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Greek Government Nominates minister Mouzalas as Human Rights Commissioner

The Greek government has announced the nomination of Migrant Policy Minister Yannis Mouzalas as EU Human Rights commissioner, a nomination with "high symbolism", it...

Global Security Expert: Greece is an ISIS Target

Europe needs to prepare for more attacks by Islamic fundamentalists and new types of attacks, warns the chair of the London-based International Institute for...

Greece, Italy Have Paid a High Price on Migration, PM Tsipras says

"Italy and Greece have paid a very high price" due to the migration crisis, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday, following a...

More than 600 Migrants Arrived in Greece Since Friday

A significant increase in the number of migrants and refugees that arrived in the northern Aegean islands from Friday to Monday morning was recorded...

Merkel: “Unfair” for Greece and Italy to Carry the Burden of Refugee Crisis Alone

In an interview with the Welt am Sonntag newspaper on Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stood by her policies on the refugee crisis in...

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...

Quake-Stricken Vrisa Must Become ‘As It Was’ President Pavlopoulos Says

The European Union must "reach the limits of its laws" in order to assist work to restore quake-stricken Vrisa and another 12 settlements on...

EU Suspends Funding to Unnamed NGO Under Investigation for Sexual Exploitation of Refugees and...

This week, Christos Stylianides, a spokesman for European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management announced that the European Union (EU) has suspended funding...

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...

UNHCR Calls on Greece to Adopt Eight Measures for Sustainable Refugee Response

Although progress has been made in the management of the refugee crisis in Greece, significant challenges related to reception, registration and asylum processing remain,...

Pope Francis Thanks PM Tsipras for his Work to Support the ‘Poor and Weak’

Meeting Greece's prime minister in the Vatican on Friday, Pope Francis thanked Alexis Tsipras for all that he has done to support society's poor...

EU Commission Encouraging Tourism on Greek Islands Impacted by Refugee Crisis; Extends Pilot Program...

The European Commission on Tuesday extended for a year a pilot program allowing Turkish visitors to get a short-term visa upon arrival at the Greek...

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