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Large Number of Refugees and Migrants Arrive on Greek islands

A total of 406 migrants and refugees arrived on islands of the northern Aegean between Monday 25 September and Friday morning, bringing the total...

Council of Europe Blasts Greece Over Conditions in Migrant Hot Spots

A report by a Council of Europe committee, has criticized Greece over the conditions prevailing in a number of temporary detention centers for migrants,...

Acclaimed Actress Vanessa Redgrave Presents her Film on Refugee Crisis at Athens Film Festival

Acclaimed British actress Vanessa Redgrave, presented her documentary film "Sea Sorrow", which is about child refugees in the European migrant crisis, at a special...

Amnesty International: Greek Court’s Rejection of Asylum Appeals Sets Bad Precedent

Two Syrian refugees are at risk of being forcibly returned to Turkey after Greece’s highest administrative court rejected their final appeals against earlier rulings...

Greek Islanders Open their Hearts and Businesses to Refugees

The tiny Greek island of Tilos may have a population of under 800. But, over the last year, it has become an example to...

Greek Court Deems Turkey Safe for the Return of Refugees

The Council of State on Friday ruled that Turkey is safe for the deportation of migrants and refugees who entered Greece illegally. Greece's highest administration...

More than 2,700 Migrants Arrived in Northern Aegean Islands in September

Nearly 450 migrants and refugees landed on the  Greek islands of the northern Aegean over the last three days, bringing the total number of...

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...

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