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European Commission Approves 473 Million Euros to Greece for Migration Crisis

The European Commission approved on Monday a 2.4-billion-euro program for 19 European Union countries that aims to provide solutions to the migration crisis. Greece will receive a...

Video Allegedly Shows Greek Police Officer Slapping Migrant in Island of Kos While Holding...

A video circulated on Monday afternoon depicting a Greek police officer on the island of Kos slapping a migrant while holding a knife in his other...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues 1,417 Migrants in 3 Days

Greek Coast Guard has rescued 1,417 migrants in 59 search and rescue operations near several Greek islands in the eastern Aegean Sea, authorities said...

Greek Gov’t Builds €1 Mln Refugee Camp

In an effort to tackle the huge influx of refugees and undocumented migrants, the Greek government is building a new camp for migrants in...

UN Official Criticizes Deplorable Conditions for Migrants and Refugees on Greek Islands

While visiting the Greek islands of Lesvos, Chios and Kos, which have been central points in the massive influx of refugees and migrants to Greece, United...

Greek PM Calls on Europe to Help Face Migration Crisis as Greece Has Record...

Officials of the Greek government, including prime minister Alexis Tsipras and various ministers, convened on Friday to discuss the refugee crisis the country is dealing...

Prefecture of Southern Aegean to Take Action on Irregular Migration

The prefect of the Southern Aegean, Giorgos Hatzimarkos is visiting the island of Kos to discuss with local authorities the ways to address the...

The Greek Aegean University Could Soon Enroll Refugees

With the Greek Aegean islands, having received an unprecedented number of migrants and refugees in 2015, most of them hailing from Syria, the Greek...

No More Migrant Suffering in Athens Park

  Greek Minister of State for Coordinating Government Operations Alekos Flambouraris convened an emergency meeting of ministers and other officials on Saturday to discuss the worrisome...

UNHCR: Greece, EU Need to Take Urgent, Bold Action to Tackle Refugee Crisis

Greece and the European Union need to take urgent and bold action to tackle the refugee crisis unfolding in the country, UNHCR officials said in...

Greek Forum of Refugees: ’43 Families Living in Tents in Athens’

There are currently 43 refugee families living in tents pitched in the Pedion tou Areos park in central Athens, the organization Greek Forum of...

Immigration Minister Calls Migrants in the Streets ‘Tourist Attraction’

Greece’s Deputy Immigration Minister Tasia Christodoulopoulou called the thousands of migrants sleeping in the streets of Athens and Aegean Sea islands a "tourist attraction." Speaking...

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