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Fresh Fighting Erupts at Overcrowded Lesvos Refugee Camp

More violence has broken out at the refugee hotspot of Moria on the Greek island of Lesvos. According to police reports, 19 people were arrested...

Deal for Refugee Returns to Greece by End of July, Germany says

Berlin says that an agreement with Greece for the return of refugees currently in Germany will be completed by the end of July. German Defense...

Greek Actors and Migrants Stage Consciousness-Raising Plays in Shop Windows

Greek actors and migrants from different countries presented a theater play from inside shop windows in the Piraeus Port area on Thursday, aiming to...

Number of Migrants, Refugees Trapped on Greek Islands Reaches New High

A total of 17,771 migrants and refugees are in reception and registration centers as well as other structures on the five Greek islands that...

Sculptor Working with Refugees in Greece Draws on Ireland’s Painful Past

An influential Irish sculptor whose creations have been inspired by his country's traumatic experience of famine and forced emigration was in Greece this week,...

Greek Restaurants Open Kitchens to Refugee Chefs

To mark World Refugee Day on Wednesday, local restaurants in Athens have opened their kitchens to refugee chefs to create a unique culinary experience. Through...

More than 11,000 Migrants Arrived in Greece by Sea in 2018

A total of 11,278 refugees and migrants arrived in Greece by sea in the first five months of 2018 according to data released by...

Dozens of Refugees, Migrants Found Off Lesvos Coast

Greek media are reporting that dozens of undocumented migrants and refugees were found in the Aegean Sea on Monday in two operations. An EU Frontex...

Lesvos Tensions Rise as Hundreds Decamp Across Island

More tension on the Aegean island of Lesvos is being reported after hundreds of asylum seekers were redistributed amid the deteriorating situation in the...

Police Intervene as Refugees Brawl in Greek Mainland Hotspot

Violence erupted on Tuesday at a refugee camp on the Greek mainland identified earlier this month by a government minister as one of the...

Greek Sunday School for Refugees Seeks New Home

A special Sunday school in Athens which has spent the last 14 years teaching more than 6,000 refugees and migrants Greek, English, computer literacy...

Greece Approves Bill to Speed Up Asylum Process

The Greek parliament has passed in principle a draft bill on new rules for granting asylum to migrants and refugees, aimed at speeding up...

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