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Refugee Runners Seek Support for Greek Road Race (video)

Although most people would find the idea of running a 21-kilometer (13 mile) half-marathon a challenge, for 20 would-be athletes in Ioannina the obstacles...

German Police Say Greece Remains Key Entry Point for Migrants, Smugglers

German police have claimed Greece is one of the most important entry points for irregular migrants and people smugglers. The online version of Der Spiegel...

300 Migrants Arrive at Greek Island

Tuesday evening saw around 300 migrants and refugees land on the Aegean island of Lesvos, already home to thousands of undocumented people. Eight boats landed...

Greece Scrutinized for Role in EU-Turkey Migrant Deal

Turkey plans to leverage its millions of Syrian refugees for money and other concessions at a summit in Europe next week as Greece faces...

ISIS Member Jailed by Greek Court

A 33-year-old Syrian national has been convicted of terrorist offences by a Greek court. The man, who first came to Greece in 2016 with his...

Children Fleeing War Find New Home in Greece

  The front door slams and the sound of feet stomping past can be heard before a rattle of cutlery and the din of chattering...

Campaigners Call Greek Island Camps ‘Open Prisons’

"Deplorable" conditions endured by refugees and migrants in camps on the Aegean islands must be ended, a group of NGOs said on Tuesday. Later this...

German Press: Greece Refuses to Take Back Refugees from Germany

Greece has refused to take back refugees from Germany, in violation of the Dublin Treaty, says Germany’s Passauer Neue Presse. According to the report, in...

Amnesty Slams Greece over ‘Appalling’ Migrant Camps

Thousands of asylum-seekers and migrants remained trapped on the Greek islands in "appalling conditions" Amnesty International said on Thursday. An Amnesty report which documents the state...

Migration Flows to Northern Aegean Islands Low in February

A total of 173 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the first nine days of February. There were 143 arrivals...

UN Warns of Sexual Violence in Overcrowded Greek Refugee Camps

Refugees and migrants in Greek camps suffer widespread sexual violence and harassment while the living conditions are sub-standard, the UN said on Friday. According to...

Greek Island Saw 12,700 Refugees, Migrants in 2017

The Aegean island of Lesvos saw over 12,700 people from 64 countries registered at its reception center in 2017, new official figures state. With Syrians,...

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