Greek Police Arrest Two After Finding 44 Migrants in Warehouse

Greek police in Thessaloniki arrested two suspects for migrant trafficking after they discovered 44 migrants in a warehouse in the city on Christmas Day. Two...

59 Migrants Rescued Off Greek Islands of Chios and Samos

A total of fifty-nine migrants were found and rescued from two different boats on Sunday morning in the Aegean Sea. FRONTEX, the European Border and...

Greek Government Extends Low-VAT-Rate Period For Five Aegean Islands

Five Greek islands that have dealt with the brunt of migration inflows will keep their reduced VAT rate, Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said...

Greece Accused of Violence at Turkish Border (video)

The group "Human Rights Watch" accused Greek authorities on Tuesday of violently forcing back migrants who tried to illegally enter Greece from neighboring Turkey. The...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues Migrants Off Samos

The Greek Coast Guard rescued at least 44 migrants off the eastern Aegean island of Samos on Wednesday who had come over the sea...

Search for Imam Begins as Athens Mosque Nears Completion

As Athens prepares to welcome the first government-funded mosque in the city in March, 2019, the search for an imam has begun. The Education Ministry’s...

Occupied Northern Cyprus is New Migrant Entry Point

File photo The Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus is being used as an entry point for migrants and refugees, as smugglers take advantage of the...

Three Migrants Killed in Northern Greece Car Crash

Three migrants were killed and three were injured on Thursday when a car carrying them veered off the road and overturned in northern Greece,...

Human Rights Commission Accuses Greece of Illegally Returning Migrants

The National Human Rights Commission of Greece (NHRC), an independent advisory body to the Greek State on matters pertaining to human rights protection, raised...

Four Humanitarian Volunteers Released on Bail

File photo An investigative judge on Thursday ruled that four humanitarian activists should be released on bail as the charges that led to their arrest...

Hotspots on Greek Islands Better Prepared

The European Commissioner for Migration, Dimitris Avramopoulos, said on Tuesday that the Greek islands are better prepared to host migrants this winter in comparison...

Eleven Arrested in Five Days For Migrant-Smuggling

A total of eleven people in the region of East Macedonia and Thrace have been arrested by the Hellenic Police since last Friday, in...

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