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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...

We Must Reduce Migrant, Refugee Pressures, Says Greek Minister

The numbers of people in migrant reception camps must be decreased, Greek Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said on Monday, referring to the northern...

UN Agency Says 10,000 Refugees Left Greece Voluntarily From June 2016

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, is reporting that more than 10,000 migrants left voluntarily from Greece between June 2016...

Greek Authorities’ Struggle to Identify Dead Evros Migrants

The worsening humanitarian situation on Greece's land border with Turkey, is drawing international media attention. As the local authorities also face the challenge of identifying...

Greek Court Convicts Migrants, Refugees of Camp Violence

A Greek court has convicted dozens of refugees and migrants on serious charges stemming from violence last year on the Aegean islands. The guilty verdicts...

Extreme Right-Wing Group Attack Migrants on Lesvos (video)

Violent clashes between a Greek far-right group, riot police and migrants raged almost all night in the town of Mytilene on Lesvos on Sunday night,...

Mini Lexicons for Refugees Presented at The Cube

The electronic versions of the Mini Lexicon for refugees, an initiative of the Swiss embassy, was presented on Thursday at The Cube in Athens. The...

Court Says New Asylum Applicants Can Move Freely in Greece

Greece's Council of State has ruled that migrants and refugees who have applied for asylum should be able to move freely until the authorities...

Eastern Med Sees 30% Rise in Migrant Arrivals: FRONTEX

New data from the EU's border protection agency claim 7,900 migrants entered Europe through the Eastern Mediterranean route in the first quarter of 2018...

Europe Gives Extra €180M for Migrant Aid in Greece

The European Commission on Monday revealed that it is to give an extra €180 million ($222 million) for aid projects in Greece. It is to expand its...

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