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