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More Than 1,000 Remains of Refugees, Migrants Not Claimed or Identified in Greece

More than 1,000 remains of refugees and migrants that arrived in Greece over the past 20 years have not been identified, according to data...

48 Migrants Rescued from Distressed Vessel Near Greek Island Zakynthos

On Monday, forty-eight migrants including 16 children were located by the Greek coast guard aboard a sailboat in the sea area between Kefalonia and Zakynthos, after...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues Distressed Migrant Boat off Shores of Samos; 49 Migrants On...

Greece's coast guard embarked on a search and rescue operation of a distressed migrant boat off the shores of the Greek island of Samos Tuesday morning, the...

Speedboat in Western Greece Found with Nearly a Ton of Marijuana Onboard

Following a tip-off to the Greek Coast Guard a speedboat in western Greece was seized with almost a ton of marijuana onboard on Monday,...

Migrants Rescued from Fire at Refugee Camp in Thessaloniki

Authorities in Thessaloniki are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out Saturday at a migrant reception center near the Thessaloniki Port Authority. Twelve...

70 Migrants Rescued off Southwest Tip of Peloponnese, While 185 Migrants Arrive in Lesvos...

On Friday morning the Greek coast guard picked up a boat carrying some 70 migrants near the southwest of the Peloponnese region of Greece,...

Distress Signal from Vessel in South Mediterranean, Greek Coast Guard Launches Rescue Operation

According to the Greek Shipping Ministry, the Greek Coast Guard has launched a rescue operation for a vessel with about 200 migrants on board which...

Arrivals of Unaccompanied Refugee Children Rising, Greek Coast Guard Staff Report

The number of unaccompanied refugee children arriving in Greece from the shores of Turkey spiked in the first quarter of 2016, according to figures...

One Child Dead After Another Refugee Shipwreck Off Greek Coast

Six refugees were found dead in another shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island of Kos. The list of victims includes a 5-year-old...

UN High Commissioner Says 2016 Challenge is Common European Asylum System

"The greatest challenge for this year is to have a really common European asylum system and a just sharing of a responsibility system in...

Refugee Crossing at Border Between Greece and FYROM Conducted Smoothly

The crossing of refugees from Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria at the buffer zone between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in...

New Tragedy on Greek Island of Samos – Six Refugees Found Dead

Another tragedy involving refugees occurred off the coast of Samos, Greece. Greek Coast Guard officials were patrolling the area close to the Greek island...

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