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Refugees are no Longer Living in the Cold, Says Migration Minister

The government has successfully completed the procedure of overwintering in camps and refugee centers around the country and there are no more refugees or...

Refugees in Greece Will Receive Cash Instead of Meals

Starting in March, refugees in Greece will be getting money for food instead of free meals, said Deputy Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas on Monday. Mouzalas...

Refugees Leave Camp Near Athens Due to Snowy Weather

Dozens of refugee families left the Malakasa camp on Thursday due to bad weather, searching for better living conditions. Despite the fact that the tents...

Mouzalas: Greek Government has Asked Frontex to Guard Northern Border

The Greek government has asked Frontex, the European Union's border agency, to guard Greece’s northern borders in a request filed in September, Greek Migration...

Greek Gov’t in Search of Plan to Transfer Migrants if EU-Turkey Deal Fails

European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos on Friday warned that EU-Turkey deal must be kept, otherwise the neighboring country would unleash waves of migrants...

Greek Migration Min: Islands Will Not Be Decongested Yet

Greek Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas on Friday said that refugees will not be transferred from the islands to the mainland yet because that would...

Only Migrants Likely to be Granted Asylum Can Leave the Islands

Only migrants and refugees who are likely to be granted asylum can be moved from the islands to Greece's mainland, said government spokesman Dimitris...

Violence and Fires in the Chios Island Migrant Camp Repeated [video]

More fires broke out and new violent fights took place for the second night in a row at the Souda migrant camp on Chios...

Alt Migration Min Mouzalas Urges More Action From European Parliament Concerning Refugee Crisis

Alternate Minister for Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas urged European Parliament President Martin Schulz to boost the body's role in the refugee issue during a...

Greek Migration Minister Defends Government’s Handling of Refugees

Greece's Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas defended the government's handling of the refugee crisis, although he admitted that some mistakes were made. Mouzalas spoke at...

Amidst Safety Fears Lesvos Mayor Pleads with Government to Arrange Transfer of Migrants to...

The mayor of Lesvos asked for the transfer of a large number of refugees and migrants from the island to mainland Greece, warning that...

Alternate Migration Min Mouzalas Announces Transfer of Refugees to Mainland from Greek Islands

Greek Alternate Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas in an interview with Realnews on Sunday announced the transfer of refugees to the mainland to relieve congestion...

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