Greece Readies For More Syrian Refugees

By H.K. Tzanis A spike in the number of undocumented migrants landing on the eastern Aegean island of Chios from the opposite Turkish coast last...

North Aegean Islanders Go on General Strike in Protest Against Migrant Crisis

A general strike scheduled weeks ago took place on Wednesday on the islands of the North Aegean region of Greece, which have been the...

‘Refugee’ Cat Reunites With Family After Fleeing Iraq (video)

A family of refugees have been reunited with their beloved cat, after splitting up from the pet while fleeing from Iraq. The epic journey...

Mouzalas Opens Two New Refugee Camps in Serres and Drama

Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas inaugurated two new refugee camps in Serres and Drama describing them as "decent camps for dignified people." The camps will...

Nearly 50,000 Migrants and Refugees Reach Greek Islands in 5 Days

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced on Friday that in the past five days arrivals in Greece have reached unprecedented levels. “Despite deteriorating weather conditions,...

Greece First in EU in New Migrant Arrivals for 2019, UN Confirms

Greece received the biggest number of migrants from January 1 to May 8, the United Nations (UN) confirmed on Friday. According to the UN Migration...

State Department: Every Country Has the Right to Control its Grounds

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon highlighted on Friday that the borders must remain open because "such border restrictions do not apply with the Convention...

Greek PM to Turkish PM: Fortunately Our Pilots are Not as Mercurial as Yours...

A tweet sent by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu was criticized by mass media and the Turkish PM. "Fortunately...

Immigrants Still Targets In Greece

As the Greek government has set aside a bill to increase penalties for racist attacks, the number of assaults against immigrants is continuing unabated,...

More than 110 Irregular Migrants Rescued off the Coast of Crete

More than 110 irregular migrants, including 33 children, were rescued by the Hellenic coast guard from a sinking vessel spotted off the coast of...

Olympic Run in Athens with the Participation of Refugee Children

The Hellenic Olympic Academy invites Greek and refugee children to an Olive Wreath Run on Wednesday, June 22 at 6:00 pm at Zappeion in...

Police Clear Protesting Migrants from Greece-FYROM Border

Greek police have started the operation to remove protesting migrants who block the railway line across the Greece-FYROM border. About 1,200 are left stranded at...

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