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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...

Human Rights Watch: Elder Refugees Seeking Asylum in Europe Left Stranded in Greece

There are many unnecessary delays and arbitrary barriers which keep older refugees and asylum seekers stranded in Greece, unable to reunite with family members who...

113 Migrants and Refugees Arrive on Chios and Samos in the Last 48h

One Hundred and thirteen migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the last 48 hours. Fifty of them were recorded on...

The Young Musician who Died Trying to Cross the Aegean

When 22-year-old Baris Yagzi’s family heard of a vessel carrying migrants sinking in the Aegean on April 23, they worried that he was on...

Number of Refugees Living in Athens Squats on the Rise

More than 2,500 refugees and migrants are living in squats in Athens occupied by anarchists and so-called solidarity groups, Kathimerini says. The owners of the...

Mouzala and Sobotka Participate in Coast Guard Patrol Near Kos

Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas and Austria’s Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka boarded a Greek coast guard vessel patrolling the Aegean Sea borders between Greece and...

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...

1,029 Refugees Arrive at Northern Aegean Islands in April

A total of 1,029 refugees and migrants arrived at the islands of the northern Aegean in April. 281 on Lesvos, 505 on Chios and...

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...

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...

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