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Greek Migration Minister Says System For Taking in Refugees is at the Brink of...

According to Rt.com Greece will cease taking back refugees under the controversial Dublin Regulation, as the country’s limited capacities to host people are already...

Refugees in Hellinikon Camp Celebrate Nowruz

Iranians, Afghans and Kurdish refugees living in the makeshift camp of Hellinikon, southern Athens, celebrated Nowruz (the Iranian New Year) 1396 (2017). The day, celebrated...

Migrant Arrivals to Greek Islands Increase Alarmingly in Past 4 Days

The increase of the number of migrants arriving to Greek islands from Turkey has alarmed residents and Greek authorities, as a total 566 asylum...

Hundreds of Migrants Demonstrate Against EU-Turkey Deal on Lesvos

Hundreds of refugees, migrants and supporters gathered on Saturday on Lesvos to protest against the European Union-Turkey deal that calls for the return of...

Refugee Inflow to Greece Drops, but Thousands of Asylum Applications are Pending

The March 2016 Turkey-European Union deal has helped in reducing the migrant flow to Greece, but the number of pending asylum applications remains large. According...

EU Restarts ‘Dublin’ System and Sends Asylum Seekers Back to Greece

The European Union has put the "Dublin Treaty" back into effect and is to start sending asylum seekers back to Greece, according to Deutsche...

Greek Police Evacuate Occupied Buildings

Hellenic Police on Monday morning evacuated two Athens buildings that were occupied by anarchists; the operations were legitimate, said deputy citizen protection minister. Greek police...

German Chancellor: EU Will Give Greece More Aid for Refugees

"We will provide further assistance to Greece" to tackle the refugee crisis said German Chancellor Angela Merkel after the EU summit in Brussels on...

Mayors of Aegean Islands in Brussels to Discuss Migration Issue

The mayors of five Aegean islands are in Brussels invited by European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos. The mayors of the islands of Lesvos Spyros...

2,500 Children Refugees are Going to Greek Schools

2,500 children refugees and migrants are going to Greek schools under the Education Ministry's programme financed by the European Union. The International Organization for Migration...

DW: ‘The Misery Is Still Real’ in Refugee Camps in Greece

Conditions in refugee facilities on Greek islands are still dire, says a Deutsche Welle report, quoting a Medecins Sans Frontieres doctor. The Human Rights Organization...

Migrant Hides in Suitcase to Leave Lesvos

A 41-year-old Syrian woman was arrested on Thursday for hiding her undocumented 23-year-old son in a suitcase in order to leave Lesvos island for...

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