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Screening of Daphne Matziaraki’s Documentary ‘4.1 Miles’ at the UN

The Oscar-nominated short documentary "4.1 Miles" directed by Greek student Daphne Matziaraki is to be screened at the United Nations headquarters in New York...

Magnitude 5.2 Earthquake Rattles Lesbos Island in Greece

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit the Aegean island of Lesvos, Greece, on Monday morning according to USGS. The temblor was reported...

Explosion at Lesvos Refugee Camp Causes Large Fire; 2 Dead

A 66-year-old woman and her 6-year-old grandchild were killed after a portable cooking gas stove explosion inside a tent set a part of the Moria...

Vote for Two Mayors from Greece Shortlisted for World Mayor 2016

Two Greek mayors have been shortlisted for the prestigious biennial World Mayor Award. Athens Mayor George Kaminis and his Lesbos counterpart, Spyros Galinos, are...

Refugee Flow Continues to Greece Unabated; Frustration at Overcrowded Camps

The refugee and migrant flows from Turkey to Greece continue unabated with the number of trapped foreigners on Greek islands at 15,714 people. Over...

Lesbos Parents Lock Schools to Keep Refugees Out

Primary school parents in Mytilene protested after being informed that 15 refugee children would go to school with their children on Monday. The refugee students were...

Colombian President Snatches Nobel Peace Prize From Heroic Greek Islanders

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize handed out on Friday dashing the hopes of Greek islanders...

Lesvos Island Flooded With Refugees as Locals Urge for Immediate Action

Another 51 refugees arrived on the Greek island of Lesvos, lifting the number of migrants and refugees now stranded there to 5,871 people at...

Refugee Numbers Increase on Border Islands of the Aegean

Data shows that an increasing number of refugees are trying to make their way to Greece. Since Friday, September 30, there were 397 refugees...

Boosting Tourism in the Aegean: Ferry Tours from İzmir to Lesvos to Start in...

It has been announced that the ferry company of Turkey’s İzmir Metropolitan Municipality has initiated a new route to the Greek island of Lesvos...

Clashes and Fires on Lesvos as Refugees Demand to Leave Moria [video]

Hundreds of citizens of Moria camp as well as those of other regions north of Lesvos (Mytilene) have been protesting around the island, at...

Sea Shepherd Expedition to Clean Seabed of Lesbos

"Sea Shepherd" marine wildlife conservation organization - widely known for its dynamic expeditions on whale protection - is currently at Lesbos island with its...

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