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Almost 2,000 Migrants Crossed into Greece From October 1

A total of 1,877 migrants and refugees crossed into the northern Aegean islands from the Turkish coast during the first 15 days of October. According...

France to Take 234 Asylum Seekers from Greece

France announced that they will take 234 asylum seekers from Greece on Wednesday October 18th, as part of a Europe-wide program of relocation. In a...

Lesvos Mayor: We will Relive Days of 2015 with Refugee Influx

The rapid increase of migrant inflows from Turkey has forced Mayor of Lesvos, Spyros Galinos, to send a plea of help to Parliament President Nikos...

Over 1,200 Migrants and Refugees Arrived on the Northern Aegean Islands in October

Over 1,200 migrants and refugees have arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the first 10 days of October. There were 1,005 new arrivals recorded...

Greek Police Arrest 8 Migrant Smugglers at Turkish Border

Greek police say they have arrested eight migrant traffickers who smuggled 49 migrants through Greece's land border with Turkey. The arrests of the traffickers, six...

Outcry in Greece over Brutal Racist Attack on Pakistani Immigrants

Political parties have condemned the violent assault against two Pakistani immigrants in Aspropyrgos, Attica on Saturday. In a statement, ruling party SYRIZA says that the...

Migrant Camp in Lesvos ‘a Concentration Camp’ says Human Rights Watch

Representatives of Human Rights Watch (HRW) slammed Greece and Europe for the conditions prevailing in the migrant camp of Moria in Lesvos. "Moria is a...

About 14,000 Migrants Return Home from Greece in 2017

Some 14,000 migrants returned to their home countries from Greece since the beginning of 2017, abandoning hopes of legal passage and asylum in wealthier...

Aegean Islands have Reached Boiling Point Warns Regional Governor

The North Aegean regional governor warned that violence could erupt in the overcrowded hot-spots of Lesvos, Chios and Samos. Speaking on Monday to SKAI radio,...

Boat with 75 Migrants On Board Spotted Off Southwestern Greece

A boat carrying at least 75 migrants, was located 45 nautical miles southwest of the town of Pylos in Peloponnese. According to reports, one member...

Greece Mulls Use of Ships to Accommodate Migrants

The Greek government is considering leasing ships to accommodate migrants and asylum seekers, deputy Minister of Immigration Yiannis Balafas said. Speaking on Sunday, Balafas acknowledged...

Large Number of Refugees and Migrants Arrive on Greek islands

A total of 406 migrants and refugees arrived on islands of the northern Aegean between Monday 25 September and Friday morning, bringing the total...

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