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Greece’s Migrant Crisis: European Commission Announces Additional €37.5 million in Emergency Funding

On Wednesday it was announced by the European Commission that an additional 37.5 million euros will be given to Greece as emergency aid to...

The Young Musician who Died Trying to Cross the Aegean

When 22-year-old Baris Yagzi’s family heard of a vessel carrying migrants sinking in the Aegean on April 23, they worried that he was on...

Migrants Sent Back to Turkey According to EU Migration Deal

Seventeen migrants and refugees were readmitted to Turkey on Wednesday and Thursday according to the EU-Turkey agreement. Seven Syrian nationals left from Mytilene airport for...

10,956 Refugees Have Submitted Asylum Requests From Camps on Northern Aegean Islands

Police said that as of Thursday 10,956 people that have applied for asylum remain stranded on the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos as their requests...

Hypothermia Kills Migrant in Northern Greece as Refugee Camps Brace for More Cold Weather

On Tuesday an Afghan man's body was found in a field near the Greek border town of Didymoteicho in northern Greece. The man was a...

Coast Guard Rescues 86 Migrants on Wednesday Near Chios

The Greek Coast Guard rescued 86 migrants and refugees in two incidents off the coasts of Chios on Wednesday. No arrivals were recorded on Samos...

Turkish Coast Guard Intercepts Migrant Vessels On Route to Greece, Arrests Smugglers

On Monday the online Turkish news source trt.net.tr reported that the Turkish coast guard had intercepted two vessels that were carrying some 260 migrants...

Syrian Chef Serves Up Traditional Food at Ritsona Migrant Camp’s ‘Cafe Rits’ (Photos)

A 41-year-old Syrian refugee named Talal Rankoussi was a chef at Bawabet Al Dimashq - Damascus Gate in his country before being forced to...

Aid Agencies: 2016 Sets New Record of More Than 5,000 Migrants Drowned in Mediterranean

Aid agencies reported that a record of over 5,000 migrants have drowned at sea this year while trying to reach Europe. This number is an...

Professionals on Lesvos Lobby Against More Migrant Camps, Saying Islands Need Regulation of NPOs

Groups of professionals on the Aegean island of Lesvos are set to lobby against more migrant camps being constructed on their island. The island...

Greek Migration Min Mouzalas: Government Aiming to Construct Indoor Migrant Centers at Hotspots

Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas made a plea to the residents of the northern Aegean islands to contribute to the construction of reception centers for the migrants...

Police Report Growing Concern as Far-Right Groups Attack Migrant Centers in Hotspots

Officials have announced their growing concern regarding violent attacks on migrants centers throughout the Aegean islands by far-right groups. According to the latest reports from Greek...

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