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...

”Doctors Without Borders” Secures Affordable Pneumonia Vaccines for Refugee Children in Greece

The humanitarian aid organization ''Médecins sans frontières'' (Doctors Without Borders, or MSF) announced on Friday that they secured pneumonia vaccines at an affordable price...

Dozens of Migrants Arrested in Downtown Athens Police Sweep

More than eighty people, mostly undocumented migrants, were arrested in a large police operation targeting occupied buildings in the notorious Athenian district of Exarchia...

Almost 1,000 Migrants Planning to Cross to Greece Held in Turkey

Turkey's police held 950 migrants without papers in a northwestern Turkish province as they attempted to cross over into neighboring Greece, security sources disclosed...

Migrants Finally Leave Camp in Northern Greece after Skirmishes with Police (video)

Hundreds of migrants and refugees remained at the Diavata camp for the third day, until finally they started to leave on buses. Earlier, some...

Clashes Between Migrants, Police Continue For Second Day in Northern Greece (video)

New clashes broke out on Friday afternoon between riot police and migrants near the Diavata reception centrer in northern Greece, after a new group...

Commuter Chaos in Greece as Hundreds of Migrants Block Main Athens Train Station

Hundreds of migrants have occupied the main train station in Athens on Friday demanding to be allowed to travel north to join other migrants...

Migrants Planning Border Push Clash With Greek Police Near Thessaloniki (video)

Hundreds of migrants from a camp in Diavata near Thessaloniki have spent Thursday night in the open hoping to flee via North Macedonia to...

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