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...

Vatican Delegation Donates $100,000 for Refugees on Lesvos

A Vatican delegation which visited refugees living in a rag-tag collection of tents on Lesvos on Thursday has donated more than $100,000 to Caritas...

Europol to Install Unit in Greece’s Evros to Tackle Migrant Smuggling

It was announced on Wednesday that Europol will dispatch a mobile unit with a number of expert officers to assist the local Greek Police...

Survey Finds Greeks Are More Empathetic Toward Refugees Than Other Europeans

A new report published recently shows that the Greek people are more empathetic toward refugees compared to other Europeans. The report, titled ''Attitudes Towards National Identity,...

Europol Chief Visits Greek-Turkish Border at Evros

EUROPOL executive director Catherine De Bolle visited Greece's border region of Evros on Thursday. De Bolle wanted to see for herself the situation at the...

Migrant Arrivals From Turkey to Greece Step Up as Good Weather Prevails

According to the latest figures which were made available by Greek authorities on Thursday, the number of migrants who tried to enter Greece from...

Greek Police Detains Islamist Terrorist Who Tried to Enter Greece

A reportedly dangerous Islamist terrorist was arrested in Greece's border city of Evros recently and is now in the custody of the Greek police. According...

Over 2,600 Unaccompanied Refugee Children Claimed Asylum in Greece in 2018

More than 2,600 unaccompanied minors sought asylum in Greece in 2018, according to Eurostat figures released on Holy Friday. This figure is slightly higher than...

Refugees Camped at Athens’ Syntagma Square Transferred to Eleonas Refugee Camp

Approximately forty refugees and migrants, including many children, who had been camping at Syntagma Square in Athens since Thursday, left the square on Saturday...

Hate Attacks on the Rise in Greece, Human Rights Groups Say

A report published on Thursday by human rights groups says the number of violent attacks on minorities in Greece increased during 2018. The Racist Violence...

Municipality of Athens Launches Refugee Integration Program

"Curing the Limbo", a new pilot program for refugee integration, was presented on Monday by the Municipality of Athens. The program is a European pilot...

Greece Transfers Hundreds of Migrants from Samos to the Mainland

Almost 500 undocumented migrants were transferred over the weekend from the island of Samos, in the eastern Aegean, to the mainland aboard two Greek...

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