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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...

Violent Fights Between Afghans and Algerians at Chios Migrant Camp

A feud between Afghan and Algerian migrants that started on Wednesday afternoon resulted in violent fights with many injuries at the Souda camp on...

Majority of Greeks See Migrants as a Social and Economic Threat, EKKE Survey Finds

Almost two thirds of Greeks consider migrants a threat on an economic, social and cultural level, according to a survey by the National Centre...

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...

Refugee Inflow to Greece Drops, but Thousands of Asylum Applications are Pending

The March 2016 Turkey-European Union deal has helped in reducing the migrant flow to Greece, but the number of pending asylum applications remains large. According...

A Year After the Turkey-EU Deal, Greece Has Become ‘A Laboratory’ for EU Migration...

Marking the one year anniversary of the EU-Turkey migration deal, several non-governmental organizations (NPOs) have released a joint report claiming that the deal has turned Greece into...

First-Time Asylum Applicants in Greece Increase 339% in 2016

There was a percentage increase of 339% in the number of first-time asylum applicants in Greece in 2016, which rose to 49,875 in 2016...

Youth in Greece’s Migrant Camps Turning to Drugs, Suicide Attempts, Save the Children Says

The NPO Save the Children has released statements on Thursday saying that the conditions under which the children in migrant reception centers in Greece...

EU Restarts ‘Dublin’ System and Sends Asylum Seekers Back to Greece

The European Union has put the "Dublin Treaty" back into effect and is to start sending asylum seekers back to Greece, according to Deutsche...

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...

Coast Guard Rescues 113 Migrants Aboard Maltese-Flagged Freighter off Paxi

The Greek Coast Guard rescued 113 migrants on Tuesday, from a Maltese-flagged freighter Gagliarda that was sailing adrift 32 miles west of the Ionian...

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