Greece’s Migrant Crisis: European Commission Announces Additional €37.5 million in Emergency Funding

On Wednesday it was announced by the European Commission that an additional 37.5 million euros will be given to Greece as emergency aid to...

Migrant Influx to Greece Up by 122% in 2018

A total 24,000 migrants and refugees entered Greece in 2018, up until July 8, a 122 percent increase compared to the same period last...

Two Migrants Killed by Train in Northern Greece

Two migrants were killed in two separate incidents by the same Greek train near the border with Turkey in the early hours of Saturday. Police...

Turkish Father Makes Emotional Plea for Family Missing in Greek River

A woman and her three children went missing after a boat carrying several Turkish asylum seekers capsized in the Evros River along the Turkey-Greece...

Greece Looks to Expand ‘Golden Visa’ Scheme for Investors

More so-called 'golden visas' for major non-EU investors in Greece could be on the way. An amendment in parliament submitted by Greece's Migration Policy Ministry...

Nineteen Dead, 25 Missing as Migrant Boat Sinks off Northern Cyprus

(File photo) A boat carrying about 150 migrants sank off the coast of northern Cyprus on Wednesday, leaving 19 dead and 25 missing, Turkey's coast...

Deal for Refugee Returns to Greece by End of July, Germany says

Berlin says that an agreement with Greece for the return of refugees currently in Germany will be completed by the end of July. German Defense...

Number of Migrants, Refugees Trapped on Greek Islands Reaches New High

A total of 17,771 migrants and refugees are in reception and registration centers as well as other structures on the five Greek islands that...

Greece Gets €20M to Deal with Migration Problems on Greek Islands

The European Commission on Monday gave over €45 million ($52 million) to Greece and Spain to deal with migration issues. Monday's sums come shortly after Greece...

Greece Makes Deal with Germany on Migrants, Refugees

Alexis Tsipras met Chancellor Angela Merkel in Brussels on Friday on the sidelines of an EU summit to hammer out a bilateral deal on...

Greece Ready to Accept More Asylum Seekers from Germany, Tsipras Says

Alexis Tsipras said he was open to a special agreement with Angela Merkel to make it easier for Germany to send asylum seekers back...

Sculptor Working with Refugees in Greece Draws on Ireland’s Painful Past

An influential Irish sculptor whose creations have been inspired by his country's traumatic experience of famine and forced emigration was in Greece this week,...

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