Cohabitation Agreement For LGBT Couples Constitutional, Greece’s Council of State Says

Greece's Council of State announced that it has ruled as constitutional and in line with European law legislation the law that extends the cohabitation...

Greece Vows to Relocate 2,000 Refugees from Lesvos to the Mainland

The Greek authorities announced that 2,000 refugees who currently live in Lesvos' Moria Camp will be moved to other facilities on the country's mainland,...

19 NGOs Urge Greece and EU to Improve Conditions of Refugee Camps

Nineteen Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) have appealed to the EU and Greek authorities demanding the immediate improvement of conditions in Greece’s Refugee Camps and Hot...

Turkish Fury at Greek Court Over Asylum for Coup Suspects

Turkey slammed the decision of Greek Council of State to reject the government’s objection against its earlier ruling that granted right of asylum to...

Amnesty Slams Greece over ‘Appalling’ Migrant Camps

Thousands of asylum-seekers and migrants remained trapped on the Greek islands in "appalling conditions" Amnesty International said on Thursday. An Amnesty report which documents the state...

Turkey Accuses Greece of ‘Backing Terrorist Organizations’

Ankara accused Athens of backing terrorist organizations following the ruling of a Greek court Friday that refused to extradite a suspect wanted on terrorism...

Jewish and Muslim NGOs Join Forces to Aid Refugees in Greece

Global Jewish nonprofit NGO HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) and Muslim humanitarian aid NGO IRUSA (Islamic Relief USA) announced on Wednesday that they had...

Greece Criticized Over Turkish Soldiers’ Asylum Case

  Greece's government on Thursday came in for stinging criticism from a German media outlet for its handling of the case of eight Turkish ex-servicemen...

Turkey ‘Concerned’ Over Greek Changes to Islamic Law in Thrace

Turkey on Thursday said it views new Greek legislation which changes the way Islamic law is implemented among the country’s Muslim minority with “concern”. In...

Greek Refugee Council: Detention of Turkish Army Officer ‘Illegal’

The NGO Greek Council for Refugees (GCR) denounced on Monday what they described as an illegal detention of the Turkish officer who was granted...

Thessaloniki Holocaust Museum Construction Under Way

Preparatory work for the construction of the Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki, is expected to begin over the next few days. Plans are due to be...

Greece and Cyprus Discuss Arms Sales in EU Framework

Ministers from Greece and Cyprus discussed possibilities for cooperation in the defence industry within the framework of the EU’s Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), on Monday. Cyprus...

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