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EU Commission to Tackle Refugee Issue in Greece

European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans and European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos visited Kos on Friday to be briefed on the volatile situation...

EU’s Timmermans, Avramopoulos in Athens on Thursday to Discuss Refugee Process Center in Piraeus

The Vice-president of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans and Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos will be in Greece for a...

Greek President Asks for EU Summit on Refugees and Migration

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos stressed on Wednesday the need for an EU Summit for the migration issue during his meeting with "To Potami"...

Greek Govt Meeting on Migration with European Commissioner Avramopoulos

In a meeting with European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos at the Shipping Ministry on Tuesday, the Greek government asked for an immediate disbursement...

Tsipras-Avramopoulos Meeting: Changes in EU Migration Policy

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos on Tuesday had a meeting at Maximos Mansion,...

Greek Commissioner Avramopoulos: Solidarity for Immigration Challenges

European Union Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos underlined during the European Parliament’s plenary debate on migration yesterday that the migration...

Historic Meeting Between Tsipras and Pope Francis at the Vatican

Main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras met today with Pope Francis at the Vatican and discussed the economic crisis in Greece, the migration issue and...

Greeks Are Willing to Take Up Undeclared Jobs or Even Migrate For Work

The problems created by the five-year economic crisis in Greek society are evident. A survey conducted by Kapa Research and published at "To Vima” newspaper...

Syria, Iraq Spur Migration Crisis in Greece

PIRAEUS, (AP) - Greece has requested emergency additional funding from the European Union's border protection agency, saying that war in Syria and Iraq is...

More Than 500 Migrants Found in the Aegean in 48 Hours

Greek Coast Guard is making efforts to collect migrants from various areas of the eastern Aegean sea over the last 48 hours. Senior Coast Guard...

Greece Heads Major Joint European Police Operation Against Illegal Migration

A major joint European police operation aimed at tackling illegal migration, planned and overseen by Greece for the first time, was carried out on...

Amnesty International: Greece is a Frontier of Fear and Hope

Amnesty International is seeking an end to Greece's “unlawful and shameful” expulsion of refugees and migrants. In a shocking report, the organization speaks of the “unacceptable”...

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