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Seafaring Greek Island Sees First Female Harbormaster

A commander in the Hellenic Coast Guard, Irini Argyri, has become the first woman harbormaster in Greece, taking post at the Chios island Port...

Number of Migrants, Refugees Trapped on Greek Islands Reaches New High

A total of 17,771 migrants and refugees are in reception and registration centers as well as other structures on the five Greek islands that...

National Tourism Organization Invites 587 Bloggers to Promote the Beauty of Greece

For the third year, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is organizing a program of familiarization trips which intend to make a global touristic promotion...

We Must Reduce Migrant, Refugee Pressures, Says Greek Minister

The numbers of people in migrant reception camps must be decreased, Greek Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said on Monday, referring to the northern...

A Total 350 Undocumented Migrants Arrive on Lesvos and Chios on Sunday

Three hundred and fifty undocumented migrants landed on the islands of Lesvos and Chios on Sunday, only days after Lesvos residents protested against the...

Greek Court Convicts Migrants, Refugees of Camp Violence

A Greek court has convicted dozens of refugees and migrants on serious charges stemming from violence last year on the Aegean islands. The guilty verdicts...

‘Flying Priest’ of Chios Becomes Internet Sensation (video)

Father Christophoros Gourlis has a unique and unconventional way to conduct the liturgy at his Panagia Evangelistria church in the Greek island of Chios. His...

Migrant Flow To Greece Picks Up

There has been a large increase in the number of migrants and refugees reaching the Aegean island of Chios in the last 48 hours,...

Turkish Ship Tried to Ram Greek Vessel: Reports

Reports from the island of Chios are claiming a Turkish coast guard ship tried to ram a Greek vessel which was rescuing refugees on...

Greece’s Chios Braced for Traditional Easter Rocket War (video)

The rocket war, one of the most beautiful and dangerous Easter spectacles in Greece, will be revived on Saturday evening on the island of...

17 Turks Seek Asylum in Greece

Seventeen Turkish nationals crossed the Aegean to the Greek island of Chios by boat on Monday and requested political asylum. The local coast guard patrolling...

Migration Flows to Northern Aegean Islands Low in February

A total of 173 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the first nine days of February. There were 143 arrivals...

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