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Number of Migrant Inflow to Greece on the Rise Again; 29 Found Stranded on...

A total 173 migrants crossed to the North Aegean islands from Turkey in the past 48 hours, while another 29 were found stranded on...

Turkish Bikers Arrive on Lesvos for “4th Bicycle Festival Under my Pedals”

Approximately 100 bikers arrived on Saturday on the island of Lesvos, Greece, from Ayvalık within the framework of the "4th bicycle festival under my...

Remains of Missing Soldiers Slain in Cyprus to Return After 43 Years

A painful chapter in the lives of two Greek families, one from the northwestern Greek town of Parga and one on the island of...

Refugee Flows Increase on Chios and Lesvos; 91 Arrivals in One Weekend

A total of 91 refugees and immigrants arrived in Lesvos and Chios over the last two days. Of these, 90 arrived in Lesvos, 25 on...

Number of Stranded Migrants and Refugees on Lesvos Falls Under 3,000 for the First...

The number of migrants and refugees stranded on the island of Lesvos dropped for the first time to under 3,000 according police figures. On...

Frontex Chief Meets With Top Greek Officials on Migrant Smuggling

Frontex chief Fabrice Leggeri is meeting today (Thursday) with top Greek officials to discuss the issue of migrant smuggling in the Aegean. Leggeri is meeting...

Tragedy off Lesvos: Sixteen Migrants Drown in Open Sea

Tragedy struck at dawn on Monday morning as a boat carrying migrants sunk north of Mithymna, between Greece and Turkey, under unclear conditions. Initially, five...

Twelve Syrian Refugees in Moria Enter Third Day of Hunger Strike Over Asylum Delays

Twelve Syrian refugees living in Moria’s identification center on Lesvos were on a hunger strike for the third day on Sunday, protesting the slow...

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...

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...

Hundreds of Migrants Demonstrate Against EU-Turkey Deal on Lesvos

Hundreds of refugees, migrants and supporters gathered on Saturday on Lesvos to protest against the European Union-Turkey deal that calls for the return of...

Lesvos, Greece Is Home to the ‘World’s Most Beautiful Street’

Greece is a country full of beautiful villages, people, food and antiquity; all against the back drop of the glistening sea. It's no surprise...

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