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Refugee Crisis: Lesvos has Reached Breaking Point Says Mayor

In a desperate appeal to the Greek government, the mayor of Lesvos calls for immediate measures to reduce the number of asylum seekers in...

New Surge in Refugee Arrivals on Greek Islands

Despite heightened patrols in the Aegean Sea to deter smuggling activity between Turkey and Greece, about 3,700 refugees reached Greek shores in August, and...

More than 500 Migrants Arrive on Greek Islands in 2 Days

Over the past few weeks there have been hundreds of migrants per day that have been arriving from Turkey, on the Greek islands.  This...

UNICEF: More Refugee Children in Greek Schools than Ever Before

Greek schools are welcoming more refugee and migrant children who have been stranded in Greece since April of last year, according to UNICEF. Major efforts...

More than 300 Syrian Migrants Reach Cyprus on Sunday

Cyprus police arrested a 36-year-old man Sunday for allegedly driving one of two boats that brought 305 Syrian refugees to the Mediterranean island's northwestern...

Overcrowding of Refugee Sites on Greek Islands Causing Distress

The U.N. refugee agency warns overcrowding and deteriorating conditions on Greece’s eastern Aegean islands are causing serious distress among refugees, leading to self-harm and...

Over 3,500 Migrants Reach Greek Islands from Turkey in August

A record number of migrants and refugees have recently reached the Greek islands from Turkey, according to the latest data from the UN refugee...

European Court to Issue Refugee Reception Quotas Decision This Week

The EU Court of Justice will decide on the dispute started by Hungary and Slovakia, which oppose the legitimacy of the quotas plan for...

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...

More than 18,500 Refugees Relocated from Greece to EU Since October 2015

More than 18,500 refugees have been relocated from Greece to other countries of the European Union between October 2015 and 27 August 2017, according...

Four Suspected Jihadists Under Surveillance by Greek Secret Services

Four suspected Islamist extremists presently in Greece are under close daily surveillance by the Hellenic Police (EL.AS) and the secret services, according to the...

Over 600 Migrants Land on Greek Islands in 24 Hours

More than 600 migrants landed on islands of the Eastern Aegean from Monday morning until Tuesday dawn, according to the Hellenic Coast Guard. Specifically, 397 refugees...

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