Groups Call on Greece to Ensure Safety of Refugees After Devastating Fire

Moria, once home to over 12,000 refugees, was completely destroyed by fires  early Wednesday morning. Only meant to house around 2,800 migrants, Moria is...

Greek Island of Lesvos in State of Emergency after Catastrophic Fire

The entire Greek island of Lesvos was put under a state of emergency for four days starting from today, Wednesday. This declaration was enacted...

Greek Migration Minister Stopped from Entering Moria Camp on Lesvos Due to Unrest

  According to local Greek media reports, Greece's Alternate Migration Minister Giorgos Koumoutsakos, accompanied by Armin Laschet, the state premier of Germany's West Rhine-Westphalia region, was stopped...

Greek President Sakellaropoulou Commemorates Struggle Against Junta

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou attended an event held on Friday for the heroes of the anti-dictatorship struggle, which was held in...

Number of Deportations from Greece Up Slightly in First Half of 2020

  Greece's Ministry of Migration and Asylum on Wednesday released the January-June 2020 data on voluntary and forced returns of migrants, as well as information...

Greek President Sakellaropoulou Deplores Turkish Invasion, Hagia Sophia Decision

  "This year, on the sad anniversary of the 20th of July, we are facing an unprecedentedly escalating Turkish aggression, which is manifesting itself throughout...

Greek Philanthropist Wins 2020 Nelson Mandela Prize

Greek philanthropist Marianna Vardinoyannis was declared as one of the laureates for the United Nations 2020 Nelson Mandela Prize, along with Guinean doctor Morissana...

Erdogan Signs Decree Turning Hagia Sophia Into a Mosque

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a decree on Friday to formally declare  Hagia Sophia a mosque, mere minutes after Turkey’s administrative court annulled...
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Erdogan Defies World, Orders Hagia Sophia to be Turned Into Mosque

Turkey's top administrative court, the Council of State, announced on Friday that the 1934 conversion of Constantinople's Hagia Sophia into a museum was unlawful,...

Greek Region of Thrace a “Rare Model of Symbiosis” Between Christians and Muslims

The region of Thrace provided "a rare model of symbiosis" following a special program to educate and integrate Greek Muslim students that began in...

Greece, Turkey in War of Words Over Human Rights

The Greek Foreign Ministry underscored in a statement on Thursday that Turkey is in no position to lecture other nations on human rights. The statement...

Face Equality Day: Demanding Fair Treatment for Those Who Look Different

"Face Equality Day," marked annually on May 19, highlights the stigma attached to millions of people around the world toward those born with facial...

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