Nineteen Dead, 25 Missing as Migrant Boat Sinks off Northern Cyprus

(File photo) A boat carrying about 150 migrants sank off the coast of northern Cyprus on Wednesday, leaving 19 dead and 25 missing, Turkey's coast...

Deal for Refugee Returns to Greece by End of July, Germany says

Berlin says that an agreement with Greece for the return of refugees currently in Germany will be completed by the end of July. German Defense...

Number of Migrants, Refugees Trapped on Greek Islands Reaches New High

A total of 17,771 migrants and refugees are in reception and registration centers as well as other structures on the five Greek islands that...

Greece Gets €20M to Deal with Migration Problems on Greek Islands

The European Commission on Monday gave over €45 million ($52 million) to Greece and Spain to deal with migration issues. Monday's sums come shortly after Greece...

Greece Makes Deal with Germany on Migrants, Refugees

Alexis Tsipras met Chancellor Angela Merkel in Brussels on Friday on the sidelines of an EU summit to hammer out a bilateral deal on...

Greece Ready to Accept More Asylum Seekers from Germany, Tsipras Says

Alexis Tsipras said he was open to a special agreement with Angela Merkel to make it easier for Germany to send asylum seekers back...

Sculptor Working with Refugees in Greece Draws on Ireland’s Painful Past

An influential Irish sculptor whose creations have been inspired by his country's traumatic experience of famine and forced emigration was in Greece this week,...

Greece’s Lesvos Marks World Refugee Day with Concerts by Refugee Children

The island of Lesvos, currently home to almost 10,000 asylum-seekers, will mark World Refugee Day on Wednesday, June 20 with a series of three...

Greek Restaurants Open Kitchens to Refugee Chefs

To mark World Refugee Day on Wednesday, local restaurants in Athens have opened their kitchens to refugee chefs to create a unique culinary experience. Through...

Greek Island Beach Demands to See Bathers’ Passports (photos)

A popular beach on the Greek island of Lesvos is refusing entry to bathers without a valid Schengen-area passport, in an apparent effort to bar...

Migrant Children Among 6 Dead in Greek Van Crash

Six undocumented migrants, believed to be Iraqis, were killed and more than 10 were injured when the minivan they were travelling in crashed near...

More than 11,000 Migrants Arrived in Greece by Sea in 2018

A total of 11,278 refugees and migrants arrived in Greece by sea in the first five months of 2018 according to data released by...

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