Greece’s Death Toll from Coronavirus Reaches 200

  Greece's coronavirus death toll reached 200 on Wednesday with the additional deaths of a 75-year-old woman from Thessaloniki, another elderly man who passed away...

Number of Deportations from Greece Up Slightly in First Half of 2020

  Greece's Ministry of Migration and Asylum on Wednesday released the January-June 2020 data on voluntary and forced returns of migrants, as well as information...

UNHCR Calls on Greece to Investigate Alleged Migrant Pushbacks

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, urged Greece on Friday to investigate multiple reports of pushbacks by Greek authorities at the country’s sea and land...

Commissioner For Refugees Criticizes Greek Plan To Close 60 Refugee Centers

Following Greece’s announcement to close 60 refuge housing centers, the the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees issued a statement, saying the agency was...

Coronavirus, Policing Have Reduced Migrant Flow Into Greece to a Trickle

The number of migrants crossing into Greece from Turkey was greatly reduced in the months of April and May due to the coronavirus scare...

US Sends $2.9 Million To Assist Greek Islands, Unaccompanied Minors

Incoming aid form the United States will aim to improve the living conditions of unaccompanied minors who are migrants to Greece, and to assist...

Hotel Housing For Refugees in Greece To Be Greatly Reduced in 2020

Sixty of the 93 hotel facilities provided to asylum-seekers will be closed in 2020, according to Greece's Migration and Asylum Policy Minister Notis Mitarakis,...

Afghan Woman Stabbed to Death in Greece’s Moria Migrant Camp

An Afghan woman died at the Moria migrant camp on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos on Saturday, after reportedly being stabbed by another...

Two Migrants Infected with Covid-19 on Greek Island of Lesvos

Greek health authorities confirmed late on Tuesday that two migrants in a temporary refugee accommodation facility on the island of Lesvos have tested positive...

Group of 50 Refugees Leave for the UK; 130 Stranded Greeks Return Home

A group of 50 refugees - 16 unaccompanied children and 34 adults being reunited with their families - departed for the United Kingdom on...

Hundreds of Migrants Moved to Greek Mainland from Lesvos

A ferry carrying 249 undocumented migrants from the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos docked at the port of Piraeus on Monday, with another ferry...
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Fires at Greek Island Migrant Camp Force Evacuation

Two fires that broke out on Sunday evening outside the migrant camp on the island of Samos, in the eastern Aegean, have destroyed a...

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