European Press on Tsipras’ Dilemma Over Extradition of Turkish Soldiers

The European press commented on Alexis Tsipras' dilemma over the possible extradition of the eight military officers allegedly involved in the failed coup attempt...

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...

UNHCR: Greece, EU Need to Take Urgent, Bold Action to Tackle Refugee Crisis

Greece and the European Union need to take urgent and bold action to tackle the refugee crisis unfolding in the country, UNHCR officials said in...

Three Million Migrants Waiting to Cross into Greece, Says EU Commissioner Avramopoulos

While visiting Athens on Thursday, European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said that there are approximately 3 million refugees waiting to cross into Greece...

Refugees Enter Municipal Meeting Holding Snakes and Scorpions

Refugees holding snakes and scorpions barged into the hall where a meeting was being held by the Municipality of Larissa, capital and the largest...

Human Rights Watch Warns Against Extradition of Tajik Activist from Greece

Greece should not extradite, deport or otherwise facilitate the return of a Tajik opposition activist to Tajikistan; where he faces possible torture or ill-treatment,...

First Cannabis Festival in Greece

The first cannabis festival in Greece is taking place today at Syntagma Square in Athens with the participation of the organized SYRIZA youth and...

Greek Supreme Court Rejects Extradition of 2 Asylum-Seeking Turkish Soldiers

The Supreme Court Criminal Division prosecutor suggested to reject the request of Turkish authorities to extradite two Turkish military officers who sought asylum in...

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...

UNICEF Setting Up Children Zone Near Greek-FYROM Border

UNICEF announced that it would set up a child-friendly zone in the area near the Greek-FYROM border for underage refugee and migrant children seeking...

Five Children Among 12 Dead in Shipwreck Off Turkey

Five children are among the 12 people who drowned on Friday in their attempt to reach Greece. As reported by news agency Dogan, the...

Tsipras-Erdogan Meeting at UN World Humanitarian Summit

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on the sidelines of the UN World Humanitarian Summit being held in...

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