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Aegean Migration Spikes; 116 People Rescued on Tuesday Morning Alone

The Greek Coast Guard intervened in three separate incidents involving migrants and refugees in the Aegean Sea in the early hours of Tuesday, rescuing...

More than 130 Refugees and Migrants Saved off Astypalaia and Samos This Weekend

A vessel of Frontex, the EU's coast guard and border agency, located and rescued this weekend eighty-one migrants and refugees that were on a...

Greece Officially Requests Further FRONTEX Assistance to Tackle Migrant Crisis

The Greek Coast Guard sent a request to the European Border and Coast Guard agency FRONTEX on Monday to send further assistance to Greece, amid the...

Five Children Dead After Boat Carrying Migrants Capsizes Near Oinousses, Greece

Yet another tragedy involving and migrants took place in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday morning, this time off the coast of the islets of...

Almost 40,000 Illegal Immigrants Have Crossed Into Greece Since January

The illegal immigration from Turkey to the Greek islands of the eastern Aegean continued unabated this week, with 694 people arriving on the shores...

Germany Expresses ”Complete Confidence” in Greece’s Handling of Migration

German government spokesperson Steffen Seibert confirmed on Wednesday the German government's "complete confidence" in the actions taken by the Greek government on the issue...

Rescue Operation Launched for Migrant Boat in Distress South of Peloponnese

The Greek Coast Guard and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency Frontex launched a rescue operation on Monday afternoon to locate a boat...

Frontex Saves Sixty Migrants in the Sea off Samos, Greece

Sixty migrants who were trying to make their way to Greece as passengers aboard a dinghy were saved near the village of Agios Constantinos...

EU Deploys Border Guards on Albania-Greece Border

Teams from the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, will patrol Albania's borders with Greece for the first time, it was announced...

Greece To Obtain Three State-of-the-Art Coastal Patrol Boats

Greece will soon obtain three state-of-the-art coastal patrol boats, with 90 percent of their funding coming from the E.U.'s Frontex border patrol agency. According to the...

Migrant Inflow Continues: 69 Asylum Seekers Rescued in the Aegean

Two vessels with refugees and migrants sank in the Eastern Aegean on Sunday with Frontex and the Greek Coast Guard rescuing a total of...

59 Migrants Rescued Off Greek Islands of Chios and Samos

A total of fifty-nine migrants were found and rescued from two different boats on Sunday morning in the Aegean Sea. FRONTEX, the European Border and...

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