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10,956 Refugees Have Submitted Asylum Requests From Camps on Northern Aegean Islands

Police said that as of Thursday 10,956 people that have applied for asylum remain stranded on the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos as their requests...

Nearly 700 Refugees-Migrants Arrive in Greece 2017; Deaths Rise at Sea

A total of 691 refugees and migrants have arrived in Greece by sea during the first 15 days of 2017, according to figures released...

10,780 Refugees Stranded on the Greek Islands; 130 New Arrivals Recorded

One hundred and thirty migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the last 24 hours; 102 reached the coasts of Lesvos...

Greece Struggles to Absorb Funds Needed to Help Migrants and Refugees

Greece is struggling to make use of EU money for migrants and refugees after having absorbed just a fraction of the 509 million euros...

Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kishi Visits Hosting Center at Eleonas

Greek Deputy Migration Minister Yiannis Balafas visited with Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Nobuo Kishi at the refugees hosting center of Eleonas on...

Greek Fishermen Who Saved Hundreds of Refugees Receive Portion of Prize Money to Repair...

Two fishermen of Greece's Lesvos island, who rescued hundreds of refugees in 2015 and 2016, will be granted prize money by the co-winners of...

Forty Refugees from Moria Move into the Navy Ship Sent from Athens

The first 40 refugees and migrants – all men - boarded the navy ship sent from Athens to Lesvos to house people living in...

Amnesty International: Refugees at Risk of Freezing on Greek Islands Due to ‘Inhuman EU...

In a strongly-worded announcement on Thursday, Amnesty International blamed "inhuman EU policies" for trapping refugees on Greek islands where they risked freezing to death...

Skala Sikamnias Among Top 2017 Destinations

Skala Sikamnias is among the top destinations for 2017, according to travel magazine AFAR. Skala Sikamnias is a small fishing village on the island of...

European Commission: Greece has Received €482 Mln for Refugees

Since early 2015, Greece has received 481.9 million euros in aid from the European Union to address the humanitarian and refugee crisis, according to...

‘Not Looking for Excuses for Moria; We Were Caught Unprepared’ Says Minister

The ministry of migration was caught unprepared by the freezing weather, Greek Alternate Defense Minister Dimitris Vitsas said on Wednesday, talking to Real FM...

Greek Navy Battleship to Host Refugees From Lesvos

Greek Navy battleship "Lesvos" is to sail to Lesvos island on Tuesday night to host refugees and migrants from the overflowing camps that are...

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