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Over 330 Migrants Arrived on Greek Islands on Monday

A total of 334 migrants coming from Turkey landed on various Greek Eastern Aegean islands on Monday, according to data released by the Ministry...

Dozens of Migrants Land in Zakynthos Instead of Italy

Greek police arrested 69 illegal immigrants that were spotted wondering near Volimes, in Zakynthos island, in the early hours of Monday. The migrants were transferred...

German Court Convicts Smugglers Over Migrant Deaths in Lesvos

A court in southern Germany has convicted three Syrian men over the drowning deaths of 13 migrants off the coast of Greece, in Lesvos...

Greece Accepts Resettlement of Refugees from Germany

For the first time since 2011, Germany will again begin the resettlement of refugees to Greece under the EU Dublin Regulation. Migration Policy Minister Yiannis...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues 170 Migrants in the Aegean

The Hellenic Coast Guard announced on Friday the rescue of more than 170 migrants in search-and-rescue operations in the Aegean in the past 24...

EU Offers Greece 209 Million Euros to Help Refugees With Rent, Cash

The European Commission announced on Thursday a new emergency support package for Greece to help the country tackle the refugee crisis. The support of 209 million...

Official Number of Asylum Seekers in Greece Rises to 62,407

The official number of asylum seekers in Greece came to 62,407 on Tuesday, according to data released on Wednesday by the Greek Defense Ministry’s...

HRW Blasts Greece for Failing to Protect Refugee Children

Greek authorities on Lesvos have failed to protect unaccompanied children from abuse by placing them in refugee camps with unrelated adults, says Human Rights...

Migrants Set Fires at Lesvos Camp, Clash With Police

Migrants set fires around the Moria camp on Lesvos and hurled rocks at police in reaction to the deportation of a fellow asylum seeker...

Almost 10,000 Migrants Stuck at the Camps of Eastern Aegean

More than 200 undocumented migrants have landed on the islands of the eastern Aegean from Turkey between Saturday and Monday morning. According to government figures...

NGOs Prepare to Hand Over Migrant Camps to Greek Gov’t, Express Concerns

As NGOs prepare to hand over the responsibilities of running migrant camps on the Greek islands to the government of Greece on August 1, they...

State Legal Council: Greek Government’s Appeal on Manolada Case Will Be Revoked

Greece's State Legal Council has announced they will revoke the request by Greece's government to review a ruling by a European court concluding that...

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