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Dead Refugees Dragged From Sea off Lesbos, Including Children

Four dead were dragged from the sea region, east of the airport of Lesbos, after an inflatable dinghy carrying refugees and immigrants capsized on...

Greek Island of Lesvos: Peace Symbol Made from Refugee Life Jackets

Volunteers from various non-governmental organizations located on the Greek island of Lesvos sent their own New Year message in a unique fashion. They collected...

Refugee Crisis: Lesvos is Filling Up With Migrants; Frontex Staff on Holiday

Today hundreds of North African immigrants in Lesvos are being registered. In the middle of last week it was decided that immigrants such as...

Greek NGO ‘Agkalia’ Awarded for ‘Outstanding’ Work with Refugees

The jury of the Council of Europe awarded the 2016 Raoul Wallenberg Prize to ‘Agkalia’, a Greek NGO operating on the island of Lesvos,...

Seven Children Among 13 Drowned in Another Migrant Tragedy off Greek Islet

Thirteen migrants drowned, with seven children among them, in yet another maritime tragedy off Greek islet of Farmakonisi. Greek coastguard officials said that the incident...

Greek PM Sees Positive Outcome of European Union Summit for Greece

The two-day European Union leader's summit concluded on Friday evening with the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expressing his satisfaction with the summit's events. “These were two days with positive...

Tsipras and Merkel Discuss Refugee Hotspots and Frontex

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday, on the sidelines of the European Summit held in Brussels. The meeting focused...

Tsipras: It’s Europe’s Turn To Honor Their Commitments

  The Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, accompanied by the Deputy Minister of Immigration Yiannis Mouzalas inspected the progress of the reception identification centers  (hotspots)...

Migrants and Refugees to be Housed in Hockey Stadium for Three Months

Greek Alternate Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas announced on Tuesday that migrants and refugees will be housed at the hockey stadium in the area of...

Greek Mayors React to Makeshift Migrant Camps South of Athens

The mayors of Elliniko-Argyroupoli, Palaio Faliro, Alimos and Glyfada have reacted strongly to the setting of migrant camps in their municipalities. Respective mayors Yiannis Konstantatos,...

Three Weeks of Railway Stoppage: The Economic Effects of the Refugee Crisis at the...

As the refugee crisis keeps developing, recent changes in the status quo in Greece's northern border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) has...

EU Puts an End to Scenarios about Greece’s Suspension from Schengen

The European Commission put a temporary stop to scenarios about Greece being suspended from the Schengen Agreement, after a meeting of European justice ministers...

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