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Greece Takes Over Management of Asylum Facilities from NGOs

The Greek government announced on Wednesday it is taking over twenty-eight facilities hosting asylum applicants on the Greek mainland from non-governmental organizations. Minister of Migration...

Asylum Seekers to Get Social Security Number in Greece in Apparent Policy U-Turn

Five key Greek ministries on Monday decided that the country will re-introduce the practice of granting a social security number to all migrants who...

Two Asylum Seekers Commit Suicide in Northern Greece

Two asylum seekers in their 30s who were living in a hotel packed with refugees in northern Greece hanged themselves over Christmas, a charity...

New Asylum Bill Reaches Greek Parliament Amid Heavy Criticism

The new bill laying out the procedures by which refugees and migrants are either granted asylum status or are deported came before the Greek...

Situation on Samos Deteriorates as Migrant Flows Continue to Arrive

The situation on the Greek island of Samos is deteriorating as days go by, due to the huge number of refugees and migrants that...

Greece Receives the Most Child Asylum Requests in the EU in Relation to Population

According to the findings of a recent study titled ''Data on Children in Migration'' conducted by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European...

Greece Tightens Health Care Provisions for Migrants, Asylum Seekers

The Greek government is planning to tighten up procedures for providing free health care and other benefits to thousands of migrants and asylum seekers. According...

More than 800 Migrants Cross into Greece in Less than 48 Hours

A total of 360 refugees and illegal migrants were registered just from midnight Tuesday to 4 PM the same day at the Moria Reception...

More Than 700 Illegal Migrants Cross Into Greece Over the Weekend

More than 700 migrants and asylum seekers have landed on several Greek islands from Turkey over the weekend, as PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis warned Ankara...

Greece in the Spotlight Over Alleged Pushbacks of Migrants to Turkey

The European Commission has contacted Greek authorities concerning reports of alleged illegal pushbacks of migrants to Turkey in the Evros region on Greece's northeastern...

Medical Charity Says Greece is Migrant Dumping Ground

On the third anniversary of the signing of the EU-Turkish migrant deal on Monday, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) called on European leaders to take...

Teenage Girl Missing As Migrant Boat Sinks Near Lesvos

A 15-year-old girl went missing on Tuesday off the coast of Greece’s Lesvos Island. The girl disappeared when a boat carrying fifty-two migrants who were trying...

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