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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...

More Migrants Arriving at Greece’s Port of Piraeus

Around 100 illegal migrants, who used to stay at the Rhodes detention center, arrived at the port of Piraeus, Greece, on Tuesday. The newly-arrived migrants have no plan...

Second Incident Over Food Van on the Island of Lesvos

The fragile situation on the island of Lesvos further escalated on Friday when tensions broke out over some food. A van that was carrying food to...

Immigrants and Refugees Scramble Over Food on Greek Island of Lesvos

The Greek island of Lesvos, located just a few miles from Turkey, is experiencing a massive influx of refugees and immigrants, and signs of a tense...

Greek Island of Lesvos Faces Immigration Crisis

While Greece is in an ever lasting financial -and political- crisis, which according to European Parliament President Martin Schulz and German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel could...

UN Report: Greece Is Main Entry County for Refugees and Migrants Travelling to Europe

The Office of the United Nations Commissioner for Refugees released a report on Wednesday that examines the route refugees take when entering Europe by sea. The report found that so...

Around 240 Illegal Migrants Found in the Aegean

The Hellenic Coast Guard rescued 237 illegal migrants in seven separate incidents that occurred in the Aegean Sea, Greece over the last 24 hours....

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