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Nineteen Dead, 25 Missing as Migrant Boat Sinks off Northern Cyprus

(File photo) A boat carrying about 150 migrants sank off the coast of northern Cyprus on Wednesday, leaving 19 dead and 25 missing, Turkey's coast...

Fresh Fighting Erupts at Overcrowded Lesvos Refugee Camp

More violence has broken out at the refugee hotspot of Moria on the Greek island of Lesvos. According to police reports, 19 people were arrested...

Greek Actors and Migrants Stage Consciousness-Raising Plays in Shop Windows

Greek actors and migrants from different countries presented a theater play from inside shop windows in the Piraeus Port area on Thursday, aiming to...

Number of Migrants, Refugees Trapped on Greek Islands Reaches New High

A total of 17,771 migrants and refugees are in reception and registration centers as well as other structures on the five Greek islands that...

Greece Ready to Accept More Asylum Seekers from Germany, Tsipras Says

Alexis Tsipras said he was open to a special agreement with Angela Merkel to make it easier for Germany to send asylum seekers back...

Greece’s Lesvos Marks World Refugee Day with Concerts by Refugee Children

The island of Lesvos, currently home to almost 10,000 asylum-seekers, will mark World Refugee Day on Wednesday, June 20 with a series of three...

Greek Restaurants Open Kitchens to Refugee Chefs

To mark World Refugee Day on Wednesday, local restaurants in Athens have opened their kitchens to refugee chefs to create a unique culinary experience. Through...

Turkish Government Escalates Tension in Aegean Ahead of Elections

This week has seen Turkey escalate tension in the Aegean as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government fights to stay in power ahead of elections scheduled for...

Migrant Children Among 6 Dead in Greek Van Crash

Six undocumented migrants, believed to be Iraqis, were killed and more than 10 were injured when the minivan they were travelling in crashed near...

Greek Court Jails People Smugglers for 1,400 Years

Four people convicted in Greece of running an international migrant smuggling outfit, have been sent to jail for 1,400 years. The convictions follow an international...

More than 11,000 Migrants Arrived in Greece by Sea in 2018

A total of 11,278 refugees and migrants arrived in Greece by sea in the first five months of 2018 according to data released by...

Police Find Dozens of Migrants Trapped on Greek-Turkish Border

Police have said they saved 34 migrants who were trapped on the border between Greece and Turkey on Tuesday. According to reports, the 34 people,...

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