Greek Gays Press EU Court On Unions

On January 16, the Grand Chamber is to hear the case Vallianatos and Others vs. Greece. The applicants are six Greek nationals who live...

UNHCR Expresses Appreciation over Cypriot Govt’s Efforts to Assist Refugees

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) appeared pleased with the Cypriot government's enormous efforts in providing assistance to over 330 Syrian and Palestinian...

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...

Immigrant Shooting Shakes Greek Blogosphere

A recent shooting of 29 immigrant strawberry farm workers in Manolada led to quick calls on Twitter for a boycott of the product and...

Migrants Camping in Downtown Athens; ‘Walking Dead’ Actor Arrives in Greece to Offer Help

Migrants are arriving at the port of Piraeus, Greece, on a nearly daily basis. On Thursday morning, another 200 Syrian migrants and refugees traveled from Greek...

Piraeus Bans Golden Dawn Food Handouts

The Mayor of Piraeus, Vasilis Michaloliakos has banned Golden Dawn’s food distribution “for Greeks only”, which was due to take place on Saturday at 11 in...

Draft Bill on Greek Citizenship Requirements

The Ministry of the Interior is preparing a bill that will give second-generation legal immigrants and their children the right to apply for Greek citizenship, according...

First-Time Asylum Applicants in Greece Increase 339% in 2016

There was a percentage increase of 339% in the number of first-time asylum applicants in Greece in 2016, which rose to 49,875 in 2016...

Limassol Welcomes Peace Boat

Within the framework of a nuclear weapons awareness effort, the Peace Boat docked in Limassol on August 15. According to the Limassol Municipality announcement, the...

More Arrests In Smugglers’ Bus Deaths

Greek police said they believe a 62-year-old man arrested in Thessaloniki on Sunday along with another two suspects is the leader of a ring...

Council of Europe Asks Greece to Stop Collective Expulsions of Immigrants

Nils Muiznieks, Europe's Council Commissioner for Human Rights has complained about Greece's migrant policy and has asked Greek authorities to end the collective expulsions of...

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...

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