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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”...

Greek Parliament Passes New Migration Code

The Greek Parliament late Tuesday night passed a draft law concerning principles of the migration code. The new bill was supported by New Democracy, PASOK (ELIA) and...

Greek Public Imports Foreign Workers

While unemployment in Greece is rising, Greek public services are searching for workers from abroad. Three ministers, prefects, municipalities and prefectures have been mobilized...

Too Expensive: Fewer Greeks Studying Abroad

With a crushing economic crisis cutting back purchasing power, fewer Greeks are able to afford going abroad to study at universities. The Organization for Economic...

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