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Report Says Inhumane Conditions Must be Improved at ‘Hotspots’ in Greece, Italy

According to a new report from the European Court of Auditors, the EU's "hotspots" for irregular migrants in Greece and Italy has assisted in...

Mouzalas Signs Agreement With UNHCR for Refugees to Live in Homes on Crete

An agreement to house and host refugees on Crete in the coming days was signed by Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas, the UNHCR and local...

European Commission: Migrant Camps in Greece and Italy Overwhelmed

European Commission auditors say that migrant registration centers in Greece and Italy are overcrowded and urgently require more experts, particularly to help children, says...

Amnesty International Condemns Living Conditions in Migrant Camps in Greece

Amnesty International has condemned the living conditions of one thousand refugees and migrants camping at former Athens airport at Elliniko. According to the organization, women and...

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...

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...

Migrants Leaping onto Freight Trains in Hopes of Crossing Greece-FYROM Border

An increasing amount of migrants are attempting to leave Greece by hiding in freight trains that leave the country for other EU-border states such...

66% of Athens’ Citizens Say Migrants Don’t Cause Problems

Approximately 18,000 refugees are now in Athens, the mayor of the Greek capital Giorgos Kaminis on Wednesday said during the presentation of the Hellenic...

Migrant Arrivals Increase on Aegean Islands; Greek Coast Guard Rescues 114 Refugees Near Chios

According to the Greek coast guard, 114 refugees have been recused off the coasts of Lesvos and Chios -- two Aegean islands that are...

Greece’s Migration Policy Ministry to Spread Migrants in Small Towns

The Migration Policy Ministry is developing a plan to spread about 20,000 migrants in small towns and rural communities across Greece, offering economic incentives...

Greek Police Arrest Pakistanis Holding 16 Migrants Hostage

Hellenic Police on Saturday arrested three Pakistani nationals for holding 16 undocumented migrants hostage and demanding money for their release. The perpetrators were holding the...

Boat with 38 Migrants Sends Distress Signal off the Coast of Cephalonia

A vessel carrying 38 migrants, among them 13 children, has sent a distress signal early on Saturday while sailing off the coast of Cephalonia. According...

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